PARIS — When Poof was just a wee kitten he was a little ball of fluff. He was in foster care at the time and the children in the family decided that Poof was the perfect name for him.

Poof is now 1 year old and has grown up to be a stunning cat, according to shelter staff. His soft, gray fur resembles puffy clouds. He is not only handsome to look at, he is fun to be around.

Poof is also very playful. He enjoys interacting with the people who visit the community room at Responsible Pet Care. He is not picky about people or other cats. However, he is a bit timid around dogs.

For anyone who is looking for a new, furry family member, look no further than Poof. He will roll the clouds away and fill his new owner’s life with sunshine.

To view videos of pets waiting at Responsible Pet Care for new homes, go to

Responsible Pet Care of Oxford Hills is a no-kill, nonprofit shelter and adoption center for cats and dogs, and the holding area for stray dogs for 12 towns in Oxford County. The shelter is located at 9 Swallow Road in Paris.


Anyone interested in adopting a pet from RPC can visit the shelter as follows: Monday and Tuesday, closed; Wednesday and Thursday, noon to 4 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.

Most of the adoptable pets and the adoption application can be found online on the shelter’s website at

Responsible Pet Care operates a thrift shop called Pawsibilities located at 132 Waterford Road in Norway, which is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donations of clean, usable household items are accepted during shop hours. All the money raised at Pawsibilities supports RPC.

For answers to questions about adopting or fostering a pet, or to make an inquiry about a lost animal, call RPC after noon at 207-743-8679.


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