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Seattle Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Penny & Patty

July 24th, 2015 by Laura Fonda

On Fridays, we feature an adoptable pet from the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS). SAS is located at 2061 15th Ave W, just north of Whole Foods, at the corner of W. Armory Way. SAS is open Tuesday – Sunday, noon-6pm.

Queen Anne View has not met any of these pets – SAS is providing us with the description, as they know them well. We encourage potential adopters to get in touch with SAS and work with them to evaluate the compatibility of your home and a new pet.

Lady Bug (sweet and friendly Miniature Pinscher) – available for adoption
Odie (happy go lucky Catahoula Leopard Dog mix) – Adopted!
Kohmi (beauty of a Siamese cat) – available for adoption
Mr. Butters (fabulous family cat) – Adopted!
Mama (dedicated lap cat) – available for adoption – new photos on Petfinder
Thea (black and white kitty) – available for adoption
Abby & Phinn (lovey dovey pair of doves) – available for adoption
Iggy Azalea (snuggly iguana) – available for adoption
Walter & Jesse (friendly pair of rats) – available for adoption
Pilot (lionhead rabbit) – Adopted!

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Penny Patty 2Meet Penny & Patty!

Patty and Penny are female guinea pigs that are less than one-year old. They are healthy, friendly, and gentle with people. This couple pair was surrendered to the Seattle Animal Shelter in mid-June and are a little shy but are looking forward to graduating from foster care and finding a good and loving forever home. Patty and Penny are a bonded pair and must be adopted together.

Patty is the short-haired, tri-color Teddy Bear breed of guinea pig. She loves to eat hay, grass, fresh veggies and will sing for her supper or whenever she thinks it ought to be suppertime. She envisions herself as the leader but is fine with being held, petted, and given special treats.

Penny Patty 1Penny is the long-haired, tri-colored Silky breed of guinea pig. She is velvety soft to the touch and likes to be brushed and trimmed to keep up her lovely appearance. She also loves to eat hay, grass, fresh veggies and will sing for her supper. She envisions herself as the darling and is fine with being held, petted, and given special treats.

These two piggies like to be part of the family and are learning to explore safe spaces outside their cage. They have very calm and relaxed personalities and get along with people and other respectful pets.

Penny Patty 3Guinea pigs need a large flat-bottomed living space to live in, with covered areas where they can take shelter and relax if they feel nervous. Guinea pigs love to run and explore, and should have an hour or more of supervised playtime every day for exercise and stimulation. It’s important to remember that guinea pigs *cannot* use an exercise wheel or ball. Guinea pigs are social animals and do best when kept in pairs or small groups, and enjoy spending time with their people too.

Guinea pigs should be fed a high-quality pellet formulated for guinea pigs, unlimited hay, and fresh leafy greens. (Greens low in calcium such as lettuce, parsley, carrot tops, and cilantro are good choices.) Guinea pigs also require a vitamin C supplement; offering a slice or two of orange or bell pepper daily is an easy and delicious way to provide the vitamin C they need.

There is a low fee to adopt a guinea pig from the Seattle Animal Shelter; however, you are expected to make a lifetime commitment to your adopted piggies. The primary caregiver must be a responsible adult. Your piggies should be treated as an integral part of the family, and they will need regular nail trims and vet checks. With good care and lots of love, guinea pigs can live to be 5 to 7 years old.

Penny and Patty (SAS ID #15-5853-1 & 2) are currently being adored in foster care. If you’re interested in adopting this sweet pair, please call the foster care hotline at 206-684-0685, or email sasfostercritters@gmail.com.

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Seattle Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Kohmi

July 17th, 2015 by Laura Fonda

On Fridays, we feature an adoptable pet from the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS). SAS is located at 2061 15th Ave W, just north of Whole Foods, at the corner of W. Armory Way. SAS is open Tuesday – Sunday, noon-6pm.

Queen Anne View has not met any of these pets – SAS is providing us with the description, as they know them well. We encourage potential adopters to get in touch with SAS and work with them to evaluate the compatibility of your home and a new pet.

