The Herald-News presents this week's Pets of the Week. Read 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.
Shy at first, Zara is happy to get attention and affection once she warms up and will talk and roll onto her back for belly rubs. She’s had two eye surgeries for entropion and is doing very well. Zara is very sweet and should be OK with other cats if properly introduced. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com. Visit www.hhas.org.
Stuart is a snuggler and bundle of energy who enjoys playing with people and other cats, especially his best friend, Minion. Minion is a fun and active little guy with adorably big ears who loves playing with his tail. Their favorite toys include pom-poms, ice chips, and ice cubes. These best friends love each other and are extremely close. When one’s out of sight, the other cries for him. They need a loving home together. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.hhas.org.
Nine-month-old Moxxi has waited eight months for a home. She came to the shelter as an orphan kitten and has flourished into quite a character. She needs a quiet home and owners who will spoil her with affection. She loves to show off her many tricks in return for a yummy treat. If you're looking for a clingy kitty who can also zoom around the room, Moxxi is that cat. Visit Moxxi at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Buster is a 10-month-old scruffy terrier mix who is, warm, affectionate, bouncy and social. He greets everyone with a wagging tail and stands on his tippy toes to say hello! Buster does great with other dogs and loves to wrestle and dance around with his canine pals. Visit Buster at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Jasmine is a sweet 12-year old female brown tabby that just wants to be a lap cat. She is quiet, gentle and tolerates other cats. She loves to be petted and will show her appreciation with gentle purrs. To meet her, email Delonda at email@example.com or call NAWS at 708-478-5102. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Peppermint is 1 to 2-year old female mix. She is playful, friendly and affectionate. She knows "sit" and takes treats very gently. To meet her, contact Stacy at firstname.lastname@example.org or call NAWS at 708-478-5102. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Joy is a fun-loving beagle. She seems to love all people, including children, and greets everyone with kisses. Joy needs an owner with the time to help her with her leash training as she is young and inexperienced. Call Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Pez is a young male domestic shorthair cat who came to the shelter as a stray. This sweet boy loves to play but also loves a good snuggle. Call Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Ripley (aka Lassie) is a boxer shepherd mix. she is approximately 4 years old. she needs a quiet household with one to two adults in the home. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at email@example.com. Visit hopefultailsanimalrescue.org.
Jax is a boxer and mountain cur mix and is doing wonderfully in his foster home with another dog and some kids. He is very playful yet will chill on the couch too. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit hopefultailsanimalrescue.org.
Brody is a box/pointer mix who needs an experienced adopter. The idea owner would be active outdoors with a quiet house environment with a fenced yard and no children because he is protective of his people. Contact Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue at www.w2wrescue.com.
Marina is an 18-month-old pitty mix in foster care. She does well with the foster family's dog and loves her people. An arranged meet will be required. For more information, visit W2Wrescue.com.