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Get to Know Jean


Domestic Shorthair




4 Years



Meet Jean


Jean is available for adoption or foster!

If you're interested in adopting her, stop by our Lincoln Park Adoption Center at 1997 N. Clybourn Ave., Chicago, today!

While Jean is waiting to be adopted, he/she would love to spend time in a foster home.

Foster Category: Socialization

Type of Foster Home: 
Jean needs an Advanced Foster home. She requires special skills and time commitments from her foster parents. We will help match you with a mentor if you’re looking to broaden your foster experience, but you need experience with serious medical conditions, intensive care or behavior modification.

Jean needs a foster home to provide enrichment and socialization to help her prepare to find the right home.

How to Foster Jean:

New fosters can take the first step by learning about fostering and completing the Foster Care Application. Veteran foster parents can email to schedule a pickup appointment.

Jean is available for foster pick-up through the Lincoln Park Adoption Center at 1997 N. Clybourn Ave., Chicago.

Jean's Story

Meet Jean, a beautiful four-year-old brown tabby with gorgeous green eyes who is searching for the perfect place to call home! Jean was adopted as a kitten and returned to PAWS earlier this year. Due to the drastic change in her environment, Jean has had difficulty adjusting to shelter life and becoming comfortable with new people. Although it has taken her time to acclimate to her new home at PAWS, she has begun to show more and more affection to those she is familiar with and trusts.

A young and vibrant adult female, Jean has an almost endless supply of energy. She loves racing around her room and playing with toys. In fact, one of the best ways to build a friendship with Jean is to engage her in an exciting round of wand play! Jean would love a family that is willing to participate in daily interactive play sessions to help her expel all that energy in an appropriate manner. In addition to play, Jean can also be very affectionate with humans once she determines they are safe and worthy of her friendship. She loves to greet her friends by rubbing against them and offering adorable head bunts. Jean can, however, become overstimulated. She would do best with an experienced cat person who is familiar with feline body language and who has the patience and fortitude to work with Jean while she becomes more comfortable with human touch. If you belong to an adults-only household with no other pets, take some time to visit with Jean. Give her chance, and she'll do the same for you

Why Adopt?

Adoption is one of the best ways to save a life. Only a few thousand more adoptions each year in Chicago, a city of millions of people, and we will be a No Kill community! You can make a real difference.

At PAWS Chicago, we keep working to grow our operations to save more homeless pets. It's how we've gone from saving a few dozen to 6,000 pets a year. But it is our adopters who make the real magic happen by bringing these loving pets home. Adopt a pet and spread the word!

First Time Fostering? Learn More

Our foster families enable us to take in more pets at risk. Some require a quiet place to heal from illness or injury; small puppies and kittens need a nurturing place to grow before they are able to be spayed or neutered and adopted; and others just need socialization and a break from the activity of Adoption Center living. Become a foster parent and help homeless pets in need!