If you find a stray animal, please call us first at 510-337-8565 for instructions. So how does he do it? Good With Dogs? Long-term volunteer and supporter Shelly Gable passed away on October 9, surrounded by family and friends. When: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., 2nd & 4th SaturdaysWhere: Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter, 1590 Fortmann Way, Alameda, CA 94501. He was adopted by one of our “frequent flyer” adopter families who has become one of our foster homes and biggest supporters! URL to come!

Private residence, to be announced. This definitely disproves the theory that Binx can move through fences with supernatural finesse, but it also makes us question his willingness to be held. That long without socialization is bound to make him wary of touch and it would take longer than one night for him to warm up to being held by humans, even if he's actually a human. : Yes. Perhaps it's written in the cottage, but then Alison, an expert who says she knows all about them, should know the story, too. This really makes no sense in terms of film development; did they really not think about Binx having a New England accent until after the movie had been made? Binx. Persians are quite a sight with their fluffy tails, long, silky coats, and expressive faces.

For online support, please join our Facebook group, FAAS Remembers. Binx certainly isn't a specter, and for further proof, we can witness him being held by Dani in the movie just as clearly and solidly as she holds onto her big brother, Max. All proceeds benefit FAAS. Personality: Playful, funny, shy.

Originally aired live April 1, it features FAAS medical director Dr. Marie-Anne Woolley and is now available as a recording and PDF slides.

Fortunately, due to the initial efforts of the shelter staff who got food into him right away and then to the big heart of one of our volunteers who transported him up to one of our foster homes, Binx proceeded to defy expectations and thrive anyway! Alvin. It seems ridiculously excessive to use a total of nine cats to play the single character, but that's exactly what happened.

Russian Blue. It could have been a local legend when Thackery was growing up, but we never find out how he knows. Given the strides of modern technology, if Binx or any other kind of creature is featured in the sequel to the film, he'll surely look more polished and integrated with any real creatures, if any, used in the movie.

Meetings are free and led by Suzanne Hayne, a licensed therapist and FAAS volunteer and adopter.

Animal … Binx is a beautiful seal mink pretty green eyed male . * We are taking appointments for "virtual adoptions" -- accomplished mostly over the phone and email, culminating with a distance-appropriate in-person adoption in our parking lot. She loves cats, coffee and contemplation and goes by the pronouns she/her/hers. Supplies are limited to up to three dogs and three cats per family. FAAS is a 501(c)(3) organization. He's cursed to live forever as a cat, and the only other supernatural ability that he has is the power to speak as a feline. 10 Most Obvious Baby Bumps In Movies & TV, Hocus Pocus: 10 Things That Make No Sense About Thackery Binx, 10 Best Brother And Sister Duos In Film & TV History, Hocus Pocus: 5 Times The Sanderson Sisters Were The Coolest (& 5 Times They Went Too Far), Hocus Pocus: 10 Details Fans Will Only Know By Reading The Books, Hocus Pocus: 10 Details About The Sanderson Sister's Costumes You Didn't Notice, Star Wars: 10 Jedi Facts You'd Only Know If You Watched The Clone Wars, Everybody Loves Raymond: 5 Worst Things Debra Did To Marie (& 5 Marie Did To Debra), Chappelle's Show: 10 Celebrities You Forgot Were On The Show, 10 Storylines From The Game Of Thrones Books That Should Be Made Into Their Own TV Show, Younger: 5 Reasons Hilary Duff Is Best As Kelsey Peters (& 5 She's Best As Lizzie McGuire), Leverage: 10 Hardison Quotes We’ll Always Remember, 10 Shows To Watch If You Miss 'Happy Endings', Game Of Thrones: Joffrey Baratheon's 5 Best Speeches (& 5 Worst), Star Trek: 10 Things You Never Knew About Galaxy Class Starships, The Big Bang Theory: 10 Best Season 8 Episodes, According To IMDb, Dennis The Menace & 9 Other Movies/TV Shows You Didn't Know Natasha Lyonne Was In, Best Fourth-Wall-Breaking Scenes In A Series Of Unfortunate Events, Ranked, The Boys: 5 Things We Want For Hughie Campbell In Season 3 (& 5 We Don't), 5 Times Gossip Girl Was Problematic (& 5 It Was Empowering), 10 Actors You Totally Forgot Appeared In Once Upon A Time, The Big Bang Theory: 5 Most Annoying Things Penny Ever Did (& 5 Sweetest), Stranger Things: 5 Ways The Show Is Truly Scary (& 5 It's Delightfully Cheesy), The Alienist: 10 Scenes That Prove Sara Howard Broke The Mold Of The 1890’s.

