CATS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION

To explore adopting cats/kittens, please follow the steps below to expedite your inquiry:
Step 1: Read our adoption policies
Step 2: Submit our 'Meet Your Match' form
Step 3: Email spcanova@aol.com if you have questions about specific cats or our adoption process. (Note: We respond fastest to email).
Step 4: If you don't have email and have questions about our adoption process, leave a voice mail message at 703-799-9390. (Note: We respond faster to emails than phone calls, and can provide cat-specific information only via email inquiries).

How to Meet Our Cats

Things to note:
--Kittens must be adopted in pairs (unless you already have a compatible cat at home). Why kittens need feline companionship.
--We adopt ONLY to residents of Northern Virginia, Suburban Maryland, and Washington D.C.

Not ready to adopt? Try fostering a cat.

Arthur & Colby
These boys are sweethearts!
ARTHUR & COLBY are very sweet, affectionate brothers who adore each other’s company. They love being petted and purr easily. They are also pretty low-key for young males. These boys enjoy playing with the wand toy and chirping at the birds, squirrels and chipmunks outside.

ARTHUR is pretty outgoing and confident. He loves to lay in his foster moms lap and sleep under the covers with his foster parents at night. He plays harder than his brother, Colby, and is the fastest at catching wand toys.

COLBY (aka "Sweetie Boy") has soft fur and a white tipped tail! He is very affectionate toward his foster mom and likes nuzzling her. He has a very quiet purr and a low-key personality. He recently discovered that he can entertain himself with furry toy mice! Colby is a little shy with new people and startles around loud noises so he needs a quiet reassuring home. He loves being at the top of a cat tree which is a must in his forever home!

These boys need a home together. Because Colby is a little shy, they need a quiet home without young children or dogs. Once settled in, they will provide their guardian with an unlimited amount of love and affection!

WHAT THEY NEED:
Must be adopted as pair: Yes
Ok with children? No
Ok with dogs? Probably not
Ok with other cats? Yes, playful male may be ok
Home environment: Quiet
Born:November 2011Status:Available
Sex:MalesDescription:Black (Arthur) & Orange Tabby (Colby)
We need a foster home!
That is quiet - no small children or dogs!
 
Biscuit
Biscuit is a sweet, shy kitty.
Biscuit is very shy with new people ... but given the chance he will show you that he is just a big lover boy who loves affection and playtime!

Biscuit is loving and affectionate once he warms up to a new person. Although FIV positive, Biscuit has been given a clean bill of health and should live a long and happy life. Biscuit is a young rambunctious male that loves to play and would likely enjoy the company of another friendly FIV+ cat.

Biscuit is a very well-mannered cat who comes when called, loves to be brushed and pampered but also loves a good game of 'chase the toy mouse.' He goes crazy over catnip. Biscuit is missing most of his front teeth (extracted from a recent dental cleaning), which causes him to stick out his tongue quite often which is actually very cute!

Biscuit needs a loving forever home that is quiet with a single person that is willing to put in the time, patience and effort to win over this big boy's trust. He is very bonded with his foster mom so we know he bonds well with one person. Once you win him over, Biscuit will be your loyal companion and friend forever.

WHAT HE NEEDS:
Ok as single pet: Yes
Ok with children? No
Ok with dogs? Probably not
Ok with other cats? Yes, low-key FIV positive kitty
Home environment: Quiet with patient caretaker
Special needs: Pro-active vet care (for this healthy FIV positive kitty)
Born:January 2011Status:Available
Sex:MaleDescription:Medium-Haired Black
I need a foster home!
With FIV positive cat or no other cats
 
Candy
Candy is a true lap kitty!
CANDY is a sweet senior kitty who was found hiding under a bush, anxiously waiting for someone to take her in. In a simple twist of fate, she was graciously rescued by a woman named Candy (whom she is named after), and was given a second chance at life. Since her rescue, Candy has easily captured the hearts of those who know her and is truly a unique kitty, full of life and love.

Candy enjoys life in her foster home, greeting her foster mother at the door every day upon her return from work. She loves to eat, lounge around the house, splash around in the bathtub (right after someone takes a shower), and investigate every nook and cranny she can find. However, being the lap cat that she is, her favorite activities are snuggling and getting lots of strokes and TLC. Candy is a happy cat and displays her contentment in a deep, incessant purr that will melt your heart!

We don’t know where Candy came from or how she ended up on the streets. However, for a senior kitty, she is amazingly healthy. She has a bit of arthritis and is being treated for asthma with a low dose of steroids every other day. Despite her hardships, this sweet girl has remained a loving, happy little cat who wants to share her love and affection with a special person. Candy needs a quiet, low-key home that will give her the love she deserves.
Born:2000Status:Recently Adopted
Sex:FemaleDescription:Black & White Tuxedo
I have a foster home!
 
