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Diamond in the Ruff: Ping

This week’s Diamond in the Ruff is a gabby cat! That’s right – not a tabby cat, a GABBY cat. Ping (ID 582790), a 9-year-old domestic shorthair mix, is a sweet and talkative little girl. She loves to mew and

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Thirteen reasons to adopt a black cat

Black cats have a colorful if not exactly accurate history of being the companions of witches and pirates or even being witches in disguise. We would argue that a pet with magical powers is a major selling point, but many

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Weekly Pet Flyer: August 17, 2017

BLACK CAT APPRECIATION DAY Did you know that black-furred cats and dogs can spend almost 4 times as long in shelters than their lighter-furred buds? Maybe black animals don’t stand out in the kennels as well, or perhaps their cuteness

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Weekly Pet Flyer: November 17, 2016

Happy National Black Cat Day! Did you know that black cats have the lowest adoption rate? We here at the HSBC obviously love our raven-haired felines. So much so that our former shelter mascot, the late, great Tweety, was a

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Happy Black Cat Appreciation Day

Did you know that, because of superstitious beliefs in some cultures, black cats are sometimes associated with bad luck and it can take them up to three times as long to be adopted than their lighter-furred counterparts. Black Cat Appreciation

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