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Palo Alto raining cats and dogs?

Original post made on Jul 15, 2008

The city's animal shelter is more crowded than usual, and some employees are worried the number of homeless and abandoned pets will increase as the economy continues to slump. <B>Photo by Darlene Bouchard/Palo Alto Weekly.</B>

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Posted by Holly
a resident of another community
on Jul 15, 2008 at 2:05 pm

It would be good if you'd post the link to shelters here.
It might encourage some to visit, help, donate or adopt a pet!

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Posted by Thurston Farnsworth
a resident of another community
on Jul 15, 2008 at 2:40 pm

Here's a link to the Palo Alto animal services: Web Link

Please go adopt a pet!!!

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Posted by Link 'em to China
a resident of Professorville
on Jul 15, 2008 at 8:51 pm

According to this online story and blog site, there should be quite a demand for them in some of our Chinatown communities.

Web Link

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Posted by Scottie Zimmerman
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 17, 2008 at 3:46 pm

I'm a volunteer at PAAS (one of many). It's rewarding work, and you meet some terrific people. The animals up for adoption have been evaluated and judged suitable as pets. While they are at PAAS, staff and volunteers work every day to keep them stimulated and entertained as well as fed and sheltered. We have had some long-term guests, dogs and cats (plus rabbits and the occasional rooster), waiting for new homes. The animals' ability to maintain a friendly, outgoing attitude is a reflection of the commitment of everyone at PAAS. You can be proud of Palo Alto's Animal Services!

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