Adoptable Pet of the Week: Silk

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Adoptable pet Silk
Photo by Cathi Bodine

Silk is a 3-year-old, black-and-white cat with green eyes who is sure to win you over with his gentle nudges, kind heart and playful personality. He’s ready to explore and can’t wait to find his forever home where he can lounge and play. Silk got his name because his fur is just as soft and luxurious as the fabric. 

To set up a virtual visit or to adopt, send adoption forms to [email protected]. To view Silk’s webpage, visit Same-day adoptions are now available in the shelter! 

Adoption fees for cats are usually $95 and $50 for the second cat when adopting two together. This includes a basic medical exam, spay or neuter surgery, microchip implantation, rabies and other vaccinations, intestinal parasite check, a heartworm test and deworming.

The Animal Protection Society of Durham, located at 2117 E. Club Blvd., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has been helping animals in the community since 1970, and has managed the Durham County Animal Shelter since 1990. In addition to county funding, APS relies on donations from individuals and corporations to feed, shelter and provide medical attention for the nearly 7,000 stray, surrendered and abused animals it cares for each year. The shelter is open Mon.-Tue. and Thu.-Fri., 10:30am-5pm; Wed. 10:30am-6pm; and Sat. 10am-2pm. For more information, call 919-560-0640 or visit

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