Not everyone has free rein at the Putnam Humane Society (PHS) like Ellie the cat.
The 2-and-a-half year old girl was left outside the shelter gates about a year ago. Since then she has delighted staff members with her independent, curious personality.
Ellie, who has a black coat and a big, fluffy tail, is good with other cats and OK with dogs. She would do best in a home where the children are 10 or older because she can be very playful.
At about 9 pounds, Ellie's health is good. Her adoption fee is $100.
While all the animals — there are roughly 100 of them — need forever homes, the society can always use donations (especially old newspapers!). Check out the shelter's site to learn more about needed items, stop in and visit, or check out the other animals we've featured (in chronological order):
-, a healthy pit bull mix (dog)
-, a cat with feline leukemia virus
-, a lab mix (dog)
-, a playful boy (cat)
- (dog and cat)
-, a pit bull mix
-, a big mush (cat)
-, a sweet boy (dog)
-, both recently surrendered (cats)
-, a very friendly girl (cat)
-, brother and sister (dogs)
-, a big boy (cat)
-, a happy boy (dog)
-, a cat with extra thumbs (cat)
-, a gentle girl (dog)
-, a shelter newbie (cat)
-, a really good boy (dog)
-, a sad senior (cat)
-, a young, shy girl (dog)
-, two brothers (cats)