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Boo Boo

By Happy Tails

Boo Boo Adopted 12/2017 Boo Boo had been with us for over 20 months because she’s special and needed an experienced cat person to love her. She did very well in her foster home with two dogs and another cat.  She finally caught the eye of the Thomas family who…

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Issabelle

By Happy Tails

Name:  Issabelle Adopted:  November, 2017 “I’VE BEEN ADOPTED! I’m what they call a “Foster Failure”. My family has fostered before and we didn’t plan to fall in love. I was just going to stay for a little while… but then Harley (Boxer) and Rusty (Staffie) asked their parents if they…

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Gypsy

By Happy Tails

  Name:  Gypsy Adopted:  January 2017 We adopted Gypsy on January 2nd of this year, and she has been the most sweet, loving, playful and perfect baby girl. She has been great with people, kids, and dogs of all sizes, but what she really wants is to make friends with…

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Buckwheat (Ali)

By Happy Tails

Name:  Buckwheat (Ali) Adopted:  December 2016 Buckwheat is the cat that refused to give up. Despite his neurological damage that happened at birth (he is the only survivor of the litter), Buckwheat insisted in being a kitten just like any other. The brain damage made him unsteady on his feet,…

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Dodsworth

By Happy Tails

Name: Dodsworth Adopted: January 2016 When Dodsworth’s owner passed and he was brought to AWL, he covered up his fear with a “Mr. Tough Guy” act that would have scared off most potential adopters. But he couldn’t fool everyone. Here’s an update from his new home. “Dodsworth is doing much…

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Sally

By Happy Tails

Name: Sally Adopted:  December 2016 Sally & I want to thank AWL for bringing us together. I have had many dogs in my life, but Sally is the best one ever. She is thriving already & has brought me joy in such a short period of time. I want to…

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Mia & Mylo

By Happy Tails

Shelter Name: Jaylene and Mewsey New Name:  Mia & Mylo Adopted Date: Sept. 2016 Message Body: My wife and I were both reluctant to bring any new cats into our home after losing two previous cats due to old age.  Anyway, we visited the AWL one day in early September while we…

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Edison

By Happy Tails

Name:  Edison Adopted:  06/16 It was great to hear from Edison’s family. He was with the shelter for a very long time waiting for just the right family and, at last, he found them! “Edison loves living with his new family! He doesn’t let being deaf slow him down and…

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Kramer

By Happy Tails

Shelter Name: Snap New Name:  Kramer Adopted Date: 09/16 Adopting Kramer (previously Snap) was the best decision we ever made. He is super playful, energetic, and super sweet. He loves to be snuggled, and picked up. He hates being told “no”, but listens after telling him no once or twice.  He loves having free…

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Sebastian

By Happy Tails

Name: Sebastian Age: 18 years Sebastian is a personal friend of Lady Luck. How else can you explain a 17 year old declawed cat surviving on his own until a good Samaritan found him and brought him to the Animal Welfare League. Sebastian was underweight, had a severe skin condition and…

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Sadie (Franny)

By Campaigns, Happy Tails

Name:  Sadie Adopted:  2008 Sadie was adopted from AWL in June of 2008. She is my bestie and we have been through so much together. She is such a sweet girl with just the right amount of sass. She loves homemade dog cookies — ’cause she’s always had a sensitive…

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Cody

By Happy Tails

Name:  Cody Adopted: 2016 A million thanks to everyone at AWL. It had been a tough 5 months for me. I lost my mother in January of 2016, and 10 days later, I lost my husband. I then lost my 4- legged best friend in the beginning of June, at…

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Nikki

By Happy Tails

Name:  Nikki Adopted: 2016 We had stopped into Pet Supermarket to pick up some dog food and saw Nikki sleeping in her cage. She was there with 4 other cats hoping to be adopted. We tried to get her to come out to play, but she had no interest. We…

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Bongo

By Happy Tails

Bongo Adopted:  August 2016 In the 377 days that Bongo was with AWL, he made friends and had people who really loved him. Through this love Bongo was able to earn a good citizen certification. Bongo Steele the Amazing sweet loving boy is an awesome addition to our family. Bongo’s favorite thing…

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Spock

By Happy Tails

Name: Spock Adopted:  July, 2016 Spock has turned our family world into a laughter filled home! He’s a true blessing and we love him dearly. Please see the photos and know he’s doing wonderfully! We will keep you all posted ongoing. Special thank you to Samantha and Renee. Both of…

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