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Things to note:
Many adult cats and the vast majority of kittens need feline company
--Every description specifies if feline company is needed
--Dogs and people aren't substitutes for cat companionship
--Most kittens are adopted in pairs (unless you already have compatible cat at home). Why most kittens need feline companionship.
Residency: We adopt ONLY to residents of Washington DC area (N.VA, MD, DC).
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Despite being so sweet, April has not had very good luck in finding a forever home. Her caretaker developed health issues and returned April to our care. Sadly, April is overweight, and while she is otherwise healthy, she could develop health issues down the road unless we help her slim down to a healthy weight.
Even though April is overweight, she is actually playful - in her own way! She loves playing with 'the bird' toy - always watching it with interest, often swatting at it, and sometimes jumping around after it. April loves to be brushed and is quite affectionate, with a noisy purr. She gets a dose of daily exercise going up and down the stairs, and jumps on the bed to greet her foster mom. April is on a strict over-the-counter wet food only diet that's high in protein and low in carbohydrates.
April would do fine with older kids in a quiet to moderately active home. A home with stairs is also important to make sure she gets daily exercise. April would probably do fine with another low-key cat although being the only kitty would be ideal for feeding purposes. Her current foster home has an older, low-key dog and she is fine with the dog.
April was initially rescued by SPCA and adopted out as a kitten.
|Betsy & Lucy - Meet us PetValu, Fairfax, Saturday August 26th|
Betsy and Lucy were initially raised in a foster home with four children, so they enjoy being part of the family. When initially exposed to dogs they did not like the dogs at all. However, the girls are currently in a new foster home with a laid-back older dog, and are doing fine with him. So the girls would do just fine an a home with the right, cat-friendly dog.
The girls love toys with feathers and like to stalk toys hanging from the top of a scratching post. As they have grown bigger, their activity level has increased. They need a home that has plenty of room to roam around and a home with kids and/or a cat-friendly dog would be great.
Betsy and Lucy, and their five siblings, came into our care from a local shelter with their mom, Snow White. Four of their five siblings and their mom have been adopted (Marcus is still available - posted separately).
Charlie has a nice purr motor and arches his back in appreciation when he gets your attention. He especially loves being rubbed behind his ears, and leans into your hand while being pet.
Charlie can be adopted as a single or paired with another laid-back kitty. He has been introduced to dogs, but prefers to not share his space with them so a home without dogs now or in the future is what he needs. Charlie is great for adults and kids of all ages.
Charlie came into SPCA's care from a local shelter.
|Chester & Charlie|
CHESTER is a sweet boy who has really come out of his shell. He was shy initially in his foster home but now sleeps beside his human friends on the couch, and has the loudest purr you have ever heard. Chester needs to know where his sister is at all times, meowing loudly for her when he can't find her.
CHARLIE loves to play! She carries a toy mouse in her mouth and plays fetch with you. Charlie is very adventurous, does''t have the word can't (or shouldn't!) in her vocabulary. She follows you all over the house just to make sure you're not doing something fun without her.
These kittens do great with adults cats and older children. They rub up again their big feline foster brother, Ozzy, and love to stalk his tail. They are very comfortable with older quieter children, but younger ones who can get a little loud sometimes startle them.
It has taken Charlie and Chester quite a while to get use to the big, but calm and cat-friendly dog in their foster home. So a home with a dog is possible, but not ideal and could make their transition a little slower. They can be a little shy with strangers, but have become much more receptive to visitors. So a quiet to moderately active home, that won't change a lot over time, will give them the security they need to be happy kitties.
These kittens came into our care, along with their siblings Georgie, Frankie & Teddy (posted separately), after being rescued as tiny babies outdoors.
|Chick Pea, Lima, Cocoa, Butter & Jewel|
These kittens are siblings, except for Jewel who was rescued as a single kitty. They are all amazingly friendly and loving and, of course, playful.
