Pet of the Week – Sept. 6, 2022 – The Advocate-Messenger

Pet of the Week – Sept.  6, 2022 – The Advocate-Messenger

Pet of the Week – Sept. 6, 2022

Printed 10:00 am Tuesday, September 6, 2022


Danville-Boyle County Animal Shelter

This week’s featured pets are Lucy the canine and a pair of kittens: Batman and Robin.

Lucy is a mature gal with a thick, white coat flecked with black, a candy face, and a giant smile. Her heat eyes greet everybody with a welcoming, blissful expression whereas her helicopter tail goes spherical and spherical!

Lucy is younger at coronary heart, about seven years outdated, with vitality to spare. Lucy is light and dainty in playgroups: she prefers to interact with different calm, quiet canines somewhat than raucously romp. Lucy takes frequent breaks from the exercise to pursue solo hobbies similar to sniffing the grass and soliciting pets from the people.

Lucy is spayed, vaccinated, and microchipped – all she wants is a household to bathe with love! Please carry your loved ones and canine for a meet and greet Tuesday – Friday between 1 pm and 4 pm Earlier than visiting, full an internet software: For those who can not come to the shelter throughout open hours, contact [email protected] to make an appointment.

Batman and Robin had been discovered with no mom and had been too younger to be left alone. As a result of kittens have weak immune techniques, they’re vulnerable to sickness and untimely demise in a shelter setting. DBCHS had an obtainable foster dwelling and a lactating mama cat keen to take care of Batman and Robin, giving them a second probability at life.

Residing in a home retains younger animals wholesome and offers alternatives for socialization whereas they get large enough to be spayed/neutered. Plus, we realized about their distinctive “purr-sonalities” from the individuals with whom they stay.

Batman and Robin’s foster says: These guys are all kitten: curious, foolish, and enjoyable! They love exploring, enjoying with toys, tumbling round collectively, and snuggling. At six weeks outdated, they’re nonetheless weaning whereas having fun with moist meals and use the litterbox faithfully. The boys will likely be neutered within the subsequent few weeks and able to go dwelling.

The dynamic duo of Batman and Robin will prevent from the end-of-summer blues; think about adopting each of them: their superpowers are stronger after they’re collectively! Examine adopting kittens in pairs right here: and apply to undertake:

A glance again: The mid-2000s was a busy time for DBCHS. In 2005, the humane society expanded the cat room, offering more room to humanely home cats; and in 2007, it was established Completely satisfied Paws to supply low-cost spay/neuter companies to animals of low-income pet house owners. Since then, the volunteer clinic has spayed/neutered greater than 17,800 animals within the area.

Extra historical past is coming quickly; henceforth, mark your calendar for the ninth Annual Pints ​​for Pets on October 22!

DBCHS is a non-profit 501(c)(3) established in 1972 that promotes the humane remedy of animals by way of compassionate care, engagement, and assist. To donate, please go to or mail a examine to DBCHS PO Field 487, Danville, KY 40423-0487. We’re grateful for each reward!