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Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Merrifield, Virginia - Tricia

Facts about Tricia

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Black & White Or Tuxedo
  • Age: Young
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: Tricia
  • Hair: Short

Tricia's Info...

I am already spayed and up to date with shots.

Tricia's Story...
Tricia is around a year old. She was a stray who started hanging out near an elderly couple’s home. This spring she had two kittens in their garage. The old people could not take of them and they are now fostered together.

Tricia is a sweet girl who needs special attention because she was not typically socialized with people and was likely abandoned or abused. She is a young mother who took very good care of her kittens and she loves their company. Tricia can now be petted easily and is quite affectionate. She still is unsure about being held, and can be frightened by unexpected human activity. Mostly though, she is calm and sweet and did not even get upset by the vacuum! Tricia is adoring when she can trust humans, but very cautious of her physical space.

Though Tricia was outdoors for many months, she has transitioned beautifully to being always indoors. She has made no attempt or shown any inclination to escape her new indoors-home. Actually, she has seemed relieved to be in a place where she is consistently warm and safe, and she plays with and cares for her kittens in devotion. She likes to play and frequently joins Rodney and Ase in their kitten play.

Tricia needs a kind and very patient hand to complete her transition, but there is no doubt that she will come to trust and return much affection and love. She rubs and follows us and is always waiting for a kind hand to rub her neck and stroke her silky fur.

Tricia has tested negative for FELV/FIV and is current on her vaccines.

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Tricia, a Merrifield Domestic Shorthair cat was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Domestic Shorthair for sale in Merrifield, or seeking a Domestic Shorthair cat from a breeder in Merrifield.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Merrifield already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Merrifield breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Domestic Shorthair breeders who help with Domestic Shorthair rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Merrifield paves the way for another one to be saved.