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.

Biscuit #2
Biscuit needs a cat-friendly dog to play with!
BISCUIT (#2) is a friendly, curious, high energy kitty. He walks into any situation and makes himself right at home. Like most young males, Biscuit is high energy and loves to play. He needs lots of toys and playtime with his human caretakers. Having a good amount of space to roam around and explore would be a big plus for this friendly boy.

Biscuit likes to greet anyone coming into his domain, even strangers. He flops down on the floor to expose his belly for a nice belly rub. Because he's an energetic young kitty, Biscuit needs a home without young children as he can get a little playfully aggressive if his energy isn't redirected appropriately. Once Biscuit is done playing, he jumps up on the couch next to you and falls asleep while you are relaxing or watching TV.

Biscuit came into SPCA's care after a kind woman brought him to her vet when she noticed an abscess on his forehead. She had been feeding him outdoors for a while. Biscuit's abscess has been surgically opened up, cleaned and drained and has completely healed. Not too surprising, Biscuit is FIV positive -- a result of his days roaming outdoors and interacting with other FIV positive cats.

We haven't seen Biscuit interact with dogs, but we think he would enjoy having a canine buddy to play and interact with. He doesn't like to be alone and needs interaction. Biscuit is a truly wonderful kitty who is expected to live a long life now that he is safely indoors.

Note: We waive adoption fees for FIV positive cats like Biscuit.
Born:April 2013 Status:Available
Sex:MaleDescription:Medium-Haired Brown Tabby
Needs feline companion:No, but hoping for a canine buddy Good with dogs? Probably
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Moderately Active
Special needs:Pro-active vet care needed for this healthy FIV positive kitty
I need a foster home!
With a friendly dog; no cats!
 
Billy
Billy has been dubbed a 'ladies man!'
BILLY is a very friendly, confident kitty. He is happy and mellow and loves hanging out with his human buddies. Billy especially likes cuddling and getting belly rubs. He adores meeting new people and rubs up against them because he knows this means he may get a belly rub!

Billy is a very well-behaved kitty. He responds right away to your voice and clearly likes to please his human buddies. Billy comes running when you call his name and he will love you even more if you give him fresh chicken!

This sweet boy came into our care after being found living among stray and feral cats on the grounds of a large hospital. He stood out from all the other kitties because he is SO FRIENDLY! With an upper respiratory infection and very dirty white coat, it was obvious Billy wasn't getting proper care. So a Good Samaritan scooped him up and carried him to her car and drove him to her vet for safe-keeping.

Now in our care, Billy received the treatment he needed. Even though Billy is FIV positive, he is otherwise healthy and expected to live a long, healthy life.

We don't know how Billy responds to other cats so it's best that he remain a single kitty. We think Billy might like to have a canine buddy to hang out with, and he will do fine with kids.

Note: We waive adoption fees for FIV positive cats like Billy.
Born:July 2009 Status:Recently Adopted
Sex:MaleDescription:White/Gray Tabby
Needs feline companion:No Good with dogs? Probably
Good with kids?Yes Home environment:Quiet to Very Active
Special needs:Proactive vet care for this healthy FIV positive kitty
I have a foster home!
 
Blitzen
This boy is lively!
BLITZEN is a handsome Christmas kitty with huge white whiskers and a white streak down his nose.

This boy is a young, playful male who definitely needs another rambunctious kitty to match his energy level. He is affectionate, purrs when you pet him, and likes to rub up against your legs.

We have not seen Blitzen interact with children but think he would do fine although he sometimes plays a little rough - one reason he needs a rough and tumble young male kitty to play with. Blitzen would most likely do fine with a cat-friendly dog because he's such an outgoing, confident kitty.

So if you are looking for a friendly, playful kitty, and can provide Blitzen with a like-minded feline companion, he would love to join your family!
Born:January 2014 Status:Available
Sex:MaleDescription:Black/White Tuxedo
Needs feline companion:Yes Good with dogs? Probably
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
I need a foster home!
With a rambunctious kitty to play with!
 
Chipmunk
Chipmunk is a handsome tabby tuxedo!
CHIPMUNK is a very friendly boy who likes people and other like-minded kitties. He is moderately playful and likes to settle in for nice naps in a ray of sunshine streaming through a window. Chipmunk does not like a lot of commotion so a forever home that is quiet to moderately active will keep this friendly boy happy.

