Paws up to Boomer. His birthday is in February, and it looks like he will have a brand new home for his special day. Along with Dusty, they will both bring in the “Meow Year.”


Little Juliet still has a New Year’s wish to find her perfect home, complete with an endless bowl of food and a basket filled with her favorite toys. She is under a year old and full of the puppy play, so an energetic and patient family is a must. Juliet is a doxie/Chihuahua-mix who will bring you endless laughter through the New Year. And this girl smiles!

hemmingway1 hemmingway2Ernie and Wilson thought they could have a wish for every toe they have, and since they are polydactyls, that’s a lot of wishes. They are 8-month-old brothers. Ernie has a surprise, too. He is polydactyl on all four paws. Wilson is a bit shyer than brother Ernie, so we are working on socialization. They are still playful kittens with the cattery crowd. They wish for a home that will love them and all of their toes. And lots of canned food!

tommyTommy thinks all this Christmas stuff is for the birds. And that’s exactly what his wish is. He would like his own outdoor cattery so he could nap in the sun, with one eye open always checking out the birds. He is a large male, about 3 years old — very mellow with other felines and very gentle with humans.

We have several adult cats in our cattery, too.

ARF has many cats and dogs available for adoption or fostering. Go to and click on Petfinder. There is also a link for Facebook.

All pets are spayed, neutered and current on shots. ARF is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays.

This week, Creature Corner is sponsored in Memory of Smoochy. To sponsor the column, call Lisa Streeter at the Town Crier, 951-659-2145.