Allow us to introduce you to this week's Pets of the Week from the Vanderburgh Humane Society. Meet Dottie, Riley, and Happy Feet.

Love turtles? Aw shell, who doesn't?! Aquatic turtles are a big responsibility, but "turtley" worth it. Serious about learning how to adopt one? Come see us! While experience with aquatic turtles is preferred, our knowledgeable staff and volunteers are here to get you started. The VHS is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from Noon to 6:00 PM and Sundays from Noon to 4:00 PM. Turtle adoption fee is $35 and does not include a tank or accessories.

Learn more about Dottie, Riley, and Happy Feet or apply for adoption through the VHS website.

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Wanna watch cats playing LIVE 24/7 (if they’re not sleeping) on their new Petcube Play in the Cageless Cat Lounge and at the River Kitty Cat Cafe. Download the free Petcube app, create an account, and find “VHS Cat Lounge.” The camera runs all the time and if you turn your phone to landscape, you can control the built-in laser pointer and play with the kittens! vhslifesaver.org!


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Why do they meow? Why do they nap so much? Why do they have whiskers? Cats, and their undeniably adorable babies known as kittens, are mysterious creatures. Their larger relatives, after all, are some of the most mystical and lethal animals on the planet. Many questions related to domestic felines, however, have perfectly logical answers. Here’s a look at some of the most common questions related to kittens and cats, and the answers cat lovers are looking for.

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