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Posted on May 28, 2015 at 8:23 am

The Franklin County Humane Society’s Animal Harbor offers two delightful pets, Miki and Charming, for adoption. Miki is a beautiful blue Tuxedo who likes to play coy with new friends. Once he gets to know you, he’d rather cuddle than play with his toys. This young kitty would love to have a nice, quiet forever home. He’s negative for FeLV and FIV, house-trained, up to date on shots and neutered.

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  • Heath donates $3,000 to Animal Harbor

    Posted on May 28, 2015 at 8:17 am

    Heath donates to Animal Harbor

    Cecelia Brodioi, Animal Harborboard member, (from left) holds Pirelli, while Heath Automotive Tire Pros owner Steve Heath presents a check for $3,000 to Gail Castle, executive director of Animal Harbor. Participating in the exchange is Max Heath, Steve’s son, with the family dog, Tucker, who was received from Animal Harbor. Tucker is accompanied by fellow canine sibling Emmy on leashes. Steve Heath, his wife, Peggy, and Max are the business’

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  • Dog wash and plant sale Saturday, May 8 for FFA

    Posted on May 7, 2015 at 2:21 pm

    Dog wash plant sale

    Dog wash and plant sale Saturday for FFA  A dog wash fundraiser and plant sale for Future Farmers of America  will be held at the Winchester Tractor Supply Company on Dinah Shore Blvd. Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. FFA students and supports will be at the Winchester Tractor Supply to wash your dog and sell plants. Prices for having a dog washed are, small dog $10, medium dog

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  • Making A Friendly Horse Mean – humor by guest columnist Daris Howard

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 1:08 pm


                By the time Barbara, Cashmere’s owner, came home for a weekend, I had already spent two weeks with the huge black stallion. He was so gentle that I was sure the stories about him being vicious were just a big joke. That Saturday, Barbara met me at his pasture. She wanted to see if what I told her was true. I climbed through the fence while she stood nervously

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  • Adoptable pets of the week!

    Posted on May 1, 2015 at 11:48 am

                The Franklin County Humane Society’s Animal Harbor offers four delightful pets, Sheba, Layla, Joplin and Lacy, for adoption. All Sheba wants is someone to play and cuddle with. She is an elegant, independent, and observant young adult Tabby. Sheba loves to have her head scratched and will reach out for your hand if you should be petting her, but you are neglecting your duty.

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  • Citizens’ input requested at town meetings on cat spaying options

    Posted on May 27, 2014 at 10:24 am


    Animal Harbor and Animal Control are extending an invitation to all Franklin County residents to attend local town meetings on the subject of spay/neuter opportunities for free-roaming, feral and owned cats. PetSmart Charities is offering grants to help communities promote spay/neuter programs, which will reduce pet overpopulation, slow the spread of feline illness, prevent the suffering of thousands of homeless cats and kittens, and lower the euthanasia rate in the

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