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Pet of the Week

December 23, 2012
The Maui News

"Hope Fund" kitten No. 11A needs a helping paw for the holidays. My name is Tinsel, and I need a favor this year. I came to the shelter in November when my owners decided they had too many animals. Shelter staff members noticed I was walking funny, so they sent me out for the X-rays, which were covered by donations to the "Hope Fund." Turns out I had a fractured leg. Now I wear a splint that gets changed every week. I'm an incredibly outgoing and affectionate gal. I love to kiss your face and throw my splint around you for great big hugs. I'm very resilient. I never let my injury stop me from playing and loving just like any other kitten can.

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* The Pet of the Week is a Sunday feature submitted by the Maui Humane Society to promote adoptions at the Maui Animal Shelter and Adoption Center. Visitation and adoption hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. seven days a week. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. For information, call 877-3680, ext. 23. The shelter is located on Mokulele Highway at Mehameha Loop. Animals featured in this space are subject to prior adoption.



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