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Pet stories

Adopt Bliss and Boots (05/31/15)
Humane Society photo Bliss and Boots are 9 weeks old. They are available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837.
Reducing bites starts with how kids approach dogs (05/17/15)
LOS ANGELES -- Good weather can be bad for postal workers. Last year, 5,767 postal carriers were bitten by dogs, up from 5,581 in 2013, and the most attacks happened in warm and sunny Los Angeles, Houston and San Diego, said Linda DeCarlo, manager of safety for the U.S. Postal Service. None of the bites caused deaths...
Adopt JoJo (05/10/15)
Jojo is a 10 month old Cairn Terrier mix. He likes other dogs, cats and kids. He can be adopted at the Humane Society, 334-5837.
Pet of the week (05/10/15)
Submitted by Loyce Flannery Pugsy was rescued at age 3. He is now a very spoiled 7 year old. He loves his stuffed animals and going for walks.
Adopt Beautiful Tiger (05/03/15)
Beautiful Tiger is 1 year old. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837.
What a cat needs (05/03/15)
It's not enough to knit sweaters for our children and grandchildren -- no. Dexterous fingers need more. They need to knit something smaller, faster: They need to knit hats for cats. What started as a lark -- and to honor the grandmother who taught her to knit -- has turned into steady work for Sara Thomas, author of "Cats in Hats: 30 Knit and Crochet Patterns for Your Kitty" (Running Press, March 2015)...
Adopt Vanilla Ice (04/26/15)
Vanilla Ice is 1 year old. This friendly guy is looking for a loving home. He is available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837.
Adopt Shania (04/19/15)
Shania is 1 year old. She is spayed and ready for a loving home! Shania is available for adoption at the Humane Society 573-334-5837.
Lending a helping paw (04/14/15)
A pig on a plane. A kangaroo in McDonald's. A snake on a bus. No, that's not the storyline of your child's favorite book, it's the latest trend in the pet industry. Around the country, pets are accompanying their owners into restaurants, movie theaters, hotels, hospitals, airports and, well, anywhere they normally wouldn't be. You can spot them wearing an official vest, harness or ID tag, offering comfort and companionship in a way that only a four-legged, or sometimes no-legged, creature can...
Adopt Skippy (04/12/15)
Skippy is a 9 month old Australian Shepherd mix.
Adopt Charles (04/05/15)
Submitted photo Charles is 9 years old and is neutered and declawed. He is available for adoption for $25 at the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri, 334-5837.
Pet of the week 3/22/15 (03/22/15)
Iggy Pug and Lucy May, my grandbabies, in the snow in Oak Ridge. (Submitted by Judy Ruppel)
Adopt Nemo (03/22/15)
Nemo is 10 months old. This sweet boy is available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837.
Adopt Ernie (03/08/15)
Ernie is 1 year old. He is neutered and ready to go home! Ernie is available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837.
Adopt Cane (03/01/15)
Cane is a 2 year old malamute mix. He is already neutered. Cane is available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837.
Adopt Delilah (02/15/15)
Delilah is 2 years old. She is spayed. Sweet Delilah is ready for adoption at the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri 334-5837.
Rescued pit bulls fight stigma by guiding people in need (02/15/15)
LOS ANGELES -- When former Marine Joe Bonfiglio starts thrashing in his sleep, his pit bull service dog jumps on the bed, climbs on top of him and wakes him up to end the flashback. The dog named Zen has allowed Bonfiglio, 24, who was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after returning from a five-month tour in Afghanistan, to get back to everyday activities. ...
Adopt Peanut (02/08/15)
Peanut is 1 year old. He is neutered and housebroken. Peanut is friendly and energetic! He is available for adoption at the Humane Society, 334-5837.
Pets of the week (02/01/15)
Submitted by Katie Geis James and Sophie defy all those rumors about cats and dogs.
Adopt Betty (02/01/15)
Betty is a 2-year-old beagle mix. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society, 334-5837.
Adopt Daisy (01/25/15)
Daisy is 1 year old. She has graduated from the training program called Puppies for Parole. Daisy is spayed, housebroken and knows basic commands. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society, 334-5837.
Pets of the week (01/25/15)
Submitted photo by Teri Jones Best buddies Maleah and Sedona, best buddies.
Adopt Lily (01/18/15)
Lily is 1 year old and is spayed and declawed. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society. Her adoption fee is just $25. Call 335-5837.
Adopt Brutus (01/11/15)
Submitted photo Brutus is about 7 years old and still quite spunky. Brutus is available for adoption at the Humane Society, 334-5837.
Adopt Chevelle (01/04/15)
Submitted Chevelle, a 2 1/2 year old boxer mix with lots of energy, is crate trained, neutered and ready to go home. If you have room in your heart and home for Chevelle, please go to the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri or call 334-5837.
Pet of the week (01/04/15)
Submitted by Dennis and Barbara Underwood Holly and the ivy Holly's birthday was Christmas Day. She loves to play in this ivy.
Pets and their threads (12/28/14)
Harvey and Sophie used to be cold in the wintertime. Now they're unstoppable. The shih-tzus' owner, Shayna Arndt, says they used to refuse to go outside this time of year. "When the weather was cold, they'll sit and shiver and just stare at me," she says. But that was before Arndt started dressing them up. Doggie sweaters, scarves and windbreakers have rocketed to unprecedented popularity this year, largely, analysts say, on the accidental success of an April fools' joke...
