September 2021 Pet of the Month

Name: Harry

Breed: Ragdoll

Likes: Treats, treats, and did I mention treats? Also chasing/attacking his sister, Peggy, getting into boxes, watching TV, belly rubs, and anything that makes a crinkling sound. Basically, whenever we’re opening packages, he has a front-row seat.

I’ll take ALL the treats, please!

Dislikes: Thunder, having his nails clipped.

About Harry: Harry is a very goofy, laid back guy with a great sense […]

August 2021 Pet of the Month

Name: Fela

Breed: Domestic medium hair

Likes: Freeze-dried chicken treats, falling asleep while birdwatching, playing with pipe-cleaners

I see you’re in the kitchen – are you getting food for me?

Dislikes: Being picked up, traveling, when dinner is late

About Fela: Fela was born under someone’s house in NE DC in July 2017 and had an awesome foster mom through the Humane Rescue Alliance as a young […]

July 2021 Pet of the Month

Name: Figi Byrd

Breed: African Grey Parrot

Likes: Music (my tastes range from Depeche Mode to Vivaldi), dancing, any food I’m not supposed to have. I enjoy playing with my house panther Luna Nyx as well. I expect to be included in whatever humans are doing. I also love to get down off my cage, go walkabout and generally stress out my human.

“You can […]

June 2021 Pet of the Month

Name: Stanford

Breed: Domestic Long Hair

Likes: Car rides, philosophical discussion (he mostly listens), going outside on his leash, drinking from tall glasses, going on hikes in his backpack, the taste of spring grass, his favorite chair, watching bird videos

All I need is good food, good company, the occasional trip to the front yard on my leash, and a comfortable place to rest—that is […]

May 2021 Pet of the Month

Name: Sofie

Breed: Long-haired domestic – some say she may be part Norwegian Forest Cat.

Likes: Chirping at and watching birds in the window, hiding in boxes and belly rubs.

I’m the boss of the house. Always listen to me, I need way more attention!

Dislikes: Food (has to be closed in her room so she’ll eat) and having her nails clipped.

About Sofie: Sofie came to […]

April 2021 Pet of the Month

Name: Elpheba

Breed: Calico

Likes: Head scratches, cuddling.

Don’t go to work; instead stay home and scratch my head all day!

Dislikes: Water (similar to her namesake)

About Elpheba: Elpheba got her name from the lead character of the book and musical Wicked. She loves to cuddle with her sister Starbuck (whose name came from the character in Battlestar Galactica not, as most people think, from the […]

March 2021 Pet of the Month

Name: Andy

Breed: Maine Coon Cat, fur is orange, eyes are yellow.

Likes: His mom, talking & listening, petting, purring, chirping, Fancy Feast, plastic, napping in the sun and sitting on jigsaw puzzles.

Thank you for adopting me and giving me such a wonderful forever home where I am loved and admired.

Dislikes: Bananas, strangers and knocks on the door, being restrained, and especially, Litter Robot.

About […]

February 2021 Pet of the Month

Name: Nikki, but will only respond to “Natasha”.

Breed: Calico, but wonder if she could be part Maine Coon with some of her habits.

Likes: Looking at herself in the mirror, sitting next to the bathtub watching me take a bath then hops in the tub to take a nap, drinking out of any faucet with running water and paying special attention to our friends with […]

January 2021 Pet of the Month

Name: Lyla

Breed: Norwegian Forest Cat Mix

Likes: Heating vents, cardboard boxes, and her screened porch where she loudly defends her castle from critters who dare enter the yard.

I love being the boss!

Dislikes: Catnip

About Lyla: Having languished in a shelter for more than a year, Lyla was adopted by our son who then moved home briefly after college. When he left, we said goodbye […]

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