CHICK PEA (brown tabby, female, long-haired) is full of antics and spirit. This girl loves playing with her siblings, climbing her scratching post and playing soccer with her toy balls. When Chick Pea finds her foster mom sitting on the couch she makes no hesitation to insert herself into her lap to get as much love as you'll give. She seems especially taken with her brothers as she is often found snuggled up with them or playing chase with them.
LIMA (black, male) is almost completely identical to his brother Cocoa, but their personalities set them apart. As soon as Lima is picked up he immediately puts his nose to your chin and cheek to give you his signature greeting. Lima is extremely affectionate. He enjoys napping on the couch, carrying his toy mouse around, and running through his cat tunnel.
COCOA (black, male) was initially hesitant when coming to his foster home, shying away from being petted. Very quickly though he warmed up and now is very inquisitive, rambunctious, and sweet. Cocoa enjoys climbing his cat tree and endlessly trying to win the affections of a senior resident female cat. In his spare time, he can be found chasing the foster home's little girl around the house as she pulls a rope behind her.
BUTTER & JEWEL - these girls are bonded and need to be adopted together.
BUTTER (brown tabby, female) is a regal girl who has taken it upon herself to look after her slightly younger counterpart, Jewel. They are paired up so often that their foster mom need to do a 'double take' to see which one is which. Butter is very loving, curious and gentle. She is also very patient with Jewel, even when Jewel is trying to play while she's napping.
JEWEL (brown marble tabby, female) is a precious little lady. She suffered from a life threatening case of pneumonia at 4 weeks old. She required a week in the ICU on oxygen support and numerous weeks on antibiotics and breathing treatments. Although things were stacked against her, she triumphed. Jewel has made a full recovery and is the ruler of the foster's house. Clearly her small size does not hinder her confidence. She has bonded very closely with Butter. Jewel is vivacious when awake but looks to be snuggled with during nap and rest times.
These kittens came into our care after being rescued from outdoors.
|Claudius, Julius, Grace & Nero|
CLAUDIUS is a little love bug who hops in your lap as soon as you sit down! If an affectionate cat is what you're seeking, Claudius is your man. With his black body and white spot on his chest, he looks like a perfect little gentleman. Always ready to play or cuddle, Claudius is a great companion for Nero.
JULIUS is an orange tabby who purrs easily and loves to play. He has the unusual habit of snuggling up with the foster family's 60-pound dog! Although he can be shy in new situations, Julius warms up quickly and will make a great kitty companion. Julius is a good companion for Grace.
GRACE is the only female of the litter, and she is a perfect lady. She is dainty and graceful, like her name. The bravest of the litter, Grace is quick to explore new things and meet new people. She is very friendly and outstanding with children. Grace makes a good kitty buddy for Julius.
NERO loves to play, play, play! Whether it's a toy or a passing moth, Nero is ready to pounce. His antics are loads of fun to watch, and when he wears himself out he curls up on your lap for a snooze. His favorite playmate is Claudius, and they make a great pair.
These kittens came into our care after being rescued outdoors as tiny kittens.
|Coco & Maize|
These girls are typical kittens who love to play! They like to chase each other and pounce on anything that moves. They are huge fans of cat toys, balls, feathers and hair bands. They also enjoy looking out the window watching the birds.
COCO is such a sweet girl. She is all black with just a touch of white fur on her chest with beautiful yellow eyes and shiny black fur. Coco enjoys being held and cuddled. She's known for jumping up on your lap and falling asleep, especially when you're working on the computer! Coco loves attention and is pretty laid back. She is an absolute sweetheart!
MAIZE is a beautiful tuxedo kitty. She is super playful and extremely curious. She comes when called and loves her kitty treats! Maize is full of personality and loves to be around people. She loves to jump in your lap and snuggle. When she's not napping in a basket, she's known to follow you around the house or to initiate play time with her friend Coco.
Coco and Maize will do great in a home with or without older kids and both do fine with the dog in their foster home. These girls came into our care separately from a local shelter.
