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Romeo is patiently waiting for a home
Five-year-old Romeo poses for a portrait outside the Green County Humane Society on Friday. Romeo was brought to the humane society in December 2015 as a stray. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher)
MONROE - Five-year-old Romeo has a big smile, energy to run and jump freely in the grass outside and a penchant for bundling himself up in a cozy blue blanket, yet he has called the Green County Humane Society home for more than a year. An American Staffordshire terrier mix, the red-and-white pup spends a number of hours behind glass, while burrito-wrapping himself in a blanket on his mattress when the temperature drops. His current neighbor, a 3-year-old black-and-white Labrador mix named Lennox, roams around his kennel, which has a sign on it that reads "Adopted!"