Adoptable Animal of the Week: Melissa

on February 15, 2011

Oakland North is continuing with our new feature. Every Tuesday, Oakland Animal Services will spotlight an “Animal of the Week” that’s up for adoption at their facility.  This week it’s Melissa:

Melissa is a very unusual cat—she is a natural Manx, which means she was born without a tail. She is also a rare mix of Calico and Tabby and is very intelligent. She is not your normal lap cat because she is happy playing alone, but when she likes you and is ready for some attention, she makes sure to let you know. To see more photos and a video of Melissa click here. Please come visit Melissa and see if she is the right fit for you. Visit Oakland Animal Services at 1101 29th Avenue, Oakland, CA and ask to see Melissa. You can also go to

Part of the Oakland Police Department, Oakland Animal Services is both an Animal Control unit—which is in charge of the city’s public safety and animal welfare—and a shelter, which helps abused, neglected and abandoned animals within its facility.

Photo by Basil D Soufi
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