Fil is a 3-year-old black and white domestic shorthair cat who is available for adoption through Animal Allies in Duluth. Fil is a true gentleman and is always dressed to impress in his tuxedo. He’s a loving guy who enjoys snuggling up on a chilly day with his favorite person.

An adoption fee is required for all adoptions. Animal Allies uses the “Meet your Match” adoption program designed by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The program evaluates an animal’s behavior and interests and matches them to an adopter’s preferences so you take home a pet you really click with. Call 218-722-5341 or visit animalallies.net for more information.



Bootsie Collins is available for adoption through Helping PAWS Pet Rescue Inc. in Washburn.

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Bootsie is mellow, friendly, has great energy, likes everyone and even makes music with his loud purr. Bootsie loves a cuddly lap but also loves to play. He has been at the shelter for some time and would really love for somebody to take him home. He would be a great addition to your family.

An adoption fee is required for all adoptions. For more information, call Helping PAWS Pet Rescue Inc. at 715-373-2222, email helpingpaws@ncis.net or visit ourhelpingpaws.com/available.html for more information.



To adopt a cat or dog elsewhere in the Northland, call:

  • Animal Allies, Duluth, 218-722-5341, animalallies.net

  • Chequamegon Humane Association, Ashland, 715-682-9744, chaadopt.org

  • Contented Critters Shelter, Makinen, 218-638-2153, contentedcritters.org

  • Helping PAWS Pet Rescue, Inc., 715-373-2222, ourhelpingpaws.com

  • Humane Society of Douglas County, Superior, 715-398-6784, hsdcpets.com

  • Mesabi Humane Society, Virginia, 218-741-7425, mesabihumane.org

  • Northern Lights Animal Rescue, 218-729-1485, petfinder.org/shelters/MN22.html

  • Oreo’s Kitty Sanctuary, 218-591-7200, oreosadoptions@yahoo.com

  • Precious Paws Humane Society of Chisholm, 218-254-3300, preciouspaws2011@hotmail.com or pphsc.com

  • Range Regional Rescue in Hibbing, 218-262-1900

  • Star of the North Humane Society, Itasca County, 218-245-3732, starnorth.org

  • Warm Fuzzies Animal Rescue Inc., Petsitter99@yahoo.com, 218-576-8534, warmfuzzies.petfinder.com