Posts Tagged 'cat'

Pet of the Week – Afina (A208244)

UPDATE 9/12:  If you missed Afina’s spot on KTVA’s Daybreak show this morning, check it out here!

Here is the KTVA Channel 11 News Pet of the Week:

Afina (A208244)

Afina (A208244)

Here is Afina, a young adult, female, domestic mediumhair mix cat.  Afina is a sweet gal, who is a great mix of cuddly and playful!  She enjoys feather toys and jingly balls, but is easy to hold and carry.  She is also known to cross her paws while in your arms, highlighting her adorable daintiness.  This has beautiful markings, super soft fur, and striking green eyes – as if her personality wasn’t enough to make you fall in love!  She has already made many friends here at the shelter, one of which is donating the cost of our spay surgery, reducing her adoption fees by $80.  Afina can now be adopted for $62, which includes her vaccinations and microchip.

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New Ways to Find Lost Pets Unveiled by Animal Care & Control

Adoptable and Lost/Found Pet Searches Improved on

Anchorage Animal Care and Control Center (AACCC) is excited to announced their new online features for the Adoptable and Lost/Found Pet pages on These enhancements have been integrated into the current website to better serve the public, the shelter and ultimately, the animals.

Sign up to automatically receive emails on animals entering the shelter!

One of the most common inquiries received at AACCC are requests from community members to be contacted when specific breeds that match their missing pet enter the shelter as strays, or when specific breeds they wish to adopt become available. Through the new integration between and the AACCC database system, community members can sign up to automatically receive emails on animals they have lost, animals they have found or animals that they wish to adopt. They can restrict their selection based on breed, age, gender and even color.

Email photos to friends and family!

Continue reading ‘New Ways to Find Lost Pets Unveiled by Animal Care & Control’

Pet of the Week – Mittens (A207317)

Here is the KFAT 92.9 / Wolf 96.3 Pet of the Week:

Mittens (A207317)

Mittens (A207317)

Here is Mittens, a 3 year old, spayed female, domestic mediumhair mix cat.  Mittens has a very loving and sweet personality. This gorgeous tortoiseshell is quick to greet you and purrs non-stop when you pet her. She has previously lived happily with children from infants to 10 years, other cats and a dog–and got along great with everyone. She relaxes in your arms when held and is quite the love sponge. Very interactive and affectionate gal!  Mittens can be adopted for $62, as she is already spayed, which includes her vaccinations and microchip.

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Pet of the Week – Dino (A132098)

UPDATE 9/9:  Dino has been adopted!

Here is the KBEAR 104.1 Pet of the Week:

Dino (A132098)

Dino (A132098)

Please meet Dino, a 7 year old, neutered male, domestic mediumhair mix cat.  Dino is a gentle and very sweet-natured giant.  While he can be timid at first, he warms up very quickly.  He enjoys both pets and brushing, which he will acknowledge with a quiet, but persistent purr.  His beautiful flame point coloring and bright blue eyes match is beautiful, loving demeanor.  Dino can be adopted for $62, as he is already neutered, which includes his vaccinations and microchip.

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Pet of the Week – Patches (A165479)

UPDATE 8/27:  Patches has been adopted!

Here is the KFAT 92.9 / Wolf 96.3 Pet of the Week:

Patches (A165479)

Patches (A165479)

Here is Patches, a 4 year old, spayed female, domestic longhair mix cat. Patches story has hit a sad chapter, as her previous owner passed away, but we are hoping it will have a happy ending in a new home soon! Patches has an exceptionally gentle and quiet temperament. This lovely kitty prefers petting to playing. Patches will most likely prefer a quiet adult home and where she can be your one and only. She has silky, soft fur that you will love to pet. A giver of head bumps and chirps, she is sure to steal your heart! Previously front declawed. Patches can be adopted for only $47, which includes her microchip and vaccinations.

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Pet of the Week – Mariah (A207180)

Here is the Mix 103.1 Pet of the Week:

Mariah (A207180)

Mariah (A207180)

Please meet Mariah, an adult, spayed female, domestic mediumhair cat. Mariah has an incredibly sweet and gentle personality. She is quite shy at first meeting, though responds quickly to gentle handling and pets, and is getting braver each day. She especially enjoys having her chin scratched! She will meow hello when you visit! Precious and lovely!  Pretty Mariah is now waiting for a family to gain her trust and love. Mariah can be adopted for $62, as she is already spayed, which includes her vaccinations and microchip.

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Pet of the Week – Layla (A207281) & Panther (A207279)

UPDATE 8/27:  Layla and Panther have been adopted together!

UPDATE 8/22:  Did you miss Layla and Panther on KTVA’s Daybreak this morning?  Well check out their spot here!

Here are the KTVA Channel 11 News Pets of the Week:

Layla (A207281)

Layla (A207281)

Layla and Panther will be featured tomorrow morning on the KTVA Daybreak Show!

Panther (A207279)

Panther (A207279)

We have a sweet, young pair for you to meet today! Layla and Panther are 2 year old best friends that have lived their whole life together and would like to be adopted together. Layla is the brown tabby female. Pather is the gray and white neutered male. Layla has a gentle and very loving temperament. She is initially shy, though enjoys any petting and attention. Panther has an affectionate and sweet temperament, and the more outgoing of the pair. Panther and Layla are content to keep each other company when you are not home. Purrfect instant family! Thanks to support from the Alaska SPCA, Layla and Panther can be adopted for one adoption fee of $62, which includes both of their vaccinations and microchips.


Looking for Litter Box Success Stories!

Have you had a cat with litterbox issues? Were you able to solve them? Then we want your stories! Many cats are surrendered to the shelter each year due to solvable litter box issues. We are looking for litter box success stories to share with others. Did your cat have a urinary tract infection? Did she not like the first litter you tried? Did the plastic box liner bother him? Whatever your litter box success story, we’d love to hear it! Send your story, along with a photo of your cat to, or post it to our FB page,  Thank you!

Photo by  Thinkstock

Photo by Thinkstock


Pet of the Week – Tiger (A083533)

UPDATE 8/12:  Tiger has been adopted!

Here is the KFAT 92.9 / Wolf 96.3 Pet of the Week: 

Tiger (A083533)

Tiger (A083533)

If you are looking for big love to fill up your life, you have found the right guy! Tiger is a gentle giant who is very affectionate and can be talkative if he has something to say.   This mellow, easy-going fellow enjoys pets, brushing, and sitting laps.   He will gently reach out his paw to people and also gives kitty kisses.

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Tiger is a real charmer! Tiger is an extra large, extra-loving kitty who has lived happily with children and had a love hate relationship with the family dog. Tiger has his couch potato moments and his playful moments. He is affectionate and friendly to people he knows. He enjoys sitting in laps – if you are looking for a lot of lap cat, Tiger may be a perfect match!

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Pet of the Week – Francine (A206779)

UPDATE 9/3:  Francine has been adopted!

Here is the KBEAR 104.1 Pet of the Week:

Francine (A206779)

Francine (A206779)

Please meet Francine, a senior adult, female, domestic shorthair mix cat. Francine soaks up any petting though isn’t at all needy or demanding. She came into as a stray, so we don’t know her age, though we think she is on the mature (older) side. She has an unique husky meow that is very endearing. A petite kitty in size, this gal is huge in love and affection. Francine is sweet as can be and curls right up in your lap for lots of love. She will be an amazing companion. Adorable round face and spunky, sweet personality! Francine has made many friends here at the shelter, including one that will be donating the cost of her spay surgery, reducing her adoption fee by $80! Francine can now be adopted for only $62, which includes her vaccinations and microchip.

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