My name is Keera (& Keno)!

Domestic Shorthair Kitten for adoption in Herndon, Virginia - Keera (& Keno)
Photo 1 - Domestic Shorthair Kitten for adoption in Herndon, Virginia - Keera (& Keno)
Photo 2 - Domestic Shorthair Kitten for adoption in Herndon, Virginia - Keera (& Keno)
Photo 3 - Domestic Shorthair Kitten for adoption in Herndon, Virginia - Keera (& Keno)
Photo 4 - Domestic Shorthair Kitten for adoption in Herndon, Virginia - Keera (& Keno)
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I'm being cared for by:
Fancy Cats Rescue Team, Inc.

Facts about Keera (& Keno)

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Gray Or Blue (Mostly)
  • Age: Kitten
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 10260113
  • Hair: Short

Keera and her brother, Keno, were born approximately 4-29-16 and are ready for adoption.   Keera is very special. She is deaf and has been diagnosed with mild Cerebellar Hypoplasia (CH), a disorder affecting the cerebellum (the part of the brain that controls motor skills and motility). Typically, the cerebellum is not fully formed in cats with CH.  Common symptoms include jerky movements, wobbly walking , head bobbing and tremors.  In Keera's case, her CH is mild.  She is just a little clumsy and her head occasionally wobbles a bit. As with other CH cats, Keera is learning to compensate for her disability. CH cats are expected to live a normal lifespan, without pain. Keera is a sweetie pie.  She will sit at your feet, meow and look at you longingly, while she patiently waits for you to pick her up. Because of her issues, she needs to go to a home without dogs and without stairs. She is happy and healthy, with no idea she is 'special'.  She gives chin and nose kisses & loves head and belly rubs. Her brother, Keno, adores her, plays with her and grooms her when they cuddle. They would like to be adopted together. Besides her endearing personality, Keera has some absolutely adorable physical characteristics.  She is polydactyl (front left only), with very big thumb claws,  Most adorable is the spot on her right side.  It resembles a heart.   Keera is so loveable, your heart will embrace her. Please note that it is Fancy Cats' policy that kittens be adopted in pairs or have an age-appropriate playmate in the home already. We also do not adopt kittens to families with children under six years old without seeing appropriate history/experience with cats.

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.