Leadbelly is a domestic shorthair mix, about 8 months old who is looking for a loving forever home. At about 11 pounds and still growing he is going to be a big fella when he’s fully grown. He loves big dogs and gets along well with cats. And as for people, he loves everybody he meets.
Other pets are available for adoption from Operation Kindness, 3201 Earhart Drive, Carrollton. The no-kill shelter is open six days: Monday, 3-8 p.m.; closed Tuesday; Wednesday, 3-8 p.m.; Thursday, noon-8 p.m.; Friday, noon- 5 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. The cost is $110 for cats, $135 for kittens, $150 for dogs over 1 year, and $175 for puppies. The cost includes the spay/neuter surgery, microchipping, vaccinations, heartworm test for dogs, leukemia and FIV test for cats, and more. Those who adopt two pets at the same time receive a $20 discount-
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition February 12, 2016.