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My name is Honey Ham (aka Hitchhiker)!

Domestic Shorthair Kitten for adoption in Alexandria, Virginia - Honey Ham (aka Hitchhiker)
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Tails High, Inc.

Facts about Honey Ham (aka Hitchhiker)

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Gray Or Blue
  • Age: Kitten
  • Sex: Male
  • Hair: Short

Honey Ham was originally called Hitchhiker, until he made his love for honey ham known. If you plan on eating any, expect to share. As those big green eyes will stare intently at you as he cries, and cries, and cries if he smells honey ham and doesn't get a tiny nibble of it (he'd actually prefer a very large nibble, but for the sake of his waistline it should only be a tiny nibble). He actually adores all food, but honey ham is his definite favorite. Aside from food, Honey Ham loves attention. He offers head bonks to everyone, human and feline alike, and will lean into your hand for head scritches. The handsome grey boy will weave in and out of your legs while he fills you in on how his day has been going and asks about yours; and he will happily carry on a conversation even though neither of you will actually understand a word the other is saying. Honey Ham is good with other cats, including seniors who generally dislike the younger generation. He's a sweet and playful boy who adores his catnip carrot, chasing after Da Bird, and lounging about looking out of windows. And while he does have avoidance issues when the cat carrier comes out, if he's picked up and cuddled in a baby blanket and then put into the carrier it's ok.



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About Tails High, Inc.

About Our Rescue Group...

Our Organization

Tails High is a cat rescue and adoption organization based in Alexandria, Virginia founded and staffed by compassionate volunteers who find joy in placing stray, abandoned, or homeless cats and kittens in permanent loving homes. We know that there is a perfect rescue cat for everyone.

In making wonderful feline-human matches, Tails High is dedicated to helping both rescued cats and kittens and their human families by providing wonderful cats to people looking for a sympathetic ear and a soft purr. We believe that cats are ideal companions: highly intelligent, and therapeutic.

Our Cats

All our cats and kittens have tested negative for feline leukemia and FIV, are current on their vaccinations, and have been or will be spayed or neutered prior to adoption. We spend a lot of time playing and cuddling with our rescue kitties, as well as socializing them, and making sure they learn to love their people as much as their people love them.

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Check our web site for adoption event dates and locations.

Our Adoption Process...

We have a Foster-To-Adopt program that allows you to test the cat in your home for a period of time on a trial basis before finalizing the adoption. In fact, when you have another pet in the home (whether it’s a dog, another cat, birds, rabbit, ferret, etc.) or you have young kids or elderly parents living with you, we recommend that you do a Foster-To-Adopt to make sure it is a good fit for you and your family as well as resident pets and the Tails High cat or kitten(s) you’ve selected. Our goal is to make every effort to match people with the cats or kittens that fit their lifestyle and vice versa.

What costs are involved in adopting a cat from Tails High?

All of the cats and kittens at Tails High are fully vetted at the time of adoption. They are FELV/FIV combo tested, vaccinated against rabies and distemper, and they have been spayed or neutered to protect against the feline population increasing.

As of May 2015, the adoption fee is $145 for single cat or kitten and $225 for a pair. This is a huge savings to the adopter considering if you took the same cat to a veterinarian for a spay or neuter surgery and vaccinations the cost would be upwards of $300-500 per cat.

Visit our web site to complete an adoption application. or send an email to us at meow@tailshigh.org and a Tails High representative will contact you promptly.