Local

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

Photo: WHMP

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

Hilly Billy is an 8 year old domestic short hair neutered male cat available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield.  Here’s his story:

Howdy!  My name, which I recently acquired, is Hilly Billy.  I was found as a stray.  A kind woman noticed me hanging around for a couple of weeks and brought me to Dakin.  She got to know me pretty well saying that I love all people.  True.  I’m a lap cat.  True.  I’m talkative.  True again.  My best quality:  I am loveable.  Awww, shucks. 

My Good Samaritan said I was frightened of cars.  What she didn’t say is that I likely had a few close calls while outside.  I’m indoors now and hope to stay that way in my new home.  And you can take me home tomorrow (Thursday) through Sunday for just $5!  That’s right.  It’s baaaaack.

The $5  Feline adoption event at Dakin.  Why?  Dakin is once again…for the third time this season…loaded with wonderful adult cats (six months and older), like me, who want nothing more than a well-deserved second chance at life.  All $5 Felines go home spayed/neutered, microchipped, vaccinated, tested, with a collar and id tag, and a starter kit of food.  The whole kitten caboodle!

See you in Springfield.  I’m in one of the colony rooms because I make friends with everyone.  If you sit down, I’m in your lap.  You’ll know me.

 

Recent Headlines

in Local

Berkshire Gas Promotes KM Pipeline, Critiques Opponents

pipeline

Berkshire Gas spokesman Christopher Farrell is coming out swinging for the Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline.

in Local

Northampton Parking Study To Be Presented

parking

Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz will present the results of a downtown parking study Monday night

in National, Sports

Boston bomber’s lawyer urges ‘unrelenting punishment’ over death

Updated
bostonbombing

Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers are urging jurors to reject the death penalty, saying "no punishment could ever be equal to the terrible effects of these crimes."

in National, World

PHOTOS: Nepal earthquake

AP546135173131_11

Rescue and relief efforts are underway after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.

in Local

Florence Fire Caused By Smoking

Florence fire

A fire that destroyed a Florence home was caused by the careless disposal of smoking materials.