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MaleDomestic Shorthair


My name is Tuna and oh the stories I could tell you...

Even though I am well socialized, I lived on the streets in a cat colony for a while and have the ear tip to prove it. But then my colony's caretaker could not be located and my colony was dispersed. On my own, I was kicked and abused by people in my neighborhood. Luckily, a nice neighbor brought me to The Anti-Cruelty Society. When they were checking me out, the veterinarians discovered that I had been shot with a high-powered pellet gun that fractured my front leg. I am a good healer and my leg was starting to heal on its own, so off to foster care I went for rest and recuperation.

Fortunately, things are now looking up and I won't have to have my leg amputated but I did just have my two upper canines surgically removed due to fracture and pain from a previous traumatic incident.

So here I am, waiting for my next adventure. I am outgoing and affectionate with people, and I think my foster cat brothers are cool. Dogs who know that cats "rule" are okay in my book. I am not too proud to say I am looking for love, affection and a forever-home which will include a new, low-drama life-style in the great IN-doors. If you'd like to learn more about me and set up a time to meet, please send an email to:

If you are interested in meeting Tuna please visit the Anti-Cruelty Society Adoption Gallery at the following link for up to the second availability and location information: Based on age and location our cat adoption fees range from $60-$85 and dog adoptions fees are $95-$170. (There is an additional fee when adopting at Lambs Farm to cover their expenses.) Each adoption fee includes a complete veterinary exam, vaccinations, a heartworm test for dogs, feline leukemia test for cats, spaying or neutering, lifetime ID tag, 24PetWatch microchip, dog leash or cat carrier and a free 1 month trial of pet insurance through our partner Shelter Care. For more information on adoption visit the following link:


If you have questions about Tuna please contact The Anti-Cruelty Society


Black (All)
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

Shelter Description

The mission of The Anti-Cruelty Society is building a community of caring by helping pets and educating people. The Anti-Cruelty Society is committed to caring. We shall: provide compassionate care for any animal in need, attempt to find a home for every healthy or rehabilitatable dog and cat that comes to us, intervene to prevent cruelty to animals, partner with the community to educate on animal issues and inspire compassion and respect, and provide low or no cost spaying and neutering.

Shelter Driving Directions

The Anti-Cruelty Society is open for adoption at the following times: Monday-Friday: 12:00pm-6:30pm and Saturday & Sunday: 12:00pm-4:30pm. The shelter is located at 510 N. LaSalle, and there is validated parking available in our garage on the southeast corner of Wells St. at Grand Avenue.

Areas Served

Chicago area

Adoption Instructions

Adoption Requirements:
1. Must be 18 years of age or older for standard adoptions. Seniors 60 and over qualify for the Pets for the Elderly Program.
2. Must have valid ID with current address
3. Dog adopters must provide landlord's name and phone number (or copy of current lease)
4. All members of the household should be present
5. You must understand that The Anti-Cruelty Society must approve your adoption application
6. Based on age and location our cat adoption fees range from $60-$100 and dog adoptions fees are $60-$220. (There is an additional fee when adopting at Lambs Farm to cover their expenses.)

Each adoption Includes:
1. Complete veterinary exam
2. Inoculations against rabies and other diseases
3. Heartworm test for dogs /Feline leukemia test for cats
4. Spaying or neutering (it's mandatory)
5. Collar
6. Lifetime ID tag (on The Anti-Cruelty Society's registry)
7. Permanent identification microchip
8. Dog leash or cat carrier
9. Free 30 day pet insurance through ShelterCare