Stories about pets
Elfie is a tabico (tabby/calico) who needs some adjustment time and more socialization. She trusts some staff members enough to get pets from them. Elfie also does well with other cats and seems to be comforted by their company.
Two townhouses were left uninhabitable and two dogs were killed in an Algonquin fire on Thanksgiving.
Pluto is a goofy, 1 year-old hound mix who came to the humane society from local animal control. He is outgoing, playful and filled with energy. Pluto needs an owner to keep up with him and help him be his best.
New executive director details plans for shelter, enrichment center and Rainbow Bridge.
Freddy is a domestic shorthaired kitten who came in as a stray with his littermates. He has tested positive for FIV. However, with excellent care, many FIV cats live normal lives. Please give this guy a forever home.
The Cat Fanciers’ Association Region 6 Cat Show will be held Nov. 18-19 at the Joliet Junior College. Attendees can meet purebred cat breeders and see their cats up close. They can shop for various cat products, toys and food.
Queenie is a calm 5-year-old brindle terrier mix that was relinquished to NAWS by her previous owner. She is friendly and outgoing. She loves children and walks well on a leash. She gets along with dogs who match her energy level.
A Joliet animal rescue is hoping the community supports its 10th anniversary on Saturday. The need for animal rescue not only isn’t going away, it’s higher than it’s ever been. Hopeful Tails was founded by volunteers with animal rescue experience.
Dog park permits went on sale Wednesday for Will County forest preserves and they are good for the remainder of this year and all of 2024.
Polka Dot is a 6-year-old domestic shorthair that was abandoned at a firehouse in Chicago. She is quiet, gentle, friendly and sweet. She likes gentle pets and attention.
Hastings is a 4-year-old tabby that is playful and social. He was found as a friendly stray after fending for himself outdoors for some time. He likes other cats and has lived with a dog in his foster home. He likes attention and shows love, too.
Willy is a 2-year-old male border collie/lab mix. He is an energetic, playful, and loves people. He needs a home with a big yard where he can run and play. Willy loves long walks, peanut butter treats and belly rubs.
Elinor is a domestic shorthair kitten who was found in the middle of a road and saved by a kind person. She is sweet with lots of love to give.
Lottie is Save-A-Pet's pet of the week for Oct. 5, 2023.
Dynamic is a sweet and gentle 2-year-old pittie. She does well with dogs and cats of all sizes. She has a laid-back personality and great manners. She happily sits on command and gives her paw for a biscuit or two.