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Tails of the week

Tails of the week

By Courtesy Tails | November 4, 2019

Hello! I'm Lillith and I'm 10 years old. I've fallen on some hard times recently. My purrson had to go into assisted living and couldn't take me and a few other of my cat friends. I had lost several teeth, too, and just had to have a few more removed....

Tails of the week: Summer

Tails of the week: Summer

By Courtesy Tails | October 28, 2019

Hi there! I'm Summer and I'm 10 yrs. old. I was wandering the streets, searching for a home when someone found me and brought me to Tails. Being homeless is no way for a sweetheart like me to be living, so the shelter is much better. BUT it is nothing...

Tails of the week: Boston

Tails of the week: Boston

By Courtesy TAILS | October 16, 2019

If you are looking for a more mature cat who is playful, a complete love bug, has an abundance of personality, and is darn handsome to boot, you've found him in me, Boston! I'm a 7 yr. old who is pretty unforgettable. I'd make an ideal companion for someone...

Letter to the editor: TAILS story should not wary those looking to adopt pets

October 25, 2011

In response to the article about pets from shelters, I would like to emphasize that one solitary adoption in no way represents adopting from an animal shelter as a whole. I adopted a dog from TAILS in DeKalb last September and, sure, he has gotten sick...