My name is 1703-1603 Penny (Off-Site Foster)!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Virginia Beach, Virginia - 1703-1603 Penny (Off-Site Foster)
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Virginia Beach Bureau of Animal Control

Facts about 1703-1603 Penny (Off-Site Foster)

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 11404530-11236506
  • Hair: Unknown

Thank you for your interest in our adoptable animals. If you would like more information about this pet, see the Shelter information below. We would love to help you rescue a perfect pet!Some of the very saddest situations we face at the shelter are when people pass on and their animals are surrendered to us. Suddenly a pet's life is turned upside down. Penny went through this but her people made arrangements for a family to take Penny in at 6 years old. This sweet, shy girl settled in just fine but the resident cat continually picked on her, making her miserable. After 5 months, her new family finally conceded that it was not fair to Penny to go through this. Penny has had a sensitive tummy in the past but she has had no issues with us. It is quite possible that all the tension she experienced contributed to that, too. Penny is reported to be very sweet but does not care to be picked up (not uncommon with adult cats). She will sit next to you and eventually sneak up onto your lap for a good cuddle. We recommend Penny be your only kitty so she does not go through the trauma of being harrassed again. Call the shelter at 757-385-4444 opt 2 and ask to meet her and take her home on adoption day. Penny is currently in foster care. Penny is already spayed and can come home with you then. #1703-1603 UPDATE from Penny, herself!: I might be 6yo but my foster momma said I act like a kitten. I am full of spunk and personality! I am shy around new people and places at first but I warm up fast and I love love love to be pet and have my ears rubbed! If I am not the center of your attention I will stare you down with my head cocked to the side wondering what you are doing that could be more important!!! Don't try to read a book around me, I will just crawl on your chest and then you will have to pay attention to me!! Once I bond with you for a few days I will let you pick me up but no sooner, we have to be BFFs first. I keep all my 'treasures' in my water bowl! Every day my foster mom takes them out and I have to put them back. It is hard work because she puts my treasures back where I found them the first time so I have to go all around and collect them again. My favorite treasure is hair ties but I also love cheese wrappers, small nail files, plastic caps, basically anything small like me that I can play with! I am anxious around other cats. I have a history of being mistreated by another cat so that is to be expected. My foster mom says she is 'assessing' me because I might need to be the only kitty in my next home. Virginia Beach Animal Care & Adoption Center has wonderful pets available for adoption. As of December 6, all animals are now at the new shelter at 341 Birdneck Road. The former shelter on Leroy Drive is now closed. If you have lost a pet, please visit the shelter in person and often as lost animals arrive everyday. Contact Information: Virginia Beach Animal Care & Adoption Center, 341 Birdneck Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 Phone 757-385-4444 (x 2) NOTE: In order to help process your request for information faster, please refer to the animal's intake number, shown next to the photo, rather than the name. This will assist us in locating the information about the animal you are referring to. All our animals are up-to-date on vaccinations and if unaltered, the animal will be spayed or neutered prior to adoption. You do not have to be a resident of Va. Beach to adopt a pet. Please visit these wonderful animals today! May 17, 2017, 10:24 am

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About Virginia Beach Bureau of Animal Control

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The mission of the Virginia Beach Bureau of Animal Control is to balance the health, safety and welfare needs of the people and animals in our City.

Our mission is accomplished by working with our citizens and other animal welfare organizations; by enforcing the domestic animals laws of our Commonwealth and our City, providing educational programs and humanely providing care, nourishment and a safe environment for the unwanted, stray, abused and abandoned animals in our City. We will educate the public about responsible companion animals ownership, aggressively investigate animal cruelty cases, find homes for the homeless animals and humanely euthanize the unwanted animals in our community.

Come Meet Our Pets...

You can visit our shelter during normal business hours when you are looking for a new pet, or you can attend one of the many adoption events that are hosted by the Friends of Virginia Beach Animal Control.

Our Adoption Process...

A citizen, interested in adopting an animal may have thier name placed on that animals registration record.

If an animal is adopted under contract, then the citizen must be a resident of Virginia Beach or an adjoining locality.

After a citizen places their name on the waiting list for any dog or cat, they shall be given adoption information and advised that they will be called on the available adoption date.

Upon adoption and within 10 days the animal must be taken to a licensed veterinarian of a though examination. Written proof of the veterinarian's declaration must be provided to Animal Control within 15 days of adoption.

If the animal is lost, stolen or dies before sterilization the adopter will notify animal Control within 7 days of the animal's death or disappearance. The adopter is subject to a $25.00 civil penalty if they fail to do this.

If the adopter chooses not to keep this animal prior to sterilization, then they must return the animal to Animal Control.

Adoption Fees
Unaltered dogs: $25.00*
Unaltered cats: $20.00*
Altered dogs: $25.00
Altered cats: $20.00

All other animals: $15.00
* A $50.00 surgery fee is required to adopt all unaltered animals

In compliance with the Code of Virginia, all animals adopted from our shelter must be spayed or neutered to help fight animal overpopulation.