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Pets

Local pet events: Jan. 7 through Jan. 14

The Forest Preserve District of Will County has scheduled three free “Morning Bird Hikes” this winter to take advantage of a time when the leaves are off the trees and it’s easier to spot birds. Details are listed on the District’s Event Calendar at ReconnectWithNature.org.
The Forest Preserve District of Will County has scheduled three free “Morning Bird Hikes” this winter to take advantage of a time when the leaves are off the trees and it’s easier to spot birds. Details are listed on the District’s Event Calendar at ReconnectWithNature.org.

Ongoing

• Fosters needed – K-9 Enrichment Initiative Inc., a foster-based rescue in Plainfield, currently is seeking volunteer fosters. For information,visit www.k9ei.dog or email info@k9ei.dog. 

Jan. 9

• Cat adoption – 1 to 3 p.m.; also 5 to 
7 p.m., Bolingbrook PetSmart on Weber Road. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter
at 630-378-4208 for information or an appointment. All Humane Haven cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, FeLV/FIV tested and have their distemper and rabies shots.

Jan. 10

• Tail Waggin’ Tutors – 4 to 5 p.m., Coal City Public Library, 85 N. Garfield St., Coal City. Children build skills by reading to a therapy dog. First to fifth grade. To schedule a time, contact Rene Norris at 815-634-4552, ext. 110, or rene@ccpld.org.

Jan. 12

• Morning Bird Hike – 8 to 10 a.m., Plum Creek Nature Center, Crete Township. Hike is 1- to 2-miles long. Ages 16 and older. Registration not required. For information, visit reconnectwithnature.org.

• Hopeful Tails Pet Adoptions – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Louis Joliet Mall, 3340 Mall Loop Drive, Joliet. For information, visit www.hopefultailsanimalrescue.org.

• Paws Up 4 Rescue Pet Adoption Event – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pet Supplies Plus,
13501 S. Route 59, Plainfield. For information, call 708-990-1441 or visit www.pawsup4rescue.org.

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