Lady Bug (sweet and friendly Miniature Pinscher) – available for adoption
Odie (happy go lucky Catahoula Leopard Dog mix) – available for adoption
Mr. Butters (fabulous family cat) – available for adoption
Mama (dedicated lap cat) – available for adoption – new photos on Petfinder
Thea (black and white kitty) – available for adoption
Abby & Phinn (lovey dovey pair of doves) – available for adoption
Iggy Azalea (snuggly iguana) – available for adoption
Walter & Jesse (friendly pair of rats) – available for adoption
Pilot (lionhead rabbit) – available for adoption

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Kohmi 3Meet Kohmi!

With movie star good looks and a sweet disposition, Kohmi is one fine feline! A quiet yet curious boy, he enjoys attention – especially head scratches and brushing – but is not demanding. In truth, he is a very polite kitty.

Kohmi 2Although he can be shy with strangers, in no time at all his naturally sweet and affectionate nature takes over and he cannot resist making friends. Pet or brush him and you will be rewarded with his deep, soothing purr.

Kohmi would be well suited for a calm or moderately active household with adults and teens. He is a neat cat, doesn’t shed much, and keeps his beautiful fur in immaculate condition. He is neutered and litter box trained.

Kohmi 1Kohmi (SAS ID #15-6257-1) is hanging out at the Interbay Petco just waiting to meet you. Petco is located at 2001 15th Ave W, right around the corner from the Seattle Animal Shelter, and they are open Monday through Saturday 9am to 9pm, and Sunday 10am to 7pm.

If gentle and lovely Kohmi sounds like the perfect companion for you, please hurry down to make his acquaintance.

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Seattle Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Odie

July 3rd, 2015 by Laura Fonda

On Fridays, we feature an adoptable pet from the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS). SAS is located at 2061 15th Ave W, just north of Whole Foods, at the corner of W. Armory Way. SAS is open Tuesday – Sunday, noon-6pm.

Queen Anne View has not met any of these pets – SAS is providing us with the description, as they know them well. We encourage potential adopters to get in touch with SAS and work with them to evaluate the compatibility of your home and a new pet.

Lady Bug (sweet and friendly Miniature Pinscher) – available for adoption
Mr. Butters (fabulous family cat) – available for adoption
Mama (dedicated lap cat) – available for adoption – new photos on Petfinder
Thea (black and white kitty) – available for adoption
Abby & Phinn (lovey dovey pair of doves) – available for adoption
Iggy Azalea (snuggly iguana) – available for adoption
Walter & Jesse (friendly pair of rats) – available for adoption
Pilot (lionhead rabbit) – available for adoption

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Odie 1Meet Odie!

Resilient, loyal and intelligent is the best way to describe this beautiful boy. Odie is also a ton of fun, loves to swim and is the epitome of happy go lucky. He truly believes that everyone he meets is a potential friend and he’s rock solid with all the comings and goings of city life.

Odie’s favorite thing in life is food and he’s pretty much on a mission to make sure he doesn’t miss a tasty snack, because of this he is super trainable and easy to work with. He already knows his basic commands – sit, stay, come, wait and down – and knows how to army crawl.  Check out his video below to see how cute this guy really is!

Odie 5Odie is an adult, neutered male, Catahoula Leopard Dog mix. He has a medium energy level; he’s not a jogger but he does love the opportunity to be out and about as much as possible.

Odie is a big strong boy but his love of people and treats make him easy to manage. He deserves a home experienced with big dogs and willing to let his personality shine. He has no prey drive and could live with dog savvy cats, and he’s house trained. Odie really is a unique and special boy, stop by the shelter to learn more about him.

Editor’s Note: see how popular Odie is with the SAS staff – they are really rooting for him to find a forever home!

Odie SAS

Odie (SAS ID #13-6692) is hanging out at the Seattle Animal Shelter just waiting to meet you. Please note that the Shelter will be closed on July 3 and 4 for the Independence Day holiday. Dog Adoption Applications are available in the Shelter lobby, or you may download the application and bring it with you to the Shelter or follow the directions to submit it via email or fax. If you have general questions about Odie you may call the Shelter’s Animal Care Staff at 206-386-4294.

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Seattle Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: LadyBug

June 27th, 2015 by Laura Fonda

On Fridays [this week it’s Saturday] we feature an adoptable pet from the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS). SAS is located at 2061 15th Ave W, just north of Whole Foods, at the corner of W. Armory Way. SAS is open Tuesday – Sunday, noon-6pm.

