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  1. Find A Friend: Torri the tiger tabby

    Find a Friend: Torri

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    Slow down, speedracer. Torri has a thing about fast cars, she got hit by one and suffered a bad break. At least her foster folks didn't name her "tibia." Torri just turned a year old, and now that her leg has healed from cage rest, she's so ready to party. Torri loves to stay busy with her foster siblings and cat toys, …

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  2. Find A Friend: Finn, the Bulldog mix

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    When New Life Dog Rescue first laid eyes in him, friendly Finn was a dermalogical challenge. But who could resist that heart-shaped nose? Finn turns a year old in a few weeks and only wants a real home for his birthday. The 45-pound blue and white bulldog mix is housebroken, crate-trained and lives peacefully with both …

    Finn, the 45-pound blue and white bulldog mix is housebroken, crate-trained and lives peacefully with both dogs and cats.
  3. Hernando Pet of the Week for April 21

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    Pet of the week | George

    George is a 4-year-old rat terrier mix that loves other dogs and walks in the neighborhood. This happy-go-lucky fellow is neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. Inquiries about adopting George or other dogs and cats can be made at the Humane Society of the Nature Coast …

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  4. Find A Friend: Benson, the 'Staffie'

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    What goes hippity-hop to flop on the couch and cuddle? Why, it's the Easter Staffie, of course. Benson is a DNA-certified American Stafforshire Terrier, a "staffie" to lovers of this American Kennel Club breed. Benson's just a year and a half old and an excellent student in canine kindergarten class. Like any active …

    Benson is a DNA-certified American Stafforshire Terrier, a “staffie” to lovers of this American Kennel Club breed.
  5. Find A Friend: Yeti, the Labrador

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    So it came to be: the tropical town that embraced hockey hath also rescued the innocent Yeti. Yes, this really is a bona fide snowbunny sighting. Once upon a time, Yeti lived an abominable existence, passed from one unstable human to the next. Now, he's a model canine, graduating at the top of his obedience class. Yeti …

    Yeti is friendly, housebroken, crate trained and active.
  6. Hernando Pet of the Week for April 14

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    Pet of the week | Ibble

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  7. Find A Friend: Skittles, the kitten

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    Looking for an alternative to chocolate Easter eggs? Try Skittles in your basket. Originally, the neighborhood kids who first took care of this gray and white kitten mistook her for a boy, they named her "Elvis." But when St.Francis' volunteers took over, Skittles and sibling Jellybean got the sweet names they deserved. …

    Skittles is a 7-month-old, domestic short-haired kitty.
  8. Hernando Pet of the Week for April 7

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    Pongo is a 1-year-old brindle hound mix with a white tipped tail. He loves playing fetch, chasing lizards and sunbathing. He has been neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. Inquiries about adopting Pongo or other dogs and cats can be made at the Humane Society of the Nature Coast shelter at Wiscon and Mobley roads, …

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  9. Find A Friend: Paisley the cat

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    Paisley has just returned to the safety of a her plaid foster family. Her struggle began at 10-months of age when the domestic short-haired female became a divorce casualty. A second owner lasted just two days before impatiently passing the purring hot potato, charging Paisley with failure to become an instant lapcat. …

    Paisley is just a year-and-a-half old and hopes to celebrate springtime with stability.
  10. Find A Friend: Boo-Boo, the Boxer

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    Eh, Boo Boo, are you "smarter than the average" Boxer? According to fosterparents, Boo Boo is a breed-classic goof and can be a bit quirky. The 15-month-old lives so deeply for her human family that she wants them all to herself. She absolutely enjoys meeting and playing with other pooches, but at the end of the day, …

    Princess Boo Boo relishes being an “only” dog. She’s active, affectionate, energetic, loves toys and is treat-motivated for adventures in new learning.