My name is Leo!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Herndon, Virginia - Leo
Photo 1 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Herndon, Virginia - Leo
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I'm being cared for by:
Fancy Cats Rescue Team, Inc.

Facts about Leo

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Brown Or Chocolate (Mostly)
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 9804806
  • Hair: Short


Leo DiCATrio is as sweet as he is handsome. A cat rescuer found him all alone in a park in December. Leo has been in four different foster homes since then, where he was a cuddle bunny with small children and a cool customer with other pets. But Leo really needs a home of his own, a window of his own (he loves to gaze at the world!) and a blanket of his own (he loves to knead and nuzzle!). Leo is 8 years old and has diabetes, but it has been well managed with one shot of insulin a day, and I would happily fill in anyone interested in Leo about all of that. Leo also has a sensitive stomach and should eat a certain kind of canned food, so it would be better if he were an only pet if the other pets tend to leave behind their food (he’d probably steal it). He is currently in a foster in NYC, but my rescue group and I would happily drive him around the area and the East Coast for the right now. Leo is neutered, up to date on vaccines and micro chipped.

If you are interested in adopting, please fill out an application and a representative will get back to you shortly to answer any questions you may have. The application can be found at this link (copy-paste into a new window):

About Fancy Cats Rescue Team, Inc.

About Our Rescue Group...

Fancy Cats Rescue Team was founded to provide the community a "safety net" for cats and kittens that are abused and abandoned, or added to the euthanasia list at the shelters that we are currently participating with. We are a 501 (c) (3) Nonprofit Organization and participate with the United Way/CFC #8929. The goal is to have no kill shelters in place. Education and responsible pet ownership are the foundation of our organization. Our program provides literature, counseling, referral services and educational resources to families and individuals needing guidance. Teaching people responsible pet guardianship by spay and neutering their pets, behavioral modification and health concerns. We also provide a mentoring environment for our youth volunteers where they can learn the rewards of community service while caring for animals that need their gentle, loving kindness. They also interact with the community providing self-confidence and the ability to interact with a variety of cultures and diverse backgrounds. Once an animal is received into our program, they remain with us until a safe, appropriate home is found. They are never euthanized based on their age or space limitations. They are given appropriate medical care, immunizations, spays or neuters and endless hours of tender, loving care. We are an all-volunteer organization with no paid staff. We are funded by community donations, 91% goes toward the care and well being of our animals. Our adoption fees help offset our veterinary bills.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Our adoptions are held at the Fair Lakes PETsMART in Fairfax Virginia, at the Chantilly PetsMART, at the Gainesville PetsMART, and at the Springfield PetsMART
Check our website for upcoming adoptions.

Our Adoption Process...

Our adopters fill out an application that screens for problems that may be detrimental to our cats and kittens. Once the adopter is approved we provide veterinary referrals which help with low cost spays or neuters for the kittens that are too young at the time of adoption. We are always available to help with behavioral issues that arise. We provide numerous information sheets in our adoption folders, plus the medical background of each cat. The only fees involved with our program are adoption fees that offset our veterinary bills.