Happy Beginnings

CAP is able to adopt out many animals to happy forever homes. Adoptive families share their joy below with pictures and stories. Help us make this possible for all our homeless animals through a donation to CAP today!

Happy Beginnings Submissions

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Benito 1114D

Benito 1114Ds

 Barbara wrote,  he first time we held Benito we fell in love with him. He has adapted so well to our family and Chewie! (Who was adopted last year :)) He is the perfect little brother ... We already love him so much.


Karen wrote,   Sienna is doing great in her forever home. She is the sweetest kitty and I am delighted with her. I am enjoying her so much. She loves to be beside me when I am watching TV or reading a book. So happy.


Abby 1014ds

John and Attriya wrote,  I am so happy in my new forever home. I love my new friends and family. I'm so cuddly and love to go for car rides to take my kids to school. I have adjusted well and am greatly loved. From Abby.


SqueakersBlaster 1014GPs

Daina wrote,  It's hard to believe that it's been almost two wheeks since I adopted two charming guinea pigs. Blaster and Squeakers are getting along fine in their new shared home, but I'm learning that they couldn't be much more different from each other. Blaster hates being petted unless he's picked up and cuddled as well, and Squeakers hates being picked up but enjoys being petted. Squeakers is a fussy eater, and Blaster will chomp anything in front of him, fingers included! I spoil both these guys with fresh veggies and hay twice a day, but make sure to clean up before bed, as well as changing their food bowl and water bottle, and any parts of the bedding that get particularly soiled. Thanks from all three of us (wheek, wheek!)  Guinea Pig info.


Lexi 10-14D

Lexi AndScout 10-14Ds

Donna wrote, Lexi is the newest addition to our family! She arrived just 2 months after we lost our beloved Bonnie, whom we had adopted from CAP 11 years ago. Losing Bonnie was heart wrenching and we were slow to add a family member as we just weren't ready. We finally decided to visit and low and behold - there was Lexi. In her short time with us she has done so much to lighten our hearts and energize our spirit. She has a forever home with us.

Duncan 10-14aD

Duncan 10-14bD

Sarah wrote, My husband and I fell in love with Duncan the moment we laid eyes on him. He has been a great companion for our other dachshund and he is a very loving boy. He immediately made himself at home snuggling up with his humans and his sister. Duncan likes going for walks and giving lots of kisses and cuddles. We are very happy to have him in our family. 

Haggis 1014aC

Haggis 1014bC

Wendy wrote,   I brought my husband in to pick a kitten for his birthday. It had to be a red tabby male as we've both had them when growing up and find them to be great characters. He chose Sparrow and we re-named him Haggis (we're from scotland!). After bringing him home the poor thing had a respiratory infection but has now recovered and is tearing round the house, chewing toes and sneaking under the covers to sleep. My 5yr old twins adore him and he plays with them for hours. He is a gorgeous, loving and playful kitten and has settled right in to our family.

Maggie 10-14C

Bill wrote,  Maggie has adapted "perfectly" to our home and loves playing and sleeping on our back porch. She's a sweet pet and we're so pleased to have her as part of our family.


Jenny 9-14aD

Jenny 9-14bD

 Jenny 9-14cD

Rudy and Pamela wrote,  She is a precious dog and has already taken control of our hearts. Here is Jenny with her favorite biscuit and her favorite chair with a view of the front yard.

ShadowBreeze 10-4aC

ShadowBreeze 10-4bC

 Tanya wrote, It was tough deciding which of the three frisky and beautiful black kittens to adopt. All three were sisters. I immediately was drawn to the two medium hair girls, and it was tough to decide, but I picked the beautiful black girl with the grey mane. I named her Shadow Breeze, because she would follow me around the house like a dog, and she was such a breeze when she whipped through the house playing with her toys. Shadow is such a loving kitty. She is the only cat I have had or known who pets you when you pet her. Shadow will purr, mew when she wants you to keep petting her, then she will flip over, roll around, rub my face with her paws and then rub her face on my face, she will lick me and, here is the shocker, let me rub her belly! She was so cute when I brought her home. I placed her in my office with the glass doors. I was surprised to see her in the middle of the room playing, unlike Milo, the other kitten I adopted who was hiding behind the books in the bookcase in his room. What shocked me more was the loud cries that came from her when I walked past the door. She insisted I open the door and let her out. Then she followed me everywhere around the house. The first week she tried to assert herself as the alpha cat in the house. However, she has settled into her role as the beta cat, or at least she lets Milo think he is the Alpha cat. I love this precious treasure who has come to my home and can't envision life without this breath of fresh air, my sweet Shadow Breeze.