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Angel 11 is beagle mix available from NAHS.

Angel, 11, is a beagle mix available from NAHS.

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Updated: March 14, 2013 6:06AM



Molly

Age: 1 year old

Breed: Akita-lab mix

Background: Molly came from a high-kill shelter in Indiana where she was found as a stray, but her hard life hasn’t damaged this girl’s joyful spirit.

Personality: Adorable Molly loves everyone — adults, kids and other dogs. She really enjoys her toys and generously shares them.

Other: She’s coming along well on her house training and does great in her crate at night and while her foster parents are away. She already is spayed and current on her shots.

Adoption fee: $200, which includes microchipping.

Where to find her: Rover Rescue, 630-897-7454 or www.roverrescue.org.

Shakespeare

Age: 2 years old

Breed: Doxie/Papillon mix

Background: He was treated badly in his former life, thusly he only responds to kindness. He may not be great with small children because of this.

Other: He only weighs about 10 pounds and is neutered, microchipped, and up to date on all his shots.

Adoption fee: $175.

Where to find him: Eye on the Sparrow, 630-892-9070

Phyllis

Age: 4 years old

Breed: Short-haired black-and-white cat

Background: Phyllis and her siblings lost their mom when they were 2 weeks old, so she was bottle fed as a kitten and still lives in her original foster home.

Personality: Since Phyllis was raised by a human “mom,” she is very social, friendly and loves people. She also loves playing with her other kitty friends. She is a very cute black-and-white spotted kitty.

Adoption fee: $100

Other: Spayed, microchipped and up to date on vaccines

Where to find this pet: Paws and Purrs Humane Society, 630-897-8738, www.pawsandpurrs.org.

Benny

Age: 6 years old

Breed: Beagle

Background: ADOPT pulled Benny from an Indiana shelter. He has been at the shelter since late December.

Personality: Benny is a favorite at the shelter. Volunteers love to sit in his kennel and shower him with love and affection. He loves the attention and just melts in their laps. Benny has a sweet disposition but has some medical issues. Benny is easy to handle on walks. He’ll keep at your pace while his nose is on the ground picking up scents.

Other: All animals are spayed or neutered, microchipped and are up to date on age-related vaccines.

Adoption fee: $175

Where to find this pet: ADOPT Pet Shelter, 420 Industrial Drive, Naperville, 630-355-2299 or www.adoptpetshelter.org.

Angel

Age: 3 years old in April

Breed: Domestic short hair tabby

Background: Angel came to ADOPT in June when her family could no longer keep her.

Personality: Once Angel gets to know you, she is a very sweet and affectionate girl, who has much love to give and would be a true friend who would stay with you through thick and thin. The video of her online tells it all. .

Adoption fee: $50

Other: All animals at ADOPT are vet checked, spayed or neutered, microchipped and are up to date on age-related vaccines.

Where to find this pet: ADOPT Pet Shelter, 420 Industrial Drive, Naperville, 630-355-2299 or www.adoptpetshelter.org.

Boots

Age: 2 years old

Breed: Border Collie mix

Background: He was transferred from a shelter in Oklahoma.

Personality: Boots is very friendly and energetic. He will need lots of mental and physical exercise. He needs to be the only dog in his home and will do best with older children.

Adoption fee: $100

Other: All animals at NAHS have been examined for health and temperament, are up-to-date on vaccines and have been microchipped. They are spayed and neutered at adoption.

Where to find this pet: Naperville Area Humane Society, 1620 W. Diehl Road, Naperville, www.napervilleareahumanesociety.org.

Mickey

Age: 4 years old

Breed: Domestic long hair

Background: He was surrendered because his previous family was moving.

Personality: He is extremely sweet and affectionate, and loves being around people and being brushed. He is a little shy in new situations but warms up and would do best in a quieter home.

Adoption fee: $25

Other: All animals at NAHS have been examined for health and temperament, are up-to-date on vaccines and have been microchipped. They are spayed and neutered at adoption.

Where to find this pet: Naperville Area Humane Society, 1620 W. Diehl Road, Naperville, www.napervilleareahumanesociety.org.

Chloe

Age: 2-1/2 years

Breed: Domestic long hair

Background: Chloe was found in an abandoned garage with her son. She was all matted.

Personality: Chloe is a beautiful girl with big bright gold eyes. She only weighs 8 pounds. Her fur grew out so pretty after she was shaved when she first came in. She is neat and clean, grooming herself and eating neatly like the dainty girl she is. She does not “talk” a lot, so she won’t wake you from your nap.

Other: She is totally litter box trained. Chloe is spayed, microchipped, and up to date on vaccinations.

Adoption fee: $50

Where to find the pet: www.helpinganimals.org or 877-364-2286.



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