What a great week it has been! We not only reached, but exceeded last week's goal. We were able to place 82 pets – 66 cats and 16 dogs – into permanent homes. Every adoption makes a difference in the lives of animals, so we hope to see these numbers continue to increase. Our goal for the upcoming week is to place 84 pets.
These terrific adoption numbers are also due in part to our "Two's Company" adoption special. In this past week alone, 36 kittens found homes as pairs, proving it is better with a buddy. With this past week's success, we can't wait to see what the rest of July will bring. For each pet placed in a home through adoption, our admissions team is also hard at work transferring homeless dogs and cats to our facility from government pounds and shelters throughout the Metro Richmond area. When you adopt a pet from the Robins-Starr Humane Center, it's like saving two lives because it gives us space to help another animal in great need. Thanks to this adoption special, we will be saving the lives of many cats and kittens in the Metro Richmond area.
This Friday, July 20, the Tail Wag’N will be at Crossroads Art Center from 6-9 p.m. for the Crossroads Art Center gallery opening. We'll be out front with our feline and canine friends, so stop by to meet a new friend. Then head inside to enjoy an open house and all-media show from some of Richmond's finest artists. Proceeds from the cash bar at this event benefit pets in our care.
We also have seven of our wonderful cats greeting shoppers at two Petco locations in the Richmond area – Short Pump and Staples Mill. Whether you're looking for a "leader of the band" like Virginia, or prefer a "private investigator" like Mattie, don't overlook these fanstastic felines!
Two's Company: Throughout July, you can adopt any two cats or kittens for a single adoption fee of $95. We hope you take advantage of this special because two is always better than one!
Cats adopted this week: (names of pets pictured are in bold)
Agatha, AJ, Alba, Alyssa, Anna, Anwar, Armando, Ava, Azul, Bubba, Clement, Craig, Cyril, Daphnee, Desiree, Diane, Don, Donna, Dorian, Duke, Elijah, Ethan, Ezra, Florence, Francisco, Geraldine, Haidee, Hardy, Hattie, Hedwig, Jada, Loki, Lorenzo, Lorna, Maggie, Margaret, Maxine, Milo, Milton, Nancy, Rosanna, Sabrina, Sebastian, Shelia, Soloman, Sulley, Susie, Thor, Tiffany, Tisha, Tobias, Tomas, Tommy, Tracy, Travis, Trent, Trevor, Trina, Trinity, Tucker, Tyler, Violet, Wilbur, Yasmine, York and Yvette.
Dogs adopted this week: (names of pets pictured are in bold)
Alfonzo, Balto, Benny, Blake, Brynna, Clarissa, Dalton, Gamble, Josie, Katona, Minnie, Oliver, Rusty, Samuel, Sophie and Suzette.
Adoption Center Hours:
Monday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, 12 to 5 p.m.
Adoption Center Location:
2519 Hermitage Road Richmond, VA 23220
Adoption Center Phone Number:
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