Cutie is also very playful, especially with strings, a flashlight or anything that he can paw at or sometimes chase. He has a loud purr that he turns on when being petted. Cutie is curious and likes to look out the window and enjoys being out on a screened in porch watching the birds, cars or anything that grabs his attention.
Cutie is a quiet kitty, but will meow when he wants something. He likes to be petted and LOVES being brushed. All you need to do is hold up the brush and he'll run to you for brushing.
Cutie was rescued by SPCA as a young kitten from outdoors. He was adopted out as a kitten with his brother and has lived in a wonderful home his whole life. Unfortunately, his brother became increasingly aggressive toward Cutie, making it clear he wanted to be an only kitty. So, sadly, Cutie's adopter has asked us to find Cutie a new home so he can live in peace.
This sweet boy will do best as the only pet in his new home. We aren't sure how he would respond to another kitty. His home needs to be quiet to moderately active. An older child or two would be fine but no young children now or in the future.
|Dot & Sugar - Meet us PetValu, Fairfax, Saturday August 26th|
DOT (brown tabby w/orange, female) is a very friendly, confident girl. She loves to play and tussle. Going after kitty tails is her favorite thing to do. Dot also loves to play with her toys and explore her space. She's comfortable with her foster dad's dog - a Puggle. Like Sugar, she's incredibly affectionate. She loves to lay beside you and purr. She has a cute 'dot' of orange on the top of her head, and hints of orange stripes around her neck.
SUGAR (brown/white tabby, male) is an adventurous, free spirit. He likes to explore every nook and cranny of his space. Got a desk? He's going to climb and inspect it. Have a bed? He's going to traverse every space on and below it. Have him confined somewhere? He'll be the first to escape. Sugar is full of energy and searches for an outlet to release it, whether it's playing with Dot or his toys. He's also incredibly affectionate. When he's done playing, Sugar likes to smuggle beside you. He likes to lick fingers and hands, and loves to rub against you. Sugar's favorite place to be scratched is the top of his head, and he'll stay put as long as you're doing this!
Dot and Sugar need a moderately active to very active home with or without kids. If their home has adults and no kids, there should be at least two people in the home to keep them occupied. They also do fine with adult cats and cat-friendly dogs. They were rescued from outdoors as tiny babies.
|Frankie & Teddy|
FRANKIE (brown/orange tortoiseshell/calico, female) has beautiful multi-colored markings with bright orange and solid black front paws. She loves snuggling between her sisters in the kitty hammock and on the couch. Frankie waits to see what toys her sisters go for during playtime, and then jumps into action and joins the fun. Frankie is a little more sensitive and shy than her sisters, but is very loving and affectionate once she is settled and comfortable with her surroundings.
TEDDY (brown/white/orange tabby/calico, female) is the protector. She watches over and takes care of her sisters, especially Frankie. Teddy lovingly grooms her sisters after a meal or when they're getting ready for a nap in the kitty hammock. She also loves to give kisses to her foster mother.
Frankie and Teddy need a quiet home environment with no other pets. They would do great with adults, or an older child in a quieter home would be fine, too. No babies or young kids down the road since they haven't been exposed to kids.
These kittens were rescued from outdoors as tiny babies, along with their siblings, Georgie, Charlie and Chester (posted separately).
|Frisco, Phoenix & Prince|
FRISCO (brown tabby) is a lap kitten and professional snuggler who loves to cuddle up around your face and neck. Of course, this is after he runs and plays like crazy! Frisco can be a tad bit bashful at first, but warms up very quickly and loves interactive play with his favorite toy being Da Bird, a feather chasing cat toy. He needs to be adopted with his brother, Phoenix.
PHOENIX (Siamese-mix) has gorgeous crystal blue eyes that are hypnotizing. He is friendly and loving with a face that could launch a thousand ships! Phoenix enjoys both human and feline company equally, but can also keep himself happily entertained. His favorite toy is basically any toy. He needs to be adopted with his brother, Frisco.
