The little cutie on the left is
Ally, and she and her brother Zander (beneath her in the picture on
the right) were adopted from Snowflake rescue on the same day.
Although they're not really brother and sister, they have remained
close since joining the family. They can get into an awful lot of
This is one for Ripley's Believe it
or Not! The little tortie in the picture above (with his little
brother Scooter) is a male Tortoiseshell (Tortie). What's so rare
about that, you say? Well, in almost all cases torties are female, so
to find a male is extremely rare. Hence the little guy's name, which
is Ripley. He was also adopted from Snowflake, and we're excited to
have him as a part of our family. Since Ripley is a tortie, and a
male, he is sterile. He is also quite small for a male. But what he
lacks in size he makes up for in tenacity.
You might have seen this picture of
Zander elsewhere on the website. He loves to sit in the sun and soak
up the rays. Zander is a beautiful black Domestic Shorthair who loves
to play catch! He will leap high into the air to catch the ball and
then bring it back and lay it at your feet. If you're willing to
play, he will go at it for hours! I'm sure of it.
Snowflake Rescue is a non-profit
organization that provides no-kill shelter to abandoned cats,
kittens, and the occasional dog. Run entirely by volunteers, they
work tirelessly to provide homes for all of the animals that come
Not only do they find the right
adoptive family, they also make sure that the pet they are adopting
out is healthy, and is neutered. They also help to educate the public
in responsible pet ownership through the information booth they set
up in area cat shows.
If you would like to visit their
site, and see pictures of the faithful felines waiting for adoption,
go to www.snowflakerescue.com.