I can't even imagine my life without pets. I love my 5 horses  and 2 standard poodles who make me laugh daily.  Caring for them is a 'labor or love'...in other words,  a lot of work for the day to day joy of  my herd/pack.

IF you NEED a horse, let me know. :)  For something a bit smaller...read on.

Blackie  is a 10-month-old neutered male domestic shorthair cat with an easy-going and playful personality. He gets along with cats, dogs and people. As his photo suggests, he also loves lap cuddling on cold winter nights. Blackie can be yours for $100.

Meet Victoria (A345766),  a 2-year-old spayed female chocolate and white pit bull terrier.  She's a fun-loving, glass-half-full canine that lives to please you. She is available for $100.

Tiny is a 6-month-old white and tan mouse.  He's very curious and loves playing with his toys.Until Friday, Tiny (and every small mammal) is available for the reduced adoption fee of $1. Visit him today.

To visit with these or any adoptable animal, stop by the Larimer Humane Society, 6317 Kyle Ave., Fort Collins. The shelter is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call (970) 226-3647 or visit