Queen Anne View has not met any of these pets – SAS is providing us with the description, as they know them well. We encourage potential adopters to get in touch with SAS and work with them to evaluate the compatibility of your home and a new pet.

Mr. Butters (fabulous family cat) – available for adoption
Mama (dedicated lap cat) – available for adoption – new photos on Petfinder
Thea (black and white kitty) – available for adoption
Abby & Phinn (lovey dovey pair of doves) – available for adoption
Iggy Azalea (snuggly iguana) – available for adoption
Walter & Jesse (friendly pair of rats) – available for adoption
Pilot (lionhead rabbit) – available for adoption

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Lady Bug 1Meet Lady Bug!

Hi there! I’m not quite sure how this happened as I’m sweet, friendly and so very cute – but at 14 years young, I find myself looking for a new home.

As a mature and dignified Lady, I mastered basic commands like ‘sit’, ‘down’ and ‘bed’ a long time ago. I’m the perfect size (about 22 lbs), a polite but enthusiastic eater, house-trained and well-mannered. I even like riding in the car!

Somewhere along the way I developed a collapsed trachea so I must be careful not to exert myself too much. Despite this, I have good energy and mobility, and can scamper around like a dog half my age.

Lady Bug 3There’s been some debate as to my breed, with some suggesting Miniature Pinscher and others saying German Pinscher. With my reddish coloring, I resemble a little deer – appropriate, as my foster mother tells me I am a “little dear.” Whatever my breed, one thing is certain: I’m gentle and trusting, and a perfect addition to a calm, loving household.

I’m looking for a home where I can relax with my person, receive belly rubs on demand and go for short walks.

Lady Bug 2Since I enjoy being with my people, I’d prefer a home where they’d be around a lot to adore me. That’s how it should be when you reach my age, don’t you think? So what are you waiting for? Apply to meet me today! I can’t wait to adore you back.

Lady Bug (SAS ID #15-5187) is waiting patiently for your call in a foster home; she is not at the Shelter. 

If you would like to meet Ladybug, you must submit a Dog Adoption Application to SAS. Download the application and follow the instructions for submitting it via email or fax. Or, you may pick up an application at the Shelter. If you have general questions about LadyBug, you may call the Shelter’s Animal Care Staff at 206-386-4294.

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Seattle Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Mr Butters

June 19th, 2015 by Laura Fonda

On Fridays, we feature an adoptable pet from the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS). SAS is located at 2061 15th Ave W, just north of Whole Foods, at the corner of W. Armory Way. SAS is open Tuesday – Sunday, noon-6pm.

Queen Anne View has not met any of these pets – SAS is providing us with the description, as they know them well. We encourage potential adopters to get in touch with SAS and work with them to evaluate the compatibility of your home and a new pet.

Branson & Tyke (adorable Chihuahua mix pair) – Adopted!
Mama (dedicated lap cat) – available for adoption – new photos on Petfinder
Thea (black and white kitty) – available for adoption
Tripp (young male cat) – Adopted!
Abby & Phinn (lovey dovey pair of doves) – available for adoption
Iggy Azalea (snuggly iguana) – available for adoption
Walter & Jesse (friendly pair of rats) – available for adoption
Pilot (lionhead rabbit) – available for adoption

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Meet the Amazing Mr. Butters!

Mr Butters 3What better way to learn more about this week’s pet of the week, Mr. Butters, then to hear from his foster family. Foster families bring adoptable pets into their homes so they don’t have to stay in a noisy and confusing shelter while they look for their forever homes. Foster families learn how the pet settles into a new home environment and reacts to different situations they encounter. This information is used to determine what type of home would be best for each pet and also shared with potential adopters to ensure they are compatible with the pet. Here’s what Mr. Butters foster family has to say about him:

Info directly from Mr. Butters’ Foster Family:

Mr Butters 2Foster Mom: When we first met Mr. Butters, we could not believe how curious he was! He walked all around our house sniffing and investigating for hours. He was calm and methodical, but curious! He never seemed skittish or panicked. Words we would use to describe him include: distinguished, patient, gentle and always nearby with a purr!

