Humane Society of Central Illinois

Adoptable Cats

The pets pictured are available for adoption. Please be aware that not all of our pets are available for viewing on our website, as our population changes daily with new animals coming in and others going home. We encourage you to visit our Pet Adoption Center. Please visit the Adoption Information webpage for details on the Adoption Procedure and a link to an adoption application. Adopted pets are moved to the Galleries of Adopted Pets.

Cats that have the Very Important Pet! Very Important Pet logo have been at the shelter for quite some time and have had their fees paid for by very generous donors. These VIP logos can be found with their paperwork by their kennels at the shelter as well. If you are interested, please ask an adoption counselor for details.

Featured Cat!

Feona is a very beautiful cat that almost has an orange tint to her fur. She is a 4 year old grey tiger DSH. When Feona first came in she was very timid and liked to hide under anything in her cage. If she had a bed she was under it at all times. She felt safe there. Throughout the days of being here she now is coming out of her cage and is playing in play groups. She no longer hides and loves attention. She would probably do best in a house without other cats, just because she is a bit more timid and would love all the attention herself.  Very Important Pet!

Feona has been sponsored by Patricia Snodgrass! 

January Cat Special

For the month of January we will be showcasing some of our cats who have been here longer in hopes to find them a forever home by reducing their adoption fees to $30.00. These cats are all super sweet in nature, love to be petted and praised, and give endless amounts of love. If we could ring in the New Year by finding all these cats a forever home it will be a fantastic way to start off the New Year!


Dimitri is a DSH Orange 8 year old male. Do not let his shy demeanor let you walk by this guy. He is worth giving him a minute to show you his true personality. Once you approach him and show him he can trust you, he starts purring and jumps in your lap. He wants attention and affection. He is shy but that is nothing compared to the big heart and love this cat has. He is more calm for a cat and love to lounge the day away.

Dimitri has been sponsored by the Vancil Family!  For all of God's special friends waiting for us on the Rainbow bridge. 

Dimitri has been sponsored by Kathy Giannangelo Consulting, LLC! 


Marceline is 8 year old black DSH female. Marceline is a plump. She is a big ball of flubber and we just think she is the cutest thing ever the way she waddles around. We have started her on a diet to lose weight and her new owners will need to do the same. Marceline was the most spoiled of the hoarding cats we brought back if you couldn’t tell. This girl is nothing but sweet. She loves to have attention, she greets you when you come in the room. She begs for food, go figure!  And we all just love her.

Marceline has been sponsored by Kathy Giannangelo Consulting, LLC! 

Marceline has been sponsored by Julie Philpott!  Dedicated to all my special "babies" here & at Rainbow Bridge! 


Sierra is an 8 year old DSH Patched Tabby female with Big Bright green eyes that will melt your heart. Sierra came from a hoarding situation so she is quite timid. She is such a love bug once she gets to know you and you pet her. The minute you pet her she will get up to eat, as she is a social eater and she will roll around to have you rub her belly. She loves attention and being spoiled. Due to her being a bit timid though, she does like to have an enclosed bed to sleep in to make her feel safe.

Sierra has been sponsored by Kathy Giannangelo Consulting, LLC! 

Sierra has been sponsored by Ellen Hagen!  In loving memory of Ted E Bear and with blessings of Alyeska, a belly-rub loving recent adoptee of HSCI. 


Finn is an adorable nibbler. He is a DSH Black 8 year old male who loves to cuddle with you, get up on your shoulders and nibble your hair. It is so funny to watch. He is so affectionate and yet he has a playful side to him as well. Finn will sit in your lap and let you pet him all day long. When you stop petting him he will find a way to get your attention again.

Finn has been sponsored by Kathy Giannangelo Consulting, LLC! 


Amanda is a 6 year old DSH black and white female. Amanda has been her patiently waiting to find her forever home for quite some time. She is a sweet heart who loves to spoiled. She will lounge the day away next to your side as long as you are petting her and she has a comfy cozy bed to lay in. It really does not take much to make this cutie happy.

