Steamboat adoptable pets: Sweet Low the cat and Rico the dog |

Steamboat adoptable pets: Sweet Low the cat and Rico the dog

This lovely 7-pound, orange and white tabby is about 1.5-years-old, and she certainly lives up to her name. Sweet Low was brought to the animal shelter as a brand-new mother, but due to illness, her kittens sadly did not survive. Since she arrived at Routt County Humane Society though, Sweet Low has shown what a sweet and wonderful soft girl she really is. She is a little on the shy side at first but warms up quickly to people. Once she feels at ease, she loves to give and receive affection and enjoys playing with toy mice and teaser toys.

Rico is a 15-pound, 3-year-old Rat Terrier who is looking for a loving home with plenty of treats to go around. Though he is a bit shy at first, he comes out of his shell quickly and loves his people. If you need a hunting buddy, Rico is your guy as he loves to chase rodents in his spare time. He enjoys hot dogs, dancing around your feet and long walks around the neighborhood, so he can sniff every inch of the ground. While RCHS staff are still learning about Rico’s preferences, they do know that he is not a big fan of cats but is dog friendly and personable.

For more information about Sweet Low, Rico and other adoptable pets, contact the Routt County Humane Society at 970-879-7247 or visit

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