He has even started to show some affection (or at least significant tolerance) for our Boston Terrier. Mr. Butters follows us around, waiting for a pet. He genuinely likes to be around people. We have fostered cats before who are always clawing to get onto our laps or jumping onto our keyboards while were typing. Mr. Butters is much too civilized for that sort of behavior. He politely curls up next to us while we are sitting on the couch. Occasionally, if it seems alright with us, he will delicately lay part of his body on our laps. Mr. Butters has terrific manners and would be a wonderful cat for a family that is looking for a distinguished gentleman!

Foster Kid (12 year old boy): What makes Mr. Butters such a great cat is how much he likes to be around people and how much he appreciates love and affection. Mr. Butters is very kind and friendly and does well with our dog. He is also very good with kids and seeks attention, especially from children. Mr. Butters also requires very little guidance and is very obedient. He has no problems using the litter box and is completely housebroken.

Foster Kid (10 year old girl): Mr. Butters is fun, playful, and always stays by your side. He is a cute critter and adores dogs. He is also very old, but he is still capable of jumping up on the couches. He is also very cuddly and can find his way around your house. He also loves to play with toys that make sounds or smell or move. And those are some of the reasons why I think you should adopt this cat, the very special Mr. Butters.

Mr Butters 1Mr. Butters is a senior, neutered, male cat. He has high blood pressure and takes medication once a day. The pill is very small and super easy to drop in his food. Butters also has some limited vision, so he occasionally bumps into things, but he is not blind and gets around extremely well.

Mr. Butters (SAS ID #15-1460-1) is waiting patiently in his foster home for your call. Please contact the Foster Care Hotline at (206) 684-0685 to arrange a meeting.

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Seattle Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Tripp

June 5th, 2015 by Laura Fonda

On Fridays [this week it’s Saturday] we feature an adoptable pet from the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS). SAS is located at 2061 15th Ave W, just north of Whole Foods, at the corner of W. Armory Way. SAS is open Tuesday – Sunday, noon-6pm.

Queen Anne View has not met any of these pets – SAS is providing us with the description, as they know them well. We encourage potential adopters to get in touch with SAS and work with them to evaluate the compatibility of your home and a new pet.

Branson & Tyke (adorable Chihuahua mix pair) – adoption pending
Mama (dedicated lap cat) – available for adoption – new photos on Petfinder
Thea (black and white kitty) – available for adoption
Abby & Phinn (lovey dovey pair of doves) – available for adoption
Iggy Azalea (snuggly iguana) – available for adoption
Walter & Jesse (friendly pair of rats) – available for adoption
Pilot (lionhead rabbit) – available for adoption

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Meet Tripp!

Tripp 1Although his pictures make him look rather large, Tripp is actually a young, small male cat (neutered, of course). Tripp is a shy and gentle soul, but he is working on mastering his snuggle skills and once he feels safe he is a very enthusiastic cuddler.

He can always be found relaxing in his “cabana,” which means he is always available for petting time! And, once the petting starts, Tripp can be coaxed out of his bed and will purr, head butt, ear nibble and generally show his affection. He has even begun to display his kitteny side, chasing fingers and playing with a feather – he is exceedingly gentle even when playing and never bites or scratches. Tripp is looking for a calm and patient home where he can gain confidence and really get to show off why we’ve dubbed him “Lovebug.”

You won’t find Tripp (SAS ID #15-2615) at the shelter; he is waiting patiently in foster care for your call. Please contact the Foster Care Hotline at (206) 684-0685 to arrange a meeting. Thank you!

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Seattle Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Pilot

May 29th, 2015 by Laura Fonda

On Friday, we feature an adoptable pet from the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS). SAS is located at 2061 15th Ave W, just north of Whole Foods, at the corner of W. Armory Way. SAS is open Tuesday – Sunday, noon-6pm.

Queen Anne View has not met any of these pets – SAS is providing us with the description, as they know them well. We encourage potential adopters to get in touch with SAS and work with them to evaluate the compatibility of your home and a new pet.

