My name is Monkey 2016!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Alexandria, Virginia - Monkey 2016
Photo 1 - Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Alexandria, Virginia - Monkey 2016
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I'm being cared for by:
King Street Cats

Facts about Monkey 2016

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Tortoiseshell
  • Age: Young
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 9867739
  • Hair: Short
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.


Hello friends! My name is Monkey (2016).  KSC welcomed me into their family after our own human family went through a divorce and could no longer keep me. 

I am a four (4) year old gorgeous tortoiseshell girl. I have bright green eyes as well and that unmistakable, exotic looking tortoiseshell coats in warm chocolate and rich honey colors.

Like most torties, I love to carry on long conversations! I have a repertoire of chirps, tweets and meows that I call "tortie talk," and I'll be happy to update you on everything you've missed during those times when you can't be with me  because you're off doing the things humans do. There's nothing like a tortie for devotion, amusement and conversation.

I also live up to the tortoiseshell reputation for having "tortitude!" That's a uniquely tortie trait whereby I have a strong, sassy, intelligent, determined and hilarious purrsonality - and my own views on the world - which I will share with you through my tortie talk!

I want to be your "one and only" girl so that we can bond deeply. I don't want to share my humans with other creatures - I'd like you for myself! I know that I'll thrive in a quiet, peaceful home with a patient cat lover who will allow me the latitude to find my niche and then help me claim the castle as my own.

I will be grateful for your extra dose of understanding in the beginning as I settle in and get my bearings about me. I've been through a lot of change and it's made me feel a little insecure. Quietude, patience, space and understanding will help me immensely.

My friends at KSC knew when they met me that I'm the kind of girl who will add so much to the lucky family who adopts me - and they know a lot about cats and adoptions! Trust them - I'm wonderful will prove it to you!

Please come to meet me! I'm ready to offer you entertainment and companionship - and lots of conversational tortie talk. It's easy to get started by sending an email to and asking for me, Monkey.

Thank you!

Converstionally yours,

Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.


About King Street Cats

About Our Shelter...

We are proud to be the only cat-exclusive orphanage in Alexandria, Va. We have been in operation since 2003, and were previously known as The Albert Foundation for many years before becoming King Street Cats. Because we are a free-roaming and no-kill cat orphanage, we have the "cat-friendliest cats" in town! Our primary purpose is to educate and assist the community in regard to cat welfare, and to provide loving homes for the cats and kittens in our care. We accomplish this through outreach to the local community by providing information on proper cat care, behavioral problems and medical issues involving cats. We also assist local residents in locating and retrieving lost cats and assist individuals through the cat adoption process. We provide abandoned and rescued cats and kittens with a safe and secure temporary home until a permanent, loving home can be found.

We promote spaying and neutering and all our cats and kittens are sterilized and fully up-to-date on all medical care prior to adoption. We also provide post-adoption support for adopters and anyone else that needs cat care advice. Because we only work in the area of cat welfare .... we know cats! Please stop by and visit with our friendly cats.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Adoptions at 25 Dove St (the King Street Cat home) are every Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 to 4:30 pm

Additional Adoption Events:
- Petco at Beacon Hill on the first Saturday of the month (1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
- Profeed at Bradlee Shopping Center on Saturdays and Sundays (1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
- Petsmart at Falls Church on 3rd/4th Sunday of the month (1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Our Adoption Process...

Our adoption process is simple. When you come to the adoption center, you will fill out an application and a volunteer will interview you and ask about your cat knowledge and experience as well as your other pets. If your application is approved, they will help match you to the cat is perfect for your home and lifestyle. Some adult cats may be adopted singly, but we prefer to adopt out kittens in pairs unless you have a playful cat or dog already in residence to keep the kitten company.

King Street Cats asks for a $125 non-refundable adoption fee to adopt a cat or kitten, or $225 to adopt two. The fee includes:

- A cat that has been to a vet and tested for FELV/FIV. They are not put up for adoption unless the tests are negative (although sometimes we do have an FIV-positive cat that is healthy and can be adopted).
- An adult cat that is up-to-date on vaccinations before being made available for adoption. (Kittens will have had vaccinations appropriate for their age)
- Cats and kittens are spayed or neutered before they are placed for adoption. Kittens are spayed/neutered between 12-14 weeks and are then available for adoption.
- Post-adoption support: our volunteers are very knowledgeable about cat care. We encourage adopters to call us with any questions.