Adopt-a-Pet: Star and Mama Cat


Photo provided by AFV

Star is a five-year-old Terrier Mix looking for a “fur”ever home. Her caretakers say she is super sweet and great with kids. She loves to go on walks. Star is spayed and ready for adoption. Her intake number is 410280. Reference picture: Star.

Mama Cat is a three-year-old spayed Tabby cat who came into the shelter with her four kittens. All of her babies have found “fur”ever homes. Her caretakers say she loves to cuddle and give kisses. She likes to curl up on the couch and get ear rubs. Mama Cat’s intake number is 413453. Reference picture: Mama Cat.

Photo provided by AFV

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).

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. The clinic is open on 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.