Pets of the Week: Feb. 24, 2018

Published 7:30 pm Friday, February 23, 2018

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

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.



February is National Spay/Neuter Month. The reduced-cost spay/neuter clinics in Beaufort County are now making appointments. During the month of February, local Beaufort County veterinarian hospitals will conduct spay and neuter procedures at reduced rates for cats and dogs.

Call the Beaufort County Veterinarian hospital of your choice and make your appointment now: Chocowinity Veterinary Hospital, 252-946-9000; Pamlico Animal Hospital, 252-946-2834; and Tar River Animal Hospital, 252-975-2417.

The Humane Society of Beaufort County may be contacted for financial assistance when necessary. For information, call 252-946-1591.



At approximately 8 months old, our American shorthair tabby is a sweet darling and a bit shy. Elanor, a beautiful girl, wears a coat with a stunning display of black, gray, buff stripes; hints of butterscotch add a warm glow to her appearance. Huge green eyes, a rosebud nose and a magnificent raccoon tail create this must see cat. Elanor wants so much to be fussed over and loved, and when she is given love, warmth and stability of a good forever home, she will blossom into a devoted friend, pet and companion. For more information, visit Shelter Cats. Elanor’s ID is No. 0120. Pay her a visit and spend a little time with her. She’s available at the shelter through next Saturday.



This 7-year-old, large, female, retriever mix is gentle, sweet, friendly and calm. Wonderful ears and a shorthair coat of white with red markings create a beautiful girl. Angel will do best with owner(s) willing to give her good care, love, affection, attention and exercise suitable to her age in a fenced area or on a leash. She knows the sit command and may know others as well. Angel deserves a good, forever home where she will be a faithful companion