Pets of the Week
by TP staff
Jul 17, 2014 | 1103 views | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Benjamin is one of a litter of five playful, social kittens who are about 12 weeks old and are ready for homes. Animal Rescue of Tracy, a nonprofit, all-volunteer rescue group, is running a special with adoption fees of $65 for kittens younger than 6 months and $35 for cats and kittens 6 months and older, a discount of $30. All cats are neutered or spayed, dewormed and current on vaccinations. People can meet adoptable cats and dogs during adoption fairs from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Petsmart, 2477 Naglee Road, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Macy’s wing of the West Valley Mall, 3200 Naglee Road. For information: 642-4324 or

Ariel, a 2-year-old female gray tabby-and-white domestic mediumhair, is at the Tracy Animal Shelter and needs a home. The shelter, 370 Arbor Road, is open from noon to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Donations of canned cat food and dry and canned kitten food are needed. For information: 831-6364 or “City of Tracy Animal Services” on Facebook.

Carrie, 7 months, is eager to please and loving. She was found in an industrial area with a limp that turned out to be the result of an infected gunshot wound, but she has had surgery and is expected to make a full recovery. Although she did not know any commands, she learned “sit” right away, and rescue volunteers expect her to do well in obedience training. Carrie gets along with people, cats and other dogs. East of Eden, a nonprofit animal rescue organization, is accepting donations to help with the cost of Carrie’s surgery at She will be at Petco, 2888 Grant Line Road, from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday to interview potential families. For information, call 815-5186 or visit


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