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By Katherine Spink, PAWS Staff

This week’s Adorable Adoptables arrived at PAWS around the same time, Helen as a stray and Winston as a transfer all the way from Palm Springs California! Now they’re both settled in (and Winston’s jet lag has worn off) it’s full steam ahead finding their forever families. 

As a temporary hangout, our colony lifestyle at PAWS Cat City suits most cats down to the ground. Lounging around in comfy beds, watching the world go by, being visited by lots of lovely humans offering cuddles, catnip and playtime… what could be better?! But for some, like Helen, it takes a little getting used to.

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Helen was found by a member of the public and brought to PAWS in late August. A beautiful girl, we knew she was approximately six years old but didn’t have much more to go on in terms of her history.

Like all new arrivals we quickly set to work getting to know Helen, with staff and volunteers spending one-on-one time with her every day.

It’s fast become apparent that, although a little shy in her new surroundings, Helen is a play fiend – our Cat Charmer wand toy being a particular favorite. In fact, it’s hard to get it back once she’s caught it!

Helen likes her humans to be respectful and let her decide when it’s time for pets, paws on legs or rubbing your shins being the usual cues. When she’s given the go ahead, talk sweet to her and she'll often soft blink and even roll over onto her side.

In just a few weeks of coaxing her out of her shell, we know Helen will make the perfect companion for someone who has the time to help her adjust to their home life and the patience to cuddle at her own pace while she adjusts. If you’re that person or you know someone that is, contact our Cat City adoption team and arrange to meet Helen today!

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Five year old Chihuahua mix Winston is an all-round champion companion in the making! Whether it’s curling up on the couch, hitting the trail, hanging out at the office or driving round town, he’s ready for any adventures you have in mind.

Rescued from an uncertain future in California, Winston arrived within days of Helen and quickly established himself as a staff favorite due to his unlimited capacity for cuddling.

He had some time out recently with foster mom Kara and, away from the kennel environment, proved himself to be a mellow well-mannered little guy – definitely a fan of the ladies and small dogs, though the jury’s still out on cats!

If you’re looking for a canine companion who’s already housetrained, is great on the leash, makes new friends easily and has lots of energy, Winston’s your man. Call us today at PAWS in Lynnwood, WA and arrange an adventure with him!

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By Katherine Spink, PAWS Staff

Sweet seniors Eve and Columbo were transferred to us from other shelters in Washington State and are patiently hanging out at PAWS waiting to meet their forever families. They just need a little help getting the word out that they’re here and ready to go! How could we refuse?

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Ten year old Eve has been living the cat colony lifestyle at our Cat City location since April, when she was transferred to us from the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS). This is a longer stay than most cats experience at PAWS, and a little surprising given her irresistible penchant for people snuggling.

Her relaxed, chilled out state (see in action, right) is infectious, which makes Eve the perfect antidote to a stressful work schedule – or the perfect partner to enjoy a laidback retirement with.

When Eve took a break from Cat City and headed off to spend a while with one of our fantastic foster caregivers, she adjusted immediately to her strange new environment and proved to be an exemplary house guest – mellow and well-mannered, a true lady.

If you’re looking for a feline friend who’s quiet (apart from a super cute, low volume meow) and well-versed in the indoor lifestyle, Eve’s the one for you. And, if you’re quick, you can adopt her while her fee is waived as part of our senior cat adoption special. Contact Cat City and arrange to meet Exceptional Eve today!

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Like the TV detective he’s named after, Miniature Poodle Columbo is ready for his next case – finding a new forever home!

At first glance, you may think only having one eye could be a hindrance. Not for Columbo, it hasn’t affected his confidence or his zest for life in the slightest. In fact, just the other day he was playing with some of our other residents and approached them all with enthusiasm and excitement – accompanying every hello with a good sniff!

With his love of other dogs apparent, Columbo’s definitely the kind of guy that would enjoy having a four-legged buddy to spend time with. Do you have a suitable sidekick at home right now? If not, and you’re looking for a solo dog, playtime at an off-leash dog park or a dog-filled neighborhood will more than suffice!

