Pet of the Week

Talkative Siamese is soft like cotton
A white Siamese, Powder is less than a year old. Friendly and good with dogs, he was found as a stray in Lincoln Park.

A dark taste of fun
Bailey the black-haired cat recently was surrendered. He has four years as a friendly pet under his belt, and is looking for a new family.

Photos by Chris Jackett

Photos by Chris Jackett

Loving cat far from twilight of its life
A 5-year-old female, Bella is an orange and white tabby who was found astray in Lincoln Park.

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 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