This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Vida, an adopted cat who comes to Courthouse from Pennsylvania.
Here’s what her owner, Samantha, had to say on her behalf:
Hi there, my name is Vida and I am 5 ½ years old. I’m originally from Pennsylvania and was taken in as a stray by my mom when I was about 2 months old. We made the journey to Arlington 4 years ago and have loved living in the Courthouse area in Arlington.
I love talking to my parents, especially to let them know when to feed me or when I want some attention. My favorite toys are my stuffed “buddies”- in particular, I have a dog that I’ve had since I was a kitten and have pulled almost all the stuffing out of him. When my mom’s boyfriend moved in with us last year, he bought me Yoda and Chewbacca mouse toys since he’s a Star Wars fan, which quickly won me over. The best spots to sit around our apartment are on my humans’ laps or my blanket (stolen from my new dad) on top of the couch.
And like every typical cat, I love when there are spare boxes around for me to sit 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.