Feline fame in cyberspace gives species a boost (12/28/14)
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Cats these days aren't associated with deities the way they were in ancient Egypt, but the Internet has gotten them a little closer. We adore Nora the piano-playing cat. We chuckle as a comical feline named Maru leaps into cardboard boxes. We revel in Grumpy Cat's permanently sour expression. And with millions watching videos of other kitties getting tongue baths from horses and playing peekaboo with their owners, cats have become online stars...
Pet of the week (12/28/14)
Submitted by the Cannon family Judge, the Great Dane, with his best friends, Jaxon and Cimarron.
Adopt Aslan (12/28/14)
Aslan is 7 years old. He is neutered and declawed. This guy deserves a loving home. If you have room in your heart and home for Aslan, please come see us or call 573-334-5837. His adoption fee is $11!.
Pet of the week - Bruiser (12/21/14)
Bruiser "is ready for the holidays. He's wishing everyone a Merry Christmas!"
Adopt Goldie (12/21/14)
Goldie is 4 months old. He is available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837.
Pets of the week (12/14/14)
Millie and Sophie Ava, Millie and Sophie like being under the Christmas tree.
Adopt Asia (12/14/14)
Asia, 8 weeks old, is ready for a home and is available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837.
Pet of the week 12/7/14 (12/07/14)
Just say cheese! Trenton and Ollie pose in their costumes on Halloween.
Adopt Zane (12/07/14)
Zane is a 4-year-old pit mix. He is altered and ready to go home. He is available at the Humane Society.
Pet of the week (11/30/14)
Pick a card Buck, our morkie, beat us in playing cards at our campsight on vacation in the Smokey Mountains.
Adopt Rory (11/30/14)
This is Rory, he is a 4 year old Border Collie. Rory is a very sweet, gentle boy and seems to be house trained. He is available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837.
Pet of the week (11/23/14)
Submitted by Emily Despain This is Poppy. He loves his little girl and his little buddy. Hoping we get to keep him a lot longer but he is sick so we just never know. But he is fighting.
Adopt Edgar (11/23/14)
Edgar is 8 years old. He is neutered. Edgar is available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837.
Adopt Duke (11/16/14)
Duke is a 3 1/2-month-old husky mix. He is available for adoption at the Humane Society. Call 334-5837 for more information.
Adopt Oreo (11/09/14)
Oreo is 6 years old. She is medium in size, spayed and housebroken. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society, 334-5837.
Adopt Handsome (11/02/14)
Handsome is 1 year old. He is neutered and housebroken. Handsome is available for adoption at the Humane Society, 334-5837.
Pet of the week (10/19/14)
Pet Name: Leo Owner: Kasey Cox Leo is enjoying the fall weather at the dog park, and he loves to frolick with the big dogs. ...
Adopt Zoey (10/19/14)
Zoey is a 3-year-old pure-bred border collie that loves hugs. She is currently being treated for heartworms. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Wilma (10/19/14)
Wilma, about 3 months old, is beagle/heeler mix. She is super sweet. For more information, contact The Humane Society 334-5837. ...
Right at home: Critter comforts for older pets (10/12/14)
Just as there are lots of products on the market to help ease the aches, pains and mobility issues of human old age, so there is a good selection of such products for senior dogs and cats, as well. Arthritis is one of the most common problems for dogs and cats as they age...
Adopt Dave (10/12/14)
Dave is a longhaired orange and white kitty with golden eyes. He is a young and playful cat. For more information, contact Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (10/12/14)
Pet Name: Horton Owner: Stephanie Boxdorfer Horton is dressed up in his Halloween shirt. By Stephanie Boxdorfer...
Adopt Sofia (10/12/14)
Sofia, 1 year old, is a beautiful kitty available for adoption at The Humane Society 334-5837. Sofia is 1 year old. This beautiful kitty is available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837....
Pet of the week (10/05/14)
Pet Name: Kiki Owner: Barry Sisk Favorite activity: Here, Kiki fell asleep with his mousey in his paws. By Barry Sisk...
Adopt Olive (10/05/14)
Olive is 5 years old, spayed and ready to go home. For more information, contact The Humane Society, 334-5837. ...
Adopt Mike Tyson (10/05/14)
Mike Tyson is a very friendly, handsome cat, waiting for a forever home. For more information, contact Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Adopt LuLu (09/28/14)
LuLu is 4 years old. She is spayed and declawed. LuLu is available for adoption at the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri, 573-334-5837. ...
Adopt Jojo (09/28/14)
Jojo is a 1- year-old chocolate lab/pit mix. He has been fully trained, but still needs room to run. For more information, contact Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 573-243-9823. ...
Adopt Magnum (09/21/14)
Magnum is a playful 4-year-old husky-akita mix. He is medium in size. Magnum is neutered and housebroken, and he is available for adoption at the Humane Society, 334-5837. ...
Adopt Ice (09/21/14)
Ice was found on the roof of a house, all by herself. She is a sweet little kitten with a big heart. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Fancy (09/14/14)
Fancy, 3 years old, is spayed and housebroken. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society, 334-5837.
Adopt Phoenix (09/14/14)
Phoenix is a little kitten with a beautiful coat. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA ...
