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Meet Our Adoptable Pet Of The Week: Dexter!

Jan 03, 2016 05:03PM ● By Bill Gilman

Dexter needs a forever home. Can you help?

Is something missing from your life? A loving, furry friend perhaps?
Check out the Your Tewksbury Today Pet adoption page, powered by the Lowell Humane Society and Pet Finder and sponsored by Shawsheen Animal Hospital!

 Click here to check out dozens of awesome dogs, cats, bunnies and more, all up for adoption.

In the meantime, meet Dexter! He is our Adoptable Pet of the Week from the Lowell Humane Society.
Dexter is house trained, he is neutered and has all his shots.

Here is some info from his foster home:
Dexter is an awesome kitten but has some quirks that will require a special family to adopt him. He LOVES to play, especially cat toys he can chase! He's a fun, little guy, but he can get over stimulated after a while and could grab your arm or leg as a plaything. He is friendly and will come to you when you call him. He likes to be petted very gently, but usually when he's tired, just use a finger or two and gently rub his ear or under his chin.

VERY IMPORTANT: Dexter will give you plenty of warnings when he's had enough of your petting and attention. He will start to wag his tail. If you ignore that warning he will grab you gently with his paw to remind you to stop. If you ignore that warning he will gently bite you to tell you he's serious about leave him alone, and if you ignore that warning he will bite harder (not enough to break skin but so you understand he has had enough).

He will tolerate being held for a short period of time, but he's a kitten, and would prefer exploring and playing instead. He was fostered with cats and dogs, and he would do well in a home with a friendly cat that likes to play and would be his friend.

He is a little too high strung and rough for kids. He needs a home with a family experienced with feisty felines.

If you are interested in adopting please visit the shelter or you may inquire via email - or call 978-452-7781.

Adoption / Visiting hours are as follows:

Tuesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

We are closed Mondays and Holidays.

Please be aware - because of the number of animals coming in and out of the shelter, the pet you are interested in may have already been adopted.
Shawsheen Animal Hospital


Shawsheen Animal Hospital

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