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.
Zumba is a 1-year old neutered male orange tabby with white. He is very talkative, silly and playful. He loves to look out the window and play with his kitty toys. He loves attention but at times can play a little rough, so he would do best with an experienced cat owner. To meet him, call NAWS at 708-478-5102. For more information, visit www.nawsus.org.
Charlie Brown is a young hound mix. He is very laid back, playful and friendly. He loves everyone he meets, including other dogs. To meet him, email Stacy at email@example.com or call 708-478-5102. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Tupac Shakat is a big-hearted, gentle giant who loves attention, hugs and being scratched. He especially loves getting his ears rubbed. He will seek out your lap, put his head down, curl up and go to sleep. He’s very affectionate. He gets along with other cats, but he hides from dogs. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jennipurr Lopez is quite friendly and sweet. She’s an extremely nice and calm kitty who really enjoys snuggling and getting lap time. She also likes exploring and discovering new things. With a slow and proper introduction, she should be OK with other cats. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com.
Scorpio is a 4 to 5-year-old gentle soul. Although he's lived with other dogs, he would need a meet and greet with other dogs in the home. He has had a sad history and deserves a loving home. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diezel is a 1-year-old lab mix who needs a loving home. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at email@example.com
Delancy is a 3-year-old cat who has waited for a home for over 155 days. He is a lazy but affectionate. He enjoys neck scratches, gentle pets on his chubby face and getting lots of treats and wet food. Visit Delancy at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Maribel is a 1-year-old American bulldog that loves kids; she could play with them all day. After a hearty play session, Maribel loves to snuggle up with people for some cuddle and a nap. Visit Maribel at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Max is a 5-year-old happy Chihuahua mix. He came to the shelter when his family could no longer care for him. He's spunky, sweet, full of love, and enjoys the company of others. Call the Will County Humane Society at 608-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Penguin is a large 3-year-old who was dumped at the shelter. She is a little shy but she can be very affectionate and cuddly. She needs a loving family who will give her a little time to warm up. Call the Will County Humane Society at 608-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Patti came to the rescue very pregnant. With all her babies raised, she is ready to start her new life. She is very sweet and has a great energy about her, she truly loves tummy rubs. Contact Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue at www.w2wrescue.com.
Henderson is a 3-year-old pitt mix. This big strong boy needs an experienced owner and additional training. Henderson should be OK with an owner who would practice slow introductions. To meet him, contact Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue at www.w2wrescue.com.