Pets of the Week: Sept. 13

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 it can be adopted.

Email “Pet of the Week” submissions to news@theheraldnews.com. 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.

Mouse is a 2-year-old sweet and playful coonhound mix. He can be a little shy initially, but after a few pets, he comes right out of his shell. He loves to play with toys and go for walks. Mouse likes other dogs. To meet Mouse, email Stacy at stacy@nawsus.org. Visit nawsus.org.

Bouton is a 2-year-old tabby that was found as a stray. He is talkative, gentle, and loves to find sunny spots to lay in. He can be a little shy initially but warms up quickly when petted. To meet Bouton, email Delonda at delonda@nawsus.org or call NAWS at 708-478-5102. Visit nawsus.org.

Cupcake is 10 months old, compact in size and beautifully mixed with terrier, American bulldog and basset. To meet Cupcake, email hopefultailsadoptions@outlook.com. For more information, visit hopefultailsanimalrescue.org.

Matilda is 1-year-old shepherd mix. To meet Matilda, email hopefultailsadoptions@outlook.com. For more information, visit hopefultailsanimalrescue.org.

Mila is an 8-month-old female Great Dane/pit bull mix who was surrendered by her owner who didn’t have time to care for a puppy. She is very sweet and friendly but nervous. Mila will be a big dog and needs an owner who can handle her size. Contact the Will County Humane Society at willcountyhumane.com and follow the instructions for the adoption process.

Shilo is a large male domestic shorthair who came to the Will County Humane Society from a kill shelter. He is very sweet and loves to sit in anyone’s lap to get attention. Shilo seems to get along with other cats. Contact the Will County Humane Society at willcountyhumane.com and follow the instructions for the adoption process.

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Denise M. Baran-Unland

Denise M. Baran-Unland is the features editor for The Herald-News in Joliet. She covers a variety of human interest stories. She also writes the long-time weekly tribute feature “An Extraordinary Life about local people who have died. She studied journalism at the College of St. Francis in Joliet, now the University of St. Francis.