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Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Waiting Purr Machines

At the Beverly Animal Shelter, three felines wait. They wait wishin’ and hopin’ for their furever home. If you are looking for a young’un ready to play, there are Cher and Page. On the other hand, if you have a quiet home and a loving lap, Mitze is the girl for you. Why not stop by BAS to meet the following purr machines.

CHER

grey tiger kitten

On the morning of June third, a family of kittens was found abandoned at the Shelter. Estimated to be 8 weeks old at the time, Miss Cher was one of them. Hard to believe the adorable light grey, tiger kitten has not yet been adopted. Cher is inquisitive and playful. While being cuddled like a baby, she acted just like a baby… Cher eyed the necklace; the next thing, it was in her mouth. She is now spayed, up to date on her vaccinations, micro-chipped and tested negative for FIV and Fe-Leuk. Are you ready for cuddles and fun?

PAGE

white and black kitten

Page also arrived in early June. A single kitten thought to be less than 1 week old. Accepted by a mother cat, Page has grown to be a sweet and playful girl. She does however, have a clouded right eye from an unknown cause. Page can see perfectly with her left eye. She had no trouble going after a set of keys dangled in front of her. Page’s white fur with black patches is among the softest. She is up to date on her vaccinations and if not already, Page will be spayed, micro-chipped and tested for FIV and Fe-Leuk before adoption. Page is waiting to play at your house.

MITZE 

Lovable Mitze arrived shortly after New Year’s Day 2013. At the time, she was thought to be about 1 year old. Mitze came to BAS with a hematoma in her ear. Although corrected, the hematoma left Mitze with a “bent” ear and that is all. Mitze is a sweet, quiet girl with pale green eyes and the pinkest nose. She wears a gray tuxedo and gets along well with other cats. Once she gets to know and trust you, Mitze will be your girl too. She is spayed, microchipped, up to date on her vaccinations, and tested negative for FIV and Fe-leuk. Now all she needs is that loving lap.

LAST WEEK’S PETS – Babe, from last week’s special returns, is happy to announce her adoption. Canine Cooper and feline Jasmine remain waiting for their special human.

SHELTER NEWS

The Beverly Animal Shelter is currently offering potential “barn” cats – neutered/spayed and vaccinated, friendly, outdoor cats who are good mousers, for $10. Please contact the Shelter for more information.

The new Integrated Veterinary Service has begun at the Beverly Animal Shelter. Although held only once or twice a month, the long wait for spay or neutering has been greatly reduced! Call the Shelter to make your appointment. They are now taking reservations.

DUE TO THE DECREASE IN GOVERNMENT INCENTIVES, THE LOCAL RECYCLERS OF ELECTRONICS HAVE CLOSED DOWN. THEREFORE, THE BEVERLY ANIMAL SHELTER IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING ELECTRONICS FOR RECYCLING.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO VOLUNTEER YOUR HELP TO THE BEVERLY ANIMAL SHELTER? BUT CAN’T BE AT THE SHELTER FOR WHATEVER REASON (HOME COMMITMENTS, ALLERGIES ETC.) WELL, THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO HELP. HOW ABOUT:

HELPING WITH OFFSITE ADOPTION EVENTS

UPDATING THE BAS WEBSITE

POSTING PETS ON PETFINDER

KEEPING THE FINGER LAKES TIMES UPDATED WITH RECENT LOST & FOUND PETS.

THESE ARE JUST A FEW PLACES EXTRA HANDS AND MINDS ARE NEEDED REGULARLY. CALL THE SHELTER AT 539-9357 IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DONATE EVEN JUST A LITTLE BIT OF YOUR TIME.

Unfortunately, The Purina Pets for Seniors Fund has been DISCONTINUED. However, BAS is attempting to continue Senior adoptions on an individual basis through the generosity of others.

The Board of Directors of the Beverly Animal Shelter is working hard to give you all the information you need to properly take care of your pet. Please be advised that the Shelter website has changed to simply http://www.beverlyanimalshelter.com.

Why not take the opportunity to spend some playtime with your favorite canine. The Dave Pullen Memorial Dog Park at the Beverly Animal Shelter is open Monday-Saturday, 10am-4pm. It is located on the front center grounds at the Shelter and has a double-gated entrance. It is free to the public (though the Shelter always appreciates any donations!), but we do require you to stop by the shelter staff (at the store) to show proof of rabies and distemper vaccinations. We want everyone, including your dog safe! We also ask that you please clean up after your dog. Come on out and give your pup a chance to run off lead in a safe and enclosed environment!

THANK YOU FOR THE GENEROUS CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE PAST YEAR!!

The Shelter is no longer accepting scrap metal to recycle. However, they continue to accept returnable bottles and cans. For more information, call the Shelter at (315)539-9357. Be sure to wash out your returnables.

SHELTER NEEDS –

Thankfully, Dallyn is happy to announce that the Town of Tyre has joined Interlaken, Romulus and the Town of Waterloo in setting limits on the number of dogs one individual can own. Now, for the rest of Seneca County… 

Round II of Kitten Season is well underway!! BAS needs you! To help the Shelter out, please go to www.FirstGiving.com/bas.

Please keep in mind when you enter the Shelter grounds, to adhere to the 5mph speed limit. A very sweet but deaf cat that had lived at the shelter for 17 years was killed because someone sped through the drive.

Dallyn, along with the ASPCA, would like to remind all cat owners of the importance (after spay and neutering) of cat collars (safety or breakaway) with proper identification for outdoor cats. The Shelter is overwhelmed by “found” but unclaimed cats. The hope of the Shelter is to be able to reunite the lost felines with their owners. Many types of collars are available for cats. Please see Dallyn for more information.

Please, if you have lost your dog or cat, DO CALL the shelter. Do not wait for an advertisement of “found dog/cat” to appear in the newspaper.

Please be a responsible pet owner. Spay and neuter your pets to prevent more unwanted animals. ONLY YOU can prevent the overflow of kittens that begins each Spring and carries on into the Fall.

We invite you to come and meet our wonderful creatures in person. The Shelter is open from 10:00AM to 4:00PM daily EXCEPT SUNDAY and Wednesday. The store is open from 9:00 to 6:00 Monday to Friday and 9:00 to 4:00 Saturday. Questions, call (315)539-9357 or email beverlyshelter@yahoo.com.

Yes, you can still view our pets on Petfinder.com, but have you had difficulty getting more up to date information on the Beverly Animal Shelter? There is always the very informative Beverly Animal Shelter Online found at http://beverlyanimalshelter.com/ where most of your questions can easily be answered.

 

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