We love Tuesday’s in the office because we normally get a chance to bring a dog for Take Out Tuesday, but because of brutal humidity and temperatures, we are eagerly awaiting a visitor next week while trying to find and a home for our featured pets this week.
Stephens County Humane Society (SCHS) this past weekend, on the advice of their veterinarians, have not accepted any intakes or processed any new adoptions. The staff at the SCHS have given the animals 10 days time to complete their medications and prepare for their new fur-ever homes.
Currently, the SCHS are about five days away from the treatments being finished. This week, we featured two cats and a pup we hope will find their homes.
Nefertiti has been at SCHS for 113 days and is a two year three month old domestic short hair cat with a beautiful blue cream look to her.
Nefi — for short — came into the program pregnant although her babies have been adopted, so she is now waiting for her home.
Up to date with her shots, she acts like she wants to be a queen of the house and is open for an immediate adoption to a family.
Sandy is the next featured feline and she is another domestic short hair cat who is three years and four months old. She has been at the SCHS for 141 days. Sandy wandered up to a business and is another one of the cattery queen bees. She makes sure to keep the young cats in line in the cattery.
Along with these two cats, the SCHS also wanted us to feature a wonderful dog, Cora.
Cora has several breeds mixed in and is 11 months old with a red and white coat and ears that perk up when she is excited to see a new person.
In addition to all the wonderful animals up for adoption, the SCHS has two big fundraisers upcoming. The first one is Texoma Gives where the SCHS is looking to raise $20,000 in one day.
This is the second year that SCHS has participated and if they raise the $20,000, the funds could be used for the ability to vaccinate nearly 2,000 animals, spay/neuter just under 800 animas, cover gas for approximately 400 rescue transports, celebrate 200 adoptions and provide care for almost 80 advanced medical cases.
From 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sept. 12 people can donate directly to www.texomagives.org and the Stephens County Humane Society appreciate any kind of help they can get.
The second fundraiser is their annual Bark in the Park which will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sat. Oct. 26 at Fuqua Park.
All proceeds raised from that day’s contests, which include best pet costume, best bark, best owner look-a-like, best trick and weenie dog races, will go to costs at the shelter.
The inaugural 1 Mile Wag Walk will also take place during the Bark in the Park and prizes for most pledges of $20 pre-registration or $25 on the day will be given away.
With the fundraisers coming up and the countdown on, we hope that next week we will be able to resume our normal Take Out Tuesday adventures.
The Stephens County Humane Society page is sponsored by Tractor Supply Co.