This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Greta, a sweet and playful cat who is partially blind.
Here’s what Greta’s owners, Jenna and Robert, had to say about her:
Greta Molster is a three-and-a-half year-old Siamese kitty who loves cuddles, chasing laser pointers and playing with her collection of toy mice.
A few years ago Greta’s parents, Jenna and Robert, adopted her just three months after they started dating, despite the fact that Robert is allergic to most cats. However, Jenna always imagined life with a kitty and encouraged Robert to help her find a one that he wasn’t (too) allergic to. Thankfully, along came Greta! Once her owners saw Greta’s adorable blind eye and fluffy fur, they knew she was the one for them.
Greta has the sweetest personality and will accept a bully rub from anyone who will offer. She particularly likes nudging visitors into paying attention to her. Her parents recently moved into a two-bedroom condo and Greta could not be happier to have her own room. Her favorite place to relax is on the right pillow nearest to the window on the guest bed, where she can watch the buses drive by.
Greta’s likes are chasing laser pointers, hearing her mom shake the bag of treats, snoozing on fuzzy blankets, batting at toy mice and loose hair elastics, and watching Lucha Libre wrestling with her dad. She dislikes the vacuum cleaner, John Cena, car rides, hearing the wind blowing through the trees and when her parents leave for work.
Want your pet to be considered for the Arlington Pet of the Week? Email[email protected] with a 2-3 paragraph bio and at least 3-4 horizontally-oriented photos of your pet. Please don’t send vertical photos, they don’t fit in our photo galleries!
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 is the winner six consecutive Angie’s List Super Service Awards, the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters’ 2013 Business of the Year and a proud supporter of the Arlington County Pawsitively Prepared Campaign.
Becky’s Pet Care provides professional dog walking and pet sitting in Arlington and all of Northern Virginia, as well as PetPrep training courses for Pet Care, CPR and emergency preparedness.
Take a tour of the Courthouse neighborhood and explore two local favorites of Sallie Seiy, your guide in the latest Neighborhood Spotlight.
Good Friday evening, Arlington. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier today…
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🎉 Tonight, we invite you to the French Riviera, one of the most exciting places on earth – without ever boarding a plane! And celebrate Mardi Gras and the Carnival of Nice on French soil as we welcome you to a special evening at the Embassy of France!
From the elegance of classical French culture to the most celebrated Rivera nightlife of the 21st Century, experience a special evening of fantastic French food, wine, music, and ambiance.
Enjoy the flavors of Nice, Monaco, and St. Tropez in the beautiful and festive Maison Francaise at the French Embassy.
🍽️ On the Menu: Delicious French food
Cody Chance and Dick Nathan of Long & Foster are hosting a free workshop on the topic of “down-sizing” at their office on Cherry Hill Rd. (formerly Lee Highway) in Arlington on Thursday, February 29 from 5:30PM-7:00PM.
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