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Get to Know Thelonius


Domestic Shorthair




3 Years




Adopter's Home

Thelonius's Story

Ever see a cat give a high five? Well, that just so happens to be Thelonius’ signature trick! This handsome boy is super smart! He learned how to high-five in just a few short minutes of training! Thelonious is super adorable and one of the friendliest kitties you’ll ever meet! Aside from wowing our volunteers and potential adopters with his high-five trick, Thelonius also loves to show off while playing with his toys.  He also loves being rewarded with his favorite tasty treats. This cutie pie is very social and affectionate and will rub right against you just begging you to give him some love. Obviously, he’s incredibly intelligent and is well on his way to becoming a jack of all trades! Thelonius will surely want to learn a few more tricks! He’s very motivated by food, which will come in handy when he masters his next trick!

Does this sound like the cat for you? Thelonius is a sweet, inquisitive cat who loves to engage in play and is searching for an experienced owner who can help him expel his energy. He’d do best in an adults-only home that can provide him with lots of environmental enrichment to peak his curiosity! He’d also probably do best as the only kitty in the home as he enjoys having all eyes on him. Thelonius loves people, but sometimes can get a bit overstimulated. He’d do best with a patient and loving adopter who can give him some space if he’s had enough pets for the time being. Are you someone who can provide lots of love and play sessions for Thelonius? This gentle and active boy would love a home of his own where he can explore and play—and show off his famous high-five trick! Come and high-five him today at the Lincoln Park Adoption Center!

  • I'm a people person!
  • Did someone say 'treat'?  I'll take them all!
  • I'm an explorer- I love to jump and climb.
  • I enjoy chasing toy mice and feather toys.
  • Was that a bird?  I love window watching!


  • I would love to find an adults-only home.
  • I prefer to be the only pet in the home.
  • I enjoy playtime and attention, but I'll let you know when I'm ready to play.