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Sally & Crystal

Categories: Adoption Stories
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Jennifer Taylor adopted two cats from PHS in October 2015, and wrote in to let us know about their lives together! Jennifer only wanted to adopt the hard to adopt cases, so she sought out older cats. Thank you Jennifer for giving our amazing older cats a great home! Jennifer’s story: “I am 61 years …

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Wondrous Willow

Categories: Adoption Stories
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Breed ambassador, kitten socializer, and office dog extraordinaire are just a few of the many roles Willow has embraced since her adoption from PHS. But sweet Willow’s future wasn’t always so certain. In the summer of 2015, our animal control officers picked up a 10-year-old pit bull tied to a stop sign in Monrovia. Willow …

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Beautiful Bonnie–2 years later

Categories: Adoption Stories
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Two years ago, on the suggestion of your adoption counselor, Ute we adopted an American Staffordshire Terrier named Bonnie from the PHS.   She’s a reminder that adopting an adult dog — a pit bull no less — can be a wondrous, rewarding experience. Bonnie was around 8 when we adopted her and she had been …

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Petra & Marbles

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Dear “little” Petra and “big” Marbles are the sweetest addition to our family! We adopted sweet Petra in late summer of 2014 as a shy little kitten (she is still petite, with a thick, luxurious silky black coat), followed by Marbles (because he has big, green “marbles” for eyes) about three weeks later. After a testy week or two, they bonded …

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Calico Charmer

Categories: Adoption Stories
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Ellie is living the dream. As the only “child” in Gavin and Cindy Parberry’s home, the three-year-old calico is the center of their world. But Ellie’s life was not always so carefree. In July 2014, our animal control officers received a call about a distressed cat in Pasadena. They found a calico cat in the …

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