Arlington’s Pet of the Week is Mia, a 5 year old tuxedo cat who loves sunbathing in her cat tower.
Here is what Mia’s owner has to say about her life here in Arlington:
Mia is a 5 year old tuxedo kitty who only weighs 6 lbs! Mia has some neurological problems – she failed most of her reflex tests at the vet which was probably due to malnutrition before I rescued her as a kitten. She may bump into some furniture now and again but according to her, she’s absolutely normal and definitely runs the show at our house!
Mia is endlessly comical and provides us with nonstop entertainment. She commands 24/7 cuddling and is happiest when burying into your neck and falling asleep on your chest. Mia doesn’t meow like regular cats, but instead has a high-pitched squeak and she’s very chatty. I’ve never known a cat to have such a variety of things to say; it feels like real communication! She also usually sits or sleeps with her legs all over the place. She is the most unusual and silly cat I’ve ever had and we wouldn’t have it any other way.
Besides cuddling and squeaking, Mia’s favorite activities include sleeping in the sun in her cat tower, sleeping on her heating pad, eating catnip, and chasing a bouncy ball around the house.
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 eight 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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Hello Everyone — You are invited to the final meeting of NAACP Arlington Branch NAACP for 2022
When: Dec 12, 2022, 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 2022 General Membership Meeting — NAACP Arlington Branch
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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
7:00 pm Meeting Opens.
7:30 pm Installation
8:00 pm Presentation/Q&A; by Dave Schutz on Ranked Choice Voting
8:30 pm Final Remarks and Comments by Newly Elected Members
9:00 pm Meeting Adjourns
Installation Official Robert N. Barnette, Jr. President, Virginia State Conference NAACP The President of the Virginia State Conference NAACP will serve as the Installation Official and provide remarks for our newly elected officers at the general membership.
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Clarendon Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration
Experience the festival of lights!!
*Lighting of a giant 9 foot Menorah