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MaleAmerican Shorthair


Meet Homer! Homer was on a long and difficult journey and nearing the end of his ability to carry on when his luck changed and he was spotted on the side of a busy road by a rescuer.  It was a bitter cold day and poor Homer was skin and bones, severely dehydrated and his paws were covered in frostbite scabs. He fell into the arms of his rescuer with relief and purrs of gratitude. For two weeks Homer ate, drank and slept, sometimes he hissed for no reason, then the real Homer emerged, graceful, handsome and full of love. It was discovered that Homer had a microchip which was registered to a person who had adopted him just 8 months prior to his getting lost. Sadly she did not seem concerned about Homer and had only noticed recently that he had been missing. Based on his condition, he had been on his own for a long time. She decided she didn’t have time for a cat and agreed to let us find him a new home. Homer is a very good kitty and has shown no behavioral problems. He is loving and talkative. He is fine with being picked up and held. It is hard to determine his age. While he looks young and is energetic he has very few teeth. Cats can begin to lose teeth at 5 years of age and can be worsened by poor nutrition and untreated gum disease. He currently shows no signs of gum disease or any health problems.  He is neutered and up to date on shots and tested negative for FIV and FeLV. He has demonstrated fear aggression towards other cats, so it would be best for Homer to be your one and only.

If you want to meet Homer, please submit an application on our website: application.

And if you can't adopt but would like to help, fostering is always an option! Either fostering Homer or one (or more) of our other irresistibly cute feline companions.

You can also schedule a play date and meet some of our affectionate rescues by visiting Le Cat Cafe. Schedule a visit today!




If you have questions about Homer please contact Green Street Rescue



Gray Or Blue
Hair Length
Shots up to date
Spayed / Neutered
Ok with kids
Ok with birds
Ok with dogs
Ok with cats
Ok with small animals
Contact Person
Kathy Jordan

Shelter Description

Green Street Rescue (GSR) is an all volunteer non-profit whose goal is to humanely reduce the stray cat population in Philadelphia, through rescue work and adoptions and the practice of Trap-Neuter-Return-Manage (TNRM) for feral cats.

Shelter Driving Directions

Call for an appointment. Our foster homes are scattered around the city and the suburbs.
We can set up a meeting.

We also show our pets in the Adoption Window at Operation Ava ( second floor) at the SW corner of Third and Poplar Streets, Philadelphia, PA


Fairmount Pet Shoppe at 2024 Fairmount St, Philly, PA, ( across from the prison)

Areas Served

We work in the city of Philadelphia and suburbs.

Adoption Instructions

$100/ adoption/per cat
$100 - same price if two cats are adopted together

Application, with referrals required. App can be sent by email upon request or found on website.
Email Address is:
or go to our website: www.greenstreetrescue.rog

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