Pets of the Week: Dec. 30, 2017

Published 4:26 pm Monday, January 1, 2018

The Betsy Bailey Nelson Animal Control Facility will be closed Jan. 1, in observance of New Year’s Day.

Those interested in adopting a pet should inquire at the shelter, 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 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.



Spectacular in her American shorthair coat, this tabby girl is dressed in orange stripes ranging in color from dark to pale. Pristine white shows on her face and throat; a rosebud nose and pale green eyes are but a few of her additional beautiful features.

Two-year-old Momma is a very sweet, outgoing, friendly cuddler. Packed with plenty of personality, Momma will make a wonderful pet and companion in a variety of good forever home settings. Once there, she will blossom as a devoted friend, pet and companion.

Momma is already spayed with up-to-date shots and her adoption fee is $40.

Please note that Momma is at the Pamlico Animal Hospital, 3005 John Small Ave., Washington. Its hours of operation are 8 a.m. – noon; 1 – 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and  8 a.m. ­­– noon, Saturdays. It will be closed Sunday, New Year’s Eve, and Monday, New Year’s Day.




At approximately 3 years old, this large, American pit bull terrier mix is a smart, friendly, attractive girl with a brindle and white shorthair coat. Her beautiful face features gorgeous eyes: one blue and one brown. Sweet and friendly, Lucille wants attention, love and a good, loving forever home where she can be a faithful companion and pet. She will do best with owner(s) willing to give her affection, attention, care, consistent exercise in a fenced area or on a leash and basic obedience training. For more information, visit and click on the appropriate links. Lucille’s ID is No. 2120.

Come spend a little time with Lucille; she’s available at the shelter.