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Very last year, a couple months ahead of their shift to Santa Fe, Cheryl Kelley…

Very last year, a couple months ahead of their shift to Santa Fe, Cheryl Kelley and her fiancé, Dan Russell, lost their 15-yr-aged cat. At the time they arrived in Santa Fe, the couple started their “very religious process” of wanting at shelters for a new cat.

“I was in Petco [in June], and peeked in the shelter area and noticed Whiskery,” Kelley explained. “I right away felt the spiritual link.”

Russell also felt the link, and the pair began the adoption process.

Whiskery, a 3-12 months-previous Maine coon blend, experienced been rescued in April 2020 by Felines & Pals. He was unaltered, matted and all of his whiskers experienced been burnt. He would attack other cats but was quite sweet to men and women.

Whiskery was practically instantly delighted and cozy with his new relatives.

“We have two quite friendly pit bulls who really like cats and experienced missed our kitty when he passed. We uncovered that Whiskery was not excellent with other cats, but it was not identified if he was great with pet dogs. I experienced a experience he was heading to do fantastic,” Kelley claimed.

When Kelley and Russell introduced Whiskery property, their puppies were concerned of him. “He is pretty playful and comes on solid,” Kelley reported.

It took a few of months for the puppies to heat up, but now all a few are quite near pals, primarily Whiskery and the woman pit bull, Isabella.

“Whiskery and Isabella act like boyfriend and girlfriend. They play all working day lengthy, wrestling, kissing, hugging and laying on every other,” Kelley said.

Whiskery, now named Tequila, is the excellent addition to the joyful family.

“We get him on walks in a kitty backpack, and he is section of the pack. I actually imagine he is certain that he is a canine,” Kelley joked. “We are grateful to the employees at Felines & Good friends for preserving him. We are so grateful to have him in our house.”


Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Modern society: If you are retired or function from dwelling and want a pleasant, mellow companion, satisfy Mona. This 75-pound, 11-year-aged Chinese Sharpei blend has so numerous pretty qualities: simple to wander, unbelievably patient with cats, puppies and little ones, and is generally lower upkeep.

Mona arrived at the shelter simply because her proprietor could no longer just take care of her, and that expertise of loving and dropping was traumatic for her. Mona does not want to be left by yourself yet again, at all.

She requires a house in which somebody is with her at all times, or her separation panic overwhelms her. She’d be so delighted with a location on the sofa or a fluffy mattress in an office, dwelling space or bed room and with an operator who can supply the protected enjoy that she misses.

Alberto is a handsome 4-month-outdated kitten. Alberto weighs 5 kilos and might grow to be 10 to 12 lbs .. He’s a charming and sweet man who is bound to provide heaps of joy with his kitten antics.

These and other animals are accessible for adoption from the shelter, 100 Caja del Rio Road.

The shelter’s adoption hrs are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day. Simply call 505-983-4309, ext. 1610.

Española Humane: Suerte could use some better luck right after staying left in the shelter’s fall box. This cat is all black besides for a lovely grey crown guiding his ears. Suerte is helpful and relaxed, just a 12 months outdated, neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.

Loki is a 1-yr-previous pet who weighs 60 lbs. Loki is neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and will come with 6 months of heartworm prevention for an adoption rate of $80.

Dew Paws Rescue: Blessed is a 2-yr-old, blended-breed male on the lookout for an individual to choose him climbing and on prolonged walks. He is 60 pounds and is excellent on a leash. Connect with 505-412-9096 or e mail [email protected] for more data.

Felines & Buddies: Four-thirty day period-previous Taffy arrived to Felines & Buddies along with her mom, Jacque, and siblings Sugar, Licorice, Sweet, Popsicle and Snickers. They are perfectly-socialized. Taffy is a friendly, outgoing, confident dilute tortoiseshell who loves to play. She would get pleasure from staying adopted with yet another kitten or young cat for companionship. At 13, Ming is a relaxed Siamese who enjoys a fantastic cuddle and extended naps. Brie is lacking an eye, introducing to the character of this playful 5-12 months-previous.

The Horse Shelter: Alba is a 24-year-aged mare who has uncovered to chill out with new individuals and is starting to be relaxed ample to be a excellent grooming horse. Alba is readily available as a nonriding or companion horse. Alba’s adoption price is $250. Alba and many other horses are out there for adoption at The Horse Shelter. Visit or simply call 505-577-2193.