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Charlie and other pets would love to be adopted from a local shelter

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Charlie, a 3-year-old orange striped tabby is sweet-natured, litter-box trained, neutered and would get along well in any home, the Stafford SPCA says.

Charlie, a 3-year-old orange striped tabby is sweet-natured, litter-box trained, neutered and would get along well in any home, the Stafford SPCA says.

The following pets are among those available for adoption at Fredericksburg-area animal shelters.



Abby, Plott hound mix, 1 year old, spayed, happy

Titan, Rottweiler, 8 years old, neutered, sweet

Logan, Walker hound mix, neutered, 2 years old, goofy

Honey Combs, Shar Pei, 7 years old, spayed, gentle

Paisley, Chihuahua–pug, 7 years old, spayed, loving

Chewy, shorthair tabby, 2 years old, neutered, orange, silly

Meredith, longhair cat, 5 years old, spayed, gray, laid-back

Adora, shorthair cat, 3 years old, spayed, black/white tuxedo, quiet

Morris, shorthair tabby, 2 years old, neutered, orange, friendly

(Open house first Saturday of each month at PetSmart, Central Park; second Saturday at Petco, Plank Road; third Saturday at PetSmart, South Gateway Drive; and fourth Saturday at Petco, Worth Avenue, Stafford.)



Skittles, Green Cheeked Conure bird, young male, medium-sized

Romeo, Treeing Walker Coonhound mix, neutered, housebroken

Juliet, terrier mix, female, red coat, brown eyes, housebroken, smart

Morris, tabby and white cat, neutered, friendly, handsome

Maxwell, tuxedo kitty, neutered, micro-chipped, handsome

Nahla, tabby–calico, 3 years old, spayed, beautifully colored

Julia, lap cat, perfect companion

Charlie, orange tabby, 3 years old, neutered, friendly



Chihuahua, male, 7 years old, black, white and brown

Chihuahua mix, male, red with white chest

Terrier mix, male, 3 years old, black and tan

Beagle mix, male, 5 years old, brown and white

Shepherd mix, 10 years old, neutered, black with chocolate

Labrador–hound, 1 year old, female, brown and tan

Shorthair cat, 2 years old, neutered, Russian blue

Longhair cat, 3 years old, spayed, silverish gray

Tabby cat, shorthair, 2 years old, spayed, brown, black and white

Tabby cat, shorthair, 9 years old, neutered, brown and black

COUNTRY CATS RESCUE INC. (Spotsylvania County Feline Rescue Group)


Fatso, shorthair male, black, easy-going

Tommy, shorthair tuxedo, male, black and white, likes to cuddle

Taz, shorthair tabby, male, orange, special boy

Lizzy, shorthair tabby, female, gray, playful

Sabrina, longhair female, black, beautiful

Cece, shorthair female, white with black spots, shy

Wizard, shorthair kitten, male tabby, brown and white, cute

Cari, medium-hair Turkish Van mix, female, young, sweet

Charlie, shorthair Siamese–Manx, male, sweet

Frosty, shorthair, white, male, friendly

Kittens and barn cats available

(Adoptions are held at PetSmart and Tractor Supply Company. Event schedule on website.)



Lennox, boxer mix, male, black and white, shy, sweet

Gigi, Labrador mix, young female, chocolate, sweet, beautiful

Deuce, pit bull, male, tan, sweet

Isis, pit bull, female, brown/white, loves people

Cats, kittens and barn cats, longhairs, shorthairs, tabbies, torties and calicos available


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