Carrie & Sandy
Big Sister, Little Sister!
CARRIE & SANDY are a sweet, friendly and interesting pair! Carrie is a kitten, and Sandy is a young adult - barely out of kittenhood herself! These girls bonded like long-lost sisters in their foster home and need to be adopted as a pair.

CARRIE is a sweet kitten, who likes to bat toys around, and follow her big sister, Sandy, around her foster home. She is a bit timid, but with Sandy's reassurance, Carrie has made amazing progress in her socialization. When Sandy is out of her sight, you can hear Carrie meowing to her big sister.

SANDY is a friendly kitty who likes to explore, and be the boss of her world. She settles easily into any situation and likes to give hugs to her foster mom. She has a nice purr motor, and is a lap kitty, too. Sandy came into our care as a surrogate mom to some young kittens from a local shelter. We think she must really liking take care of little ones, since she took Carrie under her wing and decided she wanted Carrie to be her buddy for life!

Both girls came into SPCA's care from an over-crowded local shelter. They will do well in a quieter home environment, where Sandy can be in charge.

WHAT THEY NEED:
Must be adopted as a pair? Yes
Ok with children? No
Ok with dogs? No
Ok with other cats? No
Home environment: Quiet
Born:October 2013 (Carrie) & October 2012 (Sandy)Status:Available
Sex:FemalesDescription:Brown Tabby (Carrie) & Dilute Tortoiseshell (Sandy)
We need a foster home!
That's quiet to moderately active with no young kids!
 
Chandler
Chandler is a mellow, affectionate boy!
CHANDLER is a sweet, mellow boy. He loves to follow his foster dad around then sit next to him stretching out and relaxing. Chandler is very affectionate and loves to be petted. And he absolutely adores getting belly rubs. He likes to flop down on the floor in front of you with his paws up in the air just begging you to pet him! Sometimes he even starts purring in anticipation of getting his belly rubbed.

Chandler is a quiet kitty who sleeps soundly at night and likes sleeping on your bed. This easy-going kitty will do well in a home with another cat. He is nervous around dogs and young children; older children in a quieter home would be fine. Chandler is truly a wonderful kitty who is looking for a forever home to call his own.

WHAT HE NEEDS:
Ok as single pet? Yes
Ok with children? Older, quiet kids ok
Ok with dogs? No
Ok with other cats? Yes
Home environment: Quiet to moderately active
Born:April 2012Status:Available
Sex:MaleDescription:Black and White
I have a foster home!
 
Charly
This sweet boy dreams about a loving forever home!
CHARLY is a very loving, playful kitty. He loves to chase a piece of fabric on a string or a laser light as well as any toy filled with catnip. This young boy has plenty of energy. Charly also likes to sit in his foster mom’s lap while she uses the computer. He has the softest fur and is in ‘kitty heaven’ when his belly is rubbed.

Charly was rescued the day before Hurricane Sandy hit our area. Sadly, he had been roaming his neighborhood for several months while being fed by his current caretaker. Charly will be shy initially with new people, but he has bonded well with his foster mom. When found, he was already neutered so we know Charly had a home at one point in his life and he deserves to be safe in a future home of his own.

He doesn’t do well with the other male cats in his foster home. He may do ok with a friendly, low-key female cat or he may prefer to be the only pet in the household. Charly will flourish in a quiet, loving and patient forever home.

WHAT HE NEEDS:
Ok as single pet? Yes
Ok with children? No
Ok with dogs? No
Ok with other cats? Possibly laid-back female cat
Home environment: Quiet with patient caretaker
Born:2009Status:Available
Sex:MaleDescription:Charcol Grey
I need a foster home!
Quiet with no kids, dogs or male cats.
 
Emmy & Grammy
These girls love each other and other friendly cats
EMMY & GRAMMY are sweet sisters who love each other as well as other friendly cats. They were rescued by SPCA as kittens and have been overlooked for adoption because they are shy toward people other than their foster family. These girls hang out and sleep together and would LOVE to find a quiet home to enjoy their lives together. Spending good weather days out on their 2nd story deck is one of their favorite things, often lying on their backs, sunbathing and loving life.

EMMY loves cuddling up with her sister Grammy for nice long naps. And she enjoys the company of other friendly cats, playing and hanging out with them. On nice warm days, she truly enjoys lounging on her foster family’s 2nd story deck. Emmy is the last to come in from the deck on summer evenings and often has to be “persuaded” to come in.

