18 April 2024

RSPCA ACT’s Pets of the week – Kessie & Benji

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Kessie has striking green eyes that will melt your heart. Photo: RSPCA ACT.

Meet our lovable pets of the week looking for forever homes at the RSPCA ACT Shelter!

Kessie and Benji are this week’s friendly Pets of the Week! These lovely animals are waiting to find their perfect match. Think that could be you? Read more about them below!

Cat of the Week: Kessie

Introducing Kessie, a delightful feline whose journey to her authentic self has been nothing short of remarkable. Since her arrival, Kessie has made tremendous strides, blossoming into a unique and lovable companion.

While she still has some progress ahead of her, Kessie’s potential shines brightly, waiting to be fully realised in the right environment. With her sensitive nature, Kessie thrives in a calm and understanding atmosphere, making her perfect for a home with other cats.

A cat-experienced home would be ideal for Kessie as she can still exhibit some hesitancy with new people and doesn’t like to be pushed to show affection. Once she is comfortable, she’s extremely affectionate, though not yet a lap cat, and loves food, being most affectionate around mealtimes.

With patience, love and a nurturing environment, Kessie promises to continue her journey towards becoming the cherished companion she’s meant to be, bringing warmth and joy to the hearts of those who welcome her into their lives. Come down to the shelter and meet her today!

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Benji post-walk on a beautiful sunny morning. Photo: RSPCA ACT.

Dog of the Week: Benji

Meet Benji, a typical Kelpie with the word ‘muster’ running through his bones. We can already picture Benji living a great life as a companion for a retired farmer or perhaps as a ‘project dog’ for an agility trainer.

This enthusiastic boy is always up for playtime, and his energy seems boundless. If you’re looking for a companion to keep up with your active lifestyle, Benji is your guy! He requires an active owner who can match his energy with lots of exercise and playtime.

He has previously lived with another male Kelpie but would be best suited to a home as the only dog, at least initially, until he settles in comfortably. Benji LOVES his food, so he is very responsive to rewards-based training, which will greatly assist in general housetraining and, of course, a full repertoire of tricks down the line.

Benji has incredible potential, we just need to make the right match! If you think this could be you, come down to the RSPCA ACT shelter and meet Benji today!

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Tank is a dashing dog with a soft persona. Photos: RSPCA ACT.

Paw note: Last week’s pets of the week, Tank and Button, are both still available for adoption at the RSPCA ACT Shelter.

Visit RSPCA ACT today at 12 Kirkpatrick St, Weston, and add a new companion to your life. You won’t regret it!

Animal viewing hours

Monday to Friday: 10 am – 3 pm

Saturday: 9 am – 4 pm

Sunday and public holidays: Closed.

If you want to meet these animals with a view to adoption, drop by our shelter.

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