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Your daily dose of cute: 5 furry felines to adopt now in Washington

Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of lovable kitties up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Washington, so you won't have to look far to find the perfect new pal.

Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of cats available for adoption near you. Read on to meet some friendly, furry locals.

Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Details like pet availability, training, vaccinations and other features are based on data provided by Petfinder and may be subject to change; contact the shelter for the latest information.

Butterscotch, domestic shorthair

Adorable Butterscotch is a female domestic shorthair cat currently housed at City Dogs Rescue & City Kitties.

She's already vaccinated, and she has been spayed. She is also house-trained, with good litter-box etiquette.

Contact City Dogs Rescue & City Kitties for information about Butterscotch's compatibility with kids and other pets.

From Butterscotch's caretaker:

Butterscotch is always excited to socialize with people. Greeting guests at the door and playing with her toys are among her favorite activities! Butterscotch purrs constantly (when sitting on laps, eating food or rubbing against your leg). Well-mannered, loving and affectionate are all words that define her.

Apply to adopt Butterscotch today at Petfinder.

Blue Bell, domestic shorthair and Russian blue mix

Blue Bell is a female domestic shorthair and Russian blue mix staying at Lucky Dog Animal Rescue.

Her vaccinations are up to date, and she has been spayed. She has work to do on house-training etiquette.

What my friends at Lucky Dog Animal Rescue think of me:

Blue Bell is very friendly, so we think she will be fine with other cats and kids. I’m looking for a family that loves cuddly, lovable cats. She is out of the crazy kitten stage but is still very playful and has a lot of energy to burn. 

Read more about how to adopt Blue Bell on Petfinder.

Logos, domestic shorthair

Logos is a male domestic shorthair cat being kept at City Dogs Rescue & City Kitties.

Logos is a social animal; he gets along well with other cats. He is vaccinated, and he has been neutered. Good news: He is already house-trained.

Logos's friends say:

This cute-faced snuggly ball of love has a carefree cat-titude and will nap anywhere. There isn't a cat Logos hasn't loved. Maybe it's his indiscriminate love for all toys, strings and balls that he loves to play fetch with. Logos really is a gentle and sweet cat who would do well in any household. 

Apply to adopt Logos today at Petfinder.

Kaylee, domestic mix

Charming Kaylee is a 2-year-old female domestic and polydactyl (extra toes) mix being cared for at City Dogs Rescue & City Kitties.

Her vaccinations are up to date, and she has been spayed. Plus, she's already house-trained. Contact City Dogs Rescue & City Kitties for information about Kaylee's compatibility with kids and other pets.

From Kaylee's caretaker:

Kaylee is a super loving and cuddly cat. Very inquisitive. Loves head, neck and belly rubs. She has polydactyl feet but prefers her (extra) toes not be touched. Kaylee is new to the rescue and we can't wait to find out more about her. 

Sound like a good fit? Fill out an application at Petfinder.

Stella, domestic shorthair

Stella is a darling female domestic shorthair cat staying at Lucky Dog Animal Rescue.

Stella likes to socialize — she loves other cats! She's vaccinated, and she has been spayed. She still needs some guidance on proper house-training.

Stella's caretakers say:

Stella is friendly, cuddly and gets along well with the other kitties she has been living with. Stella is a very affectionate lap cat. She loves to be cuddled, loves to come to lie on your lap and be close to you. She is looking forward to some "me time." 

Apply to adopt Stella today at Petfinder.


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