Adopt Louisa (09/07/14)
Louisa, a 4-month-old calico kitten, has a very sweet disposition. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Annie (09/07/14)
Annie is 1 year old. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837. Annie is 1 year old. This beautiful kitty is available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837....
Adopt Maggie May (08/31/14)
Maggie May, almost a year old, is a graduate of the Puppies on Patrol program. She knows basic commands, is crate trained and spayed. Quite energetic, she might like to be a jogging buddy. For more information, contact the Humane Society 334-5837. ...
Adopt Elsa (08/31/14)
Elsa, named for the Disney princess in "Frozen," is outgoing and seeking a new home. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Kai (08/24/14)
Kai, 1 year old, is neutered and ready for a new home. For more information, contact The Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Adopt Dr. Watson (08/24/14)
Dr. Watson is a tabby in search of a home. For more information, contact Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (08/24/14)
Pet Name: Boss Owner: Brittany Payne About Boss: He's my best friend. I saved him at the Sikeston Humane Society. He is the best decision I ever made. ...
Study hints of jealousy in dogs (08/24/14)
Psychology professor and a former student worked with 36 dogs, videotaping owners ignoring their pets while petting and talking sweetly to stuffed, animated dogs or jack-o-lantern pails. A pair of independent workers watched the videos for behavior like aggression or attention-seeking.
Adopt Eli (08/17/14)
Eli is a 2-year-old solid white cat with a gentle disposition. He lost his home when his owners moved. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Picture it Facial recognition to find lost dogs (08/10/14)
LOS ANGELES -- Any worried pet owner who has spent days hanging posters, making phone calls and knocking on neighbors' doors hopes there's a more scientific way to find a lost dog. That became a reality when facial recognition technology successfully reunited a pet at San Diego County Animal Services with its owners. ...
Pet of the week (08/10/14)
Pet Name: Kandi Kai Owner: Linda Eakins Favorite activity: Kandi is a Lhasa Apso/Havanese mix and loves play dates with her boyfriend, a poodle named Teddy. ...
Adopt Griselda (08/10/14)
Griselda, a fluffy gray cat with a short tail, enjoys petting and brushing and prefers one-on-one with people. She is available for adoption at Safe Harbor Animal Shelter, 243-9823. ...
Adopt Fancy (08/10/14)
Fancy, 3, is an American Stafforshire Terrier of medium size. She would need a home with no cats. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society, 334-5837. ...
Adopt Nacho (08/03/14)
Fluffy Nacho, 4 months old, loves cuddles and petting and would like a forever home. For more information, contact Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (08/03/14)
Pet Name: Alice Owner: Katie Jo About Alice: She's very loyal and gentle, my big baby. ...
Adopt Art and Sheila (07/27/14)
Art and Sheila are 3-month-old kittens. They have a fantastic time playing together, and love to have attention. For more information, contact Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Pets of the week (07/27/14)
Pet Names: Rizzo and Dixie Owner: Jenifer Koehler Favorite activity: Best buddies Rizzo and Dixie are couch thieves. Rizzo was adopted from the Silverwalk Hounds rescue. ...
Pet of the week (07/20/14)
Pet Name: Abby Owners: Wade and Marily Clyburn About Abby: She is a very active dog. She loves to chase rabbits in the yard and loves to cuddle on our laps abd be petted. ...
Adopt Boots (07/20/14)
Boots is a 3-month-old Labrador mix. He has a gentle disposition and really loves to be around people. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823.
Adopt Tazzie (07/06/14)
This 7-year-old ragdoll mix is declawed and looking for a new home because her owner passed away. Tazzie's personality is gentle and she would make a good companion. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Oreo (07/06/14)
Oreo is 3 years old. She is spayed and available for adoption at the Humane Society, 334-5837. Oreo is 3 years old. She is spayed and available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837...
Pet of the week (06/29/14)
Pet Name: Toby Owner: Glenda and Art Myracle About Toby: Toby's a Yorkie who just turned 12. ...
Adopt Marie, Berlioz and Toulous (06/29/14)
Marie, Berlioz and Toulous are 2-month-old fluffy kittens. These Aristocats are playful and adorable. For more information, contact Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Taz (06/29/14)
Taz, 1 year old, is neutered and ready to go home. He is available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837. ...
Adopt Lizzie (06/22/14)
Lizzie is 4 years old. Spayed and housebroken, she is a medium-size dog. Lizzie is available for adoption at the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Adopt Annette (06/22/14)
Annette, a 1-year-old small tabby, is in need of a new, permanent home because her owners moved. For more information, contact Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Gracie May (06/15/14)
One-year-old Gracie May is spayed and litter trained. She is available for adoption for $25 at the Humane Society 573-334-5837. ...
Adopt Bullet (06/15/14)
Bullet is a 1-year-old Great Dane mix. He has been trained and knows basic commands. He is a large, energetic dog and needs room to run. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (06/15/14)
Pet Name: Mau Owner: Abbey Renee Holder Favorite activity: Enjoying sunny weather Abbey Renee Holder submitted this photo of Mau enjoying the sunny weather....
Adopt Marion (06/08/14)
Marion is a 2-year-old dilute calico. She may be a bit shy, but one-on-one she loves petting and thinks humans are pretty cool. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823.
