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My name is Priscilla!

Himalayan Cat for adoption in Merrifield, Virginia - Priscilla
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4Paws Rescue Team, Inc.

Facts about Priscilla

  • Breed: Himalayan
  • Color: Tan Or Fawn
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: Priscilla
  • Hair: Medium
Priscilla is a sweet girl who was rescued from a shelter. She is a gorgeous Siamese with medium length silky fur and big blue eyes.

Priscilla loves cuddling and petting and will start purring immediately when you give her attention. She also adores cardboard scratchers and when she is done, she will curl up on top of one for a nice catnap. Priscilla is a gentle and calm cat who will do great in a quiet home. She tolerates the cats and Golden Retrievers in her foster home but would prefer to be the only cat in her new home soaking up all the love and attention herself.

Priscilla knows her name and will come running when you call her. She will follow you around the house because she loves to spend her time in a room with her people.

Priscilla is estimated to be 10 years old and has tested negative for FELV/FIV. She grazes on both wet and dry food but prefers the wet. She is on medication for a thyroid condition but she takes it very easily. She is spayed, is current on all her vaccines, and has been micro chipped.

Please limit inquiries to Northern Virginia.

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.