When Columbo isn’t rooting around solving mysteries and making new friends, he’s a fan of the snuggles just like Eve. One of our volunteers commented that he climbed right into her lap and curled up when she went to visit him in his kennel.

Come visit this sweet older gentleman at PAWS in Lynnwood today and give him the cuddles and love he craves!

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By Katherine Spink, PAWS Staff

Xena and Mattie have seen their fair share of shelter life and are both more than ready to settle down in their new forever homes. Could you be the perfect fit for this week’s Adorable Adoptables?

Striking tortoiseshell Xena started 2014 on a high, happy to be heading home from Seattle Animal Shelter with her new forever friend. However, just six short months later she found herself at PAWS, surrendered by her guardian because she was moving and unable to take Xena with her.

After this uncertain chapter in her life, we’ve got our fingers crossed it’ll be ‘second time lucky’ for Xena and she’ll find a forever home that will truly last forever.


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Xena is definitely more princess than warrior, and searching for someone who will be her constant companion. She loves to play but she loves to snuggle even more – sharing a sofa of an evening and recounting the stories of her day is one of her favorite things to do!

If you’re looking for a laidback lovebug, come and meet Xena at PAWS in Lynnwood, WA today.

Wrinkly gal Mattie is a Chinese Shar-Pei mix who’s had an on-off relationship with PAWS staff since arriving last September as a transfer from Canyon County Animal Shelter in Idaho. Returned twice in the past year, first because of issues with her guardian’s landlord and then because of her exuberant behavior, Mattie is hoping she’ll be ‘third time lucky’ very soon.

An ancient breed originally used as a multipurpose farm dog, the Shar-Pei is incredibly devoted to its people. An intelligent and often stubborn breed, they learn quickly and benefit from regular socialization, consistent training and daily exercise. Watch Mattie tearing round our exercise area at PAWS and you’ll see her inner Shar-Pei come out. She has lots of energy to burn!


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The volunteers and staff have had so much fun with Mattie while she's been at PAWS. One volunteer took her out to Meadowdale Park and said that Mattie absolutely LOVED the water and chasing down waves! She also discovered that Mattie enjoys car rides and has perfect car manners.

Speaking of manners, Mattie is fully house trained and can be trusted to be left free roaming when alone. She’s an absolute doll and so loyal to her people – all she asks for in return is an adult-only family where she’s the only dog and won’t come across any cats!

If there’s room for an exuberant and loyal addition to your family, stop by and say hi to Mattie today at PAWS in Lynnwood, WA.

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By Katherine Spink, PAWS Staff

It’s always a happy day at PAWS when our dogs and cats head home with their forever families – eyes full of hope, energy and excitement. Sometimes, however, a thorough adoption process and the best intentions of their new guardians don’t always lead to a forever happy ending, and these beautiful companions end up back at PAWS.

This can happen within a few days or weeks but in some cases it can be several months or years down the line. This week’s Adorable Adoptables, Otto and Maggie, both found themselves back at PAWS after a change in circumstances meant their guardians could no longer give them the care they needed.

Otto is just over five years old. Originally adopted from PAWS as a youngster in 2010, he was returned to us in May this year because his companion was moving and couldn’t take him with her.

A super affectionate guy who loves to get cuddles, belly rubs and chin scratches from just about anybody, he’s been waiting patiently at PAWS for 106 days – and, as you’ll see when you watch this short video, it's hard to understand why!

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Otto loves attention, and isn't afraid to walk right up and let you know he needs some! Just remember to avoid the base of his tail with your grooming brush and you’ll be the best of friends. He appreciates an open hand so he can head butt away and, being a curious cat, would do great with a family that lets him explore every inch of his new home.

Toys are Otto’s hobby and he’s waiting to share that hobby with you – come by and say hello today at our Companion Animal Shelter in Lynnwood, WA.

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Maggie is a 14 year old smooth-haired Dachshund and Beagle mix whose original pet parent found her as a stray and took her in 12 years ago. Their companionship sadly came to an end last September, when her guardian became homeless and took Maggie to Everett Animal Shelter (EAS).