Pet of the week (06/08/14)
Pet Name: Lola, the diva Owner: Ceaira Handley Favorite activity: Always in the mirror. I finally was able to grab my phone and take a picture.
Adopt five puppies (06/08/14)
These Australian Shepherd mix puppies are 10 weeks old. They are available for adoption at the Humane Society, 334-5837.
Adopt Annabelle (06/01/14)
Annabelle is a 3-year-old cat. Her body is small and her personality is large. She loves attention and would be a wonderful companion. For more information, contact Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Lacey (06/01/14)
Beautiful Lacey is 12 weeks old. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society, 334-5837. ...
Adopt Sadie (05/25/14)
Sadie, born in 2008, is missing a little bit of a hind leg but still gets around very well and lives life to the fullest. She is very gentle and ladylike. For more information, contact Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Annabelle, Rocky and Ava (05/25/14)
Annabelle, Rocky and Ava are 9 weeks old. They are three of a litter of six available for adoption. For more information, contact the Humane Society 334-5837. ...
Pet of the week (05/18/14)
Pet Name: Maxwell, aka Max, an 11-month-old pit bull/lab mix Owner: Alex D. and Hayley M. ...
Adopt Spice (05/11/14)
Spice is an extremely nice kitty who has a gentle nature. She likes attention and would make a wonderful companion. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Miley (05/11/14)
Miley is 2 years old, spayed and housebroken. She is a loving cat that would love a new home. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society 334-5837. ...
Pet of the week 5-11-14 (05/11/14)
Pet Name: Cody Owner: Maria Moore Favorite activity: Enjoy a day in the sunshine ...
Adopt Sox (05/04/14)
Sox is a 1-year-old fluffy cat. He would make a lovable, gentle companion in a permanent home with a lot of love and attention. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Marabelle (05/04/14)
Marabelle is a 4-year-old terrier mix. She is a sweet small dog available for adoption at the Humane Society, 334-5837. ...
Pet of the week (05/04/14)
Pet Name: Flash Gordon Owner: Ryan and Amanda Heslinga Favorite activity: Grazing in the yard and cuddling on the couch. ...
World's smallest dogs can be a big handful (05/04/14)
World's smallest dogs can be a big handful By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- Living little carries some big risks. The smallest dogs in the world weigh less than 7 pounds, and can easily slip through cracks in a fence, get stepped on or even hugged a little too hard. ...
Adopt Pepsi (04/27/14)
Pepsi is a 4-year-old tabby who is a talker. She is a gentle cat who would make a good companion. For more information, contact Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Froggy (04/27/14)
Froggy is a 1-year-old neutered male. He is housebroken and very sweet. He is available for adoption. For more information, call The Humane Society 334-5837. ...
Pet of the week (04/27/14)
Pet Name: Ollie Owner: Tom Preston Favorite activity: Taking it easy. Name: Ollie Owner: Tom Preston...
Adopt Nevaeh (04/20/14)
Nevaeh is a an extraordinarily beautiful cat whose name is Heaven, spelled backward. She is very gentle and would make a wonderful companion. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (04/20/14)
Pet Name: Ti, aka Tiger Owner: Liz Singleton, who says Ti's not fat, he's just big boned. He weighs 22 pounds and is shown next to a men's size 10 1/2 shoe, which measures 13 inches, heel to toe. ...
Adopt Gabe (04/13/14)
Gabe is a 1-year-old neutered border collie mix. He is available for adoption at The Humane Society. For more information, call 334-5837. ...
Adopt Daisy May (04/13/14)
Daisy Mae is a young tortoiseshell kitty. She is very friendly and loves lots of attention. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (04/13/14)
Pet Name: Sly Owner: Doug Davis Favorite activity: Sly is our-16-year-old cat. Loves lazy Sundays! ...
Adopt Tamara (04/06/14)
Tamara is a 1-year-old husky/lab mix. She is spayed. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society. Call 334-5837 for more information. ...
Adopt Olaf (04/06/14)
Olaf is a 14-week-old Blue Heeler mix. He is very lovable, likes hugs and would make a great family dog. For more information, call Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (03/30/14)
Grandson Kai and Great Dane Diesel watch TV together. Submitted by Diana Palmer. My Grandson Kai and his Great Dane Diesel, watching a little TV together! I believe they will be partners in crime as they both grow up! Well let's hope Diesel is done growing up in size! Just a lot of mental growing to do!...
Adopt Orion (03/30/14)
Orion is a one-year-old cat that is quite a talker. He has a very gentle and sweet personality. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Betsy (03/30/14)
Betsy is 1 year old. She is spayed and declawed. Fore more information, call the Humane Society 334-5837. Betsy is 1 year old. She is already spayed and declawed. Betsy is available for adoption at the Humane Society. For more information, call 334-5837....
Adopt Emmet (03/23/14)
Emmet is a 2-year-old white and orange cat that is declawed. He likes to be petted, and prefers a home without dogs or children. For more information call Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Sherbert (03/23/14)
Sherbet is 7 months old. She is sweet and is available for adoption at the Humane Society. For more information call 334-5837. ...
Pet of the week (03/23/14)
Pet Name: Gracie Owners: Mark and Brenda Hamm Gracie is no back-seat driver; she likes to take the wheel. We think Gracie is about the best dog in the world. ...
