ID#A1783815 – Penelope is a sweet 8-year-old female, gray tabby domestic short-hair cat. If you are looking for a relaxed companion, someone to kick back and cuddle with you after a hard day’s work, then Penelope is the cat for you. Penelope is sociable and loving. She would love to purr and cuddle in your lap, play with a toy and bring joy to your life. She melts when rubbed and petted. Penelope is a precious cat who wants a kind, loving family or person to share her life with. She has a little bit of everything to offer to a cat lover. Come and play with her and you’ll fall in love. Visit Penelope at the Eastside shelter.
National Pit Bull Awareness Day
Celebrating the unique qualities of our furry friends
The City of Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department is hosting a National Pit Bull Awareness Day event and Pet Adoption on Saturday, October 27, at all city animal shelters.
The National Pit Bull Awareness Campaign is a nationwide effort to bring positive awareness about Pit Bulls. Animal Welfare is providing a day of FREE education, resources, products and services to people who have Pit Bulls. It is a special day to focus on these incredible dogs and a day to change perceptions and stereotypes.
Plenty to do:
· $10 adoption fee for all pets at all city shelters
· Free public spay/neuter surgery coupons for owners of Pit Bulls and Pit Mixes only. (Albuquerque residents only) – Pick up coupon at any city shelter.
· Free public microchip for Pit Bulls and Pit Mixes only (East & West animal shelters)
· Free samples of dog food and much more!
· Free seminar at North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center for Pit Bulls and Pit Mixes owners – Please view topic and hours at www.cabq.gov/pets
When: Saturday, October 27
East Side Animal Shelter, 8920 Lomas Blvd. N.E., 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
West Side Animal Shelter, 11800 Sunset Gardens S.W., 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Lucky Paws, 6600 Menaul N.E. in Coronado Mall, 11:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Everyday Adoption Center, 350 Eubank Blvd. NE in PetSmart, 9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.