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Adoptable animal of the week: Tori

on April 19, 2011

Oakland North is continuing with our feature. Every Tuesday, Oakland Animal Services will spotlight an “Animal of the Week” that’s up for adoption at their facility.  This week it’s Tori:

Tori is a happy and healthy Dilute tortoiseshell cat, which means she has soft blue and cream colored fur. Even though she is 14-years-old, she still enjoys playing around and seems young for her age. She is affectionate and mellow.  Please consider giving Tori a home. For more photos and a video of her, click here. Visit Oakland Animal Services at 1101 29th Avenue, Oakland, CA and ask to see Tori. You can also go to

Part of the Oakland Police Department, Oakland Animal Services is both an Animal Control unit—which is in charge of the city’s public safety and animal welfare—and a shelter, which helps abused, neglected and abandoned animals within its facility.


  1. Dara Kerr on April 22, 2011 at 1:10 pm

    Good news–Oakland Animal Services said that Tori was adopted this week. Here’s what one of the shelter’s cat volunteers told us, “Thursday night, Tori was adopted! At 14 years old, she’s been with us for awhile, and was going to continue to be with us for awhile–her adoption was so exciting for us, and it looks like the adopter found her through the Pet of the Week posting!!”

  2. Nga on May 6, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    I was the person who adopted Tori, as was mentioned in the previous comment. Unfortunately, after 10 days with her, I had to surrender her at Oakland Animal Services due to noise complaints from my neighbor.

    At 14, Tori has great energy and can be very affectionate. She likes to sleep on your bed with you, oftentimes getting as close as possible to your face. She licks you where she can and likes following you around, especially if you just came back. She deserves a home where she is not left alone for too long, as it seems she is not yet over abandonment issues after the previous owner.

    Please don’t let her age deter you. If you’re looking for a loyal, warm, and overall sweet cat, Tori is the one.

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