Animal behaviorist heading to Oregon after attack (03/23/14)
Lux became a worldwide phenomenon after owner Lee Palmer called 911 and said the cat had cornered him, his girlfriend, their baby and the family dog inside a room.
Adopt Sky (03/09/14)
Sky is a 4-month-old terrier mix. Four puppies are in this litter and all are available for adoption at the Humane Society. For more information, call 334-5837. ...
Pet of the week (03/09/14)
Pet Name: Goldie Owner: Cade McNeely Favorite activity: Keeping an eye on the family from the top of the refrigerator. ...
Adopt Mistletoe (03/09/14)
Mistletoe is a very friendly brown tabby. Medium in size and cute, she would love to find a home where she can receive some attention. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Izzy (03/02/14)
Izzy is a young and beautiful tortoiseshell kitty. Her disposition is sweet and she would make a wonderful companion. For more information, call Safe Harbor Animal Shelter at 243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (03/02/14)
Pet Name: Zac Owner: Carolyn Davis "We think he's only looking at the pictures, but we're not certain." ...
Pet of the week (02/23/14)
Pet Name: Bentley Owner: Tera Klipfel Favorite activity: Chasing squirrels in the park in Cape Girardeau. Owner: Tera Klipfel...
Adopt Morris (02/23/14)
Morris is 3 years old. He is available for adoption at the Humane Society. For more information, call 334-5837. Morris is 3 years old. He is available for adoption at the Humane Society, call 334-5837....
Adopt Ellie (02/23/14)
Ellie is a declawed calico cat. She has a sweet personality and prefers a home with no dogs. For more information, call Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Caesar (02/16/14)
This is Saesar, a 3-year-old pit bull looking for a forever home. He is neutered, house-trained and loves children. ...
Pet of the week 2-16-14 (02/16/14)
Name: Mandy Owner: Peggy Landewee Favorite activity: Getting all dolled up. ...
Adopt Casey (02/16/14)
Casey is a 1-year-old declawed polydactyl cast. He has an extra tow on each foot that almost looks like a little thumb. He seems sweet. ...
Pet of the week 2/9/14 (02/09/14)
Pet Name: Gilbert Grape Owner: Nancy Hadler Favorite activity: Playing with Buddy and Skeeter. Name: Gilbert Grape...
Adopt Sabrina (02/09/14)
Sabrina is a 1-year-old domestic, medium hair. She is looking for a forever home. For more information, call the Humane Society 334-5837. ...
Adopt Ariel, Aururoa and Anastasia (02/09/14)
Ariel, Aurora and Anastasia are 5-month-old litter mates. They are all very cute, happy and playful. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Dog Play: When is the roughhousing too rough? (02/09/14)
Going to the dog park has become something dog owners think they almost have to do. "Our society has gone from thinking dog play is fun to thinking dog play is vital," says Robin Bennett, co-author of "Off-Leash Dog Play: A Complete Guide to Safety and Fun."...
Pet of the week (02/02/14)
Pet Name: Molly Owner: Jordan Spradling Favorite activity: Chasing the cat and then snuggling in her blanket. Owner: Jordan Spradling...
Adopt Tigger (02/02/14)
Tigger is a sweet orange kitty. He likes attention. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. Tigger is a sweet big ol' orange kitty. He likes attention, is a really cool cat, and is ready for adoption. For more information call Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823...
Adopt Evie (02/02/14)
Evie is 1 1/2 year old lab mix available for adoption. For more information, call the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Pets of the week (01/26/14)
Pet Names: Possum Kity and Tinkerbelle Owners: Will Dudley and Marlene Creech-Dudley Favorite activity: Taking a long winter's nap together. ...
Adopt Ralph (01/26/14)
This handsome boy is Ralph. He is 2 years old and looking for a home with no cats or small dogs. For more information, call the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Adopt Avon (01/26/14)
Avon is 2 years old and small in size but she's big in the love she gives back to you. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (01/19/14)
Pet Name: Buddy Owner: Ben Tully Favorite activity: Catching snowballs. Name: Buddy Owner: Ben Tully...
Adopt Ma Me (01/19/14)
Ma me is an extremely nice Siamese mix who is declawed on all four feet. She has a gentle personality and was surrendered due to her owners' having a new baby. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Maybelline (01/19/14)
Maybelline is a 1-year-old female boxer. She is very sweet. For more information, call The Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Safe Harbor (01/12/14)
This little male puppy is a German Sheperd mix. He is a little ball of energy, but also loves to cuddle. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Pets of the week (01/12/14)
Pet Names: Murphy and Maggie Owner: Jewell and Barry Hampton Favorite activity: Eating treats. ...
Adopt Vegas (01/05/14)
Vegas is an 8-month-old handsome grey and white cat. He loves to be held and be petted and also enjoys play time with his favorite toy mouse. For more information contact Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 573-243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (01/05/14)
Pet Name: Marty Owners: Greg and Rita Allison Favorite activity: After a hard day's work, it's always nice to hide in a closet and take a nap. ...
Adopt Yoda (12/29/13)
Yoda is a beautiful calico cat. She likes to be petted and is very soft. For more information contact Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (12/29/13)
Pet Name: Mau Owner: Abbey Renee Holder Favorite activity: Snoozing on a snow day. ...
