Story last updated at 4:47 p.m. Thursday, October 17, 2002

Pet of the Week
photo: towncrier

A 5-year-old neutered tiger-point Siamese mix, Merlin is no magician. However he did magically manage to escape from a dangerous and depressing situation to emerge as a gorgeous, loving and exceptional cat. He's got personality-plus, loves to ride on shoulders and is used to big dogs and other cats.

If Merlin's exotic look doesn't strike your fancy, come down to the shelter to see the array of beautiful and unique adult cats available for adoption. They're all anxious to find nice warm homes before the snow starts flying.

If you'd like to adopt a pet, call or stop by the Animal Shelter on the Bypass across from the post office. The shelter is open seven days a week, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Call 235-3141, e-mail, or visit the shelter's Web site at


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