| Somalis result from a genetic mutation in Abyssinians resulting in long hair. All Somalis and Abyssinians are descended from one kitten named Zulu that a soldier brought to England from Alexandria, Egypt. Somalis are prone to dental problems from excessive inbreeding. Somalis are also called Fox Cats because of their bushy tails. Somalis shed less than most long haired cats.
Iowa Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)
Greene County - Paton 50217
Animal Protection & Education 515-460-SPAY
Jefferson County - Fairfield, Iowa 52556
Noah's Ark Animal Foundation 641-472-6080
Muscatine County - Muscatine, IA 52761
SNAP (Spay Neuter Assistance for Pets) 563-264-2370
Scott County - Davenport, Iowa 52806
Humane Society of Scott County 563-388-6655
If you find any of the above spay/neuter information is incorrect,
or if you know another low-cost clinic to recommend, please
call Rescue Me! at 1-800-800-2099 with this information.