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Adoptable animal of the week: Chewi and Princess Leia

on July 31, 2012

Oakland North is continuing with our feature. Every week, Oakland Animal Services will spotlight an “Animal of the Week” that’s up for adoption at their facility. This week it’s two bunnies named Chewi and Princess Leia:

Chewi, the brown lionhead, is named after her fuzzy celebrity look-a-like, Chewbacca, and the lovely white bunny girl is named after her twinsie, Princess Leia. These are two adorable BFFs and the perfect pair for new bunny owners for their easy-going personalities. When they first came in, Princess Leia was about 2-3 months old and Chewi could have been 5 months to a year old. Leia’s sweetness is growing just like her size. Chewi is petite, but we see in the shelter lionheads that their bunny manes will grow quite long under good care and a happy life. Come meet these two stars soon, they are out-of-this world cute!

For more information about Chewi and Leia, view their profile at or or visit Oakland Animal Services at 1101 29th Avenue, Oakland, CA and ask to see them.

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.

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