Pets of the Week

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Let kitten light up your life
A spayed gray American shorthair, Mitzi is a 4-month-old kitten who was found in a CVS/pharmacy parking lot in Melvindale.

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Sharp-dressed cat ready to be yours
Tuxie is a black and white spayed American shorthair found alongside her sister in Allen Park. She is about 10 weeks old.

Photos by Chris Jackett

Photos by Chris Jackett


Sister meows for new home
Tuxie’s talkative sister, Ally, is a brown and white spayed American shorthair who is about 10 weeks old.

The Allen Park Animal Shelter, 16850 Southfield Road, is housed at the rear of a large blue building behind the City Hall parking lot. Shelter hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Friday and noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday. The shelter is closed Wednesdays. Cat adoptions cost $35 and dog adoptions cost $45, both which include adoption fees. Animals have also already been spayed/neutered through a state grant and tested for feline leukemia/AIDS and canine heartworm disease. Adopters receive a discount certificate for post-adoption veterinary care at Dix Animal Hospital, 1127 Dix in Lincoln Park. For more information, call the shelter at (313) 282-6173 or go to www.petfinder.com/shelters/allenpark.html.