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Adoption Stories Submission

If you would like your adoption story to be posted, please send us a photo and/or a small paragraph about the pet(s) you have adopted from Larimer Humane Society! Please send your photos in a "jpg" file format. Please note that text submissions and pictures may be edited for space or printed in our shelter newsletter, thank you!

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Before he found his forever home, Fox lived in an abusive situation for a few months. Larimer Humane Society was able to put him up for adoption so he could find a new, safe home.

He found it when his new parents came to the shelter “just to look”…but with an idea of what they wanted. They were hoping for a smaller dog to keep their older dog, Jack, company. Fox caught their eye because of his quiet curiosity. When they spent some time with Fox, they loved how gentle he was, and they fell in love.

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Nearly ten years ago, a six-month old kitten named Amelia waited at Larimer Humane Society for her forever family. She recognized them right away, and when the man stuck his finger in her cage, Amelia nuzzled right up against it, then fell asleep near the edge of the cage. In addition to this sweet bonding, her curiosity also made her stand out to her family, and they took her home.

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Lewis Happy Tail sized

Lewis came to Larimer Humane Society as a stray cat. He had scratches on his head and was missing most of his tail. Despite these battle scars from his days on the street, he may have lived most of his former life with a family, because he’s very affectionate towards people and with Larimer Humane Society's help he found a human to call his own!

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Charlie Happy Tail 2

Charlie came to Larimer Humane Society as an orphaned eight-week-old kitten.After being bottle-fed by a foster family Charlie was big and strong enough to go up for adoption.
Charlie's new mom came to the shelter to find a companion for her current cat. She met two kittens at the same time, one of them was Charlie. His soon-to-be human held them both, Charlie picked her by laying on her lap, purring, and showing how loving he could be. She knew he was the one for her!

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Tampa Happy Tail

Tampa was a stray cat when she was picked up by Larimer Humane Society. Her new mom came in for her 22nd birthday and found Tampa. She was impressed by how genuinely sweet and confident Tampa was with her and her roommates. When Tampa’s mom stepped out to handle the paperwork, she returned to find Tampa sprawled out on her roommate’s lap.

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