GRAMMY loves being with other cats as well. She is shy with people other than her foster family. Grammy loves awaiting her canned food treat each morning and evening...rubbing up against her foster mom then stretching up toward the counter on her hind legs to get a good look at her treat!

These girls need a quiet home with a patient caretaker who will give them time to adapt to new surroundings. They would do well with another friendly, low-key cat to keep them company.

WHAT THEY NEED:
Must be adopted as a pair? Yes
Ok with children? No
Ok with dogs? No
Ok with other cats? Yes
Home environment: Quiet with patient caretaker
Born:2002Status:Available
Sex:FemalesDescription:Gray/White & Black/White
We have a foster home!
 
Gilley & Harley
These girls have long, beautiful, fluffy tails!
GILLEY and HARLEY are silky soft, gorgeous tuxedo sisters with long bushy black tails and seductive yellow eyes. They love playing with you, playing each other, and sitting by the window watching the birds go by. They race to the door to greet you when you come home! The minute you sit down these charming girls climb onto the couch; one in your lap, one at your feet. At first, they’re a little shy with new people but warm up to you very quickly. These girls are bonded and must be adopted together.

GILLEY is a sweet, petite girl. She is very gentle and loves being petted and having her head and chin scratched and her glossy black fur brushed. She LOVES to snuggle and rushes to get the best spot on your lap. She’ll stay there until you move or her sister wants to play. Gilley likes to be part of the action and stays by your side to see what you’re up to.

HARLEY is bigger than her sister; she has large paws which could mean she’ll be a big cat. She LOVES to play and chase feather wands, foil balls, laser lights, or anything else that looks like fun. Harley also likes to be brushed to keep her luxurious coat in top condition (she wears a tuxedo after all!), and purrs to motivate you to keep brushing. She has a way to tell you whether it’s her cheek or her neck that needs attention next.

Gilley and Harley came into SPCA’s care as young kittens from outdoors. They love the indoor life and are purrrrrfect little ladies. They would do fine with a calm, cat-friendly dog and older kids in a home that isn’t too active. In their previous foster home, Harley loved the dog so much that she’d plop down really close and knead on his fur.

These girls are getting themselves all pretty for their forever home! To watch them in action, see their video.

WHAT THE GIRLS NEED:
Must be adopted as a pair? Yes
Ok with children? No
Ok with dogs? No
Ok with other cats? Probably
Home environment: Quiet
Special needs: Grain free food
Born:April 2013Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Black/White Tuxedos (Medium-Haired)
We have a foster home!
 
Ginger & Roxy - Adoption Pending!
These gorgeous girls will melt your heart!
GINGER & ROXY are sweet, loving young ladies. They have successfully taken over their foster home, especially the TV-watching couch. They do great with adult cats -- wanting to be their "best buddies.” These girls are bonded and need to be adopted together.

GINGER has really blossomed. Once a shy kitten, she is now an extreme sports junkie -- exploring anything new, instigating the "kitty crazies" run around the living room at full speed, and supervising all household activities. This energetic girl is also a neat freak, inspecting every litter box after cleaning, and regularly washing her toys in the water bowl. Ginger is also quite the lovebug -- insisting on kisses before breakfast, and plopping herself down on top of you for snuggling after she wears herself out playing. Ginger has perfected the big innocent eyes made famous by "Puss in Boots," which she uses each time she needs to be forgiven for shredding yet another roll of paper towels!

ROXY is a laid-back little girl who becomes more gorgeous every day. Her beautiful calico coat is so soft it doesn’t feel real. She prefers to play quietly with fuzzy balls and toys on strings, but once in a while she joins her sister in wrestling matches or the “kitty crazies.” Roxy is a "hoarder of toys," taking all of the toys from upstairs down to the finished basement in case she wants to play with them at night. In order to get her foster mom’s undivided attention, Roxy has become the official “office kitty.” As soon as she hears the computer, Roxy comes running to perform her vital tasks of keeping laps warm, dusting the keyboard with her tail, and sometimes helping with typing (although she doesn’t spell very well!).

These kitties came into our care, along with their brother, Special K (adopted), as young kittens after being rescued outdoors. They have grown into wonderful, loving, playful kitties who are waiting for a home of their own.

WHAT THE GIRLS NEED:
Must be adopted as a pair? Yes
Ok with children? Older, quiet kids ok
Ok with dogs? Have done fine with visiting cat-friendly dog
Ok with other cats? Yes
Home environment: Quiet
Born:April 2013Status:Adoption Pending
Sex:FemalesDescription:Buff/White Short-Haired (Ginger) & Medium-Haired Calico (Roxy)
 
Hurma & TonTon
These boys are ready for a home of their own!
HURMA & TONTON are very sweet, affectionate brothers who adore each other’s company. They love being petted and purr easily. They are also pretty low-key, especially for young males. These boys enjoy running after the laser and sitting on the windowsill watching squirrels play outside. Once they settle down, they love to cuddle with you on the bed at night.

