My name is Sergio and I can’t tell you how happy I am that you’ve found me, because I know that if you’re reading this then you must be looking for that purr-fect fur-ever love, and I’m just the guy to provide it. I can light up your life with kittenish chaos and unbridled devotion. If you’re ready, I’m ready! Come meet me today.

Sergio and 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 June 26, 2015.