Abandoned pets get holiday home, more up for adoption

Christmas came early for 15 pets at the Jackson County shelter. New owners brought them out of their kennels, giving them a new chance at life.

“Its really easy to adopt a cat that needs a good home or a dog that needs a good home instead of going out and buying one,” said 15 year-old Nicole Lunsford as she browsed through the shelter. “All of these animals are really attention-deprived, and they need homes.”

Shelter director Bill Richman agrees.”

All the pets we get at the shelter, they're unwanted for one reason or the other,” said Richman. “And they're really looking for attention, looking for a good home. And they make great pets. Shelter animals make great pets.”

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