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Final yr, a handful of months just before their go to Santa Fe, Cheryl Kelley…

Final yr, a handful of months just before their go to Santa Fe, Cheryl Kelley and her fiancé, Dan Russell, lost their 15-12 months-outdated cat. As soon as they arrived in Santa Fe, the pair commenced their “very religious process” of looking at shelters for a new cat.

“I was in Petco [in June], and peeked in the shelter space and noticed Whiskery,” Kelley reported. “I instantaneously felt the non secular link.”

Russell also felt the link, and the couple commenced the adoption method.

Whiskery, a 3-yr-aged Maine coon mix, had been rescued in April 2020 by Felines & Friends. He was unaltered, matted and all of his whiskers experienced been burnt. He would assault other cats but was incredibly sweet to persons.

Whiskery was almost instantly satisfied and relaxed with his new family.

“We have two pretty friendly pit bulls who like cats and experienced skipped our kitty when he handed. We figured out that Whiskery was not good with other cats, but it was not recognised if he was very good with dogs. I had a feeling he was likely to do good,” Kelley stated.

When Kelley and Russell brought Whiskery property, their puppies were being scared of him. “He is quite playful and will come on solid,” Kelley explained.

It took a few of weeks for the canine to heat up, but now all three are pretty shut mates, especially Whiskery and the woman pit bull, Isabella.

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

Whiskery, now named Tequila, is the excellent addition to the happy household.

“We acquire him on walks in a kitty backpack, and he is portion of the pack. I honestly consider he is confident that he is a dog,” Kelley joked. “We are grateful to the employees at Felines & Good friends for preserving him. We are so grateful to have him in our household.”


Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society: If you are retired or perform from residence and want a friendly, mellow companion, meet up with Mona. This 75-pound, 11-yr-previous Chinese Sharpei combine has so numerous charming attributes: quick to walk, amazingly affected individual with cats, puppies and young children, and is normally reduced routine maintenance.

Mona arrived at the shelter since her proprietor could no for a longer period just take treatment of her, and that experience of loving and dropping was traumatic for her. Mona does not want to be left alone yet again, at all.

She wants a household the place someone is with her at all moments, or her separation nervousness overwhelms her. She’d be so pleased with a spot on the sofa or a fluffy bed in an office environment, dwelling home or bed room and with an operator who can present the safe really like that she misses.

Alberto is a handsome 4-thirty day period-previous kitten. Alberto weighs 5 pounds and may mature to be 10 to 12 pounds. He’s a charming and sweet person who is sure to provide tons of pleasure with his kitten antics.

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

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

Española Humane: Suerte could use some better luck after becoming remaining in the shelter’s fall box. This cat is all black other than for a stunning grey crown at the rear of his ears. Suerte is pleasant and tranquil, just a year outdated, neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.

Loki is a 1-12 months-aged puppy who weighs 60 pounds. Loki is neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and arrives with six months of heartworm avoidance for an adoption cost of $80.

Dew Paws Rescue: Lucky is a 2-yr-previous, combined-breed male searching for a person to acquire him hiking and on lengthy walks. He is 60 kilos and is superior on a leash. Contact 505-412-9096 or electronic mail [email protected] for much more data.

Felines & Friends: Four-thirty day period-aged Taffy came to Felines & Good friends along with her mother, Jacque, and siblings Sugar, Licorice, Sweet, Popsicle and Snickers. They are effectively-socialized. Taffy is a pleasant, outgoing, assured dilute tortoiseshell who enjoys to participate in. She would appreciate becoming adopted with yet another kitten or young cat for companionship. At 13, Ming is a quiet Siamese who enjoys a great cuddle and long naps. Brie is missing an eye, including to the character of this playful 5-calendar year-outdated.

The Horse Shelter: Alba is a 24-12 months-aged mare who has discovered to loosen up with new men and women and is getting serene sufficient to be a good grooming horse. Alba is available as a nonriding or companion horse. Alba’s adoption price is $250. Alba and a lot of other horses are available for adoption at The Horse Shelter. Take a look at or connect with 505-577-2193.