HURMA is very playful and enjoys everyone’s company. He loves to walk over his foster mom’s lap and laptop when he wants attention! Hurma loves sitting at the top of the stairs waiting for his foster mom to come home and play! Hurma has the softest and fluffiest fur and purrs loudly when stretched out for a belly rub. Hurma is now on a special prescription diet for crystals in his urine and is doing well. He must stay on this diet indefinitely.

TONTON is a little shy at first when meeting new people, but once he is comfortable he loves to be petted and “talks” to you when he wants attention. Although TonTon is bigger than Hurma, he is more low-key and likes to groom his brother while they lounge on the couch. Tonton is not eating his brother's prescription diet and is fed separately.

These boys were rescued along with their sister as tiny kittens from outdoors by a kind young woman. She asked for SPCA’s help finding them a home as it got more challenging to care for them plus her other two cats. Hurma and TonTon need a quiet home together without too much foot traffic since TonTon can get a little startled by new people and lots of activity.

WHAT THE BOYS NEED:
Must be adopted as a pair? Yes
Ok with young children? No
Ok with older children? Yes
Ok with dog? No
Ok with other cats? Yes
Home environment: Quiet to moderately active
Experienced cat caretaker? Yes
Special needs: Yes, Hurma is on prescription diet to prevent urinary crystals
Born:November 2011Status:Available
Sex:MalesDescription:Black Medium-Haired (Hurma) & Black/White Tuxedo (TonTon)
We have a foster home!
 
Isaac
Isaac LOVES cat-friendly dogs!
ISAAC is very loving and playful, but also easy-going. Like most kitties, he needs a few days to adjust to a new home; then he begins exploring. After Isaac is comfortable, he turns into a puppy – tummy rubs, chasing other four-legged pets, and running to you when called!

Isaac gets along wonderfully with his canine foster sister, a lab/pit bull mix named Honey. Isaac likes to rub up against Honey and sleep close to her. He does well with the right other playful cat, but a home with multiple cats doesn't work for him.

When Isaac isn’t trying to cuddle with Honey, he is trying to steal a petting session from his foster mom. He often runs to the door to welcome his foster mom home and begins ‘talking’ in excitement. When guests arrive, Isaac has become a welcoming host – rushing up to anyone who comes through the door. He loves attention, but can also be independent. If Isaac senses that his foster mom is busy, he waits nearby until she settles in. Isaac likes to snuggle up to humans on the couch and in bed at night. He has adjusted to the human sleeping schedule and goes to bed when the lights are off!

Isaac is very playful and likes to push human gadgets around. However, when given proper cat toys – large scratching posts, track balls, and even dog toys – he keeps himself preoccupied and leaves the human gadgets alone.

Isaac needs a cat-friendly dog in his forever home! He may do fine with older kids, but an overly active home with young kids would not be a good fit for Isaac. He is a great addition to a home that wants a loving, communicative feline companion.

WHAT HE NEEDS:
Ok as a single pet: No, needs a dog or cat buddy
Ok with children? Older, quite kids ok
Ok with dogs? Yes, loves dogs!
Ok with other cats? Yes, one other cat ok
Home environment: Quiet to moderately active

Born:September 2012Status:Available
Sex:Male Description:Black
I have a foster home!
 
Jerimiah
This SWEET boy has big paws with extra toes!
JERIMIAH is a very playful kitty. He loves interactive playtime so if you want to get his attention, just bring out a toy! The only time Jerimiah takes a break from playing is when he’s eating or napping. He loves chasing a ribbon wand and amuses himself by batting around little balls.

Jerimiah is very affectionate and loves being petted. He greets his foster mom at the door and likes to follow her around. He rubs against her legs and meows when he wants attention. Jerimiah enjoys curling up next to his foster mom on the couch or in bed once he’s done playing although he also likes sleeping in the back of a closet or an enclosed kitty condo.

Jerimiah is a little cautious of new people and noises but quickly wants to investigate and be petted. He is a polydactyl with extra toes/claws that need to be checked and clipped regularly. He is shy with young children, so a forever home with no young children now or in the future is needed. We haven't seen Jerimiah interact with other cats, but think he would like a playful feline buddy to bond and play with.

Jerimiah came into our care after a kind woman found him crying in her neighborhood for help. He was underweight so it looks like he had been lost or abandoned outdoors. Now safely in our care, Jerimiah needs a new home that will give him love and a home to call his own.