Branson & Tyke (adorable Chihuahua mix pair) – adoption pending
Kiki (beautiful tabby cat) – adopted!
Mama (dedicated lap cat) – available for adoption
Thea (black and white kitty) – available for adoption
Abby & Phinn (lovey dovey pair of doves) – available for adoption
Iggy Azalea (snuggly iguana) – available for adoption
Walter & Jesse (friendly pair of rats) – available for adoption

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Pilot 1Meet Pilot!

Pilot is the cutest lionhead mix rabbit with adorable helicopter ears! This little guy is such a friendly bunny! Pilot doesn’t mind being pet but does not like to be picked up. It’s a little challenging picking him up, but once you have him in your arms he won’t move a lot.

Pilot enjoys green vegetables including lettuce and parsley. He also loves to groom his stuffed animal toy, and play with his ball. Pilot loves his ears pet and usually likes when people sit in his play pen with him. Pilot is a very cute and lovable bunny who would be a good pet for first-time rabbit owners.

Pilot 2House rabbits like Pilot need a large, rabbit-proofed **indoor** area of your home to live in, with covered areas to hide and relax in. Rabbits are intelligent and social animals; they do best with a rabbit companion and need daily interaction with their human friends.

Rabbits should be fed high-quality hay pellets, unlimited hay, and fresh leafy greens (leaf lettuce, carrot tops, parsley, cilantro, and pesticide-free dandelion are good choices). Treats may include small portions of carrot or fruit, such as apple, berries, pear, grape or banana.

Pilot 3Your rabbit will need regular nail trims and vet checks. With proper care and lots of love, rabbits can live to be 10-12 years old. You are expected to make a lifetime commitment to your bunnies, and they should be treated as an integral part of the family. The primary caregiver must be a responsible adult, and young children should always be supervised when interacting with your bunny and instructed on proper approach and handling. Household cats or dogs should, of course, also be carefully supervised at all times and introduced in a calm and quiet manner.

Pilot (SAS ID #15-3665) is being adored in a foster home; he is not at the Shelter. If you’re interested in adopting Pilot, please call the foster care hotline at (206) 684-0685, or emailsasfostercritters@gmail.com.

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Seattle Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Brandon & Tyke

May 23rd, 2015 by Laura Fonda

On Fridays [this week it’s Saturday] we feature an adoptable pet from the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS). SAS is located at 2061 15th Ave W, just north of Whole Foods, at the corner of W. Armory Way. SAS is open Tuesday – Sunday, noon-6pm.

Queen Anne View has not met any of these pets – SAS is providing us with the description, as they know them well. We encourage potential adopters to get in touch with SAS and work with them to evaluate the compatibility of your home and a new pet.

Kiki (beautiful tabby cat) – available for adoption
Mama (dedicated lap cat) – available for adoption
Thea (black and white kitty) – available for adoption
Abby & Phinn (lovey dovey pair of doves) – available for adoption
Mama & Sydney (social cockatiels) – adopted!
Iggy Azalea (snuggly iguana) – available for adoption
Buttercup (hippity hoppity bunny) – adopted!
Walter & Jesse (friendly pair of rats) – available for adoption

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Branson Tyke 1
Meet Branson & Tyke!

Sometimes good things come in pairs, and that’s definitely the case with Branson and Tyke – two Chihuahua mixes who are the very definition of adorable. These sweet little guys love each other and also love people and other dogs.

They are extremely bonded, and would like to be adopted together. Branson and Tyke are young, and they’re still learning about the big world outside.

Branson Tyke 3They have been doing great at their foster home and have learned to sit for treats and meals, to wait before going through the door, and to “leave it.” They would benefit from an adult-only home with some dog experience where they can continue their training.

They enjoy wrestling each other, snuggling and chewing on their toys. They ride well in the car and look forward to going places. They are house-trained and do great at home with regular bathroom breaks.

So apply to meet Branson and Tyke today. They’re ready to enter your life and make it a lot more fun!

Branson Tyke 2Branson and Tyke (SAS ID #15-2099-1 & 2) are being adored in a foster home, you won’t find them at the Shelter. If you would like to meet them, you must submit a Dog Adoption Application to SAS. Download the application and follow the instructions for submitting it via email or fax.

Or, you may pick up an application at the Shelter. If you have general questions about Branson and Tyke, you may call the Shelter’s Animal Care Staff at 206-386-4294.

