Happy Tales

Tell us your story!

Finding a furry friend is a magical moment. Our new companions bring such joy to our lives. If you've adopted an animal from Furry Friends and would like to tell us your happy tale, we would like to share it here. E-mail your story (and pictures too) to happytales@furryfriendsshelter.org.


Spyder and Gandolf

We just wanted to give an update on our two boys. Spyder (striped, adopted in August) and Gandolf (white, adopted in November) are the best of friends now that Gandolf has settled in. We decided Spyde...

Lucy (Macy Moo)

About a year ago, I adopted Lucy (originally Macy Moo). She has sense become a source of laughter and love. She has even bounded with Einstein, our old fashioned chocolate lab (or they're made some so...

Little Bear

Hello! I just wanted to let you all know that Bella Bear aka Little Bear is settling in great. He is still a little timid but he is definitely coming around. He loves to play and enjoys having his bel...

Emily

We adopted our sweet little fur baby Emily in early July. We are head over heels for this sweet little cat. She has an older cat "sister" and she is the perfect addition to our family. Thank you Furry...

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Pooh (in foster care but available for adoption)
Pooh is a 1 3/4 year old stray who came from the Georgina area. When he first arrived, he was quite ...
Snooky (in foster but available for adoption)
Snooky is 6 3/4 years old and has been with us for quite a while. He was originally a feral born res...
Tippit (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Tippit is a little over 5 years of age and has been at our shelter with his brothers, Lexus and Theo...
Shelby (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Shelby is a shy 6 1/2 year old dilute Torti that we have had her for several years. Once Shelby gets...
Candy (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Candy is 13 3/4 years old and has a beautiful light tabby coat with orange highlights. She came to u...
Maxfield (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Maxfield is a 3 year old stray from the Georgina area whom no one claimed. We decided to give this g...
Lilly (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Lilly is 2 1/3 year old Snowshoe. She was surrendered by her owner who was no longer able to care fo...
Kismet (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Kismet is 7 3/4 years old and is Shauna's mother. The two of them and Kismet's hubby used to hang ou...
Stella (at shelter on Hart Dr. Barrie)
Stella is 4 3/4 years old and was a feral born rescue. Like so many of our ferals, she wanted nothin...
Shauna (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Shauna is 6 3/4 years old has been at the shelter for a little over 2 years now. What she really nee...
Argentina (foster care but can be adopted)
Argentina is a 5 year old stray with an unusual taupe coloured tabby coat. He is long and lean but h...
Dallas (in foster care but available for adoption)
Dallas is a 5 3/4 year old baby. He loves to be loved and soaks it all up and asks for more. You can...
Jackson (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Jackson was surrendered by his owner when someone in her family became allergic to him. Jackson is 6...
Sabrina (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Sabrina is 2 years old and is a local stray. She is now thoroughly enjoying human attention. Sabrina...
Fang (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Fang is 7 3/4 years old and has been with us for most of his life. He looks like he would be mean, b...
Kipling (at Pet Valu on Wellington St., Barrie)
Kipling is 5 1/2 months old and has such a regal appearance with the smoky grey ruff around her neck...
Rose (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Rose is 6 years old and is a feral born rescue. When we first got her, she wouldn't let anyone near ...
Milly (at Pet Valu, Yonge St., Barrie)
Milly's owner died and the family wasn't interested in adopting her, so they surrendered her to us. ...
Lillie (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Lillie is 6 1/4 years old and has lived most of her life with us. She was originally a feral cat, bu...
Bethany (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Bethany is a tiny, 4 year old girl who was brought to us from a London Rescue. She is vocal and smar...
Sammy (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie
If you are looking for a gentle, quiet boy who enjoys lots of pets and cuddles, Sammy is the cat for...
Lexus (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Lexus is just a little over 5 years old, and he and his brothers, Tippit and Theo, were feral born r...
Bylow (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Bylow is 3 3/4 years of age and loves to watch people come and go. He will usually brush against you...
Diamond (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Diamond is part Calico and part tabby, which leaves her with an interesting tri-colour coat. She is ...
Dawn (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Dawn is almost 4 years old and has a brown tabby and white coat. She was brought to us from a London...
Yoda (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Yoda is 5 1/2 years old and came to us as a feral born Innisfil stray. He is super friendly and foll...
Cindy (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Cindy is a little over 6 years old and she is gorgeous. She has been with us for most of her life, a...
Brodie (in foster care but available for adoption)
In the urban dictionary's definition, Brodie means "The Man", a really caring, loyal friend who is g...
Guiness (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Guiness is just 5 years old and has lived almost his entire life at our shelter. He and 20 other kit...
Silver (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Silver is 3 3/4 years old and has had a full mouth extraction. That doesn't stop her from enjoying h...
Libby (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Libby is 5 1/2 years old and was a feral born rescue. Though she has come so far in her socializatio...
Angel (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Angel is a beautiful, 4 1/2 year old girl with her clean white coat with its splashes of tabby marki...
Tom (in foster care but available for adoption)
Tom is 7 years old and he is a big boy. His elderly owner died recently, so the family surrendered h...
Jetti (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Jetti is just a little thing, but she has a big heart and a playful personality. She is 1 1/2 years...
Hope (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Hope is a little over 8 years old and has been with us a long time. No one is quite sure of her past...
Gizmo (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Gizmo is 11 years old and has lived most of his life in Elliot Lake. His owner recently moved to Bar...
Sally (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Sally is 6 years of age. No one seems to remember her history, but she doesn't mind. Sally is very s...
Tia (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Tia is a very pretty 2 year old girl. She was originally a barn cat but has been with us for almost ...
Jersey (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Jersey is a 2 year old male from the Coldwater area. His owner was no longer able to care for him an...
Bella (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Bella is 5 years old and is a feral born rescue. It has taken her all of this time to get to the poi...
Morris (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Morris is a local stray who is a little over 2 years of age. He is a pale orange tabby with just a b...
Lady (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Lady is a 5 year old brown tabby who was brought to us from a London Rescue. She is supposedly the ...
Lela (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Lela is loving being inside again, after having been on her own for almost a year. A neighbour notic...
Jamie (at Pet Valu on Wellington St.., Barrie)
Jamie is 5 1/2 months old and is a handsome boy. He was born inside a home to a friendly stray, but ...
Skrinkle (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Skrinkle is a 4 1/2 year old stray who was brought in to us, but whose owners were found before he w...
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