Sponsor Amanda


Lincoln is a 1 year old DSH orange Tabby male. Lincoln is Grant’s brother and boy do they act so similar. Lincoln also rolls around on the floor in front of you to get your attention. He will greet you at the door and start talking the minute you walk in. He loves to be held and spoiled. Lincoln is a bit more reserved or timid when it comes to being in new places.

Sponsor Lincoln


Reagan is a 3 year old DSH white and calico female. Reagan is a cuddle bug. Do not think you will walk into a room and not have to give this girl attention. She will drag or in her case, purrrrrr it out of you. She loves to be held, have her belly scratched, be pet, and cuddled. As long as this girl has your attention she will be happy. She loves to watch the birds outside the window.

Sponsor Reagan


Kennedy is a 9 month old female DSH Torti. Talk about a unique and cute face. She is so adorable. Kennedy is a love-bug. She takes a minute to warm up to you as she is a bit shy or scared of new things. But once she has a little consistency and attention she really comes out of her shell. She loves to be pet and will tell you all about her day. She is a talker. Kennedy does will with other cats and should not have a problem going to a home with other animals.

Sponsor Kennedy


Domino is a DSH black and white 4 year old male. Domino will need to be kept on a CD diet for his bladder and must go to a home where there are no other animals; dogs or cats. He is a sweet, sweet boy with such a calm personality. He is so loving and gentle. He loves to rub against your legs when you walk into a room and he loves to lay beside you to get your attention and love. His eyes are a gorgeous aqua marine color and he will melt your heart if you come visit with him. It is hard to not want to take this boy home.

Sponsor Domino


Laynie is a girl with a calm temperament and loving heart. Laynie loves to be out with the kittens and takes care of them as if they were her own. Her motherly instincts are adorable. She loves to talk to you when you walk in the room and will tell you when she is hungry. She is a docile cat who likes to lounge the day away but does love getting affection as well. Laynie is a 2 year old DSH Torbie.  Very Important Pet!

Laynie has been sponsored by a gracious anonymous sponsor! 

Laynie has been sponsored by Paul, Gwinn, Zack, Domino, Louie, Stewie and Jessie!  In honor of all the pets that are helped by HSCI. 


Marley is a 2 year old DSH black and white female. She is a feisty girl with a mind of her own. She play her own tune and really is a "hoot" to interact with. She is a very cute cat who likes to lounge independently.  Very Important Pet!

Marley has been sponsored by a gracious anonymous sponsor!  In memory of my best friend, Azreal. 


Eva is a 6 year old DSH tabby female. Eva came into the Shelter in January of 2014. Eva is a very interesting cat. One minute she wants to have your affection and the next she is darting away and wanting to explore the world on her own. Eva loves having your attention but acts a little scared or timid when you try to give it to her. She will purr with excitement however she will let you know when she has had enough. She does not like her belly rubbed and approaching her calmly and slowly is key. For the most part Eva will do what you ask of her, she goes back to her cage to eat when you ask, she will come to you when you ask, and she loves to play with toys. Eva is looking for a more quiet home without other animals that would stress her out.  Very Important Pet!

Eva has been sponsored by Mike and Amy Humphreys! 


Gypsy is a 5 year old female DSH tabby who has been at the shelter since January. She is a bit feisty with other cats if they do not leave her alone. She has beautiful eyes and markings. Gypsy is pretty independent. She is a leader and is more dominant if put into a group of cats.

Sponsor Gypsy


Jenny is a 10 year old female calico. She is a VIP, which at our shelter means Very Important Pet. She is a very special cat that will need a very special owner. Jenny needs an owner who understands due to her ear problems, and us having to extensively clean her ears, her ears are tender and she is a bit hesitant for new people to touch her. She is a beautiful cat who loves to lounge and really does not ask for much interaction. She loves to lay the day away and would do fantastic in a home where there were windows for her to lay in front of. Jenny needs an owner who is not looking for a super cuddly cat, but rather a cat who is more independent and very calm. Jenny likes to be left to do what she wants. In other words, Jenny wants to be the queen on her throne. And that is ok. We like to spoil our animals around here. If you are interested in meeting Jenny please ask a front staff member to show you her. She has beautiful markings and will make a great pet for the right owner. Jenny has been at the shelter since May.  Very Important Pet!