Transferred from EAS to PAWS, Maggie was with us a matter of weeks before finding her next perfect match, but sadly came back in August this year – her guardian distraught at having to move to a dog free apartment after losing their job.

Maggie has a whole host of wonderful qualities that make her a great family dog. She’s been described as friendly, gentle, affectionate, easy going and quiet by PAWs staff and foster caregivers.

She’s lived with men, women and children, and is fully housetrained. In terms of other furries, cats are a deal breaker but other dogs are just fine!

If this description ticks lots of boxes for you and your family, maybe you’ll be the one to make Maggie’s twilight years her happiest yet. Come and meet her at our shelter in Lynnwood, WA today.

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By Katherine Spink, PAWS Staff

Every day we welcome members of the public through our shelter doors in Lynnwood and to PAWS Cat City in Seattle, and set about helping them find that special furry someone who’ll be the perfect fit for their family. There are dogs and cats of all ages, shapes and sizes, ready and waiting to find their forever homes.

But this isn’t the whole story. One thing that won’t be immediately obvious to our visitors on arrival is that there are many more prospective pet partners to meet than the ones directly in front of them. They just happen to be spending time off site with our wonderful foster parents, who provide crucial support to PAWS especially during the busy spring and summer months.

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Siamese mix Troy is one such cutie currently hanging out in foster care. A stray who was brought to PAWS back in May, he’s a handsome boy who’s happiest when he has a windowsill he can use to perch on, soak up the sun and do a little bird watching.

Troy isn’t much of a lap cuddler, but likes to hang out with his people and will lie in your arms in bed. He’s a fan of bonita flakes too so if you’re armed with those you’ll have a friend for life!

His current foster parents tell us Troy isn’t phased by their dog and we know he likes to play with other cats, so he’s a chilled out kitty in that respect. His ideal home would be somewhere peaceful with adults and older children, where he can escape for alone time when he needs it and enjoy grown up playtime when it’s on offer.

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Mastiff Georgie Porgie, one of the larger breeds of dog we rescue and rehome at PAWS, is another fabulous furry enjoying time in foster – stretching his legs while we search for his perfect match. He was also found as a stray and transferred to us from King County Animal Services in late June.

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There really isn’t a more fitting description for Georgie Porgie than ‘gentle giant’. Don't let his age fool you, he’s still got a mischievous spring in his step and early on in his time with us demonstrated a proficiency for unlocking gates!

Now he's settled into the relaxing foster lifestyle, he’s given escape artistry the heave-ho and just loves to snuggle and give kisses.

To help him stay cool during our beautifully hot Seattle summer, Georgie’s foster parents have been taking him to a nearby lake for playtime and discovered he loves the water!

He also really perks up when there are other pups around. Georgie is well behaved, fully house trained and has wonderful house and leash manners – in fact, what are you waiting for? He'd make the perfect PAWSwalk pup!

Next time you’re at PAWS looking for your new companion ask about the dogs and cats in foster care. Troy and Georgie Porgie are just two of many available to adopt right now. With them living off site, all we ask is that you call in advance if you're interested in meeting them. You can also pre-complete our adoption application form so you're one step ahead when you arrive at PAWS!

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By Katherine Spink, PAWS Staff

In this month’s happy adopter update, we hear from Haruko in Kirkland, WA who’s provided a forever home not once, not twice but three times since 2011!

Tell us how you found your fur family.
Dixie, or Addie as I now call her, was the first to join me, in May 2011. I met her on my first ever visit to PAWS, having been encouraged by a former partner to visit because there were a lot of dogs in need of homes. Four and a half years old now, she was documented as a Pit Bull mix – she’s a beautiful black/brindle color.

Cody’s name at PAWS was Phillip. I found him online on the PAWS website in June 2012 and went right away to see him. He’d been brought in with his brother and someone was looking at them both so I waited around with fingers crossed. Ultimately, the other couple took his brother home and I adopted Cody! He’s approximately 5 years old and an Australian Cattle Dog.

