Pet of the Week

Alice No. 18 is a nearly 5-year-old, 7-pound female domestic short hair. She has been spayed. Alice was surrendered to the Maui Humane Society’s Puunene animal shelter on Aug. 20 when her owners moved to the Mainland and couldn’t take her.

“Alice is an indoor/outdoor cat who is affectionate, yet independent. She is great with kids and enjoys the company of dogs,” society officials said.

Pet of the Week

Como Tu No. 103 is a 2-year-old, nearly 62-pound, brown-and-brindle male purebred pitbull (American Pitbull Terrier). He has not been neutered. He was surrendered to the Maui Humane Society Oct. 23. “Como Tu is housebroken. He’s used to living indoors and out. He is good with other dogs and children. Como Tu enjoys running and beach play and knows basic commands,” society officials said.

Pet of the Week

Nutella No. 24A is an approximately 3-year-old, 6-pound dilute torti female domestic short hair mix. She has not been spayed. She was surrendered to the Maui Humane Society Sept. 27 because her owners’ new landlord would not allow pets. “Nutella appears very sociable. She will actively approach visitors to the cattery for head scratches and belly rubs. She gets along with other cats and can often be found lounging outside in the sun,” society officials said.

Pet of the Week

Hoku No. 72 is a 7-year-old, 46-pound red female Australian cattle dog (heeler) mix. She has been spayed. Hoku was surrendered to Maui Humane Society on Sept. 13 when her owners were moving and couldn’t take her with them. “Hoku is very sociable, pairing well with dogs of all sizes as well as adults and young children. She walks well on her leash, knows basic commands and will ‘speak’ for treats,” society officials said.

Pet of the Week

Booboo No. 60 is a 3-year-old, 9-pound, torbie-and-tabby female domestic short hair mix. She has been spayed. Her owners surrendered her to the Maui Humane Society on Aug. 25 when they could no longer afford to care for her. “Booboo is confident with adults, children and other cats,” society officials said.