Merlin has come a long, long way from the shy boy who would hide under his pillow all day. This 6-year-old brown-and-white boy is pretty self-contained and content. Just give Merlin a warm bed by the window, a bit of wet food and love, and you’ve got a devoted friend for life.
To adopt a pet, call or stop by the animal shelter across from the city’s Public Works Department off the Sterling Highway. The shelter is open from noon-5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call 235-3141.