Pets of the week: April 15, 2017

Published 6:19 pm Friday, April 14, 2017

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.

The shelter will be closed in observance of Easter this weekend and will reopen Monday.

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

Requests for more information with regard to the animals appearing in Pets of the Week may be directed to shelter staff in person at the shelter during business hours or by emailing — always use the animal’s ID number.



Handsome in her American shorthair coat, this tabby girl is dressed in colors of creamy tan with ebony stripes. Pristine white shows on her chin area and near her rosebud nose; huge, captivating hazel eyes complete this pretty picture. Friendly and loving, 1-year-old Maggie loves sweet talk, being petted and attention. When given the love, warmth and stability of a good forever home, Maggie will blossom into a devoted friend, pet and companion. For more, visit Maggie’s ID#0472.

Come in and meet this remarkable cat — she’s available at the shelter.



At approximately 2 years old, this large, American pit bull-terrier mix is a smart, friendly, attractive girl with a brown and white shorthair coat. It’s evident that Chica’s playful: she loves squeaky toys and during her test with other dogs, she did great! A sweet dog who wants attention and love, Chica deserves a good, loving forever home where she can be a faithful companion with owner(s) willing to give her affection, care, exercise in a fenced area or on leash, and basic obedience training. For more, visit and click on the appropriate links. Chica’s ID#0424.

Come spend a little time with Chica — she’s available at the shelter.