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Seattle Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Kiki

May 16th, 2015 by Laura Fonda

On Fridays [this week it’s Saturday] we feature an adoptable pet from the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS). SAS is located at 2061 15th Ave W, just north of Whole Foods, at the corner of W. Armory Way. SAS is open Tuesday – Sunday, noon-6pm.

Queen Anne View has not met any of these pets – SAS is providing us with the description, as they know them well. We encourage potential adopters to get in touch with SAS and work with them to evaluate the compatibility of your home and a new pet.

Mama (dedicated lap cat) – available for adoption
Thea (black and white kitty) – available for adoption
Abby & Phinn (lovey dovey pair of doves) – available for adoption
Mama & Sydney (social cockatiels) – available for adoption
Iggy Azalea (snuggly iguana) – available for adoption
Buttercup (hippity hoppity bunny) – available for adoption
Walter & Jesse (friendly pair of rats) – available for adoption

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Kiki 3Meet Kiki!

Kiki is an older gentleman with few needs other than a warm place to curl up his slightly arthritic limbs and an occasional head rub. Sweet but undemanding, he likes to be near you but not necessarily on you – a perfect low-key companion for a first time cat owner or someone who is a wee bit of a curmudgeon themselves.

Kiki 2Kiki was found abandoned and running loose – who could walk away from that wise and pensive face? He’s about 14 years old, but could easily be a contented, healthy, happy foot warmer at the end of your bed for several more years. To keep his renal system healthy, he is on a special food that’s readily accessible at any vet’s office. Won’t you give this dude a cozy spot to spend his golden years?

Kiki 1This wonderful cat qualifies for the Senior Citizen Discount program: senior citizens or disabled adults with a ‘Gold Card for Healthy Aging’, or a ‘FLASH’ card, issued by the City of Seattle, may adopt an adult cat (at least six years old) at a special price: no fee for the adoption itself and the licensing fee will be half-price!

Kiki (SAS ID #14-13775) is being adored in a foster home; he is not at the Shelter. If you would like to meet him, please call the Foster Care Hotline at 206-684-0685 to arrange a meeting. Thank you!

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Seattle Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Mama & Sydney

May 1st, 2015 by Laura Fonda

On Fridays we feature an adoptable pet from the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS). SAS is located at 2061 15th Ave W, just north of Whole Foods, at the corner of W. Armory Way. SAS is open Tuesday – Sunday, noon-6pm.

Queen Anne View has not met any of these pets – SAS is providing us with the description, as they know them well. We encourage potential adopters to get in touch with SAS and work with them to evaluate the compatibility of your home and a new pet.

Ace (Jack Russell Terrier) – Adopted!
Mama (dedicated lap cat) – available for adoption
Jelly (green eyed kitty) – Adopted!
Thea (black and white kitty) – available for adoption
Folson (charming tabby cat) – Adopted!
Abby & Phinn (lovey dovey pair of doves) – available for adoption
Iggy Azalea (snuggly iguana) – available for adoption
Buttercup (hippity hoppity bunny) – available for adoption
Walter & Jesse (friendly pair of rats) – available for adoption

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Meet Mama & Sydney!

Mama (female/yellow) and Sydney (male/grey) are a bonded pair of friendly and well-socialized cockatiels.

Cockatiels are intelligent and active birds; they enjoy attention from their human friends, and need a spacious cage with multiple perches and lots of toys to keep them busy.

Mama Sydney 1They should be fed a high quality pellet such as Harrison’s or ZuPreem Natural Avian Maintenance, and have access to fresh water at all times.

Cockatiels also enjoy a variety of healthy treats like fresh fruits, vegetables, cooked pasta, cooked brown rice, and cooked legumes. (But DO NOT FEED them avocado – it’s poisonous to cockatiels.)

Potential adopters should research a full list of safe and toxic foods prior to bringing a new pet bird home. As with all birds, cockatiels require regular checkups at an exotic vet.

Mama Sydney 2With good care and lots of love, cockatiels can live 20 or more years.

Mama and Sydney (SAS ID #15-3391-1 & 2) must be adopted together, and are good candidates for a first-time bird owner. They are currently being lavished with attention in a foster home and are not at the Shelter.

