Pet of the Week

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One chill cat
A 4-year-old brown tortoiseshell, Molly is a laid back female American shorthair who was found in Lincoln Park.

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Queen is royal fluff
Queen is between 4 and 5 years old. This fluffy white American longhair mix is a cuddly female who was found in Allen Park.

Photos by Chris Jackett

Photos by Chris Jackett


Bargain love
Found at the Dollar Castle on Southfield Road in Lincoln Park, Izzy is a loving brown and white female American shorthair mix who is less than 1 year 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 include adoption fees. Animals also have already been spayed or 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.