PRINCE (black) is sweet and cuddly and adores being held in your arms. He purrs as soon as he feels a human touch. Prince loves exploring and playing and his favorite toy is a little pom pom ball which he carries around in his mouth.
These boys are very rambunctious and need a moderately active home where they will get plenty of attention and playtime. They haven't been exposed to kids yet, but have had good interaction with multiple adults and we think they would do fine with older kids who understand how to handle rambunctious kittens.
These boys came into our care with their siblings, Fancy and Lulu. They were born inside the home of their rescuer who was caring for their mom and other cats living outside a local pizza parlor.
|Friskey, Razzy & Tally|
FRISKEY (black/white) is a mixture of wild, playful, cuddly, and lovable. She tends to sleep with the dogs and kids in her foster home whenever she is tired of playing. Friskey is extremely active, and loves to play all day long. When playing, she likes to pretend that she is in the wild about to catch her next prey. But at night, she's a cuddly little bear.
RAZZY (black/white) is the type of kitten that every household needs. She's playful and very curious. Razzy loves picking little play fights with the dogs and always tries to be the first to investigate something new. But overall Razzy always comforts her foster family when they need it and always finds a way to make people laugh.
TALLY (brown tabby) is definitely one of a kind. She's quite rambunctious when she is in her playing mood. But Tally also likes to sit and watch what happens around her and doesn't interfere much. Tally is also a big cuddler when it comes to nap time.
These kittens are use to an active home with kids and dogs. Their foster mom says they LOVE dogs and even act like them. When the dogs hear something outside and run to the window, the kittens follow to see what's happening. They also love to play in and drink running water. Their forever homes need to be moderately to very active to keep them entertained.
These kittens came into our care from outdoors as tiny babies.
Tired from a long day at work? Want a cat who lays on the couch next to you while you watch a good movie? Georgie may be the cat for you! He waits at the door when he hears your keys, and loves to snuggle when you relax to watch TV. And, the best part: Georgie has the cutest 'chirp' that sounds just like a little kitten that he uses when he wants your attention (or food!).
Georgie loves following his human companions around and likes to rub against your legs for affection. When you give him a good scratching around his neck and backside, he turns into an absolute purring machine. His favorite time of the day is feeding time. When he hears the canned food opening up, he jogs over to you chirping and rubbing against your legs.
Georgie is so mellow and trustworthy that you can clip all of his claws at once with zero hassle. But don't let this fool you - he has plenty of energy when you bring out his favorite feathered wand toy. He chases, pounces on and tackles the feather until you put it away!
Georgie thrives on human affection. He needs a home with a couple or family with kids to keep him company. Having someone home part of the work day would be a big plus for this boy. Because of his calm demeanor, Georgie needs a home that is quiet to moderately active. We haven't seen him interact with another cat yet but think he would do great with another like-minded, low-key feline buddy.
Georgie came into our care from a local shelter.
Georgie is a bit more independent and curious than her sisters, Frankie and Teddy. She is not afraid to explore new areas of her foster home and likes to bird watch out the window. Georgie loves to cuddle on a soft blanket, kneading and nuzzling until she finds the right position to settle in for a snooze. She has beautiful silver and black shiny fur, with bold tabby stripes, and purrs loudly when petted.
Georgie needs to be adopted along with another moderately active female SPCA kitten, or into a home with a like-minded female cat. If you have a big enough home and want three girls, Georgie gets along great with her sisters and all three could go together (see photos of all three together). Georgie can be adopted into a home now with just adults, or with kids if the kids over about 12 years of age and the home is relatively quiet. No babies or young kids down the road since Georgie hasn't been exposed to young kids.
Georgie came into our care with her siblings after being rescued outdoors.
|Ginny, Raymond & Patches|
These kitties are all very people friendly. They love to be held like babies (in your arms, belly up) while getting belly rubs.
GINNY & RAYMOND
These two are described by their foster mom as 'the Wonder Twins.' They are bonded and need to be adopted together.
