My name is Mike!

Domestic Shorthair Kitten for adoption in Herndon, Virginia - Mike
Photo 1 - Domestic Shorthair Kitten for adoption in Herndon, Virginia - Mike
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I'm being cared for by:
Fancy Cats Rescue Team, Inc.

Facts about Mike

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: White
  • Age: Kitten
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 10524501
  • Hair: Short
Mike has been quite a story of inspiration! His first day in a home, he ran away in terror from people. When his foster mother showed him a ball toy, the noise sounded like a growl to him and he cowered in fear. He had never seen a cat toy before. Within a few days, though, he started to come out of his shell. By the end of a week, he had discovered the joy of play! Mike now likes to play with every toy all the time! He loves to chase, wrestle, hop, leap, and climb. He carries mouse toys in his mouth and kicks ball toys at the same time. Mike not only isn't afraid of people, he is the first to approach when people visit. He's happy to have a scratch or pet, and would like it even more if you'd throw a toy! Mike needs a home where he can be very playful and at least one very active, young cat or kitten he can play with. He would like to stay with one of his siblings if his adopters don't already have a young, playful cat at home. MIke also adores his mother, Molly, and would do well in a home with her.

Mike and his siblings, Elle, Lucas, and Dustin, arrived in the Baltimore shelter when they were a little over three months old. Their mother, Molly, was comfortable with people, but it quickly became apparent that these kittens were born stray, and unsocialized. For some cats, this means they may become difficult to socialize and always fearful of people. Mama Molly had taken great care of her litter, and their weights were very healthy. The whole family was treated for fleas and given their shots, and then handed over to Fancy Cats for socialization. 

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.