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Pets of the Week: Get Attached to Staples and Doogie

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Doogie the dog (Photo courtesy Villalobos Rescue Center)
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By Ana Bustilloz/Special to LAist

* * *Every Saturday, LAist will feature an adoptable cat and dog from a different local shelter or accredited 501c3 rescue organization. Take a look at these furry bundles and consider giving them a home, or forward their faces to your friends who may be interested. * * *

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Staples the cat (Photo courtesy People and Cats Together)
Today's cat of the week is Staples. Staples is a two year old male currently being cared for by People and Cats Together (PACT), a non-profit all volunteer cat rescue and placement group. He is a wonderful kitty -- sweet, mellow, affectionate, and playful. He loves to pounce! He loves belly rubs, tons of attention and gets along great with other cats. He has been with PACT since he was a kitten. He is fantastic cat who needs a permanent home!PACT hosts cat adoptions every Saturday from 11:00 to 4:00 at the Redondo Beach Petco, 537 N. Pacific Coast Hwy. For more information about Staples or other cats for adoption, email pactcats[@]aol.com or call 310-230-5974.

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The LAist dog of the week is Doogie. He’s a 5 1/2 year old Pit Bull looking for a forever home. If you are looking for a 55-pound lap dog, Doogie is your guy. Doogie was rescued from a shelter after being turned in by his owner who could no longer afford to care for him. Now Doogie is in the care of the Villalobos Rescue Center, a rehabilitation and placement facility for abused and abandoned Pit Bulls. Doogie is a very affectionate pooch. He adores people and gets along great with kids. Doogie would benefit from training and socialization to help him relate politely with other dogs. He’s got perfect house manners.

If you are interested in meeting Doogie, please call The Villalobos Rescue Center (661) 268-0555 or email adoption[@]vrcpitbull.com.