4.09.2011

50 Shelters / 50 States - Florida

Happy Saturday, everyone!  MP here ... continuing the 50/50 in my home state of Florida. 

And in this case, it wasn't hard to decide to choose a dog and cat from a shelter right here in Tampa.

Meet Buddy ...




How cute is he?!!!!!!!!!  Buddy is currently residing at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay .  He's a two and a half year old male terrier mix.  He's also housebroken, neutered, and, unfortunately, heartworm positive, but has already started his treatment, and is available for adoption immediately.  Frankly, it's about all I can do to stop myself from going down to the shelter tomorrow and adopting him myself.  I might, though, take a drive down there and see if I can meet him in person and find out some more about him for a followup post. 

While I'm at it, the Humane Society of Tampa Bay also has many other lovely dogs available for adoption.  Here are just a few of them: 

Tink - 4 year old female Beagle mix
Rugby - 11 month old male Shepherd mix


And now for the felines ...

Meet Sherlock! 



He's a two year old male domestic longhair - and although the information on his profile page is a bit sparse, one look into this guy's striking face makes me want to get to know him better.  What a gorgeous boy! 

And he's not the only one ... the Humane Society of Tampa Bay has dozens of wonderful cats just waiting for loving homes.  Here are just a few more ...







Any of these beauties can be seen at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay at 3607 North Armenia Avenue in Tampa.  Their phone # is 813-876-7138 or you can email them at Ben@humanesocietytampa.org

And a HUGE thank you to Krista Sparkman of Krista Sparkman Photography for donating her time to take photographs of the animals at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay and help them be adopted. 


P.S.  Exciting news ...  I was THRILLED to learn, earlier this week, that Ares, the sweet boy profiled in the last 50-50 post has been ADOPTED!!!!!!!!!!  Not that we had anything to do with it, but we're very excited just the same, and are planning a followup post on Ares, hopefully to include an interview with his new adoptive mom, in the next week or two.   

 

10 comments:

Vicki Stringfellow Cook said...

Hi there - just stopping by on the blog hop. I love your 50/50 project. What a great idea! Thanks for sharing.

Ann said...

All those cute furry friends just waiting for homes. I almost want to take them all in.

Amber DaWeenie said...

They are just ALL so precious. I hope they all find their 4-ever homes real soon.

Old Kitty said...

Me and Charlie wish for all these beautiful doggies and kitties to find forever and loving homes! Yay for adorable Ares!!! Take care
x

Sagira said...

How cute. I sure hope they are all able to find great new homes.

tubby3pug said...

What beautiful furry kids-I hope they all find great homes soon

Carrie, with Tanner and Oliver said...

Hi and congrats on highlighting adoptable pets. I've been dedicating my Sunday post to Adoptable Pets: A Tour of States, which is a similar concept to your own; how cool.

Next weekend while I'm playing on this hop, I'll also be hosting one at my blog. I'd love to have you join in to help homeless bunny friends find furever homes. Check it out http://www.allthingsdogblog.com/2011/04/easter-rabbit-adoptathon-blog-hop.html

sagechronicles said...

What a worthwhile project! And everyone of these guys are just adorable.

Elizabeth said...

That calico is gorgeous! I want her. (but, alas, I can't have her) I sure hope these critters get homes soon.

Mr. Pip said...

Hey - I think I have that same pirate hat! Hurray for Ares! Buddy is just adorable and my family just loves terrier mixes! This is such a great thing you are doing. I look forward to these posts every week.

Your pal, Pip