Starlight and much more pets up for adoption in Phoenix-space shelters

Every year, approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters nationwide, in accordance to the American Culture for the Avoidance of Cruelty to Animals. Of people, about 3.3 million are canines and 3.2 million are cats.

Every 7 days, The Arizona Republic highlights a handful of the lots of pets up for adoption at Valley shelters. To check out the standing of a particular animal, be sure to call the shelter specifically.

Darrel: A tuna and shredded hen connoisseur 

Interested adopters can view available pets, like Darrel, and schedule an appointment online at

130 days and counting. That is how extensive this handsome domestic shorthair kitty has been in the treatment of the Arizona Humane Society considering the fact that currently being rescued by AHS Emergency Animal Medical Professionals. Darrell, together with more than 50 other cats, had been found to be living in unsuitable disorders and desperately in require of help prior to building their way to AHS in August of last year.