My name is Diamond 2016 (special courtesy posting)!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Alexandria, Virginia - Diamond 2016 (special courtesy posting)
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I'm being cared for by:
King Street Cats

Facts about Diamond 2016 (special courtesy posting)

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Tortoiseshell
  • Age: Young
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 10325520
  • Hair: Short
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.


Hello friends, my name is Diamond. I'm a soft, quiet and beautiful girl who is still mourning the loss of my family after I was given up when a new cat didn't like me. I'd lived with and loved my family for four years, but I was the one who had to go. I've been living with a wonderful foster mom who snuggles me and loves me and will keep me safe and sound until my forever purrson comes for me. I've got so much to offer. My friends know that I'll make the very best kind of loyal friend for the purrson or people who want a lovely lady as their "one and only" in a quiet home.

I'm four (4) years old, which is a very nice age at which to bring home a new best friend like me. My personality has settled and you'll know what you're getting. I am shy and quiet, and I would like to be your only kitty. I'll shed my shyness and blossom into your loyal companion under such conditions. I would be too shy to "show well" at adoption events if I was surrounded by all the other cats who live at King Street Cats, so I will stay here with my foster mom until my forever home comes calling. It's very easy to meet me - we'll make arrangements that suit you. You can meet me in a quiet setting and we can get a better sense of each other with no pressure.

I'm a very pretty dilute torbie. A what, you say? A torbie! I'm just like a tortoiseshell girl, or "tortie," except instead of dark chocolate and caramel colors, mine are pale - diluted - and express themselves as silver and light honey. I have tabby markings running through my colors, which makes me a tabby + tortie = torbie! I have clear green eyes and a perfect salmon-pink nose. My fur is short and silky. I love to be brushed. I will purr happily to let you know how good you're making me feel when you brush me gently.

I love to be petted. Please hold me in your arms! I will snuggle in and melt into a state of contented bliss. You'll know when I purr up a quiet storm of adoration just for you! I love to be with my foster mom and share quiet time with her. I know how to be a good girl and a loyal friend. This is what I enjoyed doing with my first family before the other cat came home. 

If you are looking for a quiet, beautiful, loyal friend to melt in your arms and purr gratefully, please send an email to express your interest and King Street Cats will contact my foster mom so that we can meet! I have so much to offer and I can't wait to share my goodness with you. In exchange for your patience and understanding about my initial shyness, I will reward you with wonderful bond of friendship and loyalty.

Please send your email to and ask for me, Diamond 2016. I can't wait to melt in your arms.

Gratefully 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.