WHAT HE NEEDS:
Ok as a single pet: Yes
Ok with children? No
Ok with dogs? Not sure
Ok with other cats? Probably with friendly, playful cat
Home environment: Quiet to moderately active
Special needs: Clipping his extra claws
Born:December 2011Status:Available
Sex:MaleDescription:Brown Tabby (POLYDACTYL)
I have a foster home!
 
Jordan
Jordan is a snuggler who loves people and other pets!
JORDAN (aka Mittens) is a true sweetie who loves people and other pets. With extra toes on both front paws and cheeks that he is still growing into, Jordan is quite a character. Jordan loves both dogs and cats and needs either a feline or canine buddy in his forever home.

Jordan is an easy-going purr monster who does well with both adults and children. He loves to play with the laser pointer and to snuggle around your neck. He is a very well-behaved kitty who uses his litter box and scratching post without fail.

Jordan loves snuggling with his foster dogs, especially when they sit together in front of the screen door watching the squirrels together. Jordan and his foster kitty brother take turns grooming and wrestling with each other.

Jordan came into our care from a local shelter. He is a truly wonderful kitty who will fit into just about any loving home. He would love a family with either a cat or dog or both.
Born:October 2013Status:Available
Sex:MaleDescription:Buff (polydactyl - extra toes on front paws)
I have a foster home!
 
Kiki
Kiki is a sweet, friendly kitty!
KIKI is a very friendly, active and curious kitty. She loves to follow her foster mom around and comes running down the stairs to greet her when she comes home from work. Kiki sleeps on her foster mom’s bed at night and occasionally likes to cuddle in her lap. She also doesn’t mind being picked up and carried around for short periods of time.

Kiki is very curious and likes to explore nooks and crannies…such as closets. She is also good at occupying her time by playing with toys. Kiki has a stuffed mouse her foster mom calls ‘Big Fluff’ that she carries around in her mouth while meowing. Kiki is very proud of her ‘hunting’ skills and likes to ‘announce her kill!’ She also loves watching the birds and squirrels outside and would love to have a screened in porch in her forever home!

Kiki has a cute curl at the end of her tail like a little monkey. She loves treats and likes to stand on her hind legs to reach them with her paws. Kiki will do best in a home with another friendly, but low-key cat in her forever home. We have included a photo of Kiki with her buddy, Rigby (the resident cat in her foster home). She does very well with older kids so a family would be great for her.

Kiki came into our care as a stray kitty, found by an SPCA volunteer. She is a wonderful kitty…very sweet and loving.

WHAT SHE NEEDS:
Ok as a single pet: No, needs feline buddy
Ok with children? Yes, older children
Ok with dogs? Yes
Ok with other cats? Yes
Home environment: Moderately active
Born:May 2011Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Black
I have a foster home!
 
Layla & Raven
These girls are true beauties!
LAYLA & RAVEN are two gorgeous sisters who will dazzle you with their sweetness and their antics. These girls are affectionate kitties who have bonded very well with their foster mom. They are shy toward new people and new surroundings, but are transformed into sweet, loving, and playful kitties once they are comfortable. As much as they love to chase feathers on a stick or toy mice on a wire, their newly discovered favorite toys are nothing more than purple pipe cleaners which provide them with hours of entertainment!

LAYLA is a true diva! When not admiring herself in a mirror, she can be found perched on top of a pillow chatting to whoever will listen to her. Layla loves to tease her sister with her tail – moving it back and forth enticing Raven to jump around trying to catch it.

RAVEN is a stunning medium-haired girl with a magnificent plume of a tail. She is a dare devil who enjoys climbing up on top of things. She’s also a cuddler who likes to sit next to her foster mom on the couch or curl up with her in bed at night.

Layla and Raven need a quiet home without dogs or children. They will take a little while to settle into a new home, but once they do they will bond well with their caretaker. They were very friendly toward the older female cats in their previous foster home, so a forever home with another sweet kitty would work well for them.

WHAT THEY NEED:
Must be adopted as pair: Yes
Ok with children? No
Ok with dogs? Yes, quiet dog
Ok with other cats? Probably
Home environment: Quiet
Born:April 2011Status:Available
Sex:FemalesDescription:Black Short-Haired (Layla) & Black Medium-Haired (Raven)
We have a foster home!
 
Lovebug
This playful girl is looking for an active home!
LOVEBUG is a friendly, energetic and playful kitty who likes to be ‘in the middle of everything.’ She loves to be around people and needs plenty of interactive play. She also plays with toys on her own – especially with a little ball she carries and bats around the house.

