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.
Mylie is a 1-year-old spayed female tortoise. She is calm, gentle and sweet. She purrs when she is held and cuddled. She is a little shy at the shelter but warms up quickly to attention. She needs a patient owner that will give her time to trust and come out of her shell. Contact Wendy at NAWS Illinois Humane Society: 708-478-5102 or email@example.com. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Max and Snowball are a pair of year old pitties who came from a tough past. They both have playful, friendly personalities with people. We are hoping to find a home that will adopt them together. Visit Max and Snowball at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Catsanova is a gentle giant that is nothing but snuggles and loving towards all people and could not be any more content than getting pets and belly rubs all day. Catsanova is quite the talker, too, and can carry on a conversation all day. Visit Catsanova at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Sitka is an 8-year-old male rat terrier who is full of life. He loves walks, playing with toys, and hanging out with his shelter family. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Cathy is a gorgeous female domestic medium hair cat who came from a kill shelter. She is quiet, affectionate and gets along with other cats. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Magnolia is a beautiful 2-year-old shepherd/Akita mix. She will require a home visit and fenced yard. She is currently in foster care, but a meet can be arranged with an approved application. Contact Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue at www.w2wrescue.com.
Henry is a cute 2 to 4-year-old happy and smiling terrier/ hound mix. Meet Henry at the Wags 2 Wishes rescue center at 23907 W Industrial Drive North, Plainfield, or visit www.w2wrescue.com.
Kris is a sweet, energetic kitten. She’s fearless, curious and likes exploring her surroundings. She’s loves playing and interacting with other cats, especially her sister Kelly. She also likes being with and getting attention from people. Kris would be a great addition to any home. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kelly is a cute, curious, energetic an lovable. She enjoys exploring her surroundings and playing with her toys. She likes interacting with other cats, especially her sister Kris. She is also enjoys being around people. She would be a great addition to any home. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com.
Almond is an 8-month-old lab/shar-pei mix. According to Almond's foster mom, Almond is incredibly smart and is picking up on potty training quickly. Also Almond is quite the social butterfly around other dogs; she loves to play. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are looking for a little buddy, Melvin is your guy. He is a very sweet miniature pinscher and Chihuahua mix who is approximately 2 years old and loves to cuddle. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at email@example.com.