Animals Up For Adoption At The Norfolk SPCA
Recently, we received a call
asking us if we could intake a nine-year-old cat
named Tiki because her human mom had passed away.
The mom's family was unable to keep the cat due
to allergies. Tiki was living alone temporarily
in the Virginia Beach apartment of her deceased
mom for a few weeks while survivors cared for her
and tried to figure out what to do with this sweet
feline. The cat received daily attention but
a new home was needed fast.
The Norfolk SPCA was, happily, able to help. Tiki
has deformed feet but is lucky because she is receiving
top- notch care from our veterinary medical and
shelter teams. Soon, she will be available for adoption.
We also saved Misty's life. Misty is 13 years old
and was surrendered because her owners couldn't
afford medical care.
Her nails were curled under the pads of her feet.
Her fur was matted and she was in dire need of a
You can see a growth on her nose in the photo. At
this time, we are determining if this elderly dog
with a heart murmur can be sedated to remove and
diagnose the growth.
But now that she has found comfort at the Norfolk
SPCA, Misty is enjoying some love and companionship
that she has been longing for - likely for several
Ultimately, she will need a loving and quiet home
to spend the rest of her days. Despite her advanced
age, she is a strong and determined little lady.
She enjoys exploring on walks and will even carry
her own leash if her human will not walk fast enough.
We hope to help find lots more forever homes for
pets in dire straits like Tiki and Misty.
-- Rob Blizard, Executive Director, Norfolk SPCA