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Animal Shelter 02-13-11

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The Los Alamos Animal Shelter, 226 East Road, 662-8179, has a great selection of on-site adoptable pets; others are in foster care with loving, temporary homes.
All of our fully reconditioned adoptable pets are spayed or neutered, have their shots and are micro-chipped.
Be sure to check out links to our many pets at the Friends of the Shelter Web site: www.lafos.org. You can also volunteer or make a donation.  
Don’t forget our two-for-one, $35 Cat-a-Palooza adoption event is still going on for a limited time.
 
Cats
Barnyard — Frightened
kitty found at 2048 46h St. Large, domestic short hair, swirled Tabby with a lovely coat.
Bonzai — Ten year old black and white kitty with special dietary needs. He is sociable, but has his own kennel for eating.
Cali — Current “queen of the cat room.” She’s a beautiful domestic long hair spayed female senior Calico. Her owner now lives in Sombrillo. Cali is healthy and her coat is awesome. She misses a friendly lap and has been at the shelter for a long time.
Choo Choo — A frightened little thing. Has been moved to a big cage to encourage confidence.
Eve — Very special DLH declawed, spayed female. So traumatized by being on her own, shelter staff has had to work hard to coax her out. She will now allow people to pet her and might even sit on a lap.
Gidget — Is a spayed, 12 year old, domestic short hair dark Tortie with big, green eyes. Her family had to move, so she was surrendered with her companion cat, Samantha. Gidget is OK with cats, dogs and kids.
Missy — Is a four year old spayed female American Domestic Tabby.
Necko — Sweet, young black spayed female. Likes attention.
Percey — DSH spayed female, four years old. Good with kids.
Poofey — Beautiful dark Maine Coon. Has been a neighborhood roamer for a long time, but is slowly adjusting to the cat room.
Samantha — Came in with Gidget when their family moved. She’s a domestic short hair muted Tortie. She’s four years old and spayed and is pretty shy about eating. She has her own special floor cage where she can eat without other feline help.
Vittles— Very cute tuxedo, less than a year old. Very friendly.
Dogs
Barney — The sweet little neutered male Pit-mix is coming back because owners have allergies. He’s a bundle of energy and loves people and other dogs.
Flopsy — Energetic,  young, blond, reccently spayed female Shepherd-mix. Loves people, plays well with Jack and Barney. Needs some training, but is a delightful dog.

In foster care and featured:  Unless otherwise noted, call 412-3451 to inquire about these fine pets.
Babette — Eight month old, 80 lb. female Hound-mix. Full of energy, plays tirelessly and loves other dogs. She is crate trained and housebroken. Call 660-1648 for information.
Tigger is a five month old female kitten. She’s tiger-striped with short hair, a white bib and white paws. She’s active, curious and friendly. She has all her shots and she’s spayed. 470-6973.

Roamers
County ordinance requires that a roaming animal be kept for 10 days, waiting for owners to claim it.  After 10 days an animal becomes the property of the county.  Please claim your pets promptly.

Doodles is a young Rat Terrier-looking mix that recently came by for a visit. He’s looking someone to take him home. Please help the poor fella.