By: Chloe Teall
We are in the home stretch of the semester, and what could be better than going into summer with a new best friend? The Elkhart Humane Society has a plethora of adoptable pets to suit everyone’s unique preferences and lifestyles. If you don’t have the time to commit to a pet right now, but love animals, they are also in need of volunteers to help care for, socialize, and transport their pets to events. Visit their website to send in an application.
It’s not every day that you come across a little guy as handsome as Lui. He is a lovely little gray cat with large golden eyes and long curly whiskers. Lui is only two and a half, so he has all 9 lives left to spend with his new family. He is a little shy, often preferring to watch the action from the sidelines instead of being a part of it. However, he loves his people and will happily greet you with a head bump to the shin. After he warms up to you, he loves attention and will kindly walk away once he’s had enough.
Martin is not an average cat: he’s a cat with a job to do, and boy is he good at it! As a Certified Rodent Responder, Martin is wonderful at getting rid of pests, and all he asks in return is to be kept safe, happy, and healthy. He is not a particularly social cat, and would not be well suited as a house pet. He would do well in a barn, warehouse, or shop where he would be able to hunt and explore to his heart’s content. That being said, Martin is not wild, and regular health check-ups and proper food and water are absolutely necessary. Martin is only three years old, so he has a very promising and long career in extermination in his future. Additionally, his adoption fee is waived.
If a canine companion is more your speed, consider Brownie. Brownie is a nine-year-old Beagle and Labrador mix with the sweetest face (don’t tell Lui!). Although Brownie is an older fellow, he has a lot of love and wisdom to share with his new family. He loves going for walks and spending time with his people, but he will need someone who will help him build confidence as he adjusts to being home alone or going for car rides. As a senior, Brownie’s adoption fee is also waived if your application is approved.
If you would like to learn more about Brownie, Lui, Martin or any of their friends, please contact the Elkhart Humane Society at their new number 574-475-HSEC (4732) or visit their website at http://www.ElkhartHumaneSociety.org