This cool black cat is SHAKESPEARE, and his our Pet of the Week from It Takes a Village.

SHAKESPEARE just celebrated his first birthday (born in May 2022), and now he is looking for a loving forever home. His sleek black coat matches his mysterious and playful personality and at just under six pounds, he is the purrfect size.

The folks at ITV tell us that SHAKESPEARE is an absolute sweetheart who gets along well with cats, dogs, and even young children. SHAKESPEARE has been waiting patiently at ITV since arriving in August of 2022, but now it's time for him to find a loving home.

Pet of the week Shakespeare


If you think SHAKESPEARE might be a good fit for your home, stop by It Takes a Village in Evansville to meet this cool cat in person - but first, you need to fill out an online adoption application.

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All of the animals at ITV are examined by a veterinarian, given age-appropriate vaccinations, dewormed, microchipped, spayed or neutered, and FIV/FeLV-tested.

If our pet of the week isn’t the right fit for your home, please visit It Takes a Village to see the other rescues that need to get fostered and adopted. And don't forget about their RENT A DOG Program. A quick fill form and copy of your photo ID will allow you time out with one of ITV's vetted shelter dogs. These day dates are great for the rescues - it gets them some exercise and new information to help us get them adopted. It’s been a big hit- so don’t miss out!

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