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Adopt Mollie: Looking for a Forever Home

Meet Mollie. Mollie is about 3-years-old.  She is a Mountain Cur mix, is fully vaccinated, spayed, and house trained. Mollie spent most of her life tied up to a porch, so now she loves to explore.  She also loves to cuddle up for petting time in your lap even though, at 45 pounds, she is too big for most laps. She will do best with someone who is home a lot during the day with no children or animals. Learn more about how you can adopt Mollie via Independent Animal Rescue.  If you are interested in learning more, please...

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Adopt Flurry: The Large Lovable Cat

Meet Flurry.  Flurry is a 9-year-old rag doll mix cat who is available for adoption via Orange County Animal Services. This laid back cat is declawed and neutered with beautiful silky fur. Flurry is also big.  We estimate the cat’s weight at 10-15 pounds.  Learn more about how you can adopt this wonderful cat. Orange County Animal Services’ mission is to meet the needs of residents by working with volunteers and other partners to deliver cost-effective and integrated sheltering and animal control services that ensure the health, safety and well being of humans, pets and the community as a...

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Adopt Anastasia and Jasmine: A Couple of Disney Kittens

Meet Anastasia and Jasmine.  They are a couple of sisters who come from a whole litter of Disney-named kittens. Both kittens are available for adoption through Paws4Ever. Anastasia: “I’m the spunky one out of my litter; I love to wrestle with my sister, Jasmine. I’m pretty outgoing and will climb up your leg to get to your lap. I can be pretty vocal, too, and will try and talk to you! My hobbies include playing with toy mice, running on the cat wheel, and climbing the scratching post. I’m really close to my sisters, Jasmine and Elsa, and don’t...

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Adopt Katie: The Adventurous German Shepherd-Lab

Meet Katie.  She is a four-year-old German Shepherd-lab mix.  This dog is more than 60 pounds, but is a lap dog at heart. She is adventurous, loves car rides, and is always ready to be in nature.  Katie is also quite an Alpha-dog. Katie is available for adoption from the Goathouse Refuge in Pittsboro.  Let them tell you about Katie: “Katie is a young girl who’s very affectionate. She loves walks and would do well with an individual or a family who wants that special dog as the perfect addition to their household. She is very friendly with new...

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Adopt Jack: The Jack Russell Terrier

Meet Jack. Jack is a Jack Russell Terrier and is available for adoption from Orange County Animal Services.  He is 9-years-old and has plenty of energy.  Jack is tri-colored and loves to ride in cars. Jack’s adoption fee has been fully sponsored.  That means he can join your family at no cost to you.  Get the details. Orange County Animal Services will host an open house on Saturday, June 4 from noon until 4 PM.  There will be adoption specials, free food, and CLAWS will release a hawk back into the wild. Orange County Animal Services’ mission is to meet the...

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Adopt Sparkle: A Spectacular Dog

Meet Sparkle. Sparkle is a spectacular dog available for adoption from Paws4Ever.  He is a terrier, but it’s not clear which type.  This 2-year-old is a sweet, easy dog.  He is a little timid. Paws4Ever has had Sparkle for about a month.  Let them describe him: “I have the absolute grumpiest face of any dog you’ve every seen. Some people think I look like a hyena and some say I look more like a bat. Either way, I’m VERY unique. I’m really sweet, though, and gentle. If you are looking for a somewhat shy, but polite dog who looks...

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Meet a Whole Litter from Independent Animal Rescue

Independent Animal Rescue did something a little different this week for Adopt-a-Pet.  They brought in a whole litter of kittens. Mama Maria recently came to Independent Animal Rescue.  While at the shelter, she gave birth to four adorable kittens.  Each kitten is different. Seriously.  There’s basically one of each kind of kitten in the litter.  Then, Maria began to care for another kitten.  So, she is taking care of five kittens. All six cats, including Maria, are available for adoption from Independent Animal Rescue.  You can meet them at an adoption event at the South Square Petco in Durham this Saturday....

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Adopt Kitten Lil: A Perfect Lap Cat

Meet Kitten Lil.  She is the perfect lap cat. This petite domestic-shorthair brown tabby is available for adoption from Orange County Animal Services.  She is eight months old and came to the shelter as a stray. Kitten Lil loves laps.  She even sat in the lap of Ron Stutts while he was on the air.  Learn how you can adopt Kitten Lil today. We are heading into summer which is “peak” time to adopt a cat.  Orange County Animals Services is currently taking care of kittens that are not quite big enough for adoption just yet.  But, they will...

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Adopt Mandy: A Beagle-Boxer Mix

Meet Mandy.  She is a 2-year-old beagle-boxer mix. Mandy comes to us from Goathouse Refuge in Pittsboro.  Goathouse is known for caring for cats.  But, they take care of all kinds of animals, including dogs. This beagle-boxer mix loves people.  She will want to crawl into your lap.  Mandy also gets along with other dogs, especially her German Shepherd friend at Goathouse. More about Mandy via Goathouse Refuge: “Mandy is a true sweetheart! An adorable mix between a boxer and a beagle, she is energetic but also able to be calm and listen to her caretakers. She is very...

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Adopt Applejack: A Happy-Go-Lucky Dog

Meet Applejack.  His friends call him AJ. AJ is available for adoption through Independent Animal Rescue.  He is 1-2 years old.  AJ is about 60 pounds, athletic, and quite calm.  He is a pit bull terrier mix.  Read the description via the Independent Animal Rescue: “AJ is a happy-go-lucky sweet dog. He plays very well with dogs of all sizes and LOVES people. AJ is so much fun to play with! He is quite the cuddler. Whatever else is going on, all activity on his part ceases when cuddling begins. He is relaxed and has good manners indoors. He...

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