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Sharon Rooke, kennel associate at Headwaters Animal Shelter, holds Nemo, a mixed breed puppy awaiting adoption.

Full animal shelters mean lost pets depend on kindness of strangers

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At McDonald's drive-through these days, Heather Schwengler doesn't ask if you want to super-size your order.

"Have you lost a cat?" is what she's asking customers.


On Oct. 20, Heather was dropping a friend off near Eighth Street, when she and her car mates spotted something in the street.

Heather called and a kitty jumped into her car.

Its back had trauma marks on it. The cat was covered in grease and oil. But he knew he'd found a friend.

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