Is there a present under here for me?? (12/25/13)
Millie looking under the tree for her present from Santa
Adopt Nala (12/22/13)
Nala is 2 years old. She is spayed and housebroken. For more information, call the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Pet of the week (12/22/13)
Pet Name: Foxy Owner: Karen Grayson Favorite activity: Playing in the snow. ...
Pet of the week (12/15/13)
Pet Name: Murphy Owner: Jewell and Barry Hampton Favorite activity: Napping on the couch. ...
Adopt Stan (12/15/13)
Stan is 1 year old. He is neutered and declawed. For more information call the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Adopt Marvin (12/15/13)
Marvin is a very nice, young tabby cat. He loves attention, and might love a spot on the couch beside you. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Pumpkin (12/08/13)
Pumpkin is a 7-week-old kitten. She is very playful and also loves to be held and cuddle. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Lewis (12/08/13)
Lewis is 3 years old, is neutered and is up to date on his vaccinations. Lewis is available at The Humane Society by calling 334-5837. ...
Pets of the week (12/08/13)
Pet Names: Ziggy and Zeus Owner: Pamela Grimes Favorite activity: Cuddling. ...
Pet of the week (12/01/13)
Pet Name: Spencer Owner: Abbey Renee Holder Favorite activity: Lying around on the front porch. Name: Spencer...
Adopt Roscoe (12/01/13)
Roscoe is 10 months old and is a super snuggler. He is available for adoption at The Humane Society. For more information, call 334-5837. ...
Adopt Milo (12/01/13)
Milo is like a teddy bear and might make a good lap cat. He is white with patches of Tabby. Milo is affectionate and would probably spend a lot of time with you. For more information, call Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Adria (11/24/13)
Adria is a young, gray kitty with soft fur. She has a very calm personality and loves attention. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (11/24/13)
Pet Name: Missy Owner: Lucas Presson Favorite activity: Playing ball. ...
Adopt Buddha (11/10/13)
Buddha, a 3-year-old Abyssinian, is very handsome, and he is quite a talker, too. His front paws are declawed. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (11/03/13)
Pet Name: Lucky Owner: Sandy Lowrey Favorite activity: Snuggling up with big stuffed dogs. ...
Adopt Holly (11/03/13)
Holly is a 1-year-old lab/dobeerman mix looking for her forever home. For more information, call the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Adopt Truman (11/03/13)
Truman is a declawed, extra large, long-haired Tabby. He loves attention and was surrendered to Safe Harbor only due to the owner's allergies. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (10/27/13)
Pet Name: Murphey Owner: Jewell and Barry Hampton. Murphey is prepared for Halloween in his pumpkin sweater. User-submitted photo by Jewell & Barry Hampton...
Adopt Spoon (10/27/13)
Spoon is an adorable kitten. He is available for adoption. For more information, call the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Adopt Tiger Lilly (10/27/13)
Tiger Lilly is a very friendly girl. She loves attention and is a great cat that would love to find a family. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Hemi (10/20/13)
If you are looking for a gentle and sweet companion, then Hemi is for you. Just take a look into his eyes, and you can see how much Hemi would love to come home with you. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Maddie (10/20/13)
Maddie is 1 year old. She is spayed and housebroken. For more information on adopting Maddie, call the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Pet of the week (10/20/13)
Pet Name: Josie Owner: JoAnn Moore Favorite activity: Being chauffeured around in her car seat. ...
Pet of the week (10/06/13)
Pet Name: Millie Owner: Kristin Kirker Favorite activity: Napping. ...
Adopt Semour (10/06/13)
Seymour is a large, 3 year old fluffy cat. He is a bit shy, but he simply needs a little extra love. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Ivan (10/06/13)
Ivan is 3 years old. He is neutered and housebroken. Ivan is available for adoption at the Humane Society. For more information, call 334-5837. ...
Pet of the week (09/29/13)
Pet Name: Baxter Owner: Pamela Grimes Favorite activity: Playing with kittens and performing tricks for treats. ...
Adopt Dutch (09/29/13)
Dutch is a 4-year-old sweet and fun little kitty. She may have lost her right eye due to an injury, but it certainly doesn't hold her back. Dutch would be great company. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Rusty (09/29/13)
Rusty is 5 years old. He is housebroken. Rusty is available for adoption at the Humane Society. For more information, call 334-5837. ...
Adopt Pumpkin (09/22/13)
Pumpkin was born in May 2012 so she's a young cat. She is a beautiful kitty with long hair and a great personality. She is just the sweetest thing. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Charlotte (09/22/13)
Sweet Charlotte is about 6 years old. She knows basic commands and is very friendly. For more information call the Humane Society 334-5837. ...
Pet of the week (09/22/13)
Pet Name: Newt Gingrich Owners: Don & Janet Presson Favorite activity: Politics ...
Pet of the week (09/15/13)
Pet Name: Jessie Owner: Lorri Kirker's brother Favorite activity: Looking gorgeous. ...
Adopt Jasmine (09/15/13)
Jasmine is 5 months old. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society. For more information, call 334-5837. ...
Adopt Minnie (09/15/13)
Minnie has a pretty calico fur coat that is very soft. She loves to chat with you because she's quite the talker. Minnie would snuggle right up with you in no time. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Lex (09/08/13)
Lex is 7 years old. He is neutered and housebroken. He is available for adoption at The Humane Society. For more information, call 334-5837. ...
