Cassy No. 97 is a more than 2-year-old spayed female pitbull. According to the Maui Humane Society, she knows how to sit, come when called and walk well on a leash. Despite the pitbull breed's reputation for being rough, Cassy is "a perfect example of just how gentle and loving" a pitbull can be.
* 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.