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Pets of the Week: June 29, 2014

Published 7:09pm Saturday, June 28, 2014


Due to the Fourth of July holiday, the shelter will be closed on Friday, July 4th through July 6 and will reopen on Monday, July 7. During the month of June cats and kittens, at the Betsy Bailey Nelson Animal Control Facility, will have an adoption fee of $25. This fee includes spaying /neutering, the first round of shots, a microchip and worming for each feline adopted. This is a reduced fee with the remainder paid by the Humane Society of Beaufort County. Don’t delay! This offer is in effect through June 30. Questions, please call 252-946-1591.

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, visit ENC Shelter Dogs and ENC Shelter Cats on Facebook or call 252-946-4517 for more information. The Humane Society of Beaufort County can also be found on Facebook at


Meet Cherise, our strikingly beautiful gray Tabby. She’s a 1-year-old, domestic shorthair charmer. Her ebony stripes are set off by gray and buff. Huge pale green eyes, a rosebud nose and a white bib complete the picture. But she’s not just a pretty face. Cherise is smart and alert with a personality that is warm, loving and engaging. She will be a loyal companion and faithful friend in her good forever home. Cherise is available through Monday, July 7, at the shelter.


Say hi to our Ginger, a Labrador Retriever-mix, 2-year-old, 50-pound, spayed female. She was surrendered by her former owners, as they could no longer keep her. They reported that she gets along with other dogs and cats, is loving and very playful, and an indoor/outdoor girl. She will be great with any family. Because she is already spayed, she’s good to go, with her adoption fee of $15. Treat yourself — come in and snap Ginger up. She is available through Monday, July 7, at the Shelter.

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