Pets of the week: Jan. 14-15, 2017

Published 5:22 pm Friday, January 13, 2017

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the shelter will be closed Saturday through Monday. They will reopen on Tuesday with normal hours.

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




Looking very dapper in his shorthair coat of jet black and pristine white, this 2-year- old, male sweetheart of a tuxedo cat is full of love and affection! Mittens loves being petted and showered with attention. Of course, he wears white mittens plus a white bib; his handsome face features a tiny white butterfly under his nose, gorgeous whiskers and hazel eyes. With his character of a friendly, inquisitive, calm and gentle, all-round great cat, Mittens will make a wonderful addition in a variety of good forever, loving home settings.

To see more of our Mittens visit Shelter Cats and click on the appropriate links. Mittens’ ID#2151.

Mittens would love to meet you; he is available at the shelter.


Ozzie Pawsborn

This approximately 1-year-old, black and tan hound/retriever-mix is a smart, happy, people-loving fellow. A medium-size, good-looking dog with a shorthair coat, Ozzie Pawsborn loves affection, attention and has a fun-loving personality. Having lots of energy, he wants to play, play, play. He will do best with an active family and owner(s) willing to give him love, care, exercise in a fenced area or on leash, and basic obedience training. Ozzie Pawsborn deserves a good, loving forever home where he can be a faithful companion and pet.

To see more of him, visit Shelter Dogs and click on the appropriate links. Ozzie Pawsborn ID#0030.

Come spend a little time with him; he is available at the shelter.