Available for Adoption: Cato

Cato

Male | Approx 1 yr | 27 lbs | Ridgeback mix

Good with adults? Yes

Good with kids? Unknown

Good with dogs? Yes

Good with cats? Unknown

House trained? Yes, occasional accidents 

Crate trained?  Unknown

Energy Level? High

Barker? On occasion

Cato, Adoptable Dog, Niagara

*** Please note that we are NOT accepting applications for the dogs listed as Coming Soon. These dogs have either yet to arrive or have only just recently arrived. Once their foster families get to know them a little better, a detailed bio outlining their personality and describing their ideal home will be posted and we will then begin accepting applications for them. ***

About Cato

Cato is a very affectionate and lovable boy. Loves to cuddle up with you. He loves people, so we expect he would be ok with children, but because he’s a high energy pup, we suggest older children that are comfortable with dogs. 

Good with the foster's dogs, but he does tend to be dominant. Would be best as the only dog or with a dog that is ok with a dominant dog. 

Loves his squeaky toys as well as stuffies! He does need help with redirecting from objects not meant for chewing. Crate training may be beneficial. 

Cato is still very much a puppy that needs adopters that will concentrate on his training. Seems to be housetrained, but has the odd accident. 

An active person or family would be best for this guy! 


Adoption Fee | $500

Adoption fees help cover the costs associated with rescue, such as vetting, boarding, and transportation.

Prior to adoption, dogs are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, and 4Dx tested, and they receive any necessary treatment. After adoption, they are eligible for one month of free pet insurance.
For more information about adoption fees, please review our Adoption FAQs & Fees page.

Why We Love Fostering

  • There is a special joy in seeing the transformation from fear to trust in a foster cat’s face and posture, the first time they relax and warm up to me. There is so much comedy in a litter of crazy kittens, rollicking and tumbling, learning how to be big cats. Each foster kitty has been cared for as if they were my own, and I enjoy the confidence in the feeling that they are ready for their forever home. That is the biggest difference between choosing to adopt from a small rescue rather than a shelter, and why I love volunteering. People often ask me how I can be so strong to let such sweet kitties go to adoption, but the feeling that I have space to help another is worth the emotional goodbye. Penny is the twenty-first cat I have helped, and I am not going to stop anytime soon! Fostering for Pets Alive is by far the most rewarding volunteering I have ever done.
    - Britta

Why We Love Fostering

  • Fostering gives me the opportunity to share a journey with an animal who has no one else. Without people like me these dogs may not get a second chance at feeling safe and finding a stable, loving forever home. I remember each of them vividly and we have a special bond.
    - Cheryl & Debbie

Interested in Adopting Cato? Apply Below.

Incomplete applications cannot be accepted. Pets Alive Niagara reserves the right to reject any application and reserves the sole right in determining the best placement for our animals.

PLEASE NOTE: WE CANNOT APPROVE ADOPTIONS TO APPLICANTS THAT LIVE OUTSIDE OF CANADA.

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We want to thank everyone who applied to adopt!  We have closed this application, but we do have other great pets looking for a forever home, click here to meet them!