Pet of the Month Archive

June 2024 Pet of the Month

Name: Carma

Breed: American standard shorthair

Likes: Traveling by car (so much to see!)

Where’s Jeff?

Dislikes: Zoom calls (what’s the big deal?)

About Carma: Carma came to me via a friend at work. Her niece had moved back in with her parents and needed to find a new home for her young cat. Her mother refused to have the cat in the house and banished Carma […]

May 2024 Pet of the Month

Name: Jackson

Breed: Ragdoll

Likes: Pets on the belly, meal time, snuggling with his pet parents and baby Annie, playing with wand toys, his brother Homer, and snoozing

When’s dinner? I love, love, love, my food

Dislikes: The unpredictable and erratic movements of our 6 and 4 year-old boys (Teddy and Pruitt)

About Jackson: Jackson is one cool cat. My husband and I adopted Jackson and his […]

April 2024 Pet of the Month

Name: Oscar Felipe Natelson

Breed: Mixed (but he looks like he has either some Maine Coon or Norwegian Forest Cat with his fluffy good looks and tufted paws).

Likes: Bird, squirrel and chipmunk watching – and judging the neighbors. He is also a big fan of Hartz Stew and Churu treats and long massages.

Get off your butt and give me a massage now.

Dislikes: Strangers, […]

March 2024 Pet of the Month

Name: Luna

Breed: Queen of the Castle

Likes: Supervising the household, belly rubs, bouncy balls, watching sports with Dad, getting brushed, greeting people at the door.

“Florals? For spring? Groundbreaking.” -The Devil Wears Prada

Dislikes: Vacuums, her rowdy sister, mom sleeping in.

About Luna: Looking at her now, it’s hard to believe that the regal Queen Luna once lived on the streets of DC for two years. […]

February 2024 Pet of the Month

Name: Loki

Breed: Bearded Dragon

Likes: Blueberries, Dubia Roaches, Hornworms, Music, when people talk to him, looking out the window

Got any dubia or hornworms?

Dislikes: Medicine, the ceiling fan (he thinks it’s a bird), cold, being handled roughly

About Loki: Loki is a fun and curious little bearded dragon. His body fits in the palm of my hand, but his tail reaches all the way to […]

January 2024 Pet of the Month

Name: Blaze

Breed: Domestic Short Hair

Likes: Blaze loves play, and fetches thrown objects such as balls or fake mice and drops them at my feet to be thrown again. He also likes prodding paper and plastic in a way to make noise, and will bite the tight plastic on cases of cat food, making a snapping noise and leaving teeth marks. He also likes more […]

December 2023 Pet of the Month

Name: Loki

Breed: Domestic Short Hair, Tabby

Likes: Being brushed, playing with the packing paper from the Chewy box, feathers, catnip pickle, mewing at the birds in the birdbath, and watching the wildlife in our yard

“More, please!”, whether it is food, brushing, or enjoying her daily walk around the house.

Dislikes: Other cats, barking dogs, riding in the car, the doorbell, loud kids when they […]

November 2023 Pet of the Month

Name: Gina Marie Redmond

Breed: Domestic Short Hair

Likes: Napping perched on a throne of cozy blankets, red dot laser time, ear scratches, Tzatziki sauce, stealing your seat on the couch when you get up, favorite toy – “I’m a Big Dill” catnip pickle

Will cuddle for wet food and belly rubs!

Dislikes: Empty food dish, Roomba, transit via cat carrier, not being center of attention, […]

October 2023 Pet of the Month

Name: Marshmallow aka “Marshy”

Breed: Beautiful Tuxedo Domestic Longhair

Likes: Any kind of food and any kind of affection

Mom, can you put that other cat up for adoption? Please?

Dislikes: Terrified of tin foil and a strong aversion to brown and white male tabbies

About Marshmallow: My mom came across me while I was incarcerated in Houston, TX at the Humane Society. A few months […]

September 2023 Pet of the Month

Name: Dexter

Breed: Female Lionhead Rabbit

Likes: Getting brushed, Halloween pumpkins, sleeping all day in our office, West Virginia, spending time with Lorraine from Sit-A-Pet.

I am a diva!

Dislikes: Our second home in DC (but she’s starting to change her mind), getting picked up, sitting on the sofa (except when she wants to), other rabbits.

About Dexter: Dexter came to us on a cold winter day […]

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