In January 2013, I was drawn to the PAWS website again and saw Molly – a Beagle/Rat Terrier/Cattle Dog mix. I recognized her as a previous PAWS resident and thought she’d make a great final addition to my fur family.

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What attracted you to Addie, Cody and Molly?
Addie’s had me from the get go with her big eyes and one ear that wouldn’t stand up straight (pictured, right) – coupled with the fact that she cried when I left her but didn’t when others visited her and walked away. She was meant to be mine!

Cody was a little standoffish at first and seemed to be waiting for his owner to come get him. Cattle dogs typically form a close bond with their owners so I was worried, but it tore at my heart that he was waiting to be taken home – and his spotted fur and sweet face sealed the deal!

Molly had been returned by her new owners after just six short months, during which time she’d gained 15lbs! Her feisty, loveable nature attracted me instantly, and we’ve been making great progress with her weight loss since she joined the family.

How have your three PAWS pups adjusted to life in Kirkland?
When Addie arrived in 2011, she bolted straight out of the car and into my house. Then, for a week or so, she refused to get back in the car. It seems she was too happy with her new home and didn’t want to leave! So, we did fun trips to the dog park and to get ice cream, and eventually she grew to love our car rides. She was very timid initially but is now a very playful and happy girl.

Cody seemed sad when he first came home with me. It felt as though he missed his former owner but, with a lot of cuddles and love, within weeks he became attached to me. He is my protector, always on guard. I also think he’s secretly part cat the way he walks by and rubs up against me!

When Molly arrived, last but by no means least, it was clear she thought she was just a visitor for a couple weeks! When no one came to get her, she decided she should be alpha dog so we had a little adjustment period. She’s clearly alpha now – our neighbors call her Sheriff Molly!

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What do you love doing together?
We go to the beach and they LOVE it! Addie and Cody play fetch, and Addie and Molly swim and prance in the water. They just love the whole experience. Until, in Addie’s case, we get home and it’s bath time... she’s a tight fit in the bathtub and I have to ask her nicely to get in – which usually results in a big sigh before she admits defeat and climbs in!

What have they added to your life?
I’ve been through some bad times and they’ve kept me going through it all. They wake me up and go to sleep with me and, when I’m not at work, they’re my constant companions.

Thank you for sharing your story and pictures Haruko, we wish you and your wonderful PAWS pups many happy years of beach fun ahead!

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By Katherine Spink, PAWS Staff

In our Adorable Adoptables features, we usually tell the story of a dog and cat who are taking a little longer than most to find their perfect home. This week we’re switching things up and profiling a special pair of inseparable pooches looking for their forever family together.

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Approximately 8 years old, purebred Dachshunds Briar Rose and Buzz arrived at PAWS earlier this month.

They were transferred to us from Everett Animal Shelter through our Placement Partner Program – a partnership initiative with other shelters and rescue organizations that maximizes the chance of animals in our care finding loving homes.

These two peas in a pod are super affectionate and love nothing more than an easy going stroll or a lazy day of lounging at home. If this describes your life, how about sharing it with this truly lovable pair? One word of warning – you’ll want to set aside time to watch Buzz doting on Briar Rose, too cute for words!

It’s safe to say they’re both big fans of treats, Briar Rose especially and Buzz is her willing accomplice in procuring nibbles out of any generous hand. As a result, they've become a slightly portly pair. If you have a will of steel and the ability to resist four of the most imploring eyes we’ve ever seen, you could be the perfect family to get this compact couple back in shape.

Come lounge around with Buzz and Briar Rose in Lynnwood, WA today – once you do, we’re sure you’ll realize that two is most definitely better than one.

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By Kellie Benz, PAWS Staff

Sometimes, what we’re looking for is right in front of us. We’ve had a lot of visitors to PAWS lately, all walking through our Lynnwood and Cat City locations searching for their perfect companions. Many have left with their new best friend, and we’re always so proud to know we helped to build that family.

