Arlington, VA

This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Nelson, a cat who lives in Douglas Park.

Here is what he had to say about his life so far:

I live in Douglas Park Arlington with my mom Joni and dad Tom. Someone found me on the streets of Arlington and dropped me off at the animal shelter in Arlington when I was just 6 weeks old and it wasn’t long before I found my “forever home.”

I live with my cat sisters, Etta and Isabella Rose and enjoy chasing stuffed mice and enjoying a little birdwatching from our dining room.

I am also and avid gardener and love shopping days at Costco because there is sure to be a new “cardboard condo” for us to play in.

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 of 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.


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