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Posted on April 17, 2017 at 8:02 AM by Communications Department
Caesar, a 1 year old rat, is the shelter’s longest resident, having been there since May 2016. He was originally brought in as a stray and adopted shortly after. Unfortunately he was returned after biting the new owner, who probably had the smell of food on his hands. The staff has handled Ceasar with no issues and the poor guy gets overlooked on the adoption floor. Rats are very social, clean and smart - they can be trained to do all kinds of tricks! Caesar’s adoption fee is $5.00
Nala, a 1½ year old spayed female black/grey tabby, came to the shelter in October 2016. She was surrendered to the shelter due to an unwanted litter of kittens. One of the missions of the Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter is to educate the public on topics like spaying and neutering. An unspayed female cat and her offspring can produce up to 66,000 kittens in 6 years! The statistics are the same for dogs as well. There are many low-cost options for owners in need of these services, and the shelter is happy to give out that information. Nala’s adoption fee is $50
Fozzy, a neutered male 3 year old tan/white Pit Bull mix, has been at the shelter since September 2016. He came into the shelter emaciated, scared and lost. A Good Samaritan found him wandering the street looking for his next meal and brought him in. He was given the medical treatment he needed, and he is now up to his ideal weight. He was adopted and his new owner immediately fell in love with him; however due to landlord issues and breed restrictions Fozzy was returned to the shelter. This is the probably one of the most common reasons for surrendering a dog that PRAS sees. A lot of apartments, rental properties, home owners associations, and even home owner insurance policies have “breed restrictions” on their property. In lieu of being evicted or fined owners reluctantly surrender their dogs to the shelter. Fozzy is a special needs adoption because he is heartworm positive so half of his adoption fee is sponsored. Fozzy’s special adoption fee is $25.00