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Arlington Pet of the Week: Weasley

by ARLnow.com June 6, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0

This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Weasley, a 6-year-old rescue who loves to accompany his owner on road trips.

Here’s what Weasley’s owner, Kristin, had to say about him:

This is Weasley, a 6-year old rescue who we believe is Maine Coon and Turkish Angora. He has all of the good qualities of a cat, combined with the good qualities of a dog. He is super affectionate, but also very smart; he knows commands, greets you at the door, and plays fetch (if he is in the mood). He loves his toy bear, belly and cheek rubs, naps, and treats. Weas loves to pounce on his toys, especially ribbons or catnip toys. That’s why we call him a little lion cub (plus he has an amazing mane).

He has traveled with his mom to multiple destinations and is the best road-trip companion. He just sits in his seat and looks out the window. It’s always funny to see people double take when they realize he is a cat. He really thinks he is a human. Anyone who thinks they don’t like cats will change their mind if they meet this fluffer!

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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