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Get to Know Mario


Domestic Shorthair




5 Years




Adopter's Home

Mario's Story

Are you on the hunt for a laid-back feline companion who absolutely loves a good quality snooze?  Then Mario is the cat for you!  This handsome boy with his sleek black coat and loving eyes is as calm as can be and his favorite pastime is taking a nap in any comfy spot he can find!  Mario came to PAWS as a stray and it took him no time at all to win over the hearts of staff and volunteers alike with his gentle nature!  He also loves his food!  Alarm clocks and banging pots and pans together may not wake up Mario, but one shake of the treat bag will have him poised and ready to eat the tasty snack!  In his ideal forever home, this cutie would have his very own never-ending supply of crunchy treats he can eat whenever he pleases!  Although, that might be a bit unrealistic, so he’ll settle for being rewarded with treats when he’s a good boy.

Mario is searching for the perfect home where he can lounge around the house all day long and watch his humans during dinner time!  He is currently spending time in a foster home where his foster mom says he enjoys laying on anything and everything including heating pads, looking out the window, and sunbathing! Mario does enjoy playing from time to time as well, but relaxing and kicking back is his favorite thing to do!  He is also adjusting extremely well to his kitty roommate and doesn’t seem to mind his presence at all.  His foster mom also reports that Mario “adjusted very quickly to being a lazy housecat.  He immediately found all the sunniest spots in the house and is an expert beggar!  He patiently sits and waits for you to drop some food on the floor”.  Could this boy get any cuter?  It seems impossible!  If you feel like Mario’s the kitty you’ve been searching for all along, then you have to come and say hello to him!  Bring him a treat and he’ll surely be your best friend forever!  Email us at to learn more on how you can meet him!

  • I'm a people person!
  • I would love having another feline friend in my forever home.
  • Was that a bird?  I love window watching!
  • Did someone say 'treat'?  I'll take them all!


  • I enjoy playtime and attention, but I'll let you know when I'm ready to play.