The following information is provided by Jackie Borchew of Orphans of the Storm.
big black dog or cat, the senior, the scared or skittish dog, the strong dog,
the shy cat and the one-eyed cat are just a few of the harder to place animals
in the shelter. They may often be passed over for the younger or more outgoing
animal in the next kennel. When in reality, they are just like any other pet -
they just want to be loved and finish their lives in a loving home. Petfinder
has designated September 17 through 23 as Adopt A Less Adoptable
Pet Week to bring more attention to this group.
Orphans of the Storm joins in celebrating the less adoptable pet and hopes that by sharing these faces and stories, these animals will also find the loving home they so deserve.
To kick this off, we'd like to introduce LADY.
Lady arrived to the shelter this spring. She greets the visitors from her kennel #42 along the front walkway. From there this 13 year old girl patiently waits for someone to discover her adult manners and gentle ways. As a Shiba Inu/ Lab mix she walks great on the leash and enjoys her outings to the off site adoption events and more recently a visit to the Glencoe park district's safety town class. Where she was the highlight of the day to the young children. Each lined up to have their turn to give Lady a hug or a kiss.
Lady would do well in a home with or without children. She would enjoy a yard or porch to relax and watch the world go by. She would appreciate a loving pat on the head and a soft word to start and end each day. She could be the bright star of someone's life even at this older age.
Please share Lady and help us find her a home for her final years.
Orphans of the Storm is a refuge for the stray and abandoned dogs and cats of Lake and northern Cook Counties. At Orphans they find loving care and a second chance in life.