Pet adoption centers open in Kaufman and Crandall

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : August 8, 2012

Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake volunteers

Courtesy Photo
Crandall ISD junior Samantha Mahoney (left) and her mother, Janna Freeman, hold two of the youngest kittens up for adoption as they volunteer at the KCAAP Pet Center.

Special to The Monitor
KAUFMAN–The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake, in a joint effort with T Bar T Farm Supply, of Kaufman, has opened a Cat Adoption Center at the store.
A variety of cats and kittens are available for adoption Monday through Saturday during regular store hours.
Current kittens include Nugget, a golden male, and Milly and Magnus, a black female and male.
Two adult female cats are available, both declawed, LaLinda, a copper-colored medium hair, and Manny, a black and brown long hair.
T Bar T will continue to provide a free bag of pet food with each adoption.
Additional cats are available at the HSCCL/ KCAAP Cat Adoption Center inside the Spay/Neuter Clinic in Crandall, Monday through Friday during clinic hours.
Current kittens at the center include Davey and Dani, golden females, Magic, a black male, Munchkin, a tabby male, Pirate, a Crandall boy white and black, and Bella, a gray and white female.
Cats at KCAAP this week include Hammie and Trisha, very affectionate 1-year-old golden tortie females, raised in foster care from two weeks old, after being found under a boat dock at Cedar Creek Lake and Jerry, a 3-year-old male who is very affectionate with people and other cats/kittens.
The Humane Society adoption fee of $65 cats and kittens or $100 for a pair of felines and $85 for dogs and puppies includes spay/neuter, age appropriate vaccines, deworming and microchipping.
Featured dogs at the shelter this week include Walter, an adorable small male terrier mix with a calm disposition, Domino, a grey male Schnauzer mix, Snuffles, a brown and white Shitzu mix, Hercules and Samson, Pekinese mix dogs, Maddie, a white terrier mix and Mattie a white and grey poodle mix as well as a variety of Aussie, Pyrenees, Lab and heeler mix puppies.
More than 20 large dogs including labs, shepherds, boxers, heelers and mastiffs need to have their permanent homes to run and exercise, providing love to their new owners.
Many additional cats and dogs are available at the Humane Society Shelter located at 10200 Arnold Hills Road, County Road 2403 (off State Highway 274) in Tool.
Shelter hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The shelter is closed on Wednesdays.
Adoption hours will be extended Friday, Aug. 10, until 7 p.m.
For more information on adoptions or fostering, call HSCCL volunteer Lynn Ackerman at (214) 502-6567 or the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake at (903) 432-3422.
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