Lovebug needs a home where her human companions are around a fair amount and have time for plenty of interactive play. Lovebug is very attached to her foster dad who is her ‘play buddy.’ She meows sadly when he leaves for work in the morning. She likes a little bit of petting behind her ears and under her chin, but gets over-stimulated with too much petting on her body. She likes to curl up next to her foster parents for a long nap, and sometimes sits in her foster dad’s lap. She also greets them at the door when they come home from work, and sleeps quietly at the foot of their bed at night.

Lovebug likes to hang around when guests visit her foster home. Her foster mom says Lovebug finds people fascinating and enjoys sitting and watching people interact. Lovebug also loves to watch the birds and squirrels outside through a window, or when sitting on a screened in porch. Her foster parents are teaching her to go on short walks with a harness and leash – but keep in mind that Lovebug wants to take the lead!

Lovebug is the princess of her domain and needs a home without young children or other cats. We haven’t seen her interact with dogs. She can be a little temperamental so it’s important that her forever home is able to meet her needs. Once settled into the right home, Lovebug is a truly wonderful companion.

Lovebug was rescued by a Good Samaritan who found her roaming the streets – starving and looking for food. She was spayed and ear-tipped before coming into our care. This tells us that she was probably rounded up as a stray kitty, spayed, and returned to the neighborhood where she was found.

WHAT SHE NEEDS:
Ok as a single pet: Yes
Ok with children? Only older kids
Ok with dogs? Not sure but possibly
Ok with other cats? No
Home environment: Moderately active to active
Born:April 2012Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Brown Tabby
I have a foster home!
 
Mabel
Mabel has beautiful fur as soft as a rabbit!
MABEL is a petite and demure girl. She loves interactive play and chasing her toys. While Mabel is a very sweet kitty, she is a bit shy at first and will do best with someone that understands this special girl needs time to warm up. In return she will reward you with being the best little kitty companion in the world! Once Mabel has settled in, she will greet you at the door to welcome you home, curl up with you for some TV time, purr away and show you what a true delight she is!

Mabel came into our care from a local shelter, along with four tiny kittens (all adopted). We haven’t seen Mabel interact with other adult cats, but we think she may enjoy the companionship of another low-key female cat. She has been a single cat in our care for a while, so we know she can be happy as a single kitty. She just needs a loving, patient caretaker who will give her a little time to adapt. Whoever gives Mabel the forever home she truly needs will soon realize this kitty girl is a true gem.

WHAT SHE NEEDS:
Ok as a single pet: Yes
Ok with children? Only older kids
Ok with dogs? Not sure
Ok with other cats? Possibly with low-key cat
Home environment: Quiet to moderately active
Special needs: High-fiber food
Born:March 2009Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Dilute Calico
I have a foster home!
 
Mathilda
This BIG girl is a snuggler!
MATHILDA is a bona fide lap cat! This sweet girl adapts easily to new people and new surroundings, and she doesn’t waste time finding a lap to settle into! Mathilda loves nothing more than cuddling, and her spot of choice is always her foster mom's lap.

Although overweight, and enduring a special diet to regain her girlish figure, Mathilda is a playful girl who lets you know when she wants her "mousie on a stick" by staring at you and meowing until you get the hint! She also enjoys watching her "Cat Sitter DVD," with looped footage of birds, squirrels and fish. We think Mathilda most likely prefers to be the lone cat in the house so she can get all the love and affection she craves. Mathilda would otherwise do well in just about any type of home – older kids included.

Mathilda was rescued by a kind woman right before Superstorm Sandy hit our area. At the time, Mathilda was an emaciated ‘teenager’ who was looking for help! Her rescuer brought her indoors and cared for her until recently when hard times fell on her and she could no longer care for the kitty she calls ‘Mathilda Talula Pandora.’

WHAT SHE NEEDS:
Ok as a single pet: Yes
Ok with children? Yes
Ok with dogs? Not sure
Ok with other cats? Probably not
Home environment: Quiet to very active
Special needs: Weight loss food and exercise
Born:March 2012Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Brown Tabby
I have a foster home!
 
Max
Max is a sweet boy!
MAX is a very sweet, low-key kitty. He is VERY loving toward people he trusts, but shy toward strangers. Max loves nothing more than sitting in his foster mom's lap and be petted. He has spurts of playfulness, but prefers to hang out with his foster mom or sit by the window and watch the world go by. Max is a low-key kinda guy who enjoys just being in the same room with you. Once Max gets to know you, he will steal your heart!

Max needs a quite home with a patient caretaker who will give him time to settle in. We have not seen Max interact with other cats but think he may enjoy the company of a like-minded feline buddy. Pairing him up with an outgoing but laid-back cat might help Max become more social with people other than his primary caretaker.

