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My name is Althea!

Domestic Mediumhair Cat for adoption in Alexandria, Virginia - Althea
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I'm being cared for by:
King Street Cats

Facts about Althea

  • Breed: Domestic Mediumhair
  • Color: Calico Or Dilute Calico
  • Age: Young
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 10819204
  • Hair: Medium
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.

Hi, my name is Althea!  I was rescued by King Street Cats just a few short weeks before giving birth to my five sweet babies, Ronny, Joey, Sharon, Sandy, and Robbie.  I was just a baby myself, only a little older than a year when I gave birth.  I was very gently with my foster mommy and loved to curl up next to her to get some pets.  My foster mommy says that I was a great mommy, very attentive and concerned for my babies.  I really enjoy getting love and looking out windows at birdies.  I also give little head-butts when I want attention.  One of my favorite treats is Fancy Feast wet food with gravy and Temptation Treats.  I would make a great family member as an only cat or a friend for another cat as I do great with all cats, including my babies!  Please reach to contact@kingsreetcats.org to schedule some time to meet me.  Thank you!



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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.