As always, our ‘Adorable Adoptables’ stories cover two companion animals who – despite all of their eager tail wagging or welcoming purrs – can’t seem to attract their perfect human. The volunteers who see them every day; those who walk them and brush them, those who cuddle them, who settle their nerves and soothe their yearning hearts, know how precious and loving these little beings are and they know how deserving they are of potential adopters’ attention.

So we hope our tales of their true personality, will encourage you to take a second look. Celeste3 - Aug 3 - 2014 - Kbenz

This week’s feline adorable adoptable is the always sophisticated miss Celeste. Regal and elegant, and mighty choosy of those worthy of her attention, lovely lady Celeste is a looker with a crooked ear. The ear, a tiny blemish on her otherwise model-perfect good looks, gives a hint to her life lived. A Siamese/mix of 10 years with a light brindle coat – and if you’re lucky enough to see them – sparkling sapphire blue eyes. We say lucky, because Celeste doesn’t let just anyone see the true glimmer of her dazzling personality.

Grumpy Cat might look the part, but Celeste is the real persnickety feline deal. Celeste doesn’t suffer fools gladly, so you may be able to attract her attention for a playful swat at one of her favorite toys, but you’ll have to win her heart if you want anything more. And she’s got oodles of affection waiting for you! Celeste isn’t interested in a fast pace, busy home. She’d like a quiet, adult only environment where she can thrive and feel like someone special’s one and only. Celeste's adoption fee is waived until September, so don’t put off meeting her at our downtown Seattle Cat City today!

Over in doggy world, at our Lynnwood Companion Animal location, Reba awaits her true forever home. Adopted once then left behind in a divorce dispute, Reba is pure love in a very compact body.

She’s been at PAWS longer than most and we don’t know why she keeps getting passed over. She’s friendly and welcoming to anyone who approaches her. She’s quick to break out her great big smile with every greeting and eager to show you her fluorescent orange ball, in the hopes that you’ll know how to play!

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A mix of Australian Cattle Dog, Terrier and American Put Bull, this shorty-with-a-story deserves a second look. All of 9 years old, her affection is undeniable and all of the volunteers coo over her easy personality and well behaved walking etiquette. With eons of energy and an affinity for car rides, Reba is a co-pilot in waiting for the right active adventurer.

In her quietest moments, she’s a lapdog extraordinaire and knows exactly how to curl up for an afternoon nap. Reba respects her feline friends, but wouldn’t want to live with one. She’d rather be dashing off to a regular weekend road trip!

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By Katherine Spink, PAWS Staff

Some of the cats and dogs that arrive at PAWS are with us a matter of days before they find their happy ending. Some wait patiently for a few weeks until their perfect match walks through the door. And then there are those who are with us for much longer, looking for that extra special human to call their own…

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Beautiful Russian Blue Hobbes arrived at PAWS in Lynnwood, WA in May of this year. He immediately made friends with staff and volunteers, who’ve described him as easy going, talkative, and the kind of cat that will headbutt and purr at anything. Belly rubs and catnip don’t do much for him, but he’s super fun to play with---his toys of choice being laser pointers and anything on the end of a wand!

So, why the long wait for a home?

Shortly after his arrival, Hobbes tested positive for Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV), the cat equivalent of HIV. FIV is typically passed from cat to cat through deep bite wounds, and more commonly seen in free roaming, unneutered males that get caught up in territorial disputes or aggressive fighting.

Although there’s no cure for FIV, cats with the virus can live a normal life for many years---and, at the tender age of 2 years old, Hobbes has many happy years ahead of him.

He’ll need to be an indoors only cat and either have other FIV positive kitties as house buddies or be the only cat in the family. FIV can’t be transmitted from cat to human, so there’s no need for concern about family members being at risk.

A stress-free environment can also help, and Hobbes recently spent time away from the busy shelter environment in the care of one of our foster families. A glowing report came back, describing him as “fantastic, loving, super fun to play with, a great cat”.

We know Hobbes has a lot of love to give and, with the attention and care he deserves, will be the perfect feline addition to the right family. Is that you? Come say hi to Hobbes at PAWS in Lynnwood, WA today!

