Pet of the week: Mellow senior gentleman Tux |

Pet of the week: Mellow senior gentleman Tux

Approximately 10-years-old, Tux is a mellow, older gentleman looking for his perfect home.
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Tux is a reserved, mellow older gentleman. He’s interested in what you are doing and likes to sit on your lap and get petted. He can be a little intimidated by cats with more assertive personalities, and will wait to get his pets. He would probably prefer a quieter home to live out his later years, though he wouldn’t want to miss any opportunities to be in home, and would adjust to a more active home as long as he had a place to get away from everything. Tux does “the shake” but he doesn’t spray. HE does this when he’s happy and stimulated.

To adopt Tux, contact Sammie’s Friends Animal Shelter at 14647 McCourtney Road in Grass Valley, 530-471-5041 or

For more pet adoptions:

Grass Valley Animal Shelter, Freeman Lane, Grass Valley, at 530-477-4630.

AnimalSave, 530-271-7071 or

Cal Aussie Rescue Inc., 530-268-1600 or

Scooter’s Pals, 530-350-2099 or

Rescue for Pet Sake, 530-263-3331

Friends Forever, a Cat Sanctuary, 530-885-4228 or

From our partners: Animals in the news around the globe.

Chow Chow Rescue of the Sierra Foothills, Mystery Mutts, 530-432-2778, 530-432-2294 or

Chows Plus, 530-277-0476 or

Northern California Border Collie Rescue & Adoptions,

CAPE,, 831-336-4695.

— The Union staff

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