Pet of the Month Archive

/Pet of the Month Archive

September 2017 Pet of the Month

Meet Finny!

Name: Finbar (or affectionately, “Finny”)

Breed: Maine Coon Mix

Maine Coon cats are thought to have descended from longhaired Norwegian Forest Cats that cross-bred with an extinct domestic breed here in the US. According to the Cat Fancier’s Association, Norwegian Forest Cats were likely “the cat the Viking explorers took with them to keep their ships clear of rodents, the same job they had in […]

August 2017 Pet of the Month

Meet Momo!

Name: Momo (He came with his name as Kokomo, but the human felt that he was more of a “momo” which is a Tibetan dumpling).

Breed: Domestic short-hair

Likes: Getting brushed, wet-food, lots of pets from the human and oh did I say brushings?

I am a wanna-be super meowdel

Dislikes: Vacuum cleaner, and cuddles from the human that go on for too long

About Momo: Momo is […]

July 2017 Pet of the Month

Meet Truman!

Name: Truman

Breed: Holland Lop

Likes: Bananas, Papaya, fuzzy blankets, face rubs, Game of Thrones, and NPR

I may look small and cute, but let’s face it, I’m in charge here.

Dislikes: When his humans sleep in on the weekend, vacuum cleaners, loud noises, and when someone sits in his spot on the couch.

About Truman: Truman was adopted from Arlington Animal Welfare. He was named after President […]

June 2017 Pet of the Month

Meet Binky!

Name: Binky (We know–not a sophisticated name for such a gorgeous cat. We originally named him Lincoln, given his beautiful copper colored coat, but that soon morphed into Linky, which morphed into Binky, and somehow that stuck!)

Breed: Abyssinian (cinnamon)

Likes: Having his belly rubbed; sleeping in his heated bed or under the covers with us; FOOD; sitting like a sphinx; eating plastic then throwing […]

May 2017 Pet of the Month

Meet Grant!

Name: Grant Mitchell

Breed: Flame Point Siamese

Likes: Food, including whatever my human drops on the floor or forgets on the counter. (I have been known to steal the toasted half of a bagel when my human isn’t looking.) My favorite pastime includes roaming the apartment and window gazing while holding my toy “Mousie” in my mouth. I also love tussling with my brother, Charlie Slater, […]

April 2017 Pet of the Month

Meet Eliza and Pumpkin!

Name: Eliza and Pumpkin

Breed: Both Eliza and Pumpkin are American shorthair tabbies

Likes: Eliza likes perching proudly on the top of cat trees and having her silky fur gently brushed. Pumpkin likes perching wherever she takes a catly notion to perch and then enjoys depositing copious fur gifts thereon.

We may live under the same roof, but don’t get in my […]

March 2017 Pet of the Month

Meet Cindy!

Name: Cinderella (aka “Cindy”)

Breed: Striped Tabby (with a white “necklace” around her neck)

Likes: Snuggling, burying under covers, lying in the sun, watching critters in the yard, playing with Ama, being groomed by Mama

Chill, man, life is good.

Dislikes: Sudden noises

About Cinderella: Cindy is the most respectful, kind, dainty cat I have ever known. She asks nothing of anyone. She came to me […]

February 2017 Pet of the Month

Meet Mister Whiskers!

Name: Mister Whiskers

Breed: Orange tabby

Likes: Ear, chin, and belly rubs, looking out the window, sleeping in the sunshine, waking up at 4am for snacks, silently judging everyone

What do you mean I already ate?

Dislikes: Being picked up, the loud vacuum cleaner, and really any type of disturbance

About Mister Whiskers: Mister is a chunky green-eyed fellow who meowed his way into my […]

January 2017 Pet of the Month

Meet Pippin and Sasha!

Name: Pippin and Sasha

Breed: Manx Tabbies

Likes: Whiling away the hours together eating, napping and playing – in that order.

We’re two Good Hombres!

Dislikes: Too much time in between meals

About Pippin and Sasha: These Manx brothers are two Good Hombres! Pippin and Sasha, rescued from a kitty mill nine years ago, are as social and loving as they are adorable. Given […]

December 2016 Pet of the Month

Meet Bella & CoCo!

Name: Bella (black & white) & CoCo (tortoiseshell)

Breed: Domestic Short Hair

Likes: Lounging in warm sunny windows, sitting in piles of blankets right out of the dryer, sitting in any box our mother brings home, tummy rubs, chin scratches and, most of all, snuggles with our human mother. We also love & appreciate all the great care & attention we get from […]