GINNY is a sweet girl with an independent streak. She is a smart girl who is watchful and likes to take in her environment. Ginny is also a quiet girl who doesn't talk much. She is happy to have her toys and a nice place to nap. She is adorable when she chases her toys and then carries them around in her mouth. She is very proud of her hunting skills!
RAYMOND is the perfect mix of playful curiosity and love. This guy needs a little guidance and looks to his sister for the action plan and then when he sees she's turned in for a nap, he cuddles right up to her. Ray loves attention. When he's done playing, he seeks out his person for a lap to settle in for some love. If this guy sees another kitten getting attention, look out, he's coming in too. When you hold him like a baby, he gently pats your face with his paws. Very sweet!
PATCHES is very distinct from his siblings - he is a big boy! This sweet boy loves getting attention - coming right up to you when you walk in a room, purring away with his very loud motor running. Patches loves to be held like a baby, or any old way, so long as he's getting your attention. If you are sitting in the same room, he sits at your feet, or under your chair.
Patches likes blankets to snuggle in and loves to watch what's happening outside through a window. His favorite toy is the Kong ball for cats. Patches needs to be adopted along with another like-minded SPCA kitty or into a home with a compatible kitty companion.
These kittens are in a foster home with a child who has been very involved in their care - they are great with her. So they would do fine in a home with kids who know how to handle kittens. They have also been exposed to an adult cat in their foster home and are fine with her. They haven't had direct interaction with the two dogs in their foster home, but they are curious and not afraid. So they may do ok with cat-friendly dogs.
These kittens were born in our care after their mom who showed up in someone's yard asking to be rescued!
|Hocus Pocus - Adoption Pending!|
Hocus Pocus has a jet black coat and beautiful green eyes. She loves to follow you around the house, sit in your lap and snuggle up at bedtime. And if that isn't enough affection for you...she also likes to wake you up in the morning by nuzzling your face.
This sweet girl is also very playful. After 'raising' her six kittens, she is as lively as ever. We have not seen Hocus Pocus interact with other cats or dogs, so we don't know how she would do with either. She seems happy as an only kitty as long as long as she gets plenty of attention. She would do great with a couple or a family with kids to keep her company.
Hocus Pocus came into our care from a local shelter when her kittens were about 4 weeks of age. Now that her kittens have been adopted, it's her turn to find that loving forever home she wants and deserves.
Ivory is an amazing cat. He settles easily into a new home. He is very trusting and affectionate. Ivory likes to sit by your side as you watch TV or read. And, if you will let him, he will gladly climb into your lap. At night, Ivory likes to snuggle by your side. When he's not cuddling, Ivory has a playful side. He loves batting toys around and easily keeps himself entertained.
Ivory is looking for a loving home where humans are around to keep him company. While we have not seen him interact with dogs, he would probably do fine with a calm, cat-friendly dog. He would do great with older kids in a quiet to moderately active home. Ivory, however, needs to be the only kitty because he has tested positive for feline leukemia (FELV) (unless the other cat is FELV positive as well). Ivory is currently showing no signs of this disease.
Ivory came into our care after a kind woman had spotted him outdoors looking dirty and hungry. After a couple of weeks of feeding him outdoors, it was clear that he was either lost or abandoned. So she just opened her door and he walked inside and made himself at home. Now in our care, this sweet boy needs a loving forever home.
Note: SPCA waives adoption fees for special needs cats like Ivory. SPCA will also cover all of his future vet care.
Jackson is moderately playful and likes to entertain himself with kitty toys. He is a curious cat who likes to watch what you are up to and explore new spaces. He is also a 'social eater' who sometimes waits to eat until you sit or stand next to him. Jackson also likes to have a choice on where he sleeps at night - sometimes on your bed, sometimes in another part of your home.
Jackson needs a home where his human buddies are around to give him attention. He needs either a couple or a family with older kids who are around at least part of the day (who either work from home at least part of the week, or where kids are home after school). He needs more people interaction than what a single person or couple could provide where they work outside of the home every work day.
