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 icon Very Important Pet! with their bio have been at our shelter for over a year, or are seven years old or older qualify for the "adoption fee paid". If you visit our shelter, look for the VIP logo on the kennels to see which cats qualify. See one of our adoption counselors 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.

Feona has been sponsored by Scott Preston and Katelyn Wallace!  In honor of Buddy the cat! 


Boo came into the shelter in June. Boo is a 8½ year old DSH Black male cat. Boo is a big baby. He is this huge big cat, but when you put him with other cats he is a bit of a baby. He is easily scared. Boo loves to play with fast moving toys. Boo will jibber jabber when he thinks no one is in the room or listening. It is the funniest thing. You walk back in and he stops and looks at you like "What? Wasn’t me." Boo is a bit more reserved and will lounge more then he will play.

Boo has been sponsored by a gracious anonymous sponsor! 


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!

Jenny has been sponsored by Vicki Skeen!  In memory of Artemis Diana! 


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.

Laynie has been sponsored by a gracious anonymous sponsor! 


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.

Marley has been sponsored by Patricia Snodgrass! 


Grisham is a 1 year old DSH mackerel tabby. Grisham is a very bright eyes boy with a feisty personality. He loves to be pet and get attention but also loves to play and pester the other cats. Grisham can play the best of both worlds. One minute he is cuddly and cute, the next he is pouncing and playing hide-in-go-seek. Grisham wants to find his furrrrever home.

Sponsor Grisham


Fabian is a 5 year old DSH buff and white male cat. He has been here since June and is looking for an owner who will let him be the king of the house. If Fabian was a human, he would go to the gym, lift weights and then walk around the room showing off his muscles like he is top dog, or in his case top cat. He walks around the room like he is showing off. He loves attention and often instigates the other cats to play, even if they do not want to. Fabian is entertaining and funny.

Fabian has been sponsored by Simone Williams! 


Annie is a 2 year old DSH white and grey female. Annie is a shy sweet girl. She loves attention but is a bit timid at first. She loves to lounge and lay in the sun. She doesn't really care for other cats, so Annie would prefer to be the queen in the household.

Sponsor Annie


Darrel is a 2½ year old DSH Tabby. Darrel is a fun-loving, happy-go-lucky cat. He gets along with all the other cats in the room and likes to lounge the day away staring out the window. Darrel is a beautiful boy looking for an owner who wants to cuddle and let him lay in bed with them at night when they sleep.

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


Pinball is a 1 year old DSH female Tabby. Pinball is a bit weary and guarded with other cats or kittens. Pinball will do best in a home without other cats. She would love to be spoiled and praised. She would love to lounge the day away by her owner’s side or in the windowsill soaking up the sun. Pinball loves attention and has a way of melting your heart with her striking gold eyes.

Sponsor Pinball


We have kittens right now. All colors and personalities. If you are looking for a kitten come in and visit with our large variety. They are playful and fun. Some are mellow and loveable.

Sponsor Kittens


Tabitha is a 1 year old female buff cat. Tabitha came into the shelter with 3 of her babies, each of who were just as loveable and cuddly as she is and who have all been adopted out to great homes. Tabitha is now waiting to find her forever home and hopes she will find an owner who loves to cuddle and praise or spoil her. She is loveable and will talk to you when you walk into the room. She will greet you at the dog and will purr with excitement. Tabitha is an all-around great cat. She is playful and fun, but will also lounge and want to cuddle.


Aileen is a 1 year old Dilute Calico DSH female. Aileen is a feisty girl who is entertaining to watch. One minute she is running around telling you to let her do her own thing and the next minute she is trying to get your attention. Aileen is a cat with her own mind. If you let her do what she wants she really is a sweet girl who loves to show affection.

Aileen has been sponsored by a gracious anonymous sponsor! 


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.

Gypsy has been sponsored by The Ragdollgang =^..^= !  Dedicated to all the hard working Volunteers at the HSCI.


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.

Eva has been sponsored by Mike and Amy Humphreys! 


Mitsy is a 1 year old DSH orange tabby female. She is a petite little girl with plenty of personality. She loves to get your attention and will do just about anything to get it. She is always nearby wondering what you are doing so you have to be careful to not step on her as she can get under your feet. Mitsy is a loveable girl who will make a great lap cat or cat who will like to sleep at the end of your bed at night.

Sponsor Mitsy


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.

Sponsor Ophelia


Beans is a striking 4 year old DSH Tortie female that has been with us since August 2013. She is an independent kitty who seeks out attention when she wants it. Beans especially enjoys lounging in the sun in her lobby kitty condo, though is getting a little bored having been here for so long. Because of this, she's not always on her best behavior, but she likes to play and will be much calmer in a home environment where she has room to explore. And look at those big round eyes - she looks like an owl!  Come in and meet Beans - she deserves a good home today!

Beans has been sponsored by a gracious anonymous sponsor!  Peanutbutter & Jelly - short but very meaningful life. You are greatly missed. 


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.

Sponsor Blondie

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! 

Jubilee Jangles

Jubilee and Jangles are 1-year-old sisters. Jubilee is a White with Grey DSH while Jangles is a White with Black DSH. Jubilee is more active while Jangles is more calm. Jubilee loves to seak out adventure and be curious, while Jangles sits back and watches. Both of these girls are loving and looking for a home to call their own. Though they are siblings they are both very independent from one another and are not required to be adopted together.  Very Important Pet!

Jubilee & Jangles have been sponsored by a gracious anonymous sponsor!  In honor of Noel and in loving memory of her sister, Merry. 

Ms. PacMan

Ms. PacMan is a 1 year old DSH female Patched Tabby. This little girl is very talkative. She loves to tell stories to anyone who will listen and she certainly craves attention. Ms. PacMan loves to be held and cuddled. She will lay the day away by your side or sleep at the foot of your bed. Ms. PacMan is looking for her furrrever home and is hoping you are the one to make her dreams come true.

Ms. PacMan has been sponsored by Laurie Weichart-Sharar & Dave Sharar! 


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.

Sponsor Franklin

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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