This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Gigi, a 3-year-old Bombay cat who enjoys wet food and strings of any kind.
Here is what her owner Alexandra had to say:
Gigi is a three-ish Bombay beauty who lives in Arlington, VA with her parents Frank and Alexandra. She has been a VA resident for longer than her parents and loves to show them how locals live. Gigi was adopted from Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA) in September of 2016. Though barely older than a kitten herself, she had given birth to a litter of kittens prior to being adopted into the O’Donnell-Fee household. Still she has retained her kitten-like spirit and is conquering her remaining pregnancy fat by working out intensely at 3 a.m.
Gigi likes wet food in any fish flavor, strings of any kind, and her special chair in the living room. She does not like scratches on the butt or when new people neglect to greet her at the door. Her biggest dream is escaping down the hallway of the apartment floor she lives on, but she is afraid of the carpet. When she grows up, Gigi wants to be a celebrity chef mostly so she can sit around in the grocery bags.
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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