Pet of the Month Archive

/Pet of the Month Archive

December 2018 Pet of the Month

Name: Zippy

Breed: Green Rump Parrotlet

Likes: Sailing, Hanging out with Captain and First Mate, Head scratches, Being in charge

Dislikes: Not being in charge, Not being in the middle of all activity

As Zippy likes to say “Zippeee is a pretty good boy”

About Zippy: Big things sometimes come in small packages! Despite his small size (4 1/2” and 20 grams), he has an outsized personality that he uses […]

November 2018 Pet of the Month

Name: Gobble

Breed: Calico Domestic Short Hair

Likes: Gobble loves rolling treats. If you toss them across the room, she’ll be lightning fast, slide across the hardwood floor and use one paw to snatch the treat and bring it to her mouth. She watches the world from her seat by the window catching some rays or having interesting thoughts about the birds, squirrels or chipmunks on her lawn. […]

October 2018 Pet of the Month

Name: Gary “B.B.”

Breed: Pug

Likes: Relaxing thisclose to his people, the Black Keys, Alaskan salmon oil

Dislikes: exercise, solitude

I could eat.

About B.B.: Here is a 14-year-old Pug with the physique and speed of a Manatee and a powerful devotion to his people. He is also bonded to Squanto, a Maine Coon who dwarfs him and knows how to pry open the treat jar with […]

September 2018 Pet of the Month

Name: Steve Whitaker

Breed: Well, a mix of tabby and Siamese

Likes: ATTENTION and things he should not eat

Dislikes: LACK OF ATTENTION and most males of any species

Do you know who I AM?

About Steve:  We adopted Steve at age seven through Four Paws — the source of our previous kitties, Peter and Floor.  He is a beautiful cat who loves to […]

August 2018 Pet of the Month

Meet Bella!

Name: Bella

Breed: Short Haired Orange Tabby

Likes: Laser pens, spying on neighbors from the windows, pets, songs, cardboard boxes, and hanging anywhere with my mom.

Dislikes: Going to the vet, loud noises, storms.

I’m cute and I know it!

About Bella: Bella was adopted about 6 years ago from Homeward Trails, right before a hurricane, along with her brothers Bay and Hunter.  She was a spunky 8-month old kitten and settled […]

July 2018 Pet of the Month

Name: Silverado

Breed: Silver

Likes: Fresh greens, hay, chewing on the furniture, and his best friend Burton

Burton thinks he’s cuter, but I know I’m the cutest!

Dislikes: Going to the vet!

About Silverado: Silverado was a stray, and was adopted from a shelter back in 2008.  In 2011, I adopted his best friend Burton!  The two of them have been inseparable ever since.  They come from Chicago, […]

June 2018 Pet of the Month

Name: Jeffrey

Breed: Domestic Shorthair Tabby

Likes: Food, catnip, any warm spot a human just left, wedging myself into the spot currently occupied by Simon, when my Sit-A-Pet friend Pat comes to feed me twice a day, and BBC police procedurals

Pardon me, but you’re in my spot.

Dislikes: Children, adults who don’t feed me, the cat carrier, the car, the vet, and the lag time between […]

May 2018 Pet of the Month

Meet Picasso!

Name: Picasso (we named him this because he is a PAINTED turtle)

Breed: Painted turtle

Likes: Food and attention

Dislikes: Water changes and disruption when he’s sleeping

Hi, hi, hi, I’m sooo happy to see you…do you have any food?

About Picasso: This is the story of how we got Picasso. As we were coming home from a long day out, we saw a 20-gallon tank […]

April 2018 Pet of the Month

Meet Zumba!

Name: Zumba

Breed: Mixed tabby long hair

Likes: Basking in the sun, tissue paper, boxes, circular staircase that serves as a giant cat tree, hiding in piles of pillows, and watching TV on my mom’s lap.

First I’m a model and now I’m Pet of the Month. I’m truly irresistible!

Dislikes: Getting my nails clipped, vacuums, dogs that scare me

About Zumba: About 4 years ago, […]

March 2018 Pet of the Month

Meet Hancock!

Name: Hancock

Breed: Mixed Tabby Shorthair

Likes: Food, sneaking up on humans and (toy) mice, food, leather laces, food, fresh catnip, food, warm laps, food, feathers, and food.

Tag! You’re it. (After sneaking up behind you and swatting your ankle.)

Dislikes: Bellman carts, vacuum cleaners, any furniture moved from its usual location, empty food bowls

About Hancock: The Western Maryland Rail Trail, a 27 mile long bike […]