Each month, we feature a dog and cat who are currently available for adoption at a local animal shelter. For July, we’re happy to introduce you to Ruth Langmore the dog and Pickle the cat.
Dog of the Month: Meet Ruth Langmore
Ms. Ruth, a shepherd/lab mix, has been with Wolf Trap Animal Rescue since March. She is quite eager to be a part of a pack and is waiting patiently for her forever home.
Ruth is curious, intelligent, loves people, and enjoys camping and hiking. She is described as super sweet and very gentle. Her favorite ways to relax include ear scratches, cuddles, and toys. This easygoing pup is very attentive and loves being outside, soaking up the sunshine. Ruth would do great with owners who love to get up and go — and lay down and relax.
Ruth is currently available at Wolf Trap Animal Rescue. Those interested in adopting her can visit https://www.wtarescue.com/adopt-a-dog.
Cat of the Month: Meet Pickle
When you ask local animal rescues for cats in need of homes and receive a response like this, you must include it word for word (special thanks to Talia Czapski, community relations manager for Loudoun County Animal Services). Behold, the one, the only Pickle.
“Pickle is no bread-and-butter, grocery store shelf variety. Pickle is the gourmet, once in a lifetime experience you can only dream about. Pickle has plenty of personality and is the smartest cat you have met (then add a few more IQ points on to that). Pickle has good looks, from his eyes to his whiskers to his ever-swooshing tail. Pickle is not just a cat — he is an experience.
Here at the shelter, Pickle is a big ‘dill.’ The staff at the shelter adore him, despite some mischief.
Did he open all the cabinets in his room his very first night? Yes he did. Did he also figure out how to empty all of those same cabinets with his cute little paws? Of course. Did we instantly forgive him because how could you do anything but fall in love with this gorgeous, playful, and sassy cat? You bet we did!
Pickle is all about any toy you offer him. He quickly figures out puzzles, cat trees, and will even take a spin on our cat exercise wheel. He loves exploring, pouncing, and otherwise making himself involved. Pickle is waiting for us every morning when we arrive and supervises the comings and goings of staff and volunteers all day long.”
Pickle is neutered and up to date on his vaccinations. He would prefer to be the only pet in your home, which he also hopes will be child-free.
Pickle is currently available at Loudoun County Animal Services, which is open for adoptions daily, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., no appointments necessary. Those interested in adopting him can visit https://www.loudoun.gov/534/Available-Pets.
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