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I am Simon from Maryland

"I am a retired tomcat looking for people who want to relax and enjoy the easy life. I am FIV+ but don't let that scare you, ask the Meows Corner staff about it or grab a brochure from the front desk."

Gender: Male

Birthdate: June 1, 2015

Breed: DSH

Fur length: short

Color: gray tabby

Purrsonality: needs attention from people, likes other cats and dogs.

Children? I wouldn't mind respectful kids.

Cats? I will need another cat if I am left alone most of the day. I like babysitting younger cats.

Dogs? I like friendly dogs. 

Fun Fact: Allegedly, when Sir Isaac Newton was working on his experiments at the University of Cambridge he was constantly interrupted by his cats scratching at the door. So he called the Cambridge carpenter to make two holes in the door, one for the mother cat and one for her kittens! Apparently these holes can still be seen at the university today.

Simon has an application pending.

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I am Dionis (dee-OWN-is) from West Virginia

"I am a quiet, playful and polite kitten with super-soft medium fur."

Gender: Male

Birthdate: September 6, 2020

Breed: Mixed

Fur length: medium

Color: buff tabby with white

Purrsonality: Cautious but loving, playful and engaging

Children? I would do great with older kids.

Cats? I will need an age-appropriate cat friend in my new house.

Dogs? Dogs are OK as long as they are calm.

Fun Fact: The buff coloration is a dilute form of orange.

Dionis is available.

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I'm Freddy from Fairfax, Virginia

"I just turned 4 years old and enjoy being around people and other cats."

Gender: Male

Birthdate: March 20, 2017

Breed: Mixed

Fur length: short

Color: gray mackerel tabby

Purrsonality: happy, calm, confident, friendly to everyone

Children? I would do well with kids of any age but I am not as playful as a kitten anymore.

Cats? I would like to have another cat around but it is not necessary.

Dogs? I don't mind dogs if they are friendly.

Fun Fact: A house cat can run to the speed of about 30 mph over short distances.

Freddy has an application pending.

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I'm Jonesy from West Virginia

"I am a golden-eyed tabby that likes to play and hang out with my cat-bros."

Gender: Male

Birthdate: October 4, 2020

Breed: Mixed

Fur length: short

Color: orange tabby

Purrsonality: friendly, playful, confident

Children? I would do OK with respectful kids.

Cats? I will need an age-appropriate cat-friend in my new home.

Dogs? I like dogs as long as they are calm.

Fun Fact: After a year or so, some orange cats start sporting tiny black freckles around their mouths. This is called lentigo, and it’s harmless.

Jonesy is available.

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I'm CeCe from West Virginia

"I am a very social girl who loves people and other cats."

Gender: Female

Birthdate: April 9, 2020

Breed: Mixed

Fur length: short

Color: Gray tabby with white

Purrsonality: Playful, friendly, happy

Children? I would do well with any kids.

Cats? I would love other cats in my home.

Dogs? I can live with friendly dogs.

Fun Fact: Cats have 350,000 rods per square millimeter in their retina, compared to only 80,000-150,000 that humans have.They have 25 rods to each cone, compared to four rods to each cone in humans.

CeCe went home Saturday 5/8!!!

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I'm Ainsley from Rockbridge, Virginia

"I am   affectionate and  like getting pets and playing with people."

Gender: Female

Birthdate: February 23, 2020

Breed: Mixed

Fur length: Short

Color: White/tabby patches

Purrsonality: friendly, happy

Children? I would be happy with kids of any ages.

Cats? I will need an age-appropriate cat friend in my new home.

Dogs? I can live with friendly dogs.

Fun Fact: In 2004, a human grave containing a cat skeleton was unearthed on Cyprus, demonstrating that cats have been close companions of humans as far back as 9,500 years ago.

Ainsley is available.

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Coming soon: I'm Damari from West Virginia

"I am a quiet fluffy girl who likes chasing catnip mice and treats."

Gender: Female

Birthdate: September 6, 2020

Breed: Mixed

Fur length: long

Color: dilute tortie

Purrsonality: Reserved, curious.

Children? I would do well with respectful kids.

Cats? I need another age-appropriate cat in my home.

Dogs? I would do OK with calm dogs.

Fun Fact: The gray coloration on cats is a dilute version of black.

Damari will be moving to Meows Corner from foster soon so keep checking back!

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We are Tygra and Cheetara from Herndon, VA

"We were found under a car when we were  young kittens."

Gender: Male and female

Birthdate: June 1, 2020

Breed: Mixed

Fur length: short

Color: Orange tabby/white(Tygra) and torbie(Cheetara)

Purrsonality: Tygra is calmer and more confident than Cheetara. Cheetara loves playing in water.

Children? We would do best with older kids.

Cats? We are bonded and need to be adopted together, but can live with other cats.

Dogs? We are scared of dogs.

Fun Fact: Cats walk like camels and giraffes.

Tygra and Cheetara are available.

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I am Daniel from Warrenton, Virginia

"I am a big white young adult who is easy-going and loves people."

Gender: Male

Birthdate: March, 2019

Breed: Mixed

Fur length: short

Color: white

Purrsonality: Active, playful, friendly, easy-going.

