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Wilma and more pets up for adoption in Phoenix-area shelters

Each and every calendar year, approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters nationwide, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Of those, about 3.3 million are puppies and 3.2 million are cats.

Each week, The Arizona Republic highlights a handful of the a lot of animals up for adoption at Valley shelters. To examine the standing of a certain animal, remember to make contact with the shelter instantly.

Wilma: Needs to be the heart of interest

Interested adopters can view available pets, like Wilma, and schedule an appointment online at azhumane.org/adopt.

For any one who is a supporter of the Flintstones, you will unquestionably appreciate this modern kitty straight from the basic Stone Age cartoon. Wilma is pleasurable and sassy 3-calendar year-previous brown shorthair tabby who came to the Arizona Humane Culture in March just after she was deserted in an condominium.

Regretably, AHS Cruelty Investigators and Emergency Animal Medical Technicians respond to situations like this a lot too usually. This is a stark reminder that no pet proprietor really should resort to abandoning their pet, considering that AHS and other animal welfare corporations have means to aid both pet and pet entrepreneurs alike.