Stamford Animal Care and Control

Stamford Animal Care and Control

Stamford Animal Care and Control

Help This FIV-Positive Cat Find Her Bliss

by Anna Helhoski02/23/11

The Stamford pet of the week is Bliss, an FIV-positive cat who needs a home soon. Bliss has been at the shelter since April and gave birth to four kittens. She took care of them like a wonderful mom before she was diagnosed with Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, a disease that scares many potential adopters.

Unlike leukemia-positive cats, FIV cats can safely live with cats that are FIV-negative. The only way FIV can spread amongst cats is through deep bite wounds, which is unlikely when cats are domestic and living in a household. The disease cannot spread to dogs or humans. The

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Need a Hiking Buddy? Barley's the Pup for You

by Anna Helhoski02/16/11

The Stamford pet of the week is Barley, a German shepherd and Rhodesian Ridgeback mix available for adoption at Stamford Animal Care & Control Shelter. Barley is a friendly companion with an easygoing personality. Barley loves nothing more than exploring the outdoors. If you want a companion to take hiking, he’s your boy.

Barley would do best in a single-pet household but with proper training could be happy anywhere. His mellow demeanor makes him ready for a house with children. After being neglected by his previous family, Barley needs to see the positive things in his

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