We recently introduced a young cat, Pumpkin (posted separately), to Jackson's foster home to help us determine if Jackson needs a feline buddy. Jackson was a little cautious at first and it took him a little while to adapt to Pumpkin. He is doing pretty well with his new buddy - the boys do chase each other around a bit, but Pumpkin is a little too playful for Jackson.
We think Jackson would do fine in a home with a low-key, friendly cat. But he doesn't necessarily need a feline buddy as long as his forever home has people around to keep him company. His home also needs to be quiet to moderately active to suit his personality.
This sweet boy came into our care after he was abandoned by a college student at the end of the school year. Jackson is lucky that a roommate took it upon himself to make sure Jackson found his way into our care.
|Julia & Oscar|
JULIA has an adorable nose which is half pink, half brown. She is a sweet purring machine who loves being petted. When you meet Julia, it's easy to see why she usually gets her way! She has an outgoing personality, and isn't shy about letting you know what she wants.
OSCAR has beautiful sea green eyes. He has a soft, sweet personality and is always up for cuddles or down time. Oscar also won't miss an opportunity to play - with his sister or with you. So be ready for play time with this sweet boy.
These kitties came into our care as young kittens. They would have been adopted long ago, if Oscar hadn't developed allergies (bumps around his neck and chest). After working with a veterinary dermatologist, completing a food trial and weaning Oscar off medication, we have concluded that Oscar has food allergies. So far, there are no signs of environmental allergies. We are hopeful Oscar's allergies are under control with the special food which he must remain on 100 percent indefinitely.
Julia & Oscar need a forever home where they will get plenty of attention and have room to roam around and play. They would LOVE a family with kids or a work-from-home situation where their caretaker is home during the day. Both kitties are very social and easy-going around people - they will bond right away with anyone who loves them!
Note that we waive adoption fees for special needs kitties like Oscar.
|Kailey & Kiera|
KAILEY is a very playful girl. She likes to play with everything and anything that moves.
KIERA is a sweet little snuggle bug. She is a little shyer and mellower than her sister, Kailey. Kiera is so gentle and loves being petted.
The girls have grown up with an elementary aged child and a small, older cat-friendly dog. They are use to a quiet to moderately active home environment.
These sweet girls were adopted as young kittens to a loving home. Unfortunately, their caretaker is moving to a new home with family members who are allergic to cats so SPCA is helping these girls find a new home.
Mac likes to sprawl out on the floor to have his stomach rubbed, sometimes holding on to your hand with his paws to keep you from stopping. Mac likes to sleep on his own, preferring the floor or a quiet corner to the couch or bed. He does not initiate play on his own, but will engage with toys when presented to him. So get those cat toys ready to get him interested in playing!
It will take Mac a little time to get use to a new environment. Once he settles in, he gets more and more affectionate - rubbing up against your legs and nudging your hands when he wants to be petted. He is a little shy with new people, and loud, unfamiliar noises. Once Mac observes visitors in his foster home, he warms up to them easily. We haven't seen Mac interact with dogs, other cats or kids. He will adapt easiest to a relatively quiet home, probably as the only pet although he may do fine with a low-key, friendly feline.
Mac was found outside a McDonald's - scared and hungry. The kind woman who found him was able to pick him up, put him in the back seat of her car and drive him home. Obviously, Mac belonged to someone at some point. He's a sweet boy who doesn't deserve to be living on the streets!
Marcus is a sociable boy who is looking for a feline playmate more on the mellow side. He lets the other kitties in his foster home perform most of the acrobatic tricks, while he waits for the next human to stop by and give him kisses.
Marcus and his siblings were raised in a home with 4 human children, so he enjoys being part of the family. But because he is not incredibly energetic - we describe him as moderately playful - he would be fine in an adult only home without children.
