Pets of the Week
by TP staff
Dec 19, 2013 | 3492 views | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Heathcliff is an easygoing, social 8-month-old kitten. He is the last of a litter of three male orange tabbies waiting for a home. Animal Rescue of Tracy is a nonprofit, all-volunteer rescue group that has pet adoption fairs for dogs and cats from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays in the Macy’s wing of the West Valley Mall, 3200 Naglee Road. Members will also wrap gifts for donations during mall hours Monday, Dec. 23, and Tuesday, Dec. 24, near the food court. All proceeds will help care for rescued dogs and cats. For information: 642-4324 or

Bullet, a neutered 2-year-old, likes attention once he warms up to new people. He is playful and gets along well with other dogs. Bullet is trained to sleep in a crate but needs more obedience training with an experienced dog owner. East of Eden rescuers suggest an adults-only household where someone is home most of the day or where he would have another young dog for company. Bullet is dewormed and current on vaccines and has an identification microchip. To learn more, email East of Eden is a nonprofit animal rescue organization. Its volunteers are at Petco, 2888 Grant Line Road, from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays. For information, call 815-5186 or visit

Vixen, a 3- or 4-year-old female Chihuahua mix, is looking for a family for the holidays. In the spirit of giving, her adoption fee has been reduced to $26. The shelter staff’s wish list includes dry cat food, canned food for dogs and cats, dog toys, flea shampoo and puppy and kitten formula. The shelter, 370 Arbor Road, is open from noon to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For information: 831-6364 or “City of Tracy Animal Services” on Facebook.


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