Program would trap, sterilize, vaccinate and rerelease the problem critters.
If you've been thinking of bringing a cat or a kitten into your home, there is no better time than now. The Tucson area's shelters are filled with great felines who need a forever home. Here are a few places to go:
The Humane Society of Southern Arizona has reduced the adoption fee for cats and kittens through June, which is Adopt a Shelter Cat month.
An orange tabby and her four kittens were stuffed into a pillowcase and dropped into the donation box at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, officials said.
"Hawn" wears an Eeyore costume for Halloween. Photo by David Sanders. 10/15/02.
"Franz" wears a Harley Davidson costume for Halloween. Photo by David Sanders. 10/15/02.
"Opey" wears a king's costume for Halloween. Photo by David Sanders. 10/15/02.
US actress Karen Black holds her son Hunter in their apartment in New York's Greenwich Village, United States in 1982. (AP Photo/W. Abbott)
Peter Rabbit is playful and adorable puppy that loves to cuddle, Peter has three brothers up for adoption, too. Fee: $125.• Contact: Call SAFE (Saving Animals From Euthanasia) at 349-8637, safeanimals.com To find out more about Peter and to see pictures of other friends in need click here.
Chess - black Lab mix• Age: 3 years.• Qualities: Beautiful Chess lived with three children and gets along well with other animals, too. She loves to play fetch, is crate trained and walks like a lady on a leash.• Fee: $85. • Contact: The Animal League of Green Valley at 625-3170 or talgv.org…
Goldie - Black and white Domestic Short Hair• Age: 6 years.• Qualities: Goldie is a beautiful, petite girl who is playful and affectionate. • Fee: $99.• Contact: PAWsitively Cats at 289-2747 or pawsitivelycats.org• Meet: adoption center; 3432 E. Ft. Lowell Road, Noon-4 p.m. Saturdays.
Kane - Lab Mix • ID No: 409346.• Age: 2 years.• Qualities: Sweet and shy, this handsome boy would like an adult home.• Fee: Ask for August adoption specials.• Contact: Pima Animal Care Center, 243-5900.• Meet: PACC, 4000 N. Silverbell Road, noon-7 p.m. Mondays-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday…
Niblets - tabby/Torbie mix• Age: 18 months.• Qualities: Niblets' kittens have found homes, so now it is her turn. She is the "total package" with fascinating coloration, a stately bearing and a disarmingly enchanting personality. • Fee: $65. • Contact: The Animal League of Green Valley.
Find your BFF at one of Tucson's shelters and rescue groups. These groups also need volunteers and donations.
Mark Twain - Domestic Short Hair• ID No.: 759812.• Age: 5 years.• Qualities: Mark Twain is a traveling cat who doesn't shy away from a little adventure. This big lover boy traveled from Missouri and is so grateful to have a second chance.• Fee: $80.• Contact: The Humane Society of Southern Arizona.
SHERLOCK - GOLDEN RETRIEVER• Age: 5 years.• Qualities: Sherlock is a friendly boy who has been fending for himself. He is not good with small pets, including small dogs or cats.• Needs: A yard with secure fencing and a patient family to teach the basics, including housetraining. He needs a g…
Mandy – Greyhound• Age: 3 years.• Qualities: Mandy is a smart, beautiful girl who gets along with other large breeds. She loves to play, even fetch a ball. She walks well on leash and likes kids. Mandy is spayed, housebroken, microchipped and current with shots.• Needs: Not cat- or small-dog…
Jordan - Tortoiseshell• Age: 4 months.• Qualities: Jordan is a typical kitten. She loves to play, chase fuzzy things, chase squeaky things and chase her litter mates. Once she's exhausted, she likes to cuddle and have her ears massaged.• Needs: An indoor-only home.• Fee: $65, which includes …
Roxy - Cat• ID No.: 444439.• Age: 2 years. • Qualities: Roxy is a beautiful young girl who should be called Moo-Moo.• Fee: Ask for August adoption specials.• Contact: Pima Animal Care Center.
Clementine - Pit Bull mix• ID No.: 759815.• Age: 10 months.• Qualities: Charming Clementine is a sweet and playful girl who was rescued from a dog-fighting raid in the Midwest. Despite her tragic past, she's outgoing and affectionate.• Needs: A committed family willing to continue her amazin…