Every Thursday morning at 7:15am on the Lite Rock Morning Show, the Humane Society of Ocean City brings in the new Lite Rock Pet of the Week.

If you are thinking about adding a pet to your family, please consider adopting from the Humane Society of Ocean City, a no-kill shelter recognized as one of the nation’s top ten animal shelters.

All of the animals are spayed/neutered, vaccinated and micro-chipped before adoption. All animals also receive an Alumni Card which entitles them to a 10% lifetime discount for veterinary services at the Humane Society of Ocean City clinic.

This week we met Pierre the cat…

Here is some information on Pierre from the Humane Society of Ocean City:

“Pierre is a handsome 2-3 year old gray/black tiger striped domestic short haired cat with white feet and chest.

Pierre was brought to the shelter along with his older brother, George when his owners arrived at their new Ocean City residence from Florida and found out they weren't allowed to have pets. They immediately needed to surrender them.
Even after his long trip, Pierre was friendly with the shelter staff and put up no fuss when examined. Pierre would make an excellent addition to most situations. He's playful, friendly and affectionate. He is good with children and other cats. Although he was never with dogs, it seems as though he would adapt easily."

If you would like to visit Pierre or need more information about any animal up for adoption at The Humane Society of Ocean City, call 609-398-9500 or stop in any day between 11a-3p.

To adopt from the HSOC you will need one form of identification, which includes your name, permanent address and proof of ownership (i.e., local tax stub). If you rent, written approval from your landlord is required as well as personal identification.The adoption fee is $50.00 for cats or kittens and $85 for dogs, adults and puppies.

They accept cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and debit cards. Checks are accepted upon management’s approval. All adoptions include spay/neuter surgery, microchip if requested, free first vet exam, and all necessary vaccinations through the first year. Adoption applications are available at the shelter.

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