Adopt Rhett & Scarlet (09/08/13)
Rhett Butler & Scarlett O'Hara are 8 week old playful kittens (Rhett is fluffy). They are both available for adoption for a donation. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (09/08/13)
Pet Name: Daisy Owner: Mindi Favorite activity: Playing the yard with her sisters. SAMSUNG...
Adopt Thunder (09/01/13)
Thunder craves attention and loves to be petted. He is an affectionate fellow. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Mogla (09/01/13)
Mogla is 8 years old. She is spayed and declawed. Her adoption fee is 1/2 price. For more information, call the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Pet of the week (09/01/13)
Pet Name: Roxy Owner: Marilyn and Robert Montgomery Favorite activity: Working the room. ...
Pet of the week (08/25/13)
Pet Name: Danny Quinn Submitted by: Roberta Beach Favorite activity: Laying around in the yard. Danny Quinn, double dapple tweenie Dachshund, in repose in the field...
Adopt Noodles (08/25/13)
Noodles is a young calico cat. She is quite a love and a cutie. Noodles is playful and would be a lot of company. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Blondie (08/25/13)
Blondie is 1 1/2 years old and is spayed. For more information, call the Humane Society at 334-5837. Blondie is 1 1/2 years old. She is spayed...
Adopt Sol (08/18/13)
Sol is a 3-year-old black-and-white cat with one eye. Sol is an outgoing and playful guy who would fit into most any family because he likes to be petted and have a lot of attention. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Sasha (08/18/13)
Sasha is 8 months old. She is housebroken. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society. For more information, call 334-5837. ...
Pet of the week (08/11/13)
Pet Name: Harley Owners: Missy, Haley and Danielle Ehlers Favorite activity: Playing in the mud outside and playing dress-up with the girls. ...
Adopt Victoria (08/11/13)
Victoria is a pit bull terrier that is a couple of years old and has an easygoing personality. She is a beautiful dog. For more information, call the Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Donovan (08/11/13)
Donovan is 6 months old. He is friendly and sweet. For more information, call the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Call the vet, reserve a jet, grab sick pet and travel on (08/11/13)
LOS ANGELES -- Jill Zarin had to take a cross-country business trip, but her dog Ginger was sick. She couldn't leave the 7-pound Chihuahua behind, so she hired a vet to go with them. In stepped celebrity veterinarian Dr. Cindy Bressler, who launched JetSetVets this year to meet pets' needs in the air. ...
Adopt Vegas (08/04/13)
Vegas is a sweet gray and white kitten. He is about 10 weeks old. He has short, but thick fluffy hair. Vegas loves to be held, and once you pick him up, you won't want to set him down. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Breezy (08/04/13)
Breezy is 1 year old and is spayed and declawed. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society. For more information call 334-5837. ...
Pet of the week (08/04/13)
Pet Name: Gidget Owner: Wade & Marilyn Clyburn Favorite activity: Being lazy. ...
Unhappy returns of shelter pets can satisfy others (07/28/13)
LOS ANGELES -- The luckiest day of Niblett's life had to be when he was returned to the animal shelter in Virginia where he had been adopted. Excessive barking when he was left alone in the yard earned the terrier mix his return trip in 2000. But he soon was re-adopted by Robin Robertson Starr, chief executive officer of the Richmond Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, whose family loved him unconditionally and never left him alone again...
Adopt Trigger (07/28/13)
Trigger is a 3-year-old male lab available for adoption. For more information, call the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Adopt Earl (07/28/13)
Earl is a really neat cat and a handsome fellow. He's sweet and calm, and purrs when you pet him. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Pets of the week (07/28/13)
Pet Names: Tiger and Audrey Owner: Elizabeth and Lorelai Clubb Favorite activity: Relaxing on a freshly made bed. ...
Adopt Frenchy (07/21/13)
Frenchy is 2 years old. She is spayed and looking for her forever home. For more information, call The Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Adopt Teal (07/21/13)
Teal is a beautiful young tabby and white cat with blue eyes. Her personality is as lovely as her coat. She's a very sweet kitty and would make a wonderful addition to a loving home. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (07/14/13)
Pet Name: Spencer Owner: Abbey Renee Holder Favorite activity: Lounging. ...
Adopt Joe Boxer (07/14/13)
Joe Boxer has an orange coat and green eyes. He is a very lovable guy and has a sparkling personality. Come give Joe Boxer a visit. Despite the name he's a lover, not a fighter. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Sam (07/14/13)
Sam is a 1-year-old lab mix and is ready for adoption. For more information, call The Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Employers offer pet insurance as perk (07/14/13)
LOS ANGELES -- Melissa Yoakam jokingly calls her dog Shadow her "car payment" because she pays $250 a month for the 12-year-old's cancer treatments. She'd pay far less if she had pet insurance, but she didn't take advantage of it when Shadow was younger and when he got cancer it was too late. She uses her experience to convince colleagues not to make the same mistake...
Adopt Gray Kitten (07/07/13)
This handsome gray kitten is 3 to 4 months old. He has a great disposition and is ready for adoption. Many other wonderful kittens also are available for adoption. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Howard (07/07/13)
Howard is 10 weeks old. He's an adorable and playful kitten! Howard is available for adoption at the Humane Society. For more information, call 334-5837. ...
