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Make Room for Mikey!

If you like “big mutts and you cannot lie,” then Mikey is probably your perfect match. We’ve actually featured Mikey previously, but he is still waiting and hoping for his person to find him. Because this 7 year old Lab/Boxer mix is such a tall drink of water, some folks may be hesitating to give him a chance. But if tall, tan and handsome is your type, then look no further. Mikey is accustomed to sharing an inside home, so... Keep Reading
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A New Beginning for Buddy

Buddy the cat has had his life turned upside-down recently. Sadly, his terminally ill owner recently passed on after several weeks of hospitalization. VOCAL was so glad to give this loving owner peace of mind about her animals by intaking them into our adoption program; it was a priceless gift that allowed her to pass peacefully just two days after they were placed into our care. Buddy’s dog brother, Carlos was adopted just 3 days later into a wonderful home... Keep Reading
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Woodstock and Sally are Snooping Around for a Home

Woodstock and Sally are a pair of black and white, 5 month old kitten siblings with the most striking markings you’ve ever seen. Sally has a white face with the cutest black stripe running down her nose- her foster mom says it looks like she is wearing a Dia de Los Muertos mask. Meanwhile, her brother, Woody, has the opposite markings. His face is black, with a nose and chin. They are like 2 sides of a coin, and their... Keep Reading
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Jolly Jack

Jack is a handsome brown and white 5 year old lab mix with a million dollar smile, and a perpetually enthusiastic personality. Jack is the type of dog that really enjoys human affection, and he shows it by vigorously wagging his nubby tail. His favorite thing in the world is a belly rub. Around the shelter, he is known by our volunteers for his signature “happy dance.” This is our second time featuring Jack this year, because he really deserves the... Keep Reading
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Knock, knock… it’s Nyxie!

“Tap, tap, tap,” That’s the sound of a little tortoiseshell paw gently wrapping on the door to your heart. As is standard for a cat, Nyxie is curious… she would like to know if you have any room for her in your life. She is about 2 years old, and prides herself on her excellent manners. This gorgeous black and orange kitty is as affectionate as she is polite, and clearly enjoys the company of people. Nyxie has the name... Keep Reading
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A Whole New World for Jazmine

Princess Jazmine wants to know… “When did you last let your heart decide?” Jazmine was transferred to VOCAL from Marion County Animal Services along with her eight, 5 week old pups. She mothered them with tenderness and skill, and they have now all been adopted. Jazmine has impressed and delighted our shelter volunteers with how loving and affectionate she is. People who are new to her are immediately greeted with a trusting smile. All through her nursing confinement she waited for... Keep Reading
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