My name is Marcus!

Domestic Shorthair Kitten for adoption in Arlington, Virginia - Marcus
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I'm being cared for by:
SPCA of Northern Virginia

Facts about Marcus

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Black & White Or Tuxedo
  • Age: Kitten
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 11847316
  • Hair: Short
He is a social boy

Name:           Marcus

Gender:         Male
DOB:             April 2017
Description:    Black and White

MARCUS is incredibly social and provides his foster family with hours of cuddles and entertainment. He purrs immediately when you pick him up, and he loves to be around people. 

Marcus is a sociable boy who is looking for a feline playmate more on the mellow side. He lets the other kitties in his foster home perform most of the acrobatic tricks, while he waits for the next human to stop by and give him kisses.

Marcus and his siblings were raised in a home with 4 human children, so he enjoys being part of the family. But because he is not incredibly energetic - we describe him as moderately playful - he would be fine in an adult only home without children.

Marcus and his six siblings came into our care from a local shelter with their mom, Snow White. Four of his six siblings and his mom have been adopted. (His sisters, Betsy and Lucy, are posted separately).

Please be sure to visit our website ( for details about our adoption policies.


About SPCA of Northern Virginia

About Our Rescue Group...

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern Virginia is a non-profit, all-volunteer, private organization established by local concerned citizens to rescue domestic animals from cruelty, neglect, and abandonment. We receive all our funding from membership dues, donations, and fundraising events. We are always striving to enlarge our animal rescue operations and expand our services to the community. Our voluntary Board of Directors, committee members, and volunteers are responsible for all SPCA activities. We do not have a shelter facility, and depend on foster parents to care for domestic animals until adoption.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Our dogs are available to meet at twice monthly adoption events in Fairfax, VA.

Our cats are available to meet you in their foster homes
by appointment weeknights or weekends.

Our Adoption Process...

Please read our cat adoption guidelines (at We put a lot of financial and emotional support into our cats and want them placed in homes where they will be members of the family for the rest of their lives. Indoor cats, with care, can live up to 20 years. Not everyone agrees with all of our guidelines. Please read our explanations and talk to our volunteers. If you disagree with us, we suggest you adopt a cat from a different source such as a local shelter. When you adopt a cat from us, you must sign a legal contract stating that you will comply with our guidelines. The adoption fee is $150 for one cat and $250 for two.

For those interested in cat adoptions, all potential adopters must read our adoption guidelines (available on our website at, then meet the cat in person either at an Adoption Fair or in their foster home. We take applications only after you've met the cat and we both feel it's a good match.

All adopters interested in adopting a dog must meet the dog in person, and submit an application. A housecheck is done, and references are checked. If approved, the dog will be placed in the home for a two-week trial period, to make sure that it is a good "fit" for both people and dog. If it is, the adoption is finalized and the adoption fee is paid. We do not adopt outside of the Washington DC metro area.