May 2019 • Welcome Home www.welcomehomesa.com 47 s an Antonio Pets Alive! , a life-saving organization that rescues dogs and cats selected for euthanasia at the San Antonio city shelter, is at capacity every single day . . . sometimes even doubling up kennels as volunteers continue to save dogs and cats, day in and day out. Welcome Home is proud to partner with SAPA! and introduce to you, our readers, one cat and dog every month who is available for adoption. This month’s furry friends are Sunshine or Max ! i f you are interested in meeting Sunshine or Max , please email adopt@ sapetsalive .org with their names. To see a full list of SAPA’s dogs and cats, visit www. sanantoniopetsalive.org/adopt . d ue to alarming euthanasia rates, SAPA was founded in 2012. SAPA! saves animals from the city shelter after all other options have been exhausted. Since SAPA!’s inception, the organization has saved more than 45,000 dogs and cats. If you would like to learn more about adopting, fostering, donating or volunteering for SAPA!, please visit www.sanantoniopetsalive.org . sunshine American Staffordshire/Mix Age: 4 years, 11 months Gender: Female With a smile that will brighten up your life, Sunshine surely lives up to her name. This beautiful girl is deaf, but she doesn’t let that slow her down or stop her from playing with her doggy friends. Sunshine will do just about anything for a treat, but she couldn’t be more gentle when handing them to her. She is super smart, house trained and great with hand signals. When she is not playing with her dog friends, she is resting in her kennel or beside you on the couch. max Domestic Shorthair/Mix Age: 1 year Gender: Male Max is a gorgeous orange tabby who loves head scratches. When he isn’t chasing things, Max is perfectly content sitting in front of a window watching the birds fly by or taking the occasional catnap. His piercing green eyes will melt your heart and his soft fur will keep you petting him for hours. Bring Max home, and you will have the most grateful cuddle buddy for life. o nce you’ve found the right animal for you, you’re ready to adopt. In total, this process will take about an hour. m ake sure you ask if there are any adoption specials running when you adopt your new family member! i f you choose to adopt, your new pet from SAPA! will have had all of the vaccinations he/she needs up until the point of adoption.