Marcus and his six siblings came into our care from a local shelter with their mom, Snow White. Four of his six siblings and his mom have been adopted. (His sisters, Betsy and Lucy, are posted separately).
Merrie does great with kids having lived with a loving family since he was a kitten. His activity level ranges from mellow to moderately active. Merrie especially likes playing with strings. He loves to be picked up and snuggled, especially if you rev up his purr motor by scratching beneath his chin or behind his ears. Merrie also enjoys watching birds out the window.
Merrie is perfect for a family with a couple of older kids whose home is moderately active. He would also do ok in a home with just adults, as long as there are at least two people living in the home and they are around the home a good part of the day (e.g., working from home) and they want a cat who loves to play. Merrie would do fine with a like-minded kitty but is ok as a single cat as long as he gets plenty of people-time and play-time.
Merrie's family is moving to Hawaii are are concerned about the stress such a long move and possible 4 month quarantine would case him. (Hawaii is a rabies-free state and has strict rules about quarantine for incoming animals). So SPCA has agreed to take Merrie into our care and find him another loving family.
|Moray & Shark|
MORAY (gray/white tuxedo, medium-haired) is an adorable fluffy kitty. He is an affectionate, playful lap cat! Moray is the first kitty his foster home has seen who isn't afraid of a vacuum. He has an irresistible face and is a total love-bug. Moray does well with younger kids, 6 years or older.
SHARK (mostly white w/black spots, medium-haired) is a playful boy who loves everyone, especially kids. He loves to cuddle and make kitty biscuits with his foster family. Shark does well with younger kids, 6 yrs or older.
Moray & Shark came into our care from a local shelter.
Murissa likes to sleep on her foster mom's bed at night, but typically gets up in the middle of the night to wander around and find a new place to sleep. She also enjoys hanging out with her foster mom and being petted behind her ears and on her neck. However, she's a little too sensitive to be petted elsewhere on her body and will nip at your hands if you do this. She will, however, let you brush her coat lightly to keep it light and fluffy!
Murissa needs an adult-only home with no other pets. She will take a little time to settle into a new environment. Once she does, Murissa will reign over her little kingdom like a princess.
Murissa came into our care with a litter of kittens from a local shelter.
Orange Crush likes to follow his foster family around waiting to be picked up and cuddled. He hasn't quite mastered the chirping sound, but that doesn't stop him from using it when he wants attention. It sounds more like a goofy chirp-meow which is adorable.
Orange Crush gets along well with the older kids and cats in his foster home. He needs to be adopted along with another SPCA kitty or into a home with a compatible young cat.
Orange Crush came into our care from a local shelter.
|Polly & Pita|
POLLY (brown/white tabby) is a bit more outgoing and dominant than her sister, Pita. She likes to 'talk' to you and keeps the conversation going if you 'talk' back. Polly likes to play with her cat toys, and like her sister, loves nap time. Her favorite thing to do is to sneak in the bathtub and drink dripping water from the faucet. Polly also likes to sit by the patio door and catch the morning sun on her fur.
PITA (black/white) was initially very shy when first coming into our care. But no more! Pita is so sweet, loving and affectionate. She follows you around and will also 'talk back' if you 'talk' to her. Pita loves, loves, loves playing with toys - catnip toys, strings, anything that moves. Her fur is really soft which makes her an especially good kitty for petting.
At night, both girls either cuddle with each other at the top of their cat tree, or by your side. They love being petted and brush, rolling around on the floor and laying flat on their backs. So funny to watch! Pita has an especially loud purr motor and Polly likes tummy rubs.
These loving sisters were sadly abandoned by their caretaker who adopted them from SPCA as kittens. We can only imagine how traumatizing this has been for the girls to suddenly lose their home. However, with a quiet home and patient caretaker, both girls have rebounded beautifully. They are on a strict wet food only diet - high in protein, low in carbs - to help them lose weight.
|Ranger, Valor & Sarge|
RANGER (orange tabby) is a big softie! He gives kisses (licks you) and purrs like it's his job! He has also mastered the art of playing, and loves cuddling with his people and his brothers.
