My name is Olivia!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Merrifield, Virginia - Olivia
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4Paws Rescue Team, Inc.

Facts about Olivia

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Brown Tabby
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: Olivia
  • Hair: Short
Ever look at a cat and wonder if they understand you? That question won’t cross your mind when you look at Olivia’s eyes. She studies you very carefully with her intelligent gaze. Although not a vocal cat, Olivia communicates her readiness to receive pets by locking her eyes on yours. Her beautiful eyes make it impossible to look away or reject her request. Olivia loves receiving pets and being scratched under her chin. She will thank you with purrs and head butts. She runs right over to you when she sees you, she’s quite devoted to her person and doesn’t leave your side.

Olivia will be sure to capture all of your attention with her beauty and personality. It’s hard to pinpoint what’s so captivating about her – the unique colors in her fur, her gorgeous blue eyes or her expressive face. Olivia is a quiet companion that likes to stay close to her human. She’s an easy going cat that loves a good sunny spot near a window. Olivia knows that she’s the most special cat in the world and doesn’t think you need any other cats. She is searching for someone that will give her the loving home she needs to fully reveal what a devoted tabby girl she can be!

Olivia is a senior cat. She has been spayed, micro-chipped, tested negative for FIV and feline leukemia, and is up to date on vaccinations.

About 4Paws Rescue Team, Inc.

About Our Rescue Group...

The 4Paws Rescue Team is a nonprofit community-based all volunteer organization that takes in neglected, abandoned, abused and unwanted cats and kittens. Cats rescued by 4Paws receive vaccines and appropriate veterinary care before being adopted into permanent, loving homes. An animal rescued by 4Paws will never be euthanized except out of medical necessity.

Additionally, 4Paws is dedicated to supporting the management of populations and improving the health of feral cat colonies. 4Paws volunteers also hold seminars in local schools to teach children the importance of responsible pet care.

4Paws is a qualified public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All contributions are fully tax deductible as allowed by law. A copy of our FY2005 annual report may be viewed by clicking here.

The 4Paws Rescue Team participates in the Combined Federal Campaign and Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign. Federal Government workers can contribute to 4Paws through payroll deductions by designating #34517. Virginia State Employees may contribute through their payroll by designating #3472.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Adoption fairs are held once or twice a month at various PETCO stores in Northern Virginia. The adoption fairs are usually held on Saturday’s from 1:00 to 5:00. Between 30 and 60 cats and kittens are shown for adoption at each fair—with the larger fairs generally occurring April through October.

While they are waiting to find permanent loving homes, our cats temporarily live in foster homes. The foster families bring the cats and kittens to the adoption fairs to be seen by potential adopters. Applicants have the opportunity to handle the cats and in some cases, meet the foster parents who can provide additional insight into a cat’s habits and personality.

Our Adoption Process...

At the adoption fairs, if you meet a kitten or cat that you want to adopt, you will be asked to complete an application and contract and leave a check for the adoption fee ($120 for an adult or $145 for un-neutered kitten of which $50 is a deposit that is refunded after you provide 4Paws proof of sterilization). We ask that you pay the adoption fee up front at the fairs in order to “put a hold” on the cat until your application is processed. If your application is not approved, your check is returned to you.

Neither cats nor kittens are sent to their new homes on the day of the fair. It usually takes 4-5 days to process the application before the cat can go to his or her adoptive home. Pre-approval is an option, though. To accelerate the adoption process, you can fax a completed application and contract to us at 703-560-9795 a few days before the fair. Adoption Applications are available on this website.