Max was found outdoors living on the streets. He was being fed by a kind person who asked for help finding him a forever home. Once in our care, we discovered that Max has allergies – most likely to food and something else in the environment. Max is doing very well on special hypo-allergenic food and allergy medications. This is a regimen he needs to continue to maintain his health.

WHAT HE NEEDS:
Ok as single pet: Yes
Ok with children? No
Ok with dogs? Probably not
Ok with other cats? Possibly
Home environment: Quiet
Special needs: Hypo-allergenic food and allergy medications
Born:2007Status:Available
Sex:MaleDescription:Brown & White Tabby
I have a foster home!
 
Murray & Shadow
These boys will love you and entertain you!
MURRAY & SHADOW are two friendly, playful kitties who are ready for a home of their own! They have different but complementary personalities who make a great pair.

SHADOW is very friendly, loves to play, and has absolutely no fear! He is also very energetic – playing hard then sleeping hard. And when he sleeps, Shadow loves to nuzzle near your neck if he can – purring away! He also likes to try and bolt outside every chance he gets so he will do best in a home without young children coming and going or perhaps finding a forever family who lives inside a condo building without direct outdoor access. So, if you are looking for a companion who is outgoing, greets you at the door, and is “up for anything,” Shadow may be the right kitty for you!

MURRAY is a sweetheart who is more low-key than his brother, Shadow. He loves to play but takes every opportunity to jump on your lap, stretching out and relaxing. Murray loves to run and play with his brother but he’s not as “high energy.” Murray is also quite a talker – he has many different tones of meows depending upon his mood and what he wants. He’ll even carry on a long conversation with you if you keep talking to him!

Photos taken by Pictures of Character.

WHAT THEY NEED:
Must be adopted as pair: Yes
Ok with children? Yes
Ok with dogs? Yes
Ok with other cats? Yes
Home environment: Quiet to active
Special needs: Shadow needs occasional antibiotics for the ‘snuffles’
Born:April 2011Status:Available
Sex:MalesDescription:Orange Tabby (Murray) & Black (Shadow)
We have a foster home!
 
Petunia
PETUNIA is a sociable, kitty who enjoys playing with little furry mice, bird-watching and snuggling with her foster mom. She is happiest in a warm sunny spot or hiding her favorite toys for future fun. Petunia likes feline companionship but she's particular about who she hangs out with! She can be an only cat in her forever home. Or, she would enjoy having a younger 'teenage' female kitty introduced after she settles in. The younger kitty will need to accept her at 'top cat.' Petunia prefers the company of adults or older children because young children startle her.

Petunia is a wonderful kitty - she just likes to have things her way!
Born:September 2010 Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Black
I have a foster home!
 
Pockets
Pockets wants to be your best buddy!
POCKETS is a very sweet, playful kitty. He loves being petted and brushed and getting belly rubs. While Pockets adores people, he is also timid when meeting new people and hides when there are loud noises. Once Pockets gets to know you and feels safe in his surroundings, he LOVES to hang out with you and comes running when you call his name!

Pockets is also very playful and good at keeping himself occupied with toys. He loves to empty out his toy box then carry toys around. Pockets is learning to play fetch with fuzzy balls, but sometimes forgets to bring them back to you!

We haven't had success integrating Pockets with other cats. We think he was most likely raised as an only cat and didn't learn 'kitty etiquette.' So he needs a home as the only pet. Because Pockets is timid, he also needs a home that is quiet to moderately active without young children now or in the future. He will also do best in a home that will be relatively stable over time (e.g., without lots of moving around).

Pockets was found outdoors covered in scabs and sores, and had a very thin coat with patches of missing fur. He was infested with fleas and had developed a secondary bacterial skin infection. His skin has healed and his coat is growing back nicely. He still scratches so we are trying various treatments to remedy his allergies. If Pockets is adopted before we finish assessing his allergies, SPCA will continue to cover his vet costs until the best solution is found.

WHAT HE NEEDS:
Ok as single pet: Yes but needs lots of time with people
Ok with children? No
Ok with dogs? Probably not
Ok with other cats? Would probably love a feline buddy!
Home environment: Quiet
Special needs: Hypo-allergenic food and allergy medications
Born:April 2012Status:Available
Sex:MaleDescription:Brown/White Tabby (Medium-Haired)
I have a foster home!
 
Princess
Princess wants to be queen of your castle!
PRINCESS is a pretty, petite calico girl with a sweet disposition. She is low-key, but loves to bat around little toy mice and chase after a feather wand in her foster home. Princess is independent, and prefers to initiate her interactions with humans on her terms, but she does actively seek out attention from her foster family. She has a soft purr motor, and often seeks a warm lap for nap time.

