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.
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!
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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