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Arlington Pet of the Week: Kona

by Ethan Rothstein — July 2, 2014 at 12:30 pm 808 0

This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Kona, who likes to give her owners a prompt, 5:00 a.m. wakeup call with a headbutt.

Here’s what owner Megan had to say about her cat:

My name is Kona, and I am a lovely 2-year-old tortoiseshell domestic short-hair cat. On a Saturday morning three months ago, I woke up as I had for at least two months before: in a cage in a PetSmart. The animal rescue that had saved me treated me so well, but it was not the same as being in a forever home. But, a nice lady and man who had seen me on the Internet saw how beautiful I was and how much promise I had, and they brought me to my new home in Arlington.

I was allowed to bring my favorite toy, Mousie, who I like to flip in the air and bat around with my feet. And, the nice people bought me a bunch of other toys, which I enjoy playing with at about 3:00 in the morning. It’s a good warm-up for 5:00 in the morning, when I like to head butt my new owners to get up and start the day with me.

I’m a talkative girl, and I meow most of the time when I am spoken to by my humans. I am also a kitty who appreciates the simple things in life: nothing makes me happier than sitting in a fresh cardboard box. I am a “binge watcher” of what my people call “my television,” a window with a panoramic view of a birdbath. Arlington is a breathtaking and peaceful place for me, and I look forward to making it my home for a very long time.

Want your pet to be considered for the Arlington Pet of the Week? Email office@arlnow.com with a 2-3 paragraph bio and at least 3-4 horizontally-oriented photos of your pet.

Each week’s winner receives a sample of dog or cat treats from our sponsor, Becky’s Pet Care, along with $100 in Becky’s Bucks. Becky’s Pet Care, the winner of three Angie’s List Super Service Awards and the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters’ 2013 Business of the Year, provides professional dog walking and pet sitting services in Arlington and Northern Virginia.

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