De Ette

De Ette is a 3 year old DSH Dilute Calico female. She is a former momma to the Shelter here and all of her babies have been weaned and adopted. It is her time to find a loving forever home. Her temperament is fantastic and she loves to be held. She will also enjoy alone time and has her independent moments. De Ette has beautiful markings. She was one great momma and she will make a great companion.  Very Important Pet!

De Ette has been sponsored by a gracious anonymous sponsor! 


Missy is a 8 year old DLH Calico. Missy likes being a princess, in fact so much she would prefer to be the only cat in a home. She isn’t fond of other cats around. If they leave her alone she minds her own business. She is a beautiful girl with a curious personality. She likes to investigate anything and everything and will let you know when she is hungry. Missy may be set in her ways but she will make a perfect companion for someone looking for a cat to lounge the day away with them or to keep them warm at night when she snuggles up next to you.

Sponsor Missy


Grant is a 1 year old DSH orange Tabby male. This is a cat that I would explain to people who acts like a dog. He nudges you to get your attention. He rolls over to have you scratch and pet his belly. He licks your face to give you kisses and just cannot get enough of your attention. He is sweet and loveable. He will purr the minute you even look in his direction. Such an affectionate cat.

Sponsor Grant


Vinny is a 2½ year old black and white male DLH. Vinny is a playful cat who is very curious will all new surroundings. He has to scoop everything out and get a feel for everything in the room before he will pay any attention to you or anything else. He loves to be petted and loves to chase string toys around. He has a beautiful long-haired coat and is a fun mix of energetic and cuddly.

Sponsor Vinny


Faye is a 2 year old DSH Tortie. Faye is a bit set in her ways and thinks she is the queen of the room. She holds her head high and if you get in her way, or any other cat does for that matter, she will tell you. Faye loves to play with feather or string toys and will greet you when you walk into a room. She loves your attention but is also pretty independent.

Faye has been sponsored by Tasha Dunn & Chrissy Cataldo! 


Franklin is a 2 year old DSH Tabby and White male. Franklin is a big boy with a big personality. Franklin likes to be an instigator; meaning he will pounce on the other cats to get them to play, even if they do not want to. Franklin thinks everyone loves him and he gets along well with other cats. Franklin is very playful and spunky, not to mention he may or may not think he is the King of the room.

Franklin has been sponsored by Kathy Giannangelo Consulting, LLC! 


Blondie is a pretty 5 year old DSH Buff Female that enjoys her independence. She's a friendly girl with a cautious side when it comes to the other cats in the Adult Cat Room. She likes her own space and usually you can find her sitting atop a cat tree enjoying the view while the other cats play.  Very Important Pet!

Blondie has been sponsored by Vicki Skeen!  In honor of Iris, a kitty adopted from HSCI! 


Ophelia is a 6 year old DLH female calico. Ophelia came to the shelter in July of this year and is still looking for her forever home. She is independent and curious. She will scout out anything and everything as she is a bit nosey. She tends to do better with cats who are more calm and older versus younger playful kittens. Ophelia chooses who she likes. She is a beautiful girl with a picky attitude.

Ophelia has been sponsored by Sadie Brommer!  In honor of all who work so hard taking care of these pets. 


Kattilac is a female 11 month old DSH grey and white kitten. Kattilac is a very slender and petite girl with a loveable personality. She stares out the window and watches the birds one minute and jumps around chasing the other cats the next, in hopes they will play also. Kattilac acts more mature for her age. She is pretty calm for her young age.

Kattilac has been sponsored by Claire Karlen! 

Please be aware that not all of our pets are available for viewing on our website, as our population changes daily with new animals coming in and others going home. We encourage you to visit our Pet Adoption Center.

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