VALOR (grey/white) is the leader of the pack! He likes to run the show even though he's the smallest of the three brothers. If Valor sees anyone playing without him he usually gets involved quickly. He also loves 'fetching' things for us.
SARGE (orange tabby) is a quiet kind of guy. He likes down time and cuddling in a nook... unless his brothers are around! Sarge is curious but also cautious and is very loving and really great with older kids.
These boys came into our care from a local shelter.
Samuel has been paired up with Luke, of the Star Wars kittens. He can be adopted with Luke or another compatible, active kitty companion. Samuel is great with kids, adult cats and dogs. He will do well in any type of forever home where he will have plenty of room to zoom around.
Samuel came into the SPCA's care along with other cats and kittens who were living outside of a local pizza parlor.
SERENA is an adorable little kitty with a very friendly, confident personality. Her foster mom has given her the nickname 'Awesome Cat!' She is mostly a white fluff ball with pretty calico colors on her head, tail and legs.
Serena is a calm kitty who is also very playful, but in small doses. She is alert, but calm. She is also self-assured and not spooked by anything. When Serena communicates, it's with cute little sounds, not loud meowing. She is easy-going, well-adjusted, and will adapt well to any new situation. She sleeps quietly at night at the foot of the bed, and hasn't woken her foster parents up once.
Serena isn't finicky and will eat whatever you offer her. She enjoys spending time on the screen porch watching the birds and hunting insects, but does not get wound up, or try to get outside. She is the picture of peace and contentment.
Serena is very people-oriented. She needs a home with at least two people or a family with calm, older kids would be great too. She would likely do well with cats or dogs that have compatible personalities.
Serena was rescued from outdoors by an SPCA foster parent who found her hiding under a car.
Shiloh came into our care as a single kitten. She was initially very shy with people and the other kittens in her foster home. Now, Shiloh is social kitty who rubs against her foster families legs, loves to be petted and purrs and has turned into a lap cat!
Shiloh needs a quieter home with no young children. She would do fine with older kids or a home with just adults.
Shiloh came into our care after she was found living outside, along with dozens of other cats, a local pizza parlor.
Tia is a very friendly and playful young kitty who needs human attention and playful interaction. She is very curious and investigates anything new and different with keen interest. Tia enjoys sleeping in the mid-afternoon and becomes very playful in the evenings. She also likes being petted and brushed, purring loudly to show how content she is. Tia can be vocal when she wants your attention.
Tia needs a quiet to moderately active home without other pets. She also needs a home with at least two people who spend time at home and who want a playful kitty to interact with. She would do fine with a couple with no kids as long as she gets plenty of people interaction. Having one caretaker work from home at least part-time would be ideal. She also does well with quieter, older kids who want to play.
Tia was brought to the U.S. by a Peace Corp volunteer who just couldn't leave this sweet girl behind when she returned to the U.S. Tia is a little too energetic for the older kitty in this Peace Corp volunteer's home so she has asked for help finding Tia a new home.
Wonder Woman is a sweet girl with acrobatic moves that keep you entertained for hours. She is a happy kitten who likes to stay close to her foster family, and enjoys playing with drinking straws. Wonder Woman does not like dogs and needs a forever home without them.
Wonder Woman is fine with adult cats and may be adopted with a compatible SPCA kitten or into a home with another compatible feline companion. She came into our care with her siblings (adopted!) with her mom, Shirley, shortly after being born at a local shelter.
|Xia & Xander|
They are very active, and enjoy the constant commotion in their active foster home that includes a young, active golden retriever. They greet everyone and wrap themselves around your legs for attention. They love to zoom after each other in their foster home, chase ping pong balls, and try to catch the wagging tail of the golden retriever.
Xia & Xander need a forever home or homes with lots of activity, and a single family house or town home with space for them to zoom around. They are very comfortable with other felines and cat-friendly dogs, too.