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Category Archives: Pets


Animal rescues adapt to pandemic challenges

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

Everyone has seen the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic play out over the last six months: students and teachers converting to remote learning, parents juggling working from home and childcare, and beloved local businesses struggling to make ends meet.

Several of...

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Esmeralda is a sweet petite tricolored female beagle found stray in by an Animal Control Officer in rural Virginia where we have rescue partners. She is estimated to be 7 years old, healthy and 22 pounds. She is shy at first but warms up and is friendly to people and dogs once she...

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Can you help me? I need a new home ASAP. My name is Pippins, and I am 5 years old. My family found me on the side of the road when I was a kitten but they can no longer care for me. I'm friendly, quiet and love to be pet and brushed....

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Pie and Jack

Pie (right) and Jack (left) are owner surrenders from Virginia. They had been living in uncleanly conditions so a good samaritan took them in a few months ago. Unfortunately, she already had several dogs and her neighbors complained leading to the county forcing her to give away some of the dogs. We took...

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Chocolate Chip

It is heartbreaking to see a very senior dog like Chip end up in a shelter, so we hope his stay will be short. Chocolate Chip's tail wags, and his eyes light up when he sees that you are stopping to take him out for a walk. If you have treats, all the...

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Missing cat: Seamus

A medium sized orange and white cat named Seamus was lost on Sunday from Hartford Street in Medfield. He is a very timid house cat. Individuals with information on Seamus' whereabouts are asked to contact Kathy Davidson at (617-872-2240).

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Peanut Butter

Peanut Butter (adopter can change his name) was found with his mom, Jelly, in the middle of a road in West Virginia. Both were skinny and injured but luckily were found by a good samaritan who put them put them in her car and took them to her home. She tried to find...

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Coco and Winnie

Coco and Winnie are approximately six month old guinea pigs that were purchased a few months ago to be pets for children. Unfortunately the family is moving and can't take them along, so we are looking for a home for them willing to make a lifetime commitment. They are very cute, but were...

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