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April 2023 Pet of the Month

Name: Peaches (a.k.a. “The Floof”)

Breed: Cream-colored domestic medium-hair

Likes: Morning snuggles, all the toys (mice, wand, sponge ball, bottle cap, loosely tied shoelaces in a pinch), bird and people watching, napping in the curtains or mom’s lap, “meerkating,” treats (more of a love affair, really), giving kisses, and of course her favorite sitter, Claire (i.e., “Miss Churu,” the highest feline honor!)

I totally meant […]

March 2023 Pet of the Month

Name: Bailey Burke Browne, aka “Bailey Boo”

Breed: Domestic Short Hair Tortie

Likes: Treats, Peacock Feather Sticks, and the Heating Pad

Give me treats, now!

Dislikes: People she doesn’t know in the house, being in her carrier, and having her belly rubbed

About Bailey: Bailey came to us from Friends of Homeless Animals (FOHA) in 2016. She joined another FOHA adoptee, Jackson. They were not fast friends, […]

February 2023 Pet of the Month

Name: Jeeves

Breed: Domestic short hair (gray and white)

Likes: Sitting on the lap (he’s so eager for lap time that he angles for a spot before his humans can even sit down themselves and create the lap!); Churu lickable cat treats.

What can I say–I hit the jackpot!

Dislikes: Being held (but see: champion lap cat, above); going to the vet, because been there, done […]

January 2023 Pet of the Month

Name: Esme

Breed: Domestic Short Hair

Likes: Pipe cleaners, wormie toys, mousie toys, spinny toys, laser toys, birdie toys, all the toys, chin scritchies, sunbeams, zoomies, heated beds, ear rubs, being fed on time, being an alarm clock on weekends, ruling her world


Dislikes: Treats, catnip, being called a fuzzy baby, being an alarm clock during the week

About Esme: Emse is 8 years old and […]

December 2022 Pet of the Month

Name: Pete

Breed: Domestic Short Hair

Likes: Although he is getting on in years, Pete, aged 13, remains active at home with a wide array of hobbies and interests. These include, but are not limited to, trying to set the Guinness World Record for the longest nap, 3 AM calisthenics, birdwatching, and curating his collection of approximately 2,583 toys. In addition, he owns and operates a […]

November 2022 Pet of the Month

Name: Motoko (MO-to-ko), after Major Motoko Kusanagi, the main character in the Ghost in the Shell manga and anime series; because she just appears silently, like a ghost. She was just upstairs, and then, she’s right next to you!

Breed: Dilute Tortie, 10 yo

Likes: Looking out the window, hunting Insects, “helping” her humans. White fish wet food, very picky; shrimp and crab. Addicted to Shrimp […]

October 2022 Pet of the Month

Name: Nutmeg (aka “Meg,” “Meggie,” “Her Majesty”)

Breed: Scottish Fold – Tortoiseshell

Likes: Belly rubs, stretching out in the sunlight, sitting in a “Buddha” pose, attacking tissue paper, snuggling with her mom and dad on the couch, hunting crickets in the basement, playing with feather toys with her fabulous favorite sitter Debbie from Sit-A-Pet

Feather toys, sunshine, and window perch to watch the birds…ah, life is […]

September 2022 Pet of the Month

Name: Bocephus “Bobo” Kelley-Calvert

Breed: Siamese (Chocolate Point)

Likes: “Bumblebees” playtime, head rubs, sitting on mommy’s lap, his project chair, bed-making time, the hallway outside our door, our neighbors’ cats and dogs, his box in the closet

I’m ready to go in the hall anytime to see if my friends (neighbors’ pets) can come out and play!

Dislikes: When his siblings come upstairs into his territory, belly-rubbing, […]

August 2022 Pet of the Month

Name: Jasper

Breed: “Rescue” (aka: domestic short-hair cat of indeterminate origin)

Likes: A warm lap to curl up in, sun “puddles” (both ideal for cool weather napping especially), crinkly toys and snacks

Could you please sit down, I’m ready for my afternoon nap in your lap.

Dislikes: Home renovations/displaced furniture, wet food not warmed to just the right temperature and road trips

About Jasper: Jasper was adopted […]

July 2022 Pet of the Month

Name: Odysseus Orion William-Nilliam Mitchell-Karbowsky (a.k.a. Ody)

Breed: American shorthair cow cat

Likes: Fetching. Playing. Sushi. Laps. His favorite chair. Helping his humans type.

I have so many feelings and I don’t know why!

Dislikes: Too many to list! He’s a very particular cat. Changes are hard! Clothes being packed are scary! Waking up from naps is the worst! Laps shouldn’t have to move!

About Ody: Ody […]

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