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Phone: 703-231-7199
25 Dove St.
5393 Harbor Court Dr.

Virginia 22314
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Direct beneficiaries per year: Over 250 cats and kittens yearly that arrive from being abandoned outdoors or in empty homes, from area animal shelters, or from families who can no longer care for their cat.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Help at adoption events, feed the kitties, socialize the kitties, help us clean the orphanage, assist with fundraisers, assist with marketing.

Geographic areas served: DC/Alexandria metropolitan area

Programs: We have a Pet Food Pantry Program for local residents who need help feeding their cats.

We are proud to be the only cat-exclusive orphanage in Alexandria, Va. We have been in business since 2003, and were previously known as The Albert Foundation for many years before becoming King Street Cats. Because we are a free-roaming and no-kill cat orphanage, we have the "cat-friendliest cats" in town! Our primary purpose is to educate and assist the community in regard to cat welfare, and to provide loving homes for the cats and kittens in our care. We accomplish this through outreach to the local community by providing information on proper cat care, behavioral problems and medical issues involving cats. We also assist local residents in locating and retrieving lost cats and assist individuals through the cat adoption process. We provide abandoned and rescued cats and kittens with a safe and secure temporary home until a permanent, loving home can be found. We promote spaying and neutering and all our cats and kittens are sterilized and fully up-to-date on all medical care prior to adoption. We also provide post-adoption support for adopters and anyone else that needs cat care advice. Because we only work in the area of cat welfare .... we know cats!

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What a fantastic organization! Everyone is so committed to taking care of these wonderful cats and finding the perfect home for all of them. Even special needs or difficult cats are accepted with open arms, because the volunteers know they need more help then others to find good homes. Please ... more »
They accepted a stray cat I had found, and I was very impressed by their positive, helpful attitudes and genuine feeling for the beautiful cats for whom they care extremely well. People may not understand what an overwhelming job they have, but I'm very impressed with their efforts and their ... more »
We adopted a cat from King Street Cats over a year ago and we were impressed with the entire adoption process. The process begins with a detailed application and vetting process that was very helpful because when we arrived at the shelter, KSC had picked out a few possible "matches" for us based on... more »
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