Chipmunk came into our care from a local shelter along with his buddy, Mouse. These boys get along fine, but do not seem especially bonded. They are now in different foster homes and can be reunited as buddies in one forever home, or adopted separately.
Born:April 2013 Status:Available
Sex:MaleDescription:Brown/White Tabby
Needs feline companion:Yes Good with dogs? Yes
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Quiet to Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
I have a foster home!
 
Cider & Hamilton
These boys are best buddies!
CIDER & HAMILTON are sweet, loving, friendly boys. They became instant buddies in their foster home and need to be adopted together.

Their foster mom has dubbed these boys 'the odd couple.' She says Hamilton is long, lean and athletic whereas Cider is a puffball, and 'let's just say, not as athletic!'

CIDER is a laid-back cuddle-bug with a loud purr motor. He loves to sleep with his people, snuggling up touching someone. Cider's new favorite thing to do is to wait until Hamilton falls asleep and then pounce on him!

HAMILTON likes to carry mice around and stash them under chairs. Before he goes to sleep he likes to suckle on the corner of a blanket. Hamilton loves sleeping among stuffed animals (probably to hide so Cider can't find him and pounce on him!).

These kittens have been exposed to adult cats and dogs, and would be fine in a quiet to moderately active home with older children. Cider came into our care from a local shelter; Hamilton was a stray kitten found outdoors.
Born:August 2014 Status:Available
Sex:2 malesDescription:Medium-haired buff (Cider) & Brown tabby (Hamilton)
Needs feline companion:Yes, must be adopted as pair Good with dogs? Yes
Good with kids?Yes Home environment:Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
We have a foster home!
 
Comet & Dancer - Adoption Pending!
Hold your hat - these girls are rambunctious!
COMET & DANCER are two of Ms. Kitty's 7 kittens! They are named after Santa's 7 reindeer. Their 5 other siblings are available for adoption and will be posted as soon as we get photos. All 7 kittens are Bobtails -- with no tails other than a little stub. Interesting because their mom has a long tail. Guess their dad is a Bobtail!

Coment and Dancer are full of energy - no doubt about that! Their foster mom says its hard to get good photos of them because they won't sit still. These girls love to run laps around the finished basement they are currently occupying in their foster home. They spend hours and hours playing and don't seem to get very sleepy.

Both girls are also very sweet. Like many high-energy kittens though, they aren't the cuddly sit-in-your-lap type of kittens (not yet anyway). You can pick them up and cuddle them, but they would rather come to you when they are ready to be petted and done playing. Whoever adopts them needs to be ready for high energy kittens!

Their foster mom says they are hilarious, and do some really silly things and love to wrestle with each other -- a lot! Their foster mom and her kids just sit and watch these girls play and play while they laugh and laugh!

So if you want high-energy, adorable girl kittens, please consider meeting Comet and Dancer.
Born:November 2014 Status:Adoption Pending
Sex:FemalesDescription:Brown Tabby (Comet) & Black (Dancer) - Bobtails
Needs feline companion:Yes, must be adopted as a pair Good with dogs? Probably
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
 
Cooper & Charlie
These boys are just about everything you could want in feline companions!
CHARLIE & COOPER are fun and cuddly boys. They spend their time chasing and wrestling with each other, or napping and cuddling with each other or their 'dad.' They like to greet you at the door, love to be around people and are very well-behaved.

Charlie and Cooper are looking for a new forever home. They were adopted into a loving home when they were 4 months old. Sadly, their 'dad' is unexpectedly being assigned to a three year overseas work assignment where pets aren't allowed. Their 'dad' says they are 'the most lovable, friendly cats I have ever met.' They sleep cuddled up with him or take turns lying on his chest at night.

CHARLIE is bold and playful. He is the first to explore new territory and meet new people. Charlie is also calm and not startled by loud noises.

COOPER is sweet, cuddly and a little bit shy. He likes to follow his brother's lead. Cooper also a little chatty -- talking to you to let you know he's looking for you!

These boys will do great in just about any type of loving home -- a home with a single person, a couple or a family with older kids. They came into our care as young kittens from an overcrowded local shelter.
Born:October 2013 Status:Available
Sex:MalesDescription:Brown/White Tabby (Cooper) & Grey Tabby (Charlie)
Needs feline companion:Yes, must be adopted as a pair Good with dogs? Probably
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
We have a foster home!
 