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Five year old Carl is a Shepherd mix who’s been with us since April. A few weeks after his arrival, all was looking good and he was on his way to a new home---sadly five weeks later he was returned to us. Turns out he loves time with humans so much that he just couldn’t bear his pet parents being away at work for long periods every day.

It’s safe to say our kennels at PAWS in Lynnwood, WA aren’t Carl’s favorite place to be and he can sometimes give the wrong impression when people stop by to say hello. The truth is, he’s a sweet and active dog who would much rather be on a long hike with you. He’d also love to lean up against you and get the space between his shoulders scratched---it’s just he can’t get close enough!

A PAWS volunteer recently took Carl for an off-site adventure to Meadowdale and discovered he’s a great car traveler. She even enticed him into a stream for a paddle. And, as far as other dogs go, he likes to meet and greet them, especially the ladies!

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Carl’s idea of the perfect home is feline-free with teenagers and adults for company. He’d love a rotating schedule at home so he sees his humans coming and going through the day. Active daytimes and relaxing evenings are his idea of heaven. Is this your life? Come and play with Carl today!

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By Katherine Spink, PAWS Staff

Having been in our care for several months now, this week’s Adorable Adoptables take patience to a new level. Given their love of tummy and cheek rubs, and super-sunny dispositions, the fact they’re still here is a surprise to the staff and volunteers that enjoy their company every day.

Tuxedo cat Timothy is two years old and has been at our Companion Animal Shelter in Lynnwood, WA since February. He’s become a firm staff favorite since he arrived, not least because of his incredible patience in waiting for his soul mate to walk through the door.

If you’re looking for someone playful, Timothy fits the bill perfectly. He enjoys everything from stringy things to jingle toys to furry toy mice:

And then there’s the attention seeking part of him that never turns down a good cheek rub! Timothy is a true gentleman and absolute sweetheart – so, why the long wait for a forever home?

One of the reasons Timothy might be being overlooked is that he has an Upper Respiratory Infection (commonly known as a URI), which affects his nose and throat. Its most recognizable symptoms include sneezing, nasal congestion, conjunctivitis, and discharges from the nose or eyes.

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The good news is that most cats with a URI can be treated at home. In cases where nasal congestion is a factor, simply spending 10 to 15 minutes in a steamy bathroom regularly can provide great relief. This congestion also affects a cat’s sense of smell, which often leads to a decreased appetite – serving a highly palatable canned food is the solution here. A simple moist tissue will help wipe any irritation-causing discharge away.

With lots of love and care, Timothy and his pet parents can enjoy a full, happy life together in spite of his snuffles. Escaping the hustle and bustle of the shelter environment is just what Timothy needs – the sooner he finds his forever home, the sooner he can kick back, relax and feel better.

Come spend time with Timothy in Lynnwood, WA today. We challenge you to resist his charms!

Ten-year old Chihuahua Mimi is a well-traveled pup who’s been searching for her forever home longer than most.Transferred from a Los Angeles shelter in 2013 and adopted in the Puget Sound area, she was subsequently surrendered to the Regional Animal Services of King County and transferred to PAWS in April of this year.

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Mimi’s been hanging out with one of our cherished foster care families recently, and is now back at PAWS in Lynnwood, WA ready to find her new pet parents.

Here’s a snippet from her exemplary foster care report:

“Her favorite activities are napping, cuddling with her people and getting treats! She gets very happy when you say her name – she’ll give you the best smile and even rolls on her back for tummy rubs. She sleeps through the night and likes to have some extra blankets in her bed in case she feels like burrowing in them! It may take her a few days to settle into her new surroundings, but her delightful and happy personality soon shines through.”

Sweet senior Mimi enjoys the quieter things in life so is hoping for a chilled out home where she can nap and cuddle her days away close to her humans. She also doesn’t mind the idea of having an easy-going buddy around, to share those moments only a canine companion can fully appreciate.

Call PAWS in Lynnwood, WA today and arrange a tummy rub with Mimi!

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