Check out Humane Society for new family friends

By: Cam Gubric

humane2.oliviaSenior Olivia Carpenter with the newest member of her family, Toby.  Toby is a five-year-old male Yorkie brought in to Cedar Bend Humane Society as a stray found in Waterloo.  Carpenter’s family decided to foster Toby first. “We wanted to see if he would fit in well with our home,” Carpenter said. “It turns out that he’s a perfect fit for the family. That’s why we’re adopting him.”












humane1.jasonSenior Jason Rathjen and his family adopted Izzy four years ago from the Cedar Bend Humane Society. They were looking to replace one which had passed previously. “We originally went just to look at the cats and ended up leaving with two,” Rathjen said. Izzy was two years old when the Rathjen family adopted her, and she adjusted well to the home.












humane3.brenynSophomore Brenyn Grubic with his family’s cat, Tweaks, adopted last spring from CBHS. “She’s sweet. She’s a good cat,” Grubic said. “She’s funny and makes the house feel warm.”  Cats at CBHS are FIV tested and begin a flea and tick prevention regimen.

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