Pets of the week (07/07/13)
Pet Names: Jack and Gene Owner: Jodi Palisch Favorite activity: Snuggling at bedtime and chasing each other around the house during the day. ...
Adopt Pip (06/16/13)
Pip is a 2-year-old Chihuahua mix. He is very sweet and loves to be petted. Pip's fur is multicolored with black spots on his back. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Koda (06/16/13)
Koda is a 2-year-old male Akita. For more information, call The Humane Society at 334-5837. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA...
Pet of the week (06/09/13)
Pet Name: Bodie Owners: Ashley Gilman and Lance Cotner Favorite activity: Chillin'. ...
Adopt Thunder (06/09/13)
Thunder is a very handsome orange and white kitty who is a very affectionate fellow. He craves attention and loves to be petted. Come and visit him in person. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Ninja (06/09/13)
Ninja is 10 weeks old and looking for his forever home. For more information, call The Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Adopt Torpedo (06/02/13)
Torpedo is a 4-year-old cat who is quite a talker and loves attention. He wants to be held and petted. Torpedo would prefer a quiet home and would be a fantastic companion. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Yoshi (06/02/13)
Yoshi is one year old and is looking for his forever home. For more information, call The Humane Society 334-5837. ...
Pet of the week (06/02/13)
Pet Name: Ernie Owner: Kay Miller Favorite activity: Taking naps and eating treats. ...
Adopt Four Kittens (05/26/13)
These four grey kittens are 10 weeks old. They have extremely sweet personalities. There are quite a variety of kittens available for adoption. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Buddy (05/26/13)
Buddy is 1 year old and neutered. For more information on Buddy and the other animals at the shelter, call The Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Pet of the week (05/26/13)
Pet Name: Kacie Owner: Kimberly Behring Favorite activity: Napping. ...
Pets of the week (05/19/13)
Pet Name: Jessie and Odie Owner: Jamie Baity Favorite activity: Taking naps with pillows and playing outside ...
Adopt Nibbles (05/19/13)
Beautiful Nibbles is 1 year old. She has a very inquisitive personality and is available for adoption. For more information, call The Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Adopt Hershey (05/19/13)
Hershey is a 5 month old lab/ hound mix. He is a very friendly and gentle dog. Hershey would make a great family dog. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Baby Girl (05/12/13)
Baby Girl is 5 years old. She is spayed and housebroken. For more information, call The Humane Society 334-5837. ...
Adopt Clyde (05/12/13)
Clyde is a declawed cat that is marked in a cute white and orange pattern. Clyde is a handsome cat and is only a couple of years old. For more information, call Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. ...
Pets of the week (05/12/13)
Pet Names: Izzy, Miss Sniff Owner: Laura Holmburg Favorite acitivity: Playing together and bumping noses from time to time. ...
Adopt Wink (05/05/13)
Wink is a 1-year-old cat who has a very outgoing personality and loves attention. Wink is missing her left eye but it doesn't stop her at all. She is a delightful cat. For more information, contact Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 243-9823. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823...
Adopt Beck (05/05/13)
Beck is a 4-month-old male of unknown breed and is super sweet. Call the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Adopt Mary (04/28/13)
Mary is 2 years old and is very sweet. For more information, call The Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Adopt Timmy (04/28/13)
Timmy is an extra-large Maine Coon mix who is extremely gentle and sweet. He sometimes has a slight wobble when he walks, but it does not affect him getting around. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Radar (04/21/13)
Radar is 2 years old. He is neutered and housebroken. For more information, call The Humane Society 334-5837. ...
Adopt Mitch (04/21/13)
Mitch is a 1-year-old with an outgoing personality. He's very lovable and enjoys attention and being petted [including his tummy]. For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Pet of the week (04/21/13)
Pet Name: Jack Owner: Liz Boyer Favorite activity: Going on runs with his owners. ...
Adopt April (04/14/13)
April is a 6-week-old Tortoise-shell kitten. She has an outgoing personality and enjoys playing with the other kittens. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Monkey (04/14/13)
Monkey is a 1-year-old Border Collie mix. He is a medium-sized dog and very sweet. Monkey gets along well with other dogs. For more information, call the Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Adopt Toto (04/07/13)
Toto is an adorable Chow Mix puppy. He is very sweet and lovable! For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt Maxwell (04/07/13)
Maxwell is 2 years old and is available for adoption. For more information call The Humane Society at 334-5837. ...
Pet of the week (03/31/13)
Pet Name: Milo Owner: David and Holly LaRose Favorite activity: Lounging on the couch and watching T.V. like a human. ...
Adopt Happy Feet (03/31/13)
Happy Feet is a beautiful young Tabby kitty. When she was found, she was so excited her little feet were making bread [kneading]. Happy Feet would make an excellent companion! For more information, call Safe Harbor at 243-9823. ...
Adopt King (03/31/13)
King is a 1.5-year-old male lab mix. He is very sweet and loves attention. For more information, call the Humane Society 334-5837. ...
Pet of the week (03/17/13)
Pet Name: Daisy Owner: Scott and Donna Colyer Favorite activity: Playing ball and hanging out with the whole family. ...
Adopt Chance (03/17/13)
Chance is a 5-year-old male reteriver mix looking for plenty of room to run and a loving home. For more information, call The Humane Society at 334-5837. ...