Children? I would do well around children of all ages.

Cats? I don't need another cat friend but would enjoy a submissive/younger sidekick.

Dogs? I can get along with dogs if they are friendly!

Fun Fact: Cats can only move their jaw up and down (not side to side like a human's can)

Daniel has an application pending.

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I am Bella from Vienna, Virginia

"I am a sweet girl who needs time to trust people because I was living outside for a long time."

Gender: Female

Birthdate: May 3, 2019

Breed: Mixed

Fur length: short

Color: brown tabby

Purrsonality: Quiet, cautious, shy at first. Loves slicker brush and treats. Doesn't like canned food.

Children? I would need older, more patient children.

Cats? I would like to have a reassuring friend in my home.

Dogs? I would do well with friendly dogs.

Fun Fact: The domestic cat is the only feline that can hold its tail in a vertical position while walking. Wild cats hold their tails horizontally or tucked between their legs.

Bella is currently transitioning into Meows Corner.

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Coming soon: I'm Tarot from West Virginia

"I am playful and like hanging around other kittens."

Gender: Female

Birthdate: October 4, 2020

Breed: Mixed

Fur length: Long

Color: orange tabby

Purrsonality: Curious, playful, calm.

Children? I would do great with respectful kids.

Cats? I will need another age-appropriate kitty in my house.

Dogs? I like friendly dogs.

Fun Fact: Only 1 in 10 mixed breed cats are long-haired, and only 1 in 5 orange tabbies are female, which means just 1 in 50 have both traits.

Tarot will be joining friends at Meows Corner soon so keep checking back!

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I'm Marzipan from Woodbridge, VA

"I am  a pudgy girl  with strong opinions about  life, love, and happiness!"

Gender: Female

Birthdate: January 22, 2019

Breed: Mixed

Fur length: Short

Color: Almond brown tabby

Purrsonality: Kind of a diva, selective about her friends.

Children? I wouldn't mind older kids.

Cats? I would probably do best with a submissive cat or no cats in my new home.

Dogs? Dogs are annoying and stupid. Dogs drool, cats rule!

Fun Fact: A cat can jump up to 6 times its body length.

Marzipan has an application pending.

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I am Suki from West Virginia

"I am a playful young lady and like getting pets once I get to know you."

Gender: Female

Birthdate: May 1, 2019

Breed: Mixed

Fur length: Long

Color: White

Purrsonality: Friendly, playful, needs time to get used to new things. Doesn't like to be picked up by people she doesn't know.

Children? I would do well with older children.

Cats? I can live on my own or with another calm, friendly kitty.

Dogs? I like friendly dogs.

Fun Fact: Four mutations that produce long-haired coats in domestic cats have been identified in a single gene. (UC Davis Veterinary Genetics Lab)

Suki is available.

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Coming Soon: I am Scooby from Fairfax, Virginia

"I am a young, active and curious boy hoping to make lots of cat and human friends at Meows Corner!"

Gender: Male

Birthdate: May 5, 2020

Breed: Mixed

Fur length: Short

Color: Orange tabby/white

Purrsonality: Friendly, lap cat, playful, active, curious

Children? I would do well with kids of all ages.

Cats? I will need another young cat to play with.

Dogs? I like friendly dogs.

Fun Fact: Even if your cat is healthy, “unusual external events” ( e.g. re-arranging furniture or house guests) make it just as likely to refuse food, throw up a lot, and deposit its waste somewhere other than its litter box, according to researchers from Ohio State University.

Scooby will be joining friends at Meows Corner soon, so be sure to check back for updates!

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I am Harrison from Sterling, Virginia

"I am a  handsome  young adult  that likes playing and getting pets from people!"

Gender: Male

Birthdate: March, 2018

Breed: Mixed

Fur length: Short

Color: Black

Purrsonality: Takes time to get to know you, but then friendly and happy.

Children? I would do well with kids.

Cats? I can live on my own or with another calm, friendly kitty after slow introductions.

Dogs? I like friendly dogs if we are introduced slowly.

Fun Fact: There are 2 sub-species to the felis catus species: Pantherinae and Felinae.

Harrison is available.

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Coming soon: I am Gilbert from West Virginia

"I am a fearless  kitten who  craves attention from  people and playing with other animals."

Gender: Male

Birthdate: June 17, 2020

Breed: Siamese mix

Fur length: Short

Color: Buff

Purrsonality: Cuddly, friendly, playful, outgoing, loves other animals, lap cat.

Children? I would do well with kids of all ages.

Cats? I will need another active cat-pal in my home if I don't have other pets to play with.

Dogs? Dogs are just bigger playmates!

Fun Fact: The first Siamese cat to arrive in America was allegedly given to First Lady Lucy Hayes (wife of Rutherford B. Hayes) in 1879.

Gilbert will be joining his friends at Meows Corner soon so stay tuned!

Fosters Needed

Help 4Paws save cats from overwhelmed shelters!

4Paws Rescue Team's greatest volunteer need is for fosters. The more fosters we have the more cats we can save! If you can foster a cat or a mother cat and litter, please email florence@fourpaws.org

Thank you!