Every Thursday morning at 7:10 am on the Lite Rock Morning Show, the Humane Society of Ocean City introduces the new Lite Rock Pet of the Week.

If you are thinking about adding a pet to your family, please consider adopting from the Humane Society of Ocean City, a no-kill shelter recognized as one of the nation’s top ten animal shelters.

This week we met Ava the cat...

Here's some information on Ava from the Humane Society of Ocean City...

"Ava is a tuxedo girl around 8 years old. She has been here at the shelter for almost 7 years after being found on the streets of Philadelphia.

We feel that at one point she lived in a home and was either treated poorly there or after she ended up on the streets. Ava takes a bit of time to trust people but can be a very sweet girl once she does. She enjoys sitting on laps.

Ava does great with other cats and would do fine with a dog that doesn’t show interest in her. Just because of her past and her lack of trust we recommend no small children for her.

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Please contact one of our adoption counselors for more information. All cats are up to date with vaccines and have been spayed or neutered. The HSOC also provides each pet adopted by us with a 10% lifetime discount to our veterinary center."

See the available Lite Rock Pets of the Week

If you would like to visit Ava or need more information about any animal up for adoption at The Humane Society of Ocean City, call 609-398-9500 to make an appointment.

To adopt from the HSOC you will need one form of identification, which includes your name, permanent address, and proof of ownership (i.e., local tax stub). If you rent, written approval from your landlord is required as well as personal identification.

To adopt from the HSOC you will need one form of identification, which includes your name, permanent address, and proof of ownership (i.e., local tax stub).

If you rent, written approval from your landlord is required as well as personal identification. The adoption fee is $65 for cats and $325 for dogs under 6 months; $225 for dogs from 6 months to 7 years; $125 for dogs 8 years and over.

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