Adopt-a-Pet: Nikki and Mr. Meow


Photo provided by AFV

Nikki is a two-year-old pit bull looking for a “fur”ever home. Her caretakers say she is an absolute doll who loves to cuddle, play and take nice long walks with her family. Nikki is spayed and ready for adoption. Her intake number is 402259. Reference: picture: Nikki.

Mr. Meow is a nine-year-old senior superstar who needs a “fur”ever home. He is a chatty boy who will let you know when he wants pets. His caretakers say he will “cuddle all day long.” All of his fees have been sponsored by “Tiff’s Picks.” His intake number is 399200. Reference picture: Mr. Meow.

All dog and cat adoption fees include a microchip, basic shelter vaccines (excluding rabies) and a free veterinarian check-up. All cats/kittens, pit bulls and Chihuahua adoptions are just $5 (spay/neuter fees, if applicable, are additional).

Photo provided by AFV

To adopt either of these pets, contact Animal Friends of the Valleys (AFV) at 951-674-0618. The shelter is located at 33751 Mission Trail in Wildomar. Hours of operation are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The shelter offers animals for adoption as well as providing animal control and spay/neuter services.

AFV has a spay and neuter clinic and also offers vaccinations and microchip implants at the old shelter location, 29001 Bastron Ave. in Lake Elsinore. It’s open Mondays and Thursdays only. For an appointment, call 951-674-7729 (SPAY) or 951-374-3491.

Residents can help save animals that would otherwise be put down by providing temporary housing through AFV’s foster program.

Visit to view available animals, for more information or to make a gift that can be designated for litter or canned wet food with a personal note in the section provided, or call 951-471-8344.