If you’re interested in adopting this charming pair, please call the foster care hotline at (206) 684-0685, or email sasfostercritters@gmail.com.

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Seattle Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Ace

April 24th, 2015 by Laura Fonda

On Fridays we feature an adoptable pet from the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS). SAS is located at 2061 15th Ave W, just north of Whole Foods, at the corner of W. Armory Way. SAS is open Tuesday – Sunday, noon-6pm.

Queen Anne View has not met any of these pets – SAS is providing us with the description, as they know them well. We encourage potential adopters to get in touch with SAS and work with them to evaluate the compatibility of your home and a new pet.

Jelly (green eyed kitty) – available for adoption
Folson (charming tabby cat) – available for adoption
Mama (dedicated lap cat) – available for adoption
Thea (black and white kitty) – available for adoption
Abby & Phinn (lovey dovey pair of doves) – available for adoption
Vinny (adorable puppy) – adopted!
Iggy Azalea (snuggly iguana) – available for adoption
Buttercup (hippity hoppity bunny) – available for adoption
Walter & Jesse (friendly pair of rats) – available for adoption

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Ace 2Meet the ultra-cool Ace!

Ace is a Jack Russell Terrier, possibly mixed with some Corgi due to his shorter stature and wider frame. At around three or four years old, he’s full of energy but doesn’t mind taking it easy when it’s time to lay down and relax.

This super cute fellow enjoys the park and hiking. He can go up to 16 miles at once with minimal breaks!! He loves to chase the wake and bark at the beach.

Ace 3He adores fetch and soccer, and his favorite thing to do is to play with his tennis balls. If he could, he would play with them all day! He’s quite the goalie indoors and out. He’s food motivated but also independent which is part of what makes him so special.

House-trained and crate-trained, he can go without a potty-break for up to 4-5 hours. He loves people, and tolerates other dogs well, but will need a home with no cats.

His fur is super thick and needs a good de-shedding once a week, which he doesn’t mind. He’s an amazing dog and everyone who meets him always say how wonderful he is, and what a great companion he is. Ace loves kisses and attention – he’s a total crowd pleaser!

Ace 1Ace (SAS ID #14-16003) is living large in a foster home. If you would like to meet him, you must submit a Dog Adoption Application to SAS. Download the application and follow the instructions for submitting it via email or fax. Or, you may pick up an application at the Shelter. If you have general questions about Ace, you may call the Shelter’s Animal Care Staff at 206-386-4294.

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Seattle Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Jelly

April 10th, 2015 by Laura Fonda

On Fridays we feature an adoptable pet from the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS). SAS is located at 2061 15th Ave W, just north of Whole Foods, at the corner of W. Armory Way. SAS is open Tuesday – Sunday, noon-6pm.

Queen Anne View has not met any of these pets – SAS is providing us with the description, as they know them well. We encourage potential adopters to get in touch with SAS and work with them to evaluate the compatibility of your home and a new pet.

Folson (charming tabby cat) – available for adoption
Mama (dedicated lap cat) – available for adoption
Thea (black and white kitty) – available for adoption
Abby & Phinn (lovey dovey pair of doves) – available for adoption
Vinny (adorable puppy) – adoption pending
Iggy Azalea (snuggly iguana) – available for adoption
Buttercup (hippity hoppity bunny) – available for adoption
Walter & Jesse (friendly pair of rats) – available for adoption

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Jelly 2Meet Jelly!

Jelly is a beautiful 5 year old white and black Domestic Short Hair (DSH) cat with tabby markings on the black portions of her coat.

She has gorgeous green eyes, outlined in black.

Jelly 3She is a sweet girl who is playful. She is independent but typically will sit and/or sleep near or beside her people, and enjoys having her chin rubbed. Jelly is a gentle soul: friendly and easygoing. She is quiet with gentle meows, purps and soft purrs.

She is also a very clean kitty who has excellent litter box manners and uses her cardboard scratcher for her scratching.

Jelly 1Jelly is looking for her forever home. She would make an excellent cat for a first time pet owner, as well as one for an experienced pet owner alike.

Jelly (SAS ID #14-22048-1) is waiting patiently in foster care for her forever home. Please contact the Foster Care Hotline at 206-684-0685 to arrange a meeting. Thank you!

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