Pets

Pet of the week

FRIENDLY FELINE—Beego resides in the shelter’s Habikat room and thoroughly enjoys interacting with visitors. Beego likes playing with string toys; is good with other cats; uses the litter box in a masterful way, and may do well with another mellow canine. Meet Beego, ID NO. A5274361 at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Pets have already been […]

Animals entertain, teach

Pet of the week

WHAT’S NEW, PUSSYCAT?—He may look ferocious when he barks, but shepherd/husky mix Tank is a pussycat in the play yard. He knows “sit” and “stay” and loves water play. Gentle taking treats and house trained, too. Meet Tank, ID No. A5277030 at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check Los […]

The wandering tortoise of Triunfo Park



As I was admiring a patch of wild aster growing on the lawn of Triunfo Community Park in the Westlake section of Thousand Oaks, a tortoise marched right through the dainty little gold-eyed white flowers, trampling the plants. Well, trampling is overstating it, for the critter was quite small, but it was moving at a very determined, brisk pace—for a […]

Shelter turns on shower of kittens, cats

It’s raining cats and kittens. The Ventura County Animal Shelter will host a Kitten and Cat Shower to help alleviate severe overcrowding. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., July 27 at the Camarillo shelter, 600 Aviation Drive. At the shower, over 100 kittens and cats will be available for adoption with special pricing during the […]

Pet of the week

SISTER/BROTHER ACT—Siblings Rosie and Brody have been together all their 17 years. Super affectionate with each other and with people, they are bonded and should be adopted together. Meet Rosie, ID No. A5285203, and Brody, A52851198, at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Pets may be adopted, so check Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control.


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