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Tag: Tacoma/Pierce County Humane Society

July
29th

PETS: Older animals still have a lot to give

Re: “Many feline friends still in need” (TNT, 7-29).

We lost “Emmabean” a few years ago (possibly to coyotes). I still went to the Tacoma shelter daily to see if she had been found. Resigned that she was gone for good, I began looking at other cats at “the pound.” One in particular caught my eye.

“Odie” was 9 years old. For whatever reason, someone had dropped her off earlier that day. She was lying down quietly, but when I approached the cage, she got up, walked over, bumped my hand and purred loudly. We took her home.

Odie

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