Two Pets Adopted at Newport Event; More Furry Friends in Need of Homes

Dogs and cats will be up for adoption Sunday through the Fuzzy Pet Foundation at JustFoodForDogs in Newport Beach.

Two cats were adopted into loving homes earlier this month through the Fuzzy Pet Foundation event in Newport Beach. This weekend the group will be trying to find forever homes for more pets.

The pet adoptions will be held Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. at JustFoodForDogs in Newport Beach. The adoptions are being hosted by the Fuzzy Pet Foundation, an all-breed, no-kill rescue organization, committed to stopping animal overpopulation and shelter killings.  Sheila Choi, founder of TFPF, said at the last event, two cats -- Puddin' and Raini -- were adopted by local families.

"A really nice family saw her photo and bio on Patch, and came to our event wanting to adopt her," Choi said about Puddin'. "Puddin' is in a phenomenal home where she will be loved for life, and we were able to fill Puddin's spot with another animal in need."

Another group of dogs and cats are hoping to be adopted this Sunday. Candy, a one-year-old dog, was rescued from a family who could no longer afford a pet. According to TFPF, Candy enjoys walking with her harness on, loves being held, and likes car rides.

TFPF is dedicated to rescuing dogs and cats from the lonely streets and from death row at animal shelters to give them another chance to be loved by a new owner. The group also rehabilitates sick and paralyzed pets.

The adoption fee for cats ranges from $175 - $200 and includes spay/neuter, shots, de-worming, de-fleaing, fecal exam, microchip, and FeLV/FIV test. The adoption fee for dogs ranges from $175 - $300 and includes spay/neuter, shots, de-worming, de-fleaing, fecal exam, and microchip. 

Interested pet adopters can fill out an application at the event, and it will be processed within 48-72 hours. JustFoodForDogs is located at 500 W. Coast Highway in Newport Beach.


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