Pet of the Week

August 22, 2014

Amazing Grace! Meet the sweet pet of Cynthia Tintorri of the Public Information Office:


I've been dogless since my cairn terriers, Mackenzie and Annabelle, passed on at 15 and 14, respectively. A friend found Gracie, a purebred, 6 month old cairn, at a rescue in New Jersey, and knew she was just what I was looking for!

We think Gracie was a pet store puppy who outgrew her "cute" window, so the shop owner gave her up. Other than the standard housebreaking issues and a predilection for chewing Cole Haan loafers and Born sandals, Gracie is an absolute joy. And I finally have a walking buddy again!

Now if we could just forge a peace accord between Gracie and Willow, my kitty ...




Is your feline truly the cat's meow? Does your pooch put Lassie to shame? Or is your ferret fantastic? Your goldfish great? If so, your pet could be NCC's Pet of the Week! E-mail a photo along with a paragraph about what makes your pet special to Katherine Noll at





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