Thursday, January 18, 2018
Pets

Pets of the week: Kiki and Zeta, the calico sisters

Calicos Kiki and Zeta are gorgeous 7-month-old sisters that romp, play and sleep together. Calico kitties are usually females; the word calico refers to the coloration of a white cat with orange and black patches on its coat. In the folklore of many countries, calico cats are believed to bring good luck. These girls with shiny coats have been spayed, are current on their shots and have microchips. Call a Save Our Strays volunteer at (727) 481-5262 to learn more about meeting these wonderful siblings. They might just bring you good luck. Check out more SOS felines at saveourstraysinc.com.

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Hernando Pet of the Week for Jan. 19

Hernando Pet of the Week for Jan. 19

Humane Society of the Nature CoastAce had a rough start to life. He’s on a mission to find a patient, committed home willing to help him adjust to a happy life. The shepherd mix is 8 months old, has one blue eye and a brindle coat. He has been neuter...
Published: 01/16/18
Updated: 01/17/18
American Kennel Club adds 2 breeds to roster

American Kennel Club adds 2 breeds to roster

NEW YORK — A spirited Dutch duck-luring dog and a friendly French rabbit hound are now running with the American Kennel Club’s pack. The club announced Wednesday that it’s recognizing the Nederlandse kooikerhondje and the grand basset griffon Vendeen...
Published: 01/10/18
Hernando Pet of the Week for Jan. 12

Hernando Pet of the Week for Jan. 12

Humane Society of the Nature CoastLilith is a sassy 7-year-old who can sometimes play hard to get. She is easily swayed by treats, and loves a warm lap and fuzzy mice. Lilith is spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. Inquiries about adopting Lilith or ...
Published: 01/08/18
Updated: 01/09/18
Hernando Pet of the Week for Jan. 5

Hernando Pet of the Week for Jan. 5

Humane Society of the Nature CoastCasper is a white, 11-month-old boxer mix. He has been neutered, microchipped and is current on his vaccinations. Inquiries about adopting Casper or other dogs and cats can be made at the Humane Society of the Nature...
Published: 01/02/18
Updated: 01/04/18
Hernando Pet of the Week for Dec. 29

Hernando Pet of the Week for Dec. 29

Hernando County Animal ServicesTucker is a 66-pound, 5-year-old black flat-coated retriever. He was found as a stray in the reserve behind the Sterling Hills community in Spring Hill. Tucker is participating in the Heel to Heal program at Hernando Co...
Updated one month ago
Find A Friend: Toby, the Tiger Tabby

Find A Friend: Toby, the Tiger Tabby

Celebrate the new year with the cat in a hat! Others may have retired their Santa caps for the season, but Toby likes to take his time. The shy but playful 1-year-old lost his original family in an eviction, and shelter stress nearly did the tiger Ta...
Updated one month ago
Find A Friend: Rachel, the Cat

Find A Friend: Rachel, the Cat

St. Francis Animal Rescue presents Rachel, a calendar girl for the group’s "12 Cats of Christmas" special. Sweet Rachel’s been waiting patiently in foster care for a year and a half —18 months. She was taken in as an itty-bitty pint when her birth mo...
Updated one month ago
Hernando Pet of the Week for Dec. 22

Hernando Pet of the Week for Dec. 22

Humane Society of the Nature CoastBubba is a 12-year-old chorkie (yorkie-chihuahua mix) hoping to have a new home for Christmas. He loves snuggling and playing hide and seek with his best friend, Princess, a 12-year-old chorkie who was dropped off wi...
Updated one month ago