If you’re looking for a fun and curious kitty to be your companion, look no further than Kirk!

Kirk is a gorgeous and sleek mini black panther - you can’t tell him he’s a housecat.

With fluffy black fur and wide yellow-green eyes that sparkle with mischief, this 2-year-old former-stray wants to be part of everything you do. He’s extremely curious and loves to watch people. He’s also a friendly guy with lots of love in his heart. He’s not afraid to ask for attention, as he has a tendency to reach a paw through his kennel to grab at passersby.

Kirk has some sass in him and may prefer to be the top cat in his household, so slow introductions to other animals would be best. He’s friendly with children but may be a little too playful for very sensitive children that need a calm pet - Kirk needs a home where he can explore, play, and cuddle when he wants to.

Like Tigger, Kirk is bouncy, trouncy, fun, fun, fun, fun, fun. He’s a clever boy ready to meet his forever family - could it be yours?

Kirk, SPCA of Hancock County
Kirk, SPCA of Hancock County

Make an appointment to meet our boy, Kirk!  Then, take him home as a new forever friend.

The SPCA of Hancock County serves EllsworthMount Desert Island and beyond, and is still operating by appointment only for the safety of the animals, as well as visitors and staff. If you are looking to adopt, please check their website where they have an adoption application and the available animals listed. For general inquiries, please call them at 207-667-8088, email info@spcahancockcounty.org, or send them a Facebook message. The shelter is located on Route 3 in Trenton.

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