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.
Sassy is a silly-5 year-old spayed female tabico. She is friendly, talkative and playful. She likes attention and enjoys being petted. She especially loves playing with her stuffed toys and sitting in the window. Contact Wendy at NAWS Illinois Humane Society: 708-478-5102 or email@example.com. Visit www.nawsus.org.
Charlie is a spunky 7-year-old male rat terrier/corgi mix. He is playful, loving, and has lots of energy. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Destiny is a 4-year-old female domestic shorthair cat. She is a little shy, but sweet and loves attention. Destiny is also good with other cats. Call the Will County Humane Society at 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.
Hilda is an energetic little kitten that finds fun in everything. Her best friend is a kitten named Somerset. They love to chase each other, wrestle, and sleep together in a laundry basket. They would love to find a forever home where they could be together. Hilda also loves playing with and getting affection from people too. She’d make a great addition to any home. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Somerset is a confident, fun-loving, and very playful little girl. She gets along with cats, dogs and people. Her best friend is a kitten named Hilda. They love to chase each other, wrestle, and sleep together in a laundry basket. They would love to find a forever home where they could be together. Somerset loves to play with all kinds of toys and thinks batting ice chips around the kitchen floor is the funniest game ever. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 or email email@example.com.
Thor is a young brindle pittie mix, full of joy, eagerness, and always ready for a new adventure. He needs an active household with large dog experience. He loves to learn, and is enthusiastic to begin obedience training. He will require a fenced yard, home visit, and be an only pet. His adoption fee is $0 with approved application. He is currently a foster at Springbrook Animal Hospital. To arrange a meet, contact Wags 2 Wishes Animal Rescue at www.w2wrescue.com.
Domino is a 7-month-old beagle who is super-sweet and playful. Domino needs a home with no children because gets nervous around them. No adoption fee with approved application. Meet Domino at the Wags 2 Wishes rescue center at 23907 W Industrial Drive North, Plainfield, or visit www.w2wrescue.com.
Aruba is a 10-month-old, female, cattle dog/border collie mix. She arrived at Hopeful Tails with a fracture on her femoral head (hip) on the growth plate. In October she had surgery to help relieve her pain from the fracture. She has been in the same foster home throughout this time. She loves other dogs, is great with cats, knows "sit" and "stay" and is an all around great dog. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Denny is a 2 to 3-year-old good-natured, sweet dog. Shy and skittish at first, Denny warms up quickly. He enjoys cuddling up on the coach, running around the yard and going on walks. He gets along with other dogs and kids. Contact Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at email@example.com.
Hoover is a 3-year-old, playful pittie with lots of love to share. She gets along with other dog and is curious about cats. Visit Hoover at Joliet Township Animal Control. 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.
Mystique is a 1-year-old marbled kitty who's lived at the shelter for two months. She is very affectionate with people and will accept pets from anyone. Mystique loves to talk, very loudly actually, about anything! Visit Mystique at Joliet Township Animal Control, 2807 McDonough St. in Joliet or call 815-725-0333.