My name is Oscar!

Domestic Shorthair Kitten for adoption in Washington, D.C. - Oscar
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I'm being cared for by:
DC PAWS Rescue

Facts about Oscar

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Kitten
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: PI-16-143
  • Hair: Short
Name: Oscar
Breed: Domestic Shorthair
Approximate Age: 5 months
Approximate Weight: 6 lbs
Personality: friendly
Observations with Dogs: unknown
Observations with Cats: friendly
Observations with Kids: friendly
Currently Living at: Shelter

Adorable, sweet Oscar is looking for a place to call home! He was abandoned in a kill shelter where his chances to be adopted were zero. He's been rescued now, but he would like to find a home.

We are not sure if he is good with other cats, dogs or kids. However, we can test him on any of these options to find out.

Please note that cats adopted through DC PAWS must be indoor only, and may not be declawed (unless already declawed at the time of rescue).

To fill out an application, please go to:<p>
If you are interested in adopting, please submit an adoption application at <a href=""></a></p>

<p>About DC PAWS Rescue</p>
<p>Our rescue is an all-volunteer, foster-based dog and cat rescue in the DC area. We partner with a local rescuer in Pickens County, SC, who saves adoptable cats and dogs from the county’s animal control facility, which lacks the resources to facilitate adoptions to the public. Without a mechanism for local adoptions, all animals not claimed within the mandated hold period are euthanized. For the animals in this rural area, rescue is really the only lifeline. Our rescue partner not only works with DC PAWS to save as many dogs and cats as possible, but she has also established a successful spay/neuter clinic in the community to decrease the number of homeless and unwanted animals over the long term.</p>

<p>BE A FOSTER:</p>
<p>Fosters make it possible for DC PAWS to save and care for homeless, neglected and abandoned animals! To learn about fostering dogs or cats for DC PAWS Rescue, please contact us at:!
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<p>BE A SPONSOR:</p>
</p>For any of our animals! Sponsors help us provide critical medical care, food, boarding and other support for animals facing euthanasia. Individuals who sponsor a dog or cat receive special recognition on the animal's profile.  Sponsorships can also be made in honor or memory of a loved one, and you may designate to whom DC Paws Rescue should provide notice of your gift.
To learn more about sponsorship, please visit:<a href=""></a></p>

About DC PAWS Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

DC PAWS Rescue was formed to serve the interests of animals through activities such as animal rescue; providing sanctuary for abused animals; public education concerning the needs of animals in shelters, positive-reinforcement training for animals; placement of rescued animals in adoptive homes, and other related charitable activities.

Come Meet Our Pets...

At Adoption events listed on our website: and at foster homes, once an adoption application has been submitted and approved.

Please note that we are an all-volunteer organization and while it is our goal to respond to all emails we receive, we may not be able to do so due to the large volume of emails we receive. We recommend reviewing the animal's profile on our website and then submitting an adoption application as a first step. Thank you for considering adoption and DC PAWS Rescue!

Our Adoption Process...

Our adoption process entails:
1. An application
2. An interview
3. Vet check (if applicable)
4. Landlord check (if applicable)
5. Home visit

Our adoption fee is $350 for adult dogs or puppies; the adoption fee for senior dogs is $200. The adoption fee for kittens is $100, while the fee for adult cats is $135.