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Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Snugglers

When the camaraderie of Christmas has passed and the weather is cold or worse yet, overcast with rain, you can’t help but need to snuggle. The Beverly Animal Shelter has some of the best snugglers in the area. Better still… they are waiting to snuggle with you!

LUCY

An absolutely beautiful dark brown tiger. Thought to be only 1 year old, petite Lucy is affectionate and playful. You won’t be bored when this girl is around. Lucy is spayed, up to date on her vaccinations, micro-chipped and tested negative for both FIV and Fe-Leuk.

CONSTRUCTION

What a hunk of kitty love. Construction was found at a construction company back in 2014. A bit on the shy side, he hid for quite a while. However, Construction has changed his tune and moved into the store. Though he still is wary of being picked up, Construction is ready and waiting for the purrfect human to come along. I think he prefers the ladies. Pet this big boy once and he will promise to love you forever!   He just needs your patience while he gets to know you. Estimated to be 4 years old, Construction is neutered and up to date on his vaccinations. He will be micro-chipped and FIV and Fe-leuk tested before adoption.

GISELLA

Estimated to be only 1 year old, beautiful dark Torti, Gisella arrived in mid-September with 3 very young kittens. Her babies have found homes and Gisella is now spayed, up to date on her vaccinations, micro-chipped and tested negative for Fe-Leuk. However, she did test positive for FIV. This is not a death sentence. Gisella can live many happy healthy years. She would love to snuggle with you during those years.

LAST WEEK’S PETS – All of last week’s pets, canines Megan and Tyler and feline Roller, remain waiting for the human of their dreams.

SHELTER NEWS

THIS JUST IN… The Annual Dinner Dance for the Beverly Animal Shelter will be held Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Club 86. For more information check out the Beverly Animal Shelter website at

http://beverlyanimalshelter.com/2017/01/18/beverly-animal-shelter-12th-annual-dinner-dance-fundraiser/ .

The Beverly Animal Shelter is currently offering potential “barn” cats – neutered/spayed and vaccinated, friendly, outdoor cats who are good mousers, for $10. Please contact the Shelter for more information.

The new Integrated Veterinary Service has begun at the Beverly Animal Shelter. Although held only once or twice a month, the long wait for spay or neutering has been greatly reduced! Call the Shelter to make your appointment. They are now taking reservations.

DUE TO THE DECREASE IN GOVERNMENT INCENTIVES, THE LOCAL RECYCLERS OF ELECTRONICS HAVE CLOSED DOWN. THEREFORE, THE BEVERLY ANIMAL SHELTER IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING ELECTRONICS FOR RECYCLING.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO VOLUNTEER YOUR HELP TO THE BEVERLY ANIMAL SHELTER? BUT CAN’T BE AT THE SHELTER FOR WHATEVER REASON (HOME COMMITMENTS, ALLERGIES ETC.) WELL, THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO HELP. HOW ABOUT:

HELPING WITH OFFSITE ADOPTION EVENTS

UPDATING THE BAS WEBSITE

POSTING PETS ON PETFINDER

KEEPING THE FINGER LAKES TIMES UPDATED WITH RECENT LOST & FOUND PETS.

THESE ARE JUST A FEW PLACES EXTRA HANDS AND MINDS ARE NEEDED REGULARLY. CALL THE SHELTER AT 539-9357 IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DONATE EVEN JUST A LITTLE BIT OF YOUR TIME.

Unfortunately, The Purina Pets for Seniors Fund has been DISCONTINUED. However, BAS is attempting to continue Senior adoptions on an individual basis through the generosity of others.

The Board of Directors of the Beverly Animal Shelter is working hard to give you all the information you need to properly take care of your pet. Please be advised that the Shelter website has changed to simply http://www.beverlyanimalshelter.com.

Why not take the opportunity to spend some playtime with your favorite canine. The Dave Pullen Memorial Dog Park at the Beverly Animal Shelter is open Monday-Saturday, 10am-4pm. It is located on the front center grounds at the Shelter and has a double-gated entrance. It is free to the public (though the Shelter always appreciates any donations!), but we do require you to stop by the shelter staff (at the store) to show proof of rabies and distemper vaccinations. We want everyone, including your dog safe! We also ask that you please clean up after your dog. Come on out and give your pup a chance to run off lead in a safe and enclosed environment!

THANK YOU FOR THE GENEROUS CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE PAST YEAR!!

The Shelter is no longer accepting scrap metal to recycle. However, they continue to accept returnable bottles and cans. For more information, call the Shelter at (315)539-9357. Be sure to wash out your returnables.

SHELTER NEEDS –

Thankfully, Dallyn is happy to announce that the Town of Tyre has joined Interlaken, Romulus and the Town of Waterloo in setting limits on the number of dogs one individual can own. Now, for the rest of Seneca County…

Winter has arrived!! BAS needs you! To help the Shelter out, please go to www.FirstGiving.com/bas.

Please keep in mind when you enter the Shelter grounds, to adhere to the 5mph speed limit. A very sweet but deaf cat that had lived at the shelter for 17 years was killed because someone sped through the drive.

Dallyn, along with the ASPCA, would like to remind all cat owners of the importance (after spay and neutering) of cat collars (safety or breakaway) with proper identification for outdoor cats. The Shelter is overwhelmed by “found” but unclaimed cats. The hope of the Shelter is to be able to reunite the lost felines with their owners. Many types of collars are available for cats. Please see Dallyn for more information.

Please, if you have lost your dog or cat, DO CALL the shelter. Do not wait for an advertisement of “found dog/cat” to appear in the newspaper.

Please be a responsible pet owner. Spay and neuter your pets to prevent more unwanted animals. ONLY YOU can prevent the overflow of kittens that begins each Spring and carries on into the Fall.

We invite you to come and meet our wonderful creatures in person. The Shelter is open from 10:00AM to 4:00PM daily EXCEPT SUNDAY and Wednesday. The store is open from 9:00 to 6:00 Monday to Friday and 9:00 to 4:00 Saturday. Questions, call (315)539-9357 or email beverlyshelter@yahoo.com.

Yes, you can still view our pets on Petfinder.com, but have you had difficulty getting more up to date information on the Beverly Animal Shelter? There is always the very informative Beverly Animal Shelter Online found at http://beverlyanimalshelter.com/ where most of your questions can easily be answered.

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