Pets of the Week: Jan. 18

Will County rescues have dogs and cats for adoption

The Herald-News presents this week’s Pets of the Week. Read the description of each pet to find out about that pet, including where he or she can be adopted.

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Zola is a large American bulldog. She is very loving but also very strong. She is working hard on leash training and doing well. Zola is afraid of men and will need time and patience to overcome this. Contact the Will County Humane Society and follow the instructions for the adoption process.

Miranda is a very loving female tabby cat. She likes to play with toys and other cats and would be a welcome addition to any household. Contact the Will County Humane Society and follow the instructions for the adoption process.

Brendon is a sweet 11-year-old that was left outside the shelter’s front doors one morning, so it took time to earn his trust. He purrs the moment he is petted and leans in for more pets. Brendon loves his wet food and has no issue asking for a second serving. To meet Brendon, call Joliet Township Animal Control at 815-715-0333


Two-year-old Morgan was recently surrendered due to her owner’s health. She will likely need some time to completely settle into a new home setting and open up. Morgan needs a quiet home with older kids that will give her plenty of space. To meet with Morgan, call Joliet Township Animal Control at 815-725-0333.

Caycee is a 2-year-old tortie that was rescued from a high kill shelter in southern Illinois. She is sweet, gentle and curious with a bit of sass mixed in. She loves pets and attention. To meet her, email Delonda at or call NAWS at 708-478-5102. Visit

Colton is 6-year-old large male coonhound. He is lovable, playful, and likes beings outdoors and around people.  He is potty-trained and working on his commands. To meet him, email Stacy at Visit n

Ashes is a 4-year-old front-paw declaw kitty. He’s a bit shy, but once he gets comfortable, he loves chin scratches and lap time. Besides hanging out and “talking” with his human friends, Ashes likes investigating boxes, chirping at squirrels, and playing with string toys and furry mice. He does well with other cats, but he’s afraid of children and dogs. To meet Ashes, visit Humane Haven Animal Shelter at or call 630-378-4208.