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.


Prince, Olivia, Pumpkin and Frankie

In May 2016 I adopted beautiful and lovely Frankie who, due to health reasons, had lived at the Shelter for approx. 10 years. At the time I was told that Frankie had a special friend and playmate at t...

Milly

It was November 23/11 on a cold winter's night when I happened to walk in to pet smart. That was the night that Milly came in to our lives. A 4 month old short haired domestic female tabby. Shortly af...

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...

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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Skrinkle (at shelter on Hart  Dr., Barrie)
Skrinkle is a 4 3/4 year old stray who was brought in to us, but whose owners were found before he w...
Rose (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Rose is 6 1/2 years old and is a feral born rescue. When we first got her, she wouldn't let anyone n...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Emma (at shelter on Hart Dr., Barrie)
Emma is a feral born rescue who is just shy of her sixth birthday. She is a gentle, shy girl who tak...
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