A Man’s Best Friend
Features, Seniors

A Man’s Best Friend

By Fancy Robbins

As seniors go off to college, there are many things they have to leave behind. Unfortunately, sometimes it is their own best friend.

Julissa Lawless is a senior at Delta. She has owned her cat, Brownie, for nine years now.

Brownie is a 9-year old cat. 

Julissa and cat
Julissa cuddles with her cat Brownie. (Photo Provided)

She is going to miss the cuddles with Brownie when she leaves for college.

Senior Bailey Wood has a dog named Boomer.

Boomer is a 12-year-old Yorkshire Terrier. Wood has had him for 10 years.

Dog in hat
Bailey Wood and her dog Boomer enjoy the sunset. (Photo Provided)

“I will miss laying on the couch and playing with him,” Wood said.

Andrew Hewitt has a cat named Peaches. Peaches is 7 years old and Hewitt has owned her since she was a kitten.

‘I am going to miss her funny sitting positions,” Hewitt said.

Hewitt also has a 9-year-old dog named Lilly. Hewitt has owned Lilly for seven years. 

Upside down dog
Lilly looks at the world upside down. (Photo Provided)

Hewitt will miss her excited smile when he comes home from school every day.

Since she was in early elementary school, Janay Cicotte has had a cat named Tilly. Tilly is 11 years old.

Holding cat
Janay Cicotte holds her cat, Tilly. (Photo Provided)

Cicotte will miss her fluffy snuggles.

Aurora Ledbetter has a 13-year-old dog named Lexi.

Yawning dog
Lexi, owned by Aurora Ledbetter, yawns while being petted. (Photo Provided)

Ledbetter has owned Lexi for 12 years. 

“I’m going to miss her cuddles,” Ledbetter said.

Samantha Pemberton has a dog named Faith. Faith is four years old and Pemberton has owned her all four years. 

Sam Pemberton and her dog Faith shake paws. (Photo Provided)

“I’ll miss just hanging out with her and playing with her,” Pemberton said.

Heddie Heintzelman has a 10-year-old dog named Bruno. Heintzelman has owned Bruno for all his life.

Girl with dog
Heddie Heintzelman poses with Bruno, her 10-year-old dog. (Photo Provided)

Heintzelman will miss his cute face.

Alex Lyons has owned his dog Roscoe for all five years of the dog’s life.

Big dog
Alex Lyons and his dog, Roscoe, are just chillin’. (Photo Provided)

Lyons will miss how hyper he is.

Gracie Fritz has owned her dog  Uschi for eight years.

Dog resting
Uschi rests on owner Gracie Fritz’s leg. (Photo Provided)

“She is always by your side and is fun to play with,” Fritz said.


May 16, 2022

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fancyrobbins Fancy Robbins is a junior taking her third year of journalism at Delta High School. Some of her hobbies include playing softball, listening to music, and hanging out with friends.


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