Every Wednesday at 8:30 we're joined by John Perreault, Executive Director of the Berkshire Humane Society to discuss all the happenings at their Barker Road facility, plus talk about their Pet of the Week.
This Week's Pet of the Week is Cole, who's a great all-around cat. This 11-year-old brown tiger neutered male was surrendered to Berkshire Humane because his owner had personal problems. He loves to be held and will sit on your lap, yet at 11 years old he is still playful and requires extra playtime. Cole gets along with other cats and even dogs!
As a cat over 7 years old, he qualifies for a senior discount. This loveable kitty needs a lot of attention – are you the person who can give it to him? Please call the cat room at 413-447-7878, extension 124 if you are interested in Cole.
The Berkshire Humane Society is now back open to the public for regular hours.
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