The Herald-News presents this week's Pets of the Week. Click on the caption of each photo to find out about that pet, including where he or she can be adopted.
Email "Pet of the Week" submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Photos should be in jpg file format, 200 dpi and sent as email attachments. Submissions are subject to editing for length, style, grammar and run as space is available.
Twizzler is a handsome 2-year-old neutered male domestic shorthair. He can be a little shy at first, but quickly warms up once he is petted. He enjoys attention, especially belly rubs. This sweet and lovable boy would make a great addition to any home. Contact Wendy at NAWS Illinois Humane Society: 708-478-5102 or email@example.com. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Rusty is a medium sized, male Australian cattle dog. He is affectionate, loves attention, and has a lot of energy. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Louise is a large, female calico cat who was rescued from a high-kill shelter. She is very sweet and gets along with other cats. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Adeline is a sweet 18-month old lab pointer mix. She likes to please and loves giving kisses. She isn't a fan of small dogs but meets can be arranged with dogs her size. Meet Adeline at the Wags 2 Wishes rescue center at 23907 W Industrial Drive North, Plainfield, or visit www.w2wrescue.com.
Benji is a sweet male 3 to 4 year-old Pomeranian ready to jump into your arms. He would do best in a home with no small children. Meet Benji at the Wags 2 Wishes rescue center at 23907 W Industrial Drive North, Plainfield, or visit www.w2wrescue.com.
Lucinda is a sweet kitty, but very particular. She'll sit on laps, but doesn't want lots of pets – After her naps, she wants to play with her favorite toy for a long time – chasing, biting, batting, and rolling on her back. She needs to be the only pet in a family willing to learn and respect her cues – with plenty of time for play. For more information, call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Buttons is friendly and loves attention, although she's timid due to the shelter environment. She loves pets, play time and playing with the kittens at the shelter. Buttons must have a covered litter box in her new home. For more information, call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com.
Meet Katelyn, a sweet 2-year-old kitty. She loves being held and will roll over for belly rubs. She's extremely playful but needs to be the only pet at home. Call Joliet Township Animal Control at 815-725-0333.
Heather is a sweet 1-year-old beagle/lab mix. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lilly is an 18-month old lab/shepherd mix. She does great with other dogs and loves people of all ages. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at email@example.com.