POW! Playful Maggie Is Ready To Be Your BFF Extraordinaire!

POW! Playful Maggie Is Ready To Be Your BFF Extraordinaire!

“A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.”
Agnes Repplier, American author

  • KCAC’s Adorable, Adoptable Pet of the Week is written by Tecla Metzel of Kane County Animal Control. Additional photos by Lorena Page Photography.

Somebody found Maggie, a 6-month-old black domestic shorthair, outside of a local Petco store.

Despite her less-than-stellar beginnings, Maggie is working on coming out of her shell. She is such a sweet little kitten that loves to play with all kinds of toys if someone is willing to play with her.

She’ll take petting from anyone willing and able to give it. She’s a little too much of a kitten to stay on someone’s lap for long periods of time, but she does enjoy some downtime cuddles on her new best friend’s lap.

And if her new owner should happen to have cats at home, Maggie will make a great little sister. She already knows a lot of kitten games and is willing to learn a few adult ones as well, such as how to entice your owner to turn the water on in the sink so you can splash the entire mirror in the bathroom.

Maggie is ready, willing and able to enjoy the rest of her kitten-hood and beyond as your new BFF extraordinaire!

KCAC Update


Congratulations to Louie, our little 3-month-old kitten that was found as a stray in Aurora.

He found his forever family last week by deploying his cuteness feature at just the right moment.

Very clever, Louie!

How to Adopt

All Kane County Animal Control adoptable cats and dogs are spayed/neutered, microchipped and up-to-date on all vaccines, including rabies. They are tested for feline leukemia/FIV and heartworm.

The adoption fee is $200 for dogs and $100 for cats. Adoption of two dogs is $300, and adoption of two cats is $150. The adoption fee for cockatiels is $25.

For more information regarding Kane County Animal Control’s adoptable animals and for an adoption application, please visit www.kanecountypets.org.

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About Kane County Animal Control

It is the duty of the Animal Control Department to:

  • Kane County Animal Control Logo KCAC Screen Shot 2015-11-30 at 11.39.45 AMEnsure that all domesticated dogs and cats over 4 months of age are vaccinated against rabies and have a Kane County rabies tag.
  • Ensure that all reported animal bites are given precautionary attention in relation to the possibility rabies infection.
  • Ensure that pet owners are instructed on proper procedures pertaining to animal bites and enforce adherence to these procedures.
  • Contain loose\stray dogs in unincorporated Kane County and those towns and villages with whom contracted.
  • Investigate nuisance dog complaints in unincorporated Kane County and those towns and villages with whom contracted.