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Pets of the week

Published 8:22pm Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Those interested in adopting a pet should inquire at the Betsy Bailey Nelson Animal Control Facility, 3931 U.S. Highway 264 East, from 1 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturdays. Because of overcrowded conditions, the animals listed are only available as indicated.

All adoptions are on a first-come, first-served basis. To see more animals available for adoption, visit or call 252-946-4517 for more information.


Meet Hazel. She is a 2-year-old tortoiseshell female, and she’s lost her home. She is a calm girl, and  she loves people, being held and being cuddled. Hazel has true “tortie” colors of orange, gold and black. Her eyes are a beautiful golden hue. She wants to be your forever companion and promises total devotion.


Here’s Celia, a 2-year-old, 35-pound, female, yellow Labrador-mix dog. Celia is a lover. She loves to be held, loves to be petted, loves to be cuddled and. most importantly, she wants to love her new owner(s). She will make a great addition to her new forever home because she has a sweet and calm disposition, and she’s friendly and smart, too.

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