Pet of the Week

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Siblings ready for zap of love
Bolt and George, a pair of 9-week-old brothers, are curious Maine Coon American medium-hairs who were found as strays in Lincoln Park.

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Cool-colored cat looking for new home
Abandoned in Lincoln Park, Gizmo is a 5-month-old gray and white male American shorthair.

Photos by Chris Jackett

Photos by Chris Jackett


I am Siamese, if you please
Bright Eyes is a friendly, 4-year-old brown Siamese cat. She was found astray in Allen 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 of 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 www.petfinder.com/shelters/allenpark.html.