The kitties were rescued from various situations, some of them pretty dire, but they’re living the life at the lounge while they wait for forever homes.
Also, see all the cute furry pets available for adoption, and find out how to get involved and give back to animal causes.
Shirley Vaughan’s devotion and action have in great part contributed to the benefits that shelter and rescue pets have received and continue to receive from Friends of Long Beach Animals.
This week’s Scratching Post adoption column is in honor of Shirley Vaughan and Betty White. It features pets of several shelters and rescues that work their passion for animals in the way that White and Vaughan did.
“Our staff is passionate about the work we do, but many of us struggle profoundly with the understaffing, the constant overcrowding of animals, and the overwhelming emotional and physical demands of the job.”
Whether you’re dressing up in your own stylish best or staying home in your worn-out Christmas pajamas to ring in what we hope is a better year than the last couple, you might want to consider that a few creatures are already in their tuxedos, all dressed up with no place to go.
The Long Beach Animal Care Services volunteer program resumes in January.
The Scratching Post hadn’t yet featured Newborn Feline Rescue, so I made a resolution to do that. And really, Lety Chavez and her team coddle hundreds of new year’s babies, but all year long.
Luckily for you, Home for the Pawlidays takes place this Saturday at the PetSmart at the Long Beach Exchange, and you can scotch the appointment step for one day.
The residents who attend appreciate the Traveling Feline Comfort and Therapy Show as much as Maltbie did. They love interacting with the kittens, particularly if they miss having pets of their own.