Sadie is a 5-month-old brown tabby, part of an “accidental litter” (mama cat wasn’t spayed). She’s somewhat shy but quiet and good with other cats. Sadie would love a home for the holidays. She’s spayed, vaccinated, microchipped and negative for FeLV/FIV.

Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens are available for adoption from Operation Kindness, 3201 Earhart Drive (near Keller Springs Road and Midway Road), Carrollton. The no-kill shelter is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (until 8 p.m. Thursday) and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Cost to adopt is $110 for cats and kittens and $135 for dogs and puppies. The cost includes spay or neuter surgery, microchipping, vaccinations and other tests. Those 65 and above and those who adopt two pets at the same time get a $20 discount. For more information call 972-418-PAWS, or visit

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition, December 22, 2006. siteadvords