Delight
This girl LOVES to play, play and play!
DELIGHT (aka Lila or Lil Bit) is a VERY playful girl. She is very good at entertaining herself with toys, but also likes to play 'hide and seek' with you and play chase with the adult cat in her foster home. Delight is also fascinated with water; she likes to jump into the bathtub right after you shower and play with a dripping faucet.

Delight also likes being petted and purrs readily. She likes to burrow under blankets and sleep behind you on the couch. Delight will also nap in her foster mom's lap. She likes to rub against your legs when you are standing to let you know she wants attention. Delight also likes to sit next to the computer, and play with the mouse on the screen, when her foster mom is working her computer.

Delight needs a forever home with another playful kitty. We have not seen her interact with kids, but older kids would most likely be fine.

Delight came into our care with her mom from a local shelter.
Born:March 2014 Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Brown/White Tabby
Needs feline companion:Yes Good with dogs? Not Sure
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
I have a foster home!
 
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.
Born:2002 Status:Available
Sex:FemalesDescription:Gray/White & Black/White
Needs feline companion:Yes, must be adopted as a pair; would do well with a friendly, low-key cat Good with dogs? No
Good with kids?No Home environment:Quiet
Special needs:Emmy has a heart murmur but is not on medication
We have a foster home!
 
Friskies & Blue Buffalo
PLEASE foster us! We need more room to roam around!
FRISKIES & BLUE BUFFALO are loving, playful brothers. They greet you at the door, run to you when called and like being picked up and cuddled. They are also VERY rambunctious -- chasing and pouncing on each other and entertaining themselves with toys. These boys are best buddies and need to be adopted together.

FRISKIES looks like he's dressed up for a party - with a grey tuxedo, a white shirt and a white tipped tail. He is shy at first with new people and in new surroundings, but once Friskies is comfortable he's playful and loving. He plays with anything he can bat around with his paws - whether it's moving or not! Friskies is also a lovebug - he cries to be picked up and cuddled, plops himself down at your feet and rolls around to expose his belly for a nice belly rub, and adores getting hugs and kisses.

BLUE BUFFALO has beautiful blue-grey fur. He greets everyone with the same cute look on his face that says 'pet me, pet me.' But don't let his sweet demeanor fool you - when he's done getting some loving, Blue is ready to pounce on a toy or chase his brother until they tucker out. When he's not in play mode, Blue loves to be cuddled and held.

These boys came into our care with four of their siblings (Sheba, Fancy Feast, Jelly Belly and Sweet Pea) from a litter of EIGHT kittens! They were rescued by a kind family who found them living under their porch (they kept two of the kittens for themselves!). These boys need a quiet home without young children or dogs now or in the future.

Friskies and Blue are in a temporary foster home where they have to be kept separate from resident cats - because two of these cats are geriatric and not happy with these lively boys running around! If you have the right home, please consider fostering (or adopting) them!
Born:July 2014 Status:Available
Sex:MalesDescription:Grey/White Tuxedo & Grey
Needs feline companion:Yes, must be adopted as a pair Good with dogs? No
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Quiet to Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
We need a foster home!
With room to roam around; and without dogs or young children.
 
Frost, Jingle & Nick
Meet the holiday kitten triplets!
FROST, JINGLE & NICK are friendly, playful siblings who are all very curious and enjoy exploring new places and toys. Frost and Jingle, or Frost and Nick, are compatible with one another as a pair. These kittens can also be adopted out separately into homes with an existing, compatible young cat to bond with.

FROST (Adopted!) is a handsome, laid-back kitten with longer fur than his brother and sister. He enjoys cuddling and being held. When he's sleepy, he flips over for a belly rub and falls asleep purring in your lap. When Frost feels playful, he enjoys rolling around with a sibling, playing with a ping-pong ball or following his brother or sister through their play tunnel.

JINGLE (Adopted!) is an agile, energetic kitten with cream-colored markings on his neck and down his sides. He loves to be petted and has a very nice purr. Jingle enjoys playing with wand toys, and loves human attention.

NICK (Still available!) is a handsome boy. He enjoys playing with his siblings and his human pals, but he usually tires out sooner than his brothers and curls up in your lap or on a chair with a cozy blanket to take a nap. Nick likes wand toys, balls, and toys that move, just like his brothers.