* Please follow FAAS on Facebook and at www.AlamedaAnimalShelter.org for updates, such as the need for additional foster families. Sara likes to write about her favorite fandoms, ranging from Marvel and Saga to Doctor Who and Jim Henson. We're proud to announce our first online courses for kids based on Kasey Brown's award-winning elective class for middle schoolers, "Animal Care and Welfare." The movie never explains why he can't talk to his family, though. Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS) shelters and cares for the lost and abandoned companion animals of Alameda, California. Speaking of curses broken, it's never explained just why Binx can now be free. We'll be adding more soon! As touching as this is, why is there still a cat body when his actual body was transformed into the cat?

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Grieving the loss of a fur child? Fans of Hocus Pocus may already know that Thackery Binx is technically played by two actors. RELATED: Hocus Pocus: 10 Details Fans Will Only Know By Reading The Books. The FAAS Pet Loss Support Group meets once a month on Zoom. Every 90s kid grew up loving Hocus Pocus, but as much as we adore Binx, there are quite a few questions we have even after seeing it 100 times. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. Learn more about Binx today. Moving animals into loving foster homes will help keep our volunteers, staff and community safe, ensuring that we can stay open with minimal staffing to provide essential services only, such as sheltering stray animals and reuniting lost pets with their families.

1. To all the great humans who make our work possible: Since putting out a call for help, Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS) has been able to send more than 70 of our dogs, cats and rabbits home with foster families -- effectively clearing the shelter! : Yes. He had been abandoned at a shelter in Indiana, probably the runt of a breeding project, and was not expected to live. at him? Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter has lost a champion and cherished friend.

Masks required until time of photo taking. There were never any rules stipulated that the curse casters' demise would end it, yet we're left to assume that's how it works. NCIS actor Sean Murray played the teenager at the beginning and ending of the movie, but voice actor Jason Marsden provided the voice for him in both human and cat form. So, truly, a fairy tale ending. Love This Name 135. Thank you, Tonya Perme Photography! Sex: Neutered Male.

Call 510-337-8565 to ask about any of the wonderful pets we have available. He's also a resident of Salem, Massachusetts.

Love This Pet 4. There are some clear moments in Hocus Pocus where Binx the cat definitely doesn't look like a cat, but more akin to the animatronic version of Salem the cat in the original Sabrina the Teenage Witch TV series. The number one complaint fans have about Binx is that he can suddenly warn virgins to abstain from lighting the Black Flame Candle, but cat had his tongue back in the 1600s when he desperately needed to speak to his family about his predicament. All dogs are microchipped, neutered, current on all vaccines, heartworm tested and started on Tri Heart Plus; Vectra 3D. For login instructions, email SupportGroup@AlamedaAnimalShelter.org. His body, though lean and lithe, should not allow him trespass through narrow gates, yet he's able to make it look easy. RESERVE YOUR SPOT! About a year and a half later and here is Binx who turned out to be a STUNNING BLUE POINT RAGDOLL! Given how many people own a cat with fangs, it probably wasn't as necessary as they imagined, especially since Binx doesn't do anything scary on film anyway. Age: ... Good With Cats? Families in need may pick up one month's free supply of cat and dog food. Hi, I'm Binx and I'm ready to find a family! That's why if you look closely, you can definitely see different cat faces featured throughout the film, giving it an even more inconsistent look.

This tiny creature, barely more than 6 ounces when he arrived at this rescue, was one of the most pathetic kittens we had ever seen. Each cat had its own duty in the movie, performing a single task or movement needed for the scene. However, all that beauty has a price. Why not just tell his father what happened to him as his dad yells, "Away, beast!"

They’re also one of the calmest cat breeds with their laid-back personality and low energy levels. When Binx passes through gates with tightly packed bars, he certainly doesn't seem like a cat in physical form. But her legacy lives on. With hope and faith for a healthy future for all of us,  - John Lipp, Executive Director, FAAS. Some fans have speculated that it's because Binx isn't a real cat but a cursed being, so perhaps he can go through objects, but that would not make sense. Angel. With Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler and Kathy Najimy all saying they'd be on board for the upcoming Hocus Pocus sequel on Disney+, fans might be hoping for a reprise of the beloved feline. Love This Name 115.

Love This Pet 2. Please let us know where your pet was last seen and, if possible, please insert a photo into your e-mail. The producers thought the results were just too scary for kids, so they toned them down to make him appear to be a sweeter-looking cat.

When & Where: 1 PM, Saturday, November 14 - 3 PM Sunday, November 15. 6. : Yes. Who ever would have thought that ugly little scrap of kitty could turn into such a gorgeous swan? Distancing observed in FAAS's parking lot.