From Gloria, a Humane Society volunteer who photographs and sends descriptions of adoptable pets:
“Mattie is a beautiful young female Cocker Spaniel. She is about 2 or 3 years old and very timid. She weighs 35 pounds. Her first owner was an older person who was no longer able to take care of her. She was first foster out to a family with several children, but that did not work out for Mattie. She gets along well with the volunteers at the Humane Society as they take it slow and easy with her. This includes a 12-year-old who is very good with the animals. She may not be the dog for everyone, but an older, quiet and calm adult would probably work out just fine.”
“George had some sort of an accident just before he came to us. Half of his body was paralyzed. His recovery took two weeks. He is doing fine now. He is about 2 or 3 years old. He weighs 9 pounds. He plays with his roommate Ashes and snoops around when he’s let out. George seems to like other pets when he gets close to them.
The Humane Society of Ray County has a selection of other adoptable cats and dogs at its shelter. Adoption days are Saturdays and Sundays from 1-3 p.m. at 200 S. College St. (the old county jail). For info, call Tammy at 660-232-1306 or Donna at 816-504-7843.
Adoption fees are $110 for dogs or $80 for cats, which includes spay/neutering, shots, tests and registered microchipping for dogs.