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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, November 17, 2002

Toys sought for adopted pets

Hawaiian Humane Society

Toys will make the holidays merrier for adopted animals.

Hawaiian Humane Society

The Hawaiian Humane Society is holding a pet-toy drive this month.

Donors may bring new toys to the shelter from noon to 8 p.m. on weekdays, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends, depositing them in a decorated bin on the lanai.

The new toys will be extra gifts that each pet adopted in December will take home.

  • For dogs and cats: washable stuffed animals, Kong toys.
  • For dogs: Booda Velvet Chews, tug toys, soft-bite Frisbees, rugged balls, Gumabones, Nylabones.
  • For cats: feather chasers, laser mice, catnip toys, sisal scratching posts, squeaky toys, Cy-Purr battery-operated mice.
  • For rabbits and guinea pigs: hanging wooden mobiles, igloo houses, small baskets, hard rubber balls or rings.
  • For birds: wooden mobiles, mirror toys.

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Tag No. 10432

Simba is a regal male kitten with a solid white coat and charming golden eyes. Now just 11 weeks old, he was rescued from a dump and got foster care for several months. This very sweet kitten is house-trained and enjoys toys like this stuffed crocheted ball.


Tag No. 10517

From this picture, you might think Nala was the Taco Bell dog, but she is actually bigger than she looks. Her heritage is Chihuahua, terrier and basenji mix. Nala is just 7 months old, responds well to praiseful training, and loves a game of fetch with a squeaky ball.


Tag No. 17761

This adult male lop-eared rabbit is called Midnight, but he could have another name. He was found on Oct. 17 and remains unclaimed at the humane society. If you have lost this adorable black bunny, please visit the shelter to claim him.

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These particular animals already may have found new homes. Please visit to see all the wonderful pets in person. The Hawaiian Humane Society & McInerny Dog Park, 2700 Wai'alae Ave., are open noon to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends and holidays. The incoming animals area always is open. If you've lost or found an animal, call the humane society at 946-2187, ext. 285. See www.hawaiianhumane.org.