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ADOPT A PET: Meet Kali

ADOPT A PET: Meet Kali

CARROLLTON, Ga. – If you dream of coming home to a wet nose, wagging tail and tons of kisses (in addition to, perhaps, a half chewed shoe or overturned trashcan) adopt a puppy from your local pet shelter. According to the ASPCA, approximately 5 million to 7 million domesticated animals enter animal shelters nationwide, every year, and approximately 3 million to 4 million are euthanized. However, you can change those numbers but adopting a "companion" for yourself or your family. Pets are an investment but, in our opinion, an investment well worth the money.

According to the Humane Society, “Kali is a Catahoula-mix female - happy natured, bright, and a favorite with the staff. Her coat is a pretty mixture of gray, black, and white.

ADOPT A PET: Meet Bingo

ADOPT A PET: Meet Bingo

CARROLLTON, Ga. – If you dream of coming home to a wet nose, wagging tail and tons of kisses (in addition to, perhaps, a half chewed shoe or overturned trashcan) adopt a puppy from your local pet shelter. According to the ASPCA, approximately 5 million to 7 million domesticated animals enter animal shelters nationwide, every year, and approximately 3 million to 4 million are euthanized. However, you can change those numbers but adopting a "companion" for yourself or your family. Pets are an investment but, in our opinion, an investment well worth the money.

According to the Humane Society, Bingo is cute puppy who was picked up as a stray. The Humane Society thinks she is probably part Border Collie and is around five months. She has tons of energy and will do well with a family who with young children and an active lifestyle.

ADOPT A PET: Meet Bobby

ADOPT A PET: Meet Bobby

MARIETTA, Ga. – If you dream of coming home to a cool purr or a comforting meow adopt a kitten from your local pet shelter. According to the ASPCA, approximately 5 million to 7 million domesticated animals enter animal shelters nationwide, every year, and approximately 3 million to 4 million are euthanized. However, you can change those numbers but adopting a “companion” for yourself or your family. Pets are an investment but, in our opinion, an investment well worth the money.

According to the Humane Society, Bobby is a playful cat but he’s not too fond of being picked up or petted. He’s a domestic short hair Tabby cat and he’s house-trained. Bobby wants a home but ideally one when he can live a pretty independent life.

Adoption event to help find loving homes for animals

Adoption event to help find loving homes for animals

Residents have another opportunity to help "find forever homes for our homeless friends" at Cobb Animal Control's Adopt-A-Thon Saturday, Sept. 10. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and be held at the shelter, located at 1060 Al Bishop Drive, Marietta. Participants will enjoy vendors, food, animal rescue groups, police K-9 demonstrations, raffles, special adoption rates and a chance to meet the new on-staff veterinarian. <?xml:namespace prefix = o />

This event is part of Cobb Animal Control's effort to compete in the ASPCA Save More Lives Challenge. The goal of the challenge is to save more lives in the short term and increase the potential to save more lives in the future.

ADOPT A PET: Meet Butterbean

ADOPT A PET: Meet Butterbean

 

CARROLLTON, Ga. – If you dream of coming home to a wet nose, wagging tail and tons of kisses (in addition to, perhaps, a half chewed shoe or overturned trashcan) adopt a puppy from your local pet shelter. According to the ASPCA, approximately 5 million to 7 million domesticated animals enter animal shelters nationwide, every year, and approximately 3 million to 4 million are euthanized. However, you can change those numbers but adopting a “companion” for yourself or your family. Pets are an investment but, in our opinion, an investment well worth the money.

According to the Humane Society, Butterbean is a happy and good-natured 2-year old male Blue Heeler. They say he seems most happy when he is with a companion, as opposed to being left alone for independent play. He would like a family and with a face like his, how could any animal lover resist. Butterbean can be adopted for $115.

ADOPT A PET: Meet Ace

ADOPT A PET: Meet Ace

CARROLLTON, Ga. – If you dream of coming home to a cool purr or a comforting meow adopt a kitten from your local pet shelter. According to the ASPCA, approximately 5 million to 7 million domesticated animals enter animal shelters nationwide, every year, and approximately 3 million to 4 million are euthanized. However, you can change those numbers but adopting a “companion” for yourself or your family. Pets are an investment but, in our opinion, an investment well worth the money.

According to the Humane Society, Ace is an “a wonderful male kitty – all silky black fur and very playful”. Ace is a medium petite cat; he’ll probably grow to be a little bigger than she is now. He has been neutered and given his shots.

ADOPT A PET: Meet Fidelity

ADOPT A PET: Meet Fidelity

MARIETTA, Ga. – If you dream of coming home to a cool purr or a comforting meow adopt a kitten from your local pet shelter. According to the ASPCA, approximately 5 million to 7 million domesticated animals enter animal shelters nationwide, every year, and approximately 3 million to 4 million are euthanized. However, you can change those numbers but adopting a “companion” for yourself or your family. Pets are an investment but, in our opinion, an investment well worth the money.

According to the Humane Society, Fidelity is a domestic short hair; Tortoishell mix looking for a home. She lives with her siblings and is the shyest kitten in the group.  The Humane Society thinks she will do best with families who have time for her.