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Lala

American Shorthair

Male, Adult
Centreville, VA
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Not good with kids, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Lala is such a cutie. He is very sweet and will come sit next to you. He likes to be on your lap and be petted. He is also very cautious. He needs time in a new environment; maybe a few hours. We have moved several times, but he adjusted very well. One thing he is just not able to adjust is with kids. He is okay with infants, but with toddlers he gets scared and does not get along with them. In 9 years with Lala, I never saw him hissing unless a handful times when he was playing with my other cat. He never hurts or scratches me or any other members in my family. He can get rough with his adoptive sibling cat when playing and needs to be reminded to play gentle. However, it never caused me to be worried enought to separate the cats. Lala is a sweet cat and always craves for lots of love and attention.
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Leyla

American Shorthair

Female, Young
Arlington, VA
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Good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Leyla's Personality Beauty and brains, sweet and sassy. This little charmer, whose nickname is "Miss Bean," will win you over in no time. Although not a lap cat (so far!), she's always close by laying next to you. Just provide a nice, soft fleece blanket. Leyla is super friendly and enjoys being brushed. She will reward you with soft purrs and gentle head butts. Leyla is becoming more playful each day in her new foster home after all of her six kittens have been adopted. She is learning to be a kitten again after giving being a mom at just 9 months of age. Leyla goes nuts over a catnip-filled pillow. She showed off her first "zoomies" around the house the other day. And she chases just about anything that moves. Miss Bean won't wake you up for breakfast, but waits until you pet her while she stands on your chest, giving you the days loudest purr. She loves to sleep on a soft blanket on the bed at night and occasionally chases your toes under the covers. Her favorite things are catnip toys, getting brushed and showing off her trick sitting on command for treats. If Leyla can’t find you, she lets out a little meow, and comes running when you call. She loves people, and is not shy at all. She is a perfect little companion. What Type of Home Leyla Needs This sweet, sassy girl needs a home where people are around for her to hang out with. She is not demanding, but likes to be near people. Leyla likes to be in charge of her territory and needs to be the only pet - no other cats or dogs in her forever home. Leyla can get a little over-stimulated and nip your hands or feet when she feels unsettled - so no young children now or in the future. An older, cat-savvy child would be fine. This behavior has subsided in her new foster home now that she is settled in. Where Leyla Came From Leyla was rescued from outdoors by a kind man who found her abandoned in a park just one week before giving birth to six healthy kittens (all adopted). She was such a sweet, nurturing mama. Now its time for Leyla to have a home of her own.PLEASE NOTE:  we only adopt to residents of the DC metro area, which includes DC, Prince Georges and Montgomery Counties in MD, and Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William, and Loudoun Counties in VA. Please see our adoption guidelines at  https://spcanova.org/about-us/adoption-policies/. May 27, 2024, 3:37 pm
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Merlin

American Shorthair

Male, Kitten
Springfield, VA
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Good with kids, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Merlin was adopted when he was only 2 months. Now he is 2 years old. He is a great cat. Love to take naps and sit in the sun infront of our front door or in the backyard. He loves to be pet and loves playing with the kids. Due to overseas travel we have found it difficult to find him shelter since we can't take him with us. It is a very difficult decision that we delayed for a while and the kids are not happy with it but we had no choice. Will only consider serious adopters who can take a great care of Merlin.
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Polo

American Shorthair

Male, Adult
Chevy Chase, MD
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Good with kids, Not good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Got him from a friend who rescued him as a kitten from the woods. He is spayed. Very gentle and quiet. I have 2 cats and i find it difficult caring for 2 because of the expenses and lack to time to cate for them.
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Rocky

American Shorthair

Female, Young
Rockville, MD
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Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Shots are up-to-date,
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Rocky is shy, but once she is comfortable with someone, she loves attention.
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Wyatt and Morgan

American Shorthair

Female, Adult
Bethesda, MD
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Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Dear Animal Lovers, We are sadly seeking a new loving home for our cherished companions, Morgan and Wyatt. Morgan and Wyatt are a delightful pair of brother and sister cats who have been a beloved part of our family for the past five years. Unfortunately, our children have recently developed allergies, and as much as it pains us, we must find a new home where Morgan and Wyatt can thrive without causing discomfort to our loved ones. Morgan and Wyatt are not just pets; they are family members who bring joy and warmth to our home every day. They share an inseparable bond, always found playfully chasing each other around and cuddling up together for naps. Their favorite pastime is lounging by a window, watching the world go by and chirping at the birds outside. We are committed to finding Morgan and Wyatt a new home where they will be cherished and cared for just as they have been with us. They are both spayed/neutered, litter-box trained, and up-to-date on all vaccinations.

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Mrs. Bigglesworth

British Shorthair

Female, Young
Herndon, VA
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Good with kids, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Hello there, I'm Ms Bigglesworth, a worldly feline with a tale to tell. I've journeyed from Saudi Arabia, a place of mystery and wonder, to here, seeking a new beginning. I am sweet as honey and friendly as a morning sun. My curiosity knows no bounds, yet I carry a gentle touch. I have a mellow demeanor, but don't be fooled, I'm energetic and playful when the mood strikes. I'm smart, yet a bit shy, so it may take a moment for me to warm up to you. But once I do, we'll be the best of friends. Why should you adopt me? Well, I promise to be your faithful companion, your confidante, and your source of joy. I'll bring a touch of adventure to your life, and a whole lot of love. Very chatty Good with cats older kids If you are interested in adopting, please fill out an application and a representative will get back to you shortly to answer any questions you may have. The adoption policies and applications can be found at the following links: https://fancycats.org/adopt-a-cat and https://fancycats.org/adopt-a-dog. Email us at  adoption@fancycats.org for general questions about our rescued cats. Email us at dogadoptions@fancycats.org for general questions about our rescued dogs. See our calendar of adoption events at https://fancycats.org/(scroll towards bottom) You can save animals like this one by becoming a foster! Fosters are like bridges between high kill shelters and forever homes. We need fosters so that we can save cats and dogs before they are euthanized at the shelters. If you are interested in becoming a foster, please visit: https://fancycats.org/volunteerMay 27, 2024, 9:50 pm

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SPCA of Northern Virginia

P.O. Box 100220, Arlington, VA 22210

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Mount Vernon Animal Rescue

Alexandria, VA 22309

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Mount Vernon Animal Rescue

Alexandria, VA 22309

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Mount Vernon Animal Rescue

Alexandria, VA 22309

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32.6 miles

Humane Society of Charles County

71 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602

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32.6 miles

Humane Society of Charles County

71 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602

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32.6 miles

Humane Society of Charles County

71 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602

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32.6 miles

Humane Society of Charles County

71 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602

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32.6 miles

Humane Society of Charles County

71 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, rabbits, reptiles, small animals

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32.6 miles

Humane Society of Charles County

71 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, rabbits, reptiles, small animals

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