My name is Bert!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Bedford, Virginia - Bert
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Bedford Humane Society

Facts about Bert

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Brown Tabby
  • Age: Young
  • Sex: Male
  • Hair: Short
About Bert
Bert is just the handsomest boy---beautiful colors, stunning markings, & a sweet gentle face. We aren’t sure of his birthdate, but we think he was born in Spring of 2015. He is a lover, too. He loves to be petted. He plays very well with other cats & still loves toys. Bert is one of the group of cats we rescued from a very crowded home where most of the cats did not know individual attention. He was just a face in the crowd. Bert has blossomed with the one-on-one love he gets with us. This group of cats has all been very healthy, even Bert who has a scarred eye that does not bother him at all. He tested negative for Feline Leukemia & Feline Immunodeficiency Virus. Bert is vaccinated, dewormed, neutered, & microchipped. He would probably integrate easily into a multi-cat household & has even accepted cat-friendly dogs & children. To meet this special fellow, call 540/586-6100 or go to for an Adoption Application.

About Bedford Humane Society

About Our Rescue Group...

The Bedford Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1994 and dedicated to eliminating the overpopulation of cats and dogs in Bedford County through education, spay/neuter programs, and companion animal adoptions. We are NOT the tax-funded Bedford County shelter on Falling Creek Road, although we do try to help the animals there whenever possible. Our adoptable pets live in volunteer foster homes where they receive the care and attention they deserve while awaiting a permanent home.

Our various programs for Bedford County and City of Bedford residents include::

•A low cost spay/neuter program for area pets
•The construction of a no kill animal shelter, The Vernon D Lybolt Adoption Center, at 829 Ole Turnpike Road in Bedford.
•Find homes for abandoned and homeless animals through our adoption and transport programs.
•Help pet owners with unexpected expenses involving their pets, through our Emergency Fund program.
•Provide humane traps and spay/neuter subsidies for feral cats through our Forgotten Felines program.
•Humane Education program for area Scout troops and schools.

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

Come Meet Our Pets...

Until we are able to build our No-Kill Shelter, our adoptable pets live in foster homes throughout Bedford County and surrounding areas. If you are interested in meeting a pet, please submit an adoption application or contact our main office.

We also hold monthly adoption events at our Headquarters and the Bedford Tractor Supply. Visit our website or our Facebook page for dates and times. If you would like to be added to our monthly events email list, please send a request to

Our Adoption Process...

Have you discovered a pet you wish to adopt? Great!

Now, the first step is to complete an adoption application on our website at This is not a commitment to adopt. It is simply the first step in the process.

We will review your application for preliminary approval before asking the foster parent to contact you to set up a time to meet the pet. You may also have concerns about how the animal will fit your home environment. When the foster parent contacts you, you will be able to discuss your concerns with someone who has first-hand experience with the pet.

After you meet the animal, you and the foster parent can decide if this is definitely the forever pet for you.