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Tampa Bay area pets hoping to find a spot in your heart

Angela, all 57 pounds of her, wants to be your lapdog.
Angela and Brody are two of many animals hoping to find loving homes.
Angela and Brody are two of many animals hoping to find loving homes. [ Times ]
Published Jun. 3
Updated Jun. 3

Pinellas — Caroline

Caroline is a 4-year-old female mixed breed dog. She loves car rides, long walks and eating treats. She’s happy-go-lucky and has a sweet temperament. Caroline is spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. For more information, go to friendsofstrays.org/adopt.

Caroline loves to play in the park.
Caroline loves to play in the park. [ Friends of Strays ]

Hernando — Bo

Bo is a 5-year-old black and white male terrier mix. He was impounded at the shelter because he couldn’t coexist with livestock at his farm. Otherwise, he’s a sweet dog and gets along well with all people. He loves long walks and playing outdoors. A meet and greet is required if you have another dog. For more information, call Hernando County Animal Services at 352-796-5062.

Bo is a sweet dog, but he doesn't always get along with other animals. He requires a meet and greet if you have another dog.
Bo is a sweet dog, but he doesn't always get along with other animals. He requires a meet and greet if you have another dog. [ Hernando County Animal Services ]

Pasco — Angela

Angela is a 4-year-old dog of unknown breed. Even through she’s 57 pounds, she thinks she’s a lapdog. She’s friendly, affectionate and loves to be with people. She does well with other dogs in a play group, where she has a gentle play style. For more information, call Pasco County Animal Services at 813-929-1212.

Even though she weighs 57 pounds, Angela thinks she's a lapdog.
Even though she weighs 57 pounds, Angela thinks she's a lapdog. [ Hernando County Animal Services ]

Manatee — Butter Cup

Butter Cup is a 10-month-old female cat. She’s a little shy, but she’s all hugs and kisses once she warms up to you. If you’re looking for an affectionate cat, she’s your girl. She loves to be brushed and will rub her face against yours. Even though she has tested positive for feline leukemia, she’s still active and bounces after her toys. For more information, e-mail adoptions@mymanatee.org.

Butter Cup is very affectionate and will love to rub her face against yours.
Butter Cup is very affectionate and will love to rub her face against yours. [ Manatee County Animal Services ]

Hillsborough — Brody

Brody is a 2-year-old black domestic short haired cat. He has a soft coat and a big heart. His foster family says, “He’s a large lover boy with fat cheeks and big green eyes.” He was rescued from the streets where he was dodging traffic. He loves his new indoor life and would do well with another quiet cat or kitten. To make an appointment to meet Brody, go to StFrancisRescue.org.

Brody was rescued from the streets and is loving his new indoor life.
Brody was rescued from the streets and is loving his new indoor life. [ St. Francis Animal Rescue ]