Attention: The safety of our adopters and volunteers is our highest priority. HART has cancelled all dog adoption events until further notice, however we are still doing adoptions for our animals. Please submit an application online to adopt a dog or cat. After we receive your online application, we will contact you as soon as possible regarding the dog or cat you are interested in.

What do you need to know about coronavirus?

These cats are currently available for adoption. Click the cat's name or photo for additional details and contact info.

Cats listed as "Adoption Pending" have applicants that have passed partway through the adoption process. You may still apply for these cats, but your application will only be considered if the current application is not finalized.

Amelia K
Amelia K

About 1 year
Female
Mix

FIV+

This beautiful little lady was rescued from the streets in Kuwait. Amelia is a sweet, talkative kitty who enjoys attention and catnip.


Baby Boy
Baby Boy

About 3 years
Male
DSH

Baby Boy is a good household citizen! He climbs on laps, loves to be petted and scratched all over. He can be picked up and carried, too. He likes to talk and will follow his foster mom around the house. He... (more)


Beauty's Beauties
Beauty's Beauties

4 months
1 Male, 2 Females
DSH

cerrebellar hypoplasia

This is a special litter of kittens. Bingo, Bunny, and Bindi were born with cerrebellar hypoplasia. Because of this, they have been slower to get the hang of things, but they are coming along very well, and... (more)


Buttercup II
Buttercup II

About 3 years
Female
DSH

FIV+

Sweetheart Buttercup is seeking out a lap to call her own! We don't know much about her history, as she was just left at a NC shelter, but she has shown us how glad she is to be rescued! Buttercup is FIV+, but... (more)


Cheshire
Cheshire

About 3 years
Male
DSH

Cheshire is a loving, gorgeous boy with a heart of gold!


Chess
Chess

About 1 year
Female
DSH

My name is Chess and I am a great constant companion. I like to be a part of the household activities, and I offer my support and encouragement freely. I have a sweet disposition, and an innate trust for... (more)


Delights!
Delights!

Adoption Pending

About 13 weeks
2 Males, 2 Females
DSH

These pets were just rescued recently. We're currently learning more about them; please check back soon.


Derrick
Derrick

Roughly 9 years
Male
DSH

Derrick is a special guy. The way to his heart is through his stomach, but who doesn't love tasty treats? He loves to come to you for pets, and treats, and treats and more treats. Derrick's favorite thing... (more)


Ducky I
Ducky I

New Arrival

13 years
Male
DSH
Declawed

Ducky is a cat who is used to having his human all to himself. Unfortunately his owner has terminal cancer, and is no longer in a position to give him everything he needs. Ducky is a talkative guy who will... (more)


Final Fantasy
No photo available

New Arrival

About 13 weeks
2 Males, 1 Female
DSH

These pets were just rescued recently. We're currently learning more about them; please check back soon.


Fiyero
Fiyero

About 8 years
Male
DSH

Fiyero has a super big purrsonality. He loves hanging out with his humans...in same room, on same bed, but he is not clingy. He is an absolute hoot with the faucet. He tosses the water around, lets it run... (more)


Gilly and Luvey
Gilly and Luvey

About 1 year & About 2 years
Male & Female
DMH

Luvey and Gilly are a mother/son pair who are very bonded. They are absolutely adorable! These sweethearts are gentle and quiet. They love to play chase with each other and watch squirrels out the window.... (more)


Happy I
Happy I

About 4 months
Female
DSH

This pet was just rescued recently. We're currently learning more about them; please check back soon.


Kittens
Kittens




We have kittens! Kittens come and go quickly, and are sometimes adopted out before they have been posted on the HART website. If you would like to adopt a kitten, the best first step is to read our


Kitty Club
Kitty Club

About 13 weeks
1 Male, 2 Females
DSH

These pets were just rescued recently. We're currently learning more about them; please check back soon.


Klausy
Klausy

About 4 years
Male
DMH

My buddies, Lulu, Gizmo, and I lost our home when our owners split up. A kind family friend took us in and needs help finding our real forever homes. We could stay together, or be adopted separately. What's... (more)


Matcha
Matcha

New Arrival

8 months
Male
DMH

This handsome fellow would love to find a home with another playful kitty, or be matched up with another HART kitten.


Minerva
Minerva

Adoption Pending

About 5 years
Female
DMH

Minerva and her friend Mewgatu lost their home due to allergies. Minerva is an absolute doll. Her sweet purr can become quite loud when being pet. She really enjoys being by you, or on your... (more)


Miss Cuddles
Miss Cuddles

Adoption Pending

About 1 year
Female
DSH

Asthma

Cuddles is very, very sweet, affectionate, and peaceful. She likes to climb and play. She even plays by herself a lot by chasing her tail and running around from one room to another. In her original foster... (more)


Mix n Match
Mix n Match

Adoption Pending

About 13 weeks
1 Female
DSH

This band of "sisters" came together from NC. While they're maybe not littermates, they are buddies and would love to find a home together in pairs, or matched up with your own playful kitty at home!


Mountaineers
Mountaineers

Foster Me

8 months & About 8 months
Female & Male
DSH

Tuxedo Lovers, meet Teton and Olympus! This well-dressed gentleman and his adorable sister, Olympus, are looking to climb their way into your heart.


Ms. Myrtle
Ms. Myrtle

About 1 year
Female
DSH

This pet was just rescued recently. We're currently learning more about them; please check back soon.


Paisley D
Paisley D

About 1 year
Female
DSH

This pet was just rescued recently. We're currently learning more about them; please check back soon.


Pearl D
Pearl D

About 1 year
Female
DSH

This pet was just rescued recently. We're currently learning more about them; please check back soon.


Pearl's Pair
Pearl's Pair

10 weeks
1 Male, 1 Female
DSH

These pets were just rescued recently. We're currently learning more about them; please check back soon.


Sammie and Gigi
Sammie and Gigi

About 8 months
Female & Male
DSH

This is the winning team! Sammie is cute, smart, and loves a routine. He knows that opening the can means Dinner! And prances on over to his place. He knows where and when it is playtime and brings his feather... (more)


Sassy I
Sassy I

New Arrival

About 4 years
Female
Himalayan

This pet was just rescued recently. We're currently learning more about them; please check back soon.


Schrodinger
Schrodinger

About 9 months
Male
DSH

yes

Give this guy a chance! This awesome kitty was rescued as a tiny kitten off the streets of DC. He suffered a rectal stricture that required four surgeries to correct. He is all healed now and is loving life,... (more)


Shadow R
Shadow R

About 6 months
Male
DMH

Shadow is a beautiful little long haired kitten and a shy boy. Once he trusts you he would love for you to pet him all day while he purrs his face off! He is very playful and snuggly. He is bonded with Ginger... (more)


Skye (formerly Trevor)
Skye (formerly Trevor)

About 5 months
Female
DSH

This pet was just rescued recently. We're currently learning more about them; please check back soon.


Winston Salem
Winston Salem

About 3 years
Males
DSH

These laid-back North Carolina dudes are looking for a family to adopt. Salem, the outgoing and playful vanguard, is the 'voice' of this pair . Winston is happy to let Salem do all his 'show-boating', knowing... (more)


Xena Momma
Xena Momma

7 years
Female
DSH

I am a sweet girl who has been treated nicely by my human friends, but I lived outside all the time. Now I need a real home. I am very trusting and quiet, and I love to explore and see new things. I love to... (more)