This loving and cuddly kitten trio adore human attention and will be great in households where they will get plenty of interaction. They do well with both adults and children. They came into SPCA's care from a local shelter.
Born:November 2014 Status:Available
Sex:MalesDescription:Grey Tabbies
Needs feline companion:Yes, must be adopted with a compatible sibling or into a home with a young compatible cat Good with dogs? Probably
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
We have a foster home!
 
Gilley & Harley
These girls have long, beautiful, fluffy tails!
GILLEY & HARLEY are silky soft, gorgeous tuxedo sisters with long bushy black tails and seductive yellow eyes. They are shy when meeting new people and will take time to adapt to a new home. But once they do, they will be your constant companions!

The girls love playing - with you and each other - and sitting by the window watching the birds go by. Once they are comfortable in their surroundings, they race to the door to greet you! The minute you sit down, the girls climb onto the couch; one in your lap, one by your side. 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 and has big paws! 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 need a quiet home and a patient caretaker who will give them time to settle in. A calm, cat-friendly dog and older children would be fine - as long as the home is generally quiet. 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.

Note: We waive adoption fees for special needs kitties like Gilley and Harley.
Born:April 2013 Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Black/White Tuxedos (Medium-Haired)
Needs feline companion:Yes, must be adopted as a pair Good with dogs? No
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Quiet
Special needs:Hypoallergenic food and allergy medication
We need a foster home!
Quiet with no children or dogs.
 
Gizmo
Gizmo acts more like a dog than a cat!
GIZMO is a sweet-tempered, loving cat. He is very friendly toward people and adapts easily to new environments. Gizmo is also very active, likes to explore and jump to high places. So having a nice kitty tree would be a great for this friendly boy. Gizmo also loves to sit on laps and purrs easily.

We think Gizmo will do best in an active home where he has room to roam around. We have not seen him interact with other cats or dogs but think he would like to have a like-minded four legged buddy. He is also a great candidate for a home with kids.

Gizmo was abandoned on the streets to fend for himself when his family was evicted from their home. He was found near a homeless shelter, and was being fed when extra food was available. However, after being threatened by someone in the neighborhood, it was clear that Gizmo needed to get off the streets. Luckily, a kind person brought Gizmo to her vet then reached out to SPCA for help.
Born:November 2011 Status:Available
Sex:MaleDescription:Brown/white tabby
Needs feline companion:No but might like a playful kitty buddy Good with dogs? Probably
Good with kids?Yes Home environment:Very Active
Special needs:NA
I need a foster home!
Need active foster home - kids and dogs would be great!
 
Henry & Hercules
New photos coming soon - these boys are about 10 months old now.
HENRY & HERCULES are fun-loving boys looking for an active forever home that will enjoy their kitten antics. These boys adore each other and need to be adopted as a pair.

Their foster mom says these boys are just so perfect. Henry and Hercules are friendly, playful and get along with people and the resident adult cats and dog in their foster home. They love to wrestle with each other and are big fans of a game of chase. When they have worn each other out, Henry and Hercules love to snuggle with each other for nap time. This is also when they love snuggling with or being held by their foster family. These boys both have loud purr motors, and are not phased by new environments or people of any age.

Henry and Hercules came into our care from a local shelter. They would love to find an active home with kids to play and bond with.
Born:March 2014 Status:Recently Adopted
Sex:MalesDescription:Gray (Henry) & Gray/White (Hercules)
Needs feline companion:Yes, must be adopted as a pair Good with dogs? Yes
Good with kids?Yes Home environment:Very Active
Special needs:NA
We have a foster home!
 
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. 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.
Born:November 2011 Status:Available
Sex:MalesDescription:Black Medium-Haired (Hurma) & Black/White Tuxedo (TonTon)
Needs feline companion:Yes, must be adopted as a pair Good with dogs? No
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Quiet to Moderately Active
Special needs:Hurma is on prescription diet to prevent urinary crystals
We have a foster home!
 
Jerimiah
This SWEET boy has big paws with extra toes!
JERIMIAH is a playful kitty who loves interactive playtime. If you want to get his attention, just bring out a toy! He loves chasing a ribbon wand and amuses himself by batting around little balls.

Jerimiah is also very affectionate and loves being petted. His silky-smooth coat is perfect for petting! He greets his foster mom, and even guests, at the door and likes to follow her around. He rubs against her legs, meows when he wants attention and has become quite a lap cat.