Princess came into the care of a local shelter with a litter of kittens, and was then a surrogate mom for two additional litters last Fall. Now that she is in the SPCA’s care, she is ready for a home of her own where she only has to think about herself! Princess needs to be the only kitty in a quiet to moderately active home.

WHAT SHE NEEDS:
Ok as single pet? Yes
Ok with kids? Older, quiet kids ok
Ok with dogs? No
Ok with other cats? No
Home environment: Quiet to moderately active
Born:August 2012Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Calico - White, Black and Orange
I have a foster home!
 
Ruby Tuesday
Ruby is sweet and a little bit sassy!
RUBY TUESDAY is a multi-dimensional kitty. She is friendly and playful. She is also sweet and independent...and just a little bit sassy! Ruby does great with cat-friendly dogs, but probably needs to be the only cat in the household.

Ruby loves being around people and always wants to be where the action is. She follows her foster mom around everywhere. When she hears the door-bell ring, she runs to the door to greet whoever is there. Ruby is a very polite and well-behaved kitty who always uses her scratching posts and never jumps on the kitchen counter. Her favorite past-time is being brushed, which she loves even more than her treats. And speaking of treats, she is probably the only cat you'll find who stands up on her back legs to beg for treats!

Ruby is very playful and makes anything she can swat into a toy. She loves chasing a tennis ball - even though it belongs to her canine friend, Cassie! It took Ruby a little while to get use to Cassie, but now her favorite pass-time is waiting around corners and pouncing in front of Cassie when she walks by. Ruby adapts to various situations easily, from workmen fixing the floors, ambulances driving by, overnight guests, or vocal Superbowl parties.

Ruby will make a wonderful companion to a lucky person or family with older kids who can give this great kitty a forever home!

WHAT SHE NEEDS:
Ok as single pet: Yes
Ok with children? Older kids ok
Ok with dogs? Yes
Ok with other cats? Probably not
Home environment: Quiet to active
Special needs: Dislikes carriers and vet offices; needs in-home vet
Born:2006Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Brown and Orange Tabby/Tortoiseshell
I have a foster home!
 
Seymour
Seymour LOVES dogs!
SEYMOUR is a big, friendly boy who is both laid-back and playful. He’s also a talkative boy and likes to tell you what’s on his mind.

Seymour loves to chase balls, play with his favorite stuffed animal (a little stuffed dog) and chase the laser pointer. He also enjoys watching the birds and squirrels outside the window. Seymour sleeps at the food of his foster mom’s bed at night and loves napping on his kitty condo. When his foster mom comes home from work, he greets her at the door meowing and rubbing up against her leg.

Seymour LOVES DOGS, but needs to be the only kitty in his forever home. So if your dog is looking for a kitty-buddy, Seymour might just be the cat for you. Seymour sometimes nips when he’s done with being petted or if he’s in an energetic mood and doesn’t have another way to expend his energy. So his forever home needs to have an experienced cat caretaker and no young children.

Seymour was rescued as a kitten and spent his first 1 ˝ years living as a ‘store cat’ in a local pet supply store. He’s a very confident kitty who was comfortable walking around the store interacting with people and their dogs. Now in a foster home, Seymour is waiting for a home of his own!

WHAT HE NEEDS:
Ok as single pet: No, needs canine buddy
Ok with children? Older kids ok
Ok with dogs? Yes, loves dogs!
Ok with other cats? No
Home environment: Moderately active to active
Born:January 2012Status:Available
Sex:MaleDescription:Gray and White
I need a foster home!
With a friendly dog; no cats!
 
Tim
Tim is a fluffy orange kitty!
TIM is a handsome young kitty who LOVES people! He greets everyone in his foster home with a nice purr motor, and he rubs across your legs to show how much he appreciates attention. Tim can be held like a baby, and loves to cuddle, too. He is a moderately laid-back kitty, who loves to bird watch, sun bath, and chase crinkle balls and corks.

Tim can be adopted as an only kitty, and would probably also be ok with a laid-back feline companion, too. Tim is terrified of dogs, so a forever home where a dog will never be in the future is required. In his mind, CATS RULE!

This wonderful kitty came into our care from a local shelter.

WHAT HE NEEDS:
Ok as single pet? Yes
Ok with kids? Yes
Ok with dogs? No
Ok with cats? Yes, another laid-back kitty
Home environment: Quiet to active
Born:March 2013Status:Available
Sex:MaleDescription:Long-Haired Orange
I need a foster home!
With no dogs; laid-back cat would be ok.
 


 
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