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PETS OF THE WEEK, July 6, 2014

Published 5:59pm Saturday, July 5, 2014


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 Gracie, our Golden Retriever-mix.  She is eight-years old, weighs 60-pounds, and has a soft golden coat. Her expressive face smiles with warmth and genuine affection. She is a friendly and outgoing girl.

Gracie was surrendered by her owner who says Gracie is a runner, a challenge to contain and they just couldn’t keep her any more. Gracie is a very sweet and loving dog, but gets very excited around children. Gracie is fully vetted and in need of a good and loving home.


You’ll be dancing when you meet our loveable cat, named Alley. She is an 18-month old, domestic shorthair, diluted Calico with pastel colors of apricot, pewter and pristine white. She readily displays her affection by touching your hand with her dainty white paw, and your heart with her huge green eyes. Alley loves to be held and cuddled and she will engage you in conversation. She’s a real chatterbox.  Bringing much joy and companionship, Alley will make a wonderful addition to your good forever home.

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