Jerimiah is a polydactyl with extra toes/claws on all four paws. He is very good about letting his foster mom clip his claws which is important for polydactyl cats. He does not do well with young children so Jerry needs a home either with adults or an older child or two that are calm. He is happy as an only cat and doesn't like seeing other cats outside so we think he will do best as a single kitty.

This sweet boy 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 and thriving, Jerimiah needs a home that will give him love and a home to call his own.
Born:December 2011 Status:Available
Sex:MaleDescription:Brown Tabby (POLYDACTYL)
Needs feline companion:No Good with dogs? No
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Quiet to Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
I have a foster home!
 
Jujubee & Jillyboo
These kittens are beautiful tabby-girls!
JUJUBEE & JILLYBOO are adorable sisters who got their names from the Skippyjon Jones children's books about a Siamese cat with big ears. Jujubee and Jillyboo are loveable, but somewhat shy kittens with big personalities.

These girls love to play together and are often captivated by something as simple as a string they view as a toy. They love to snuggle in bed with their foster parents at night.

JUJUBEE loves the hum of the blow dryer and you can find her under foot when her foster mom is blow dryer her hair.

JILLYBOO (nicknamed Jelly Bean!) loves to nibble on your toes and snuggle. She will knead you into submission prior to settling in.

These girls were found outside as younger kittens and brought to a local vet office for safekeeping before coming into SPCA's care. They will need a little time to settle into a new home and a patient caretaker who will let them adapt at their own pace. Once these girls are settled in, their forever family will be rewarded with adorable, affectionate kitties.
Born:August 2014 Status:Available
Sex:FemalesDescription:Brown Tabbies
Needs feline companion:Yes, must be adopted as a pair Good with dogs? Not Sure
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Quiet
Special needs:NA
We have a foster home!
 
Kit Kat
KitKat is perfect for a family with kids!
KITKAT is a sweet young female cat. She is very friendly and affectionate. KitKat also loves playing with toys and is good at keeping herself occupied, although she also responds to interactive play with her foster family.

KitKat does great with a family with kids, although children over about 6 years of age would be best. She is very social with her foster family and enjoys sleeping with two of the girls in the home who are 6 and 11 years old.

We have not seen KitKat interact with other cats and think she is happy being a single kitty.

KitKat came into our care after she was found outdoors with a litter of five newborn kittens. Poor momma was struggling to survive and care for her babies - she was very thin and had a wound on her hip that was mostly healed by the time she came into our care. Now a healthy girl, KitKat is ready for a forever home of her own.
Born:August 2012 Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Tortoiseshell (black/orange)
Needs feline companion:No Good with dogs? Not Sure
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
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.

These girls 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 is 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 children. They have gotten use to the sweet lab in their foster home so a home with a gentle dog may be ok. 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.
Born:April 2011 Status:Available
Sex:FemalesDescription:Black Short-Haired (Layla) & Black Medium-Haired (Raven)
Needs feline companion:Yes, must be adopted as a pair Good with dogs? Probably
Good with kids?No Home environment:Quiet
Special needs:NA
We have a foster home!
 
Leo & Lily - Adoption Pending!
These 'twins' will capture your heart!
LEO & LILY are sweet, fun, playful and easy-going kitties. Almost twins, these two make a good pair and are looking for a forever home together.

LEO is a sweet boy who loves to snuggle! After he is tired from playing, Leo climbs right into your lap for a nice catnap. He loves to play with toys and just discovered how fun it is to hide inside an empty box. And this brave boy isn't phased by anything - not even the four kids and small rowdy dog in his foster home.

LILY is a little less bold than her brother, but that doesn't stop her from exploring and playing. Although they look almost identical, Lily has pretty little peach-colored patches of fur mixed in with her stripes. Lily also loves a good cuddle and rewards scratches around her cheeks with lots of purring and kneading.

Leo and Lily were found outdoors on someone's deck right after Christmas -- hungry and crying to get inside. We believe they were abandoned because no one has responded to signs posted in their neighborhood or to the lost cat report filed with the local shelter. It's hard to believe someone would abandon these sweet kitties outside in the middle of winter. Now safe, they are looking for a forever home of their own.
Born:March 2014 Status:Adoption Pending
Sex:1 Male & 1 FemaleDescription:Brown Tabby (Leo) & Brown Tabby with Orange Spots
Needs feline companion:Yes, must be adopted as a pair Good with dogs? Yes
Good with kids?Yes Home environment:Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
 
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.
Born:April 2012 Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Brown Tabby
Needs feline companion:No, does not like other cats! Good with dogs? Probably
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Quiet to Very Active
Special needs:NA
I have a foster home!
 
Lyra
Lyra will keep you entertained!
LYRA has a huge personality for such a small girl. She is very curious and loves to explore. Lyra puts her toys to good use and plays lively games with her circular ball track and loves to run back and forth through her kitten tunnels. Lyra even likes to play in the tub with trickling water - she thinks slipping and sliding is great fun!

Lyra gets along well with the other cats in her foster home and is very fond of kids as well. She loves to tell you what is on her mind and can be very talkative! When she tires out, Lyra often seeks a lap to curl up in and loves to climb into bed and snuggle at night with her foster mom.

Lyra came into our care with her mom, Missy, and two siblings, Carina and Orion (adopted!), when she was a tiny baby. Missy was a stray kitty left behind when her family moved away. A kind neighbor brought this little family inside their home for safekeeping until SPCA took them into our care.
Born:August 2014 Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Brown Tabby
Needs feline companion:Yes Good with dogs? Not Sure
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
I have a foster home!
 
Missy
Missy is a lap cat extraordinaire!
MISSY is a sweet, gentle, laid-back girl. A definite a lap cat, she loves nothing more than to be petted and scratched behind her ears. Missy is low-key and prefers to be an only cat. A nice spot in the sun for the day is the perfect spot for Missy.

These sweet kitty came into our care with three tiny babies - Lyra, Orion and Carina. Her kittens have been weaned and are also ready for adoption. Missy was a stray kitty who had been left behind when her family moved away. Thanks to her kind neighbors, Missy was rescued with her babies soon after she gave birth.

Now that Missy is doing having kittens and being a mom, she is looking for a home of her own! If you are looking for a sweet, loyal companion, Missy may be the kitty for you!
Born:August 2011 Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Black/White Tuxedo
Needs feline companion:No Good with dogs? No
Good with kids?Yes Home environment:Quiet to Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
I need a foster home!
Any loving foster home without other cats!
 
Mouse
Mouse is a sweetheart!
MOUSE is a gentle kitty with an easy-going personality. He loves to entice his foster dad to give him belly rubs; he even exposes his belly to strangers once he's checked them out to be sure they are friendly! Mouse comes when called at bedtime and loves to settle down at the end of the bed for a good night's sleep. He also likes to sit on a window perch and watch the birds and squirrels roam around outdoors.

Mouse can be a little leery of sudden movements and loud noises. So he needs a quiet to moderately active home with adults or older calm children. He shared a previous foster home with other adult cats and low-key dogs and was comfortable with both.

Mouse came into our care from a local shelter along with his buddy, Chipmunk. These boys get along fine, but do not seem especially bonded. They are in different foster homes and can be reunited as buddies in a forever home, or adopted separately. Mouse can also be adopted as a single kitty or into a home with another like-minded cat or dog.
Born:May 2013 Status:Recently Adopted
Sex:MaleDescription:Gray and White
Needs feline companion:No, but would be OK with a laid-back cat Good with dogs? Yes
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Quiet to Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
I have a foster home!
 
Ms. Kitty - Adoption Pending!
This tabby girl is sweet!
MS. KITTY is a sweet, easy-going girl who loves people of all ages, shapes and sizes. She also loves to play with her feline foster brothers, and is confident in a house with adults, kids, cats and cat-friendly dogs.

Ms. Kitty also likes to look out the window to watch the world go by. She searches the house to find the softest spot to take a nap, then rolls over to show off her belly as she falls asleep. When Ms. Kitty wants to find one of her human buddies, she calls out to them with a 'trill' until she gets a response.

Ms. Kitty will do well in just about any type of loving home. Quiet to active, with or without cat-friendly dogs or kids. She does need feline companionship as she loves other kitties and is barely an adult herself.

This amazing young kitty came into our care from a local shelter with SEVEN tiny kittens! Only a 'teenager' herself, it's amazing that Ms. Kitty and her babies are all doing so well. Now that her kittens are weaned, Ms. Kitty is ready for a home of her own.
Born:February 2014 Status:Adoption Pending
Sex:FemaleDescription:Brown Tabby
Needs feline companion:Yes, needs a feline buddy Good with dogs? Yes
Good with kids?Yes Home environment:Quiet to Very Active
Special needs:NA
 
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.
Born:April 2011 Status:Available
Sex:MalesDescription:Orange Tabby (Murray) & Black (Shadow)
Needs feline companion:Yes, must be adopted as a pair Good with dogs? Yes
Good with kids?Yes Home environment:Quiet to Very Active
Special needs:Shadow may need occasional antibiotics for the sniffles
We have a foster home!
 
Petunia
This girl is friendly and likes to be 'in charge!'
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
Needs feline companion:No, but would be OK with younger female Good with dogs? Yes
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Quiet to Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
I have a foster home!
 
Pockets
This sweet boy just wants to be loved!
POCKETS is a very sweet, playful kitty. He loves being petted and brushed and getting belly rubs. While Pockets adores people, he can be timid when meeting new people. 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 think Pockets would most likely do well with a like-minded kitty. Pockets gets lonely when his human companions are away from home so having a feline buddy who likes other cats would be good for him. Pockets needs a quiet home 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 has grown back so he is now a fluffy boy. Pockets has had occasional bouts of skin irritation so we think he has other allergies, possibly to food or environmental allergens.

Note: We waive adoption fees for special needs kitties like Pockets.
Born:April 2012 Status:Available
Sex:MaleDescription:Brown/White Tabby (Medium-Haired)
Needs feline companion:No, but might do well with a like-minded kitty Good with dogs? No
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Quiet
Special needs:Hypoallergenic food and allergy medication
I have a foster home!
Without dogs or young children.
 
Qian (pronounced che-in)
Qian is a cuddle-bug!
QIAN is a friendly, active and cuddly kitty. She settles easily into a new home and adores anyone who will give her attention. Qian loves to curl up in your lap and sleep on your bed at night. She wastes no time exploring new places and loves playing with toys. This girl has an amazing amount of energy -- she loves batting toys around and racing around her foster home. She is great at entertaining herself!

Qian was rescued from outdoors by a kind family who had been feeding her for quite some time. It is hard to believe this wonderful kitty was living on the streets! Shortly after coming into our care we discovered Qian is hyperthyroid which is regulated with medication called Tapazole.

Qian is looking for a home of her own with someone who will continue caring for her hyperthyroidism. She needs to be the only kitty in the home but may do fine with a cat-friendly dog. Older kids would be fine as well.

If you would like to learn more about Qian and help us care for her, please consider being her Guardian Angel.

Note: We waive adoption fees for special needs kitties like Qian.
Born:November 2005 Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Brown/Orange Tabby/Tortoiseshell
Needs feline companion:No Good with dogs? Probably
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Quiet to Very Active
Special needs:Hypoallergenic food and medication for hyperthyroidism
I have a foster home!
Guardian Angels Needed!
 
Rebecca (aka Reina)
Rebecca is a gorgeous Persian silver tabby!
REBECCA (aka Reina) is a beautiful purebred Persian (possibly a Chinchilla Persian). She had a wonderful life as the 'princess of her domain' until her guardian passed away. We can only imagine how unsettling it must have been for this senior kitty to lose her guardian and her home.

Rebecca has nonetheless adjusted very well to her foster home, which includes a large cat-friendly dog (although she and the dog basically co-exist). Rebecca is confident and comfortable throughout her foster home, and interacts well with her foster parents and visitors to their home. Rebecca loves to sit in her caretakers' laps as long as the resident dog isn't too close by. She is generally quiet, likes to play, and has no limitations running up and down stairs. She is also not a jumper, preferring to remain at ground level. Her foster mom says Rebecca is very 'regal' and has nicknamed her Reina (which means 'queen' in Spanish).

Rebecca had always lived as a single pet so we think she would prefer to continue to be a pampered solo kitty (although its possible she could do fine with another calm, laid-back kitty). She is a healthy senior kitty with a slight heart murmur; she does not take any medications. Rebecca is a very picky eater, but her foster mom has lots of tips on what she likes and how to get her to eat well. Rebecca needs an experienced cat caretaker who knows how to care for a senior kitty and Persians whose long, fine fur needs regular grooming. She is lucky to not have any eye tearing issues like a lot of Persians do.

Rebecca's foster mom says it's hard to believe she is a senior kitty. She needs a pampered life-style where her human caretakers will continue to dote on her. In return, Rebecca will sit in our lap and provide you with lots of companionship.
Born:January 2002 Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Persian - Silver Tabby
Needs feline companion:No Good with dogs? No
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Quiet
Special needs:Daily brushing and routine senior care.
I have a foster home!
 
Ruby Tuesday
URGENT - Ruby's foster mom is leaving for Florida so Ruby needs a new foster home!
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!
Born:2006 Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Brown and Orange Tabby/Tortoiseshell
Needs feline companion:No Good with dogs? Yes
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Moderately Active
Special needs:In-home vet (she does not like carriers!)
I need a foster home!
Without other cats.
 
Sheba
Sheba is a sweetheart!
SHEBA has soft and beautiful blue-grey fur. She has big soulful eyes that tug at your heart when you look at her. Sheba is sweet and loves snuggling with her human friends. She has a soft purr motor that she loves to turn on to show her affection.

Sheba is also moderately playful and loves batting around a ball inside of a track. She also likes playing with her brother, Friskies, but he's a bit too rough for her. Sheba needs another more low-key female kitty to bond and play with.

Sheba came into our care with five of her seven siblings. A kind family found this litter of eight (!) living under their porch. Now safe in our care, these sweet kitties are looking for homes of their own.
Born:July 2014 Status:Recently Adopted
Sex:FemaleDescription:Blue Grey
Needs feline companion:Yes, sweet female kitten or young female cat Good with dogs? Not Sure
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Quiet to Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
I need a foster home!
With a sweet, moderately playful kitty.
 
Socks & Silver
These kitties love to window watch!
SOCKS & SILVER are sweet, gentle kitties who are good buddies. They will be a tad bit shy with new people in a new home. But once they settle in, they will reward their human caretakers with lots of affection. They need to be adopted as a pair.

SOCKS is an avid window watcher and quite an adventurer once she settles into a new home. She has a nice purr motor and a sweet disposition.

SILVER loves to be petted and arches his back and purrs with a trusting look in his eyes. He is also a lap kitty. Silver likes to chase jingle balls and feather wands.

These kitties need a quiet home and do fine with older quiet kids, other cats and a laid-back cat-friendly dog. Their home needs to be relatively quiet though without too much commotion.

Socks and Silver were sadly abandoned outdoors. They literally appeared one day in someone's front yard - meowing to come inside their home. They were friendly and already spayed/neutered so they obviously belonged to someone! They are so lucky a nice family provided them with a safe haven until they moved into SPCA's care.
Born:July 2014 Status:Available
Sex:1 Female, 1 MaleDescription:Black/White (Socks) & Grey (Silver)
Needs feline companion:Yes, must be adopted as a pair Good with dogs? Not Sure
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Quiet
Special needs:NA
We have a foster home!
 
Tim
Tim is a fluffy boy with huge whiskers!
TIM is a handsome young kitty who LOVES people! He greets you with a nice purr motor, and rubs against your legs to show how much he appreciates attention. When Tim is in the right mood, he loves to cuddle and be held like a baby. He will let you know with a little nip if he has had enough handling so watching his cues is important.

Tim is moderately playful and likes to chase crinkle balls and corks. He is also often laid-back and enjoys bird watching and sunbathing in a stream of sunlight through the window.

Tim can be adopted as an only kitty, but would also be happy with another laid-back feline companion. Tim's foster home includes another laid-back male kitty and they became friends right away. 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.
Born:March 2013 Status:Available
Sex:MaleDescription:Long-Haired Orange
Needs feline companion:No, but does well with other laid-back cats Good with dogs? No
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Quiet to Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
I have a foster home!
 
Vivian
This beautiful torti-girl would love to meet you!
VIVIAN is a sweet girl who is looking for a home of her own.

Vivian means "alive, animated and spirited" and that is what this beautiful torti cat is like. She loves people and will be a great family cat. She does ok with older children, but is not fond of dogs.

Vivian was rescued recently from the Holy Cross Abby in Berryville, VA. The monks at the Abby were taking care of this sweet stray kitty but due to building renovations, she can no longer live there.

We are posting Vivian to help Hoof & Paw Veterinary Service in Purcellville, VA find her a home. If you would like to meet Vivian, please contact Hoof & Paw directly at 540-338-5888.
Born:January 2012 Status:Available
Sex:FemaleDescription:Tortoiseshell
Needs feline companion:No Good with dogs? No
Good with kids?Older Kids Only Home environment:Moderately Active
Special needs:NA
I have a foster home!
 


 
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