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.
Tigger is an 11-month old brindle mix. He is friendly, playful and affectionate. He loves being near people and would bring much enjoyment to a home. To meet him, email Stacy at email@example.com or call 708-478-5102. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Stormy is a 2-year old spayed female domestic shorthair. She is quiet and calm, seeks out attention and enjoys being held and petted. Her gentle personality makes her a great addition to any home. To meet her, email Delonda at firstname.lastname@example.org or call NAWS at 708-478-5102. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Boots is good-natured, calm and sweet and slightly shy. He loves giving and getting affection. He especially likes sitting on people’s laps and having his chin scratched. He responds quite well to gentle voices and a kind hand by purring happily and snuggling with his human companions. Boots is also fine with other cats. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com. Visit www.hhas.org.
Beanie is a bit shy at first, but when people pet her, she couldn't be happier. She rubs her head into their hand and purrs like crazy show she’s very content and pleased. She wiggles onto her side to get attention like the playful cat she is. She’d most likely do best in a home that does not have young children. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.hhas.org.
Carson is a 10-year old male Jack Russell terrier. He is sweet, charming, and super cuddly. He needs a forever home where he will be loved. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Ace is a young male domestic shorthair cat. He's a friendly guy. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
One-year-old Muffet loves to be petted. He needs time to trust people but once he does he nuzzles into people's arms. Once he settles into a new home and feels comfortable, he will make an excellent companion. Visit Muffet at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Fiona is a sweet 2 1/2 year old pit mix that has waited almost two months for a family. She is extremely affectionate. Visit Fiona at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Berg is a sweet 1 1/2 year old corgi mix. He is quiet and needs a quiet home. He keeps his kennel spotless. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at email@example.com. Visit hopefultailsanimalrescue.org.
Seven-month-old Catwoman is temporarily in a foster home living with several other dogs. Although she needs surgery on her hip, she runs around just fine and plays just like a normal pup. She needs to grow a bit more before the surgery takes place in April. Hopeful Tails will cover the surgery but she will need a patient foster/adopter to provide therapy until she recovers. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit hopefultailsanimalrescue.org.
Betty is a 4-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier mix the sweetest snuggle. She is good with submissive dogs but no cats. Due to her energy, she needs a family with children over age 5. A home with a fenced yard is preferred. Visit Betty at at the Wags 2 Wishes rescue center at 23907 W Industrial Drive North, Plainfield, or visit www.w2wrescue.com.
Brody has been at the rescue for over 126 days. His adoption fee has been sponsored so he is free to the right family. He needs an very active outdoor family with a relaxed home atmosphere and no children. To meet him, visit the Wags 2 Wishes rescue center at 23907 W. Industrial Drive North, Plainfield, or visit www.w2wrescue.com.