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Ali the Survivor

Categories: Adoption Stories
In December 2016, the Pasadena Humane Society rescued a very special puppy. Abby, a four-month-old pit bull puppy, weighed just over two pounds. She was thin, dehydrated, and missing most of her fur. Her left eye had such a bad infection it had to be removed, and she could barely see out of her right …

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Big Moose

Categories: Adoption Stories

Back in January we adopted Moose from PHS. He was timid, scared, and really unsure of himself. The first few days were rough. He hid in the bathtub and refused to come out of the bathroom. Little by little we worked up to petting him in the bathtub. Then, getting him out of the bathtub, but …

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Incredible Izzy

Categories: Adoption Stories
Izamal & I are having a great time! He presently has the run of the house – he’s so athletic – the higher the shelf, the better. He gives lip service to the elder cat (16 y/o), deferring to her when it’s face to face, but he’s all about the stealth attack. Though I don’t …

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Precious Kilala

Categories: Adoption Stories
When Madison McCall made plans to move to a large property in Oregon, she knew she wanted a big dog. Kilala had caught her eye months before at partner shelter. When she went back to adopt her, she learned that Kilala had been transferred to PHS. She rushed over and adopted her immediately. “I adopted …

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Purring Pete

Categories: Adoption Stories
Pete first found himself at the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA in winter of 2009 as a two-month-old kitten. Sadly, 8 years later he was back at the shelter as a stray. Now approaching his golden years, this lovable boy waited over a month for a new home. Pete stayed in good spirits his entire …

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