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My name is Phoebe!

Domestic Shorthair Kitten for adoption in Merrifield, Virginia - Phoebe

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Phoebe's Info...

I am already spayed and up to date with shots.

Phoebe's Story...
Phoebe is a gentle, friendly kitty who is playful and affectionate. She enjoys being held and carried around, and will lie in your arms like a baby – even stretching up to nuzzle your nose. She’s a lap cat, and will jump right in your lap. And she’ll snuggle up next to you, or under your arm, for a nap. She follows her foster dad around, and he says “Watch out, don’t step on her – she gets underfoot!” She’ll even bring him a toy and encourage him to play with her. He wants you to know she’s a completely enjoyable little kitty, loves attention, and is great company.

Phoebe also gets along with other cats, meows to tell you what she wants, and has even enjoys going for walks on a leash in her yard. Mostly she just checks out a small area of her surroundings, not really going anywhere, but she does not object to her harness and enjoys taking a few minutes to explore a bit of lawn or a bush. Phoebe likes to play with toys, and loves her big, foam balls. Her favorite toy is the long, felt multicolored ribbon on a stick, which she races around after, jumping and whirling! She can be rambunctious, and loves to wrestle – so she would be well suited to living with another active young cat, so she can wrestle with her cat friend.

Phoebe was abandoned outside in Columbia Heights, Washington, DC, in a neighborhood near a new commercial district. A nice man posted her picture on the neighborhood blog, but he didn’t take her inside and no one claimed her. A few days later, she had wandered a couple of blocks – a friend sent us her picture, this time sitting under the tables at an open air neighborhood cafe, hoping for attention and possibly a bite to eat! Since that location was on a very busy street, a Four Paws volunteer retrieved her that night. Lucky kitten was safe at last!

Little Phoebe was born Oct-Nov 2014. She now has her rabies and FVRCP vaccinations, tested negative for FIV/FeLV, and is spayed. She’s happy to be rescued, and just needs a loving, happy home with people who love to hug their kitty, and have another cat at home for her to play with. Phoebe likes chicken and rice dry food, and eats canned food twice daily.

Facts about Phoebe

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Gray Or Blue (Mostly)
  • Age: Kitten
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: Phoebe
  • Hair: Short

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Phoebe, a Merrifield Domestic Shorthair kitten was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Domestic Shorthair for sale in Merrifield, or seeking a Domestic Shorthair kitten from a breeder in Merrifield.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Merrifield already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Merrifield breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Domestic Shorthair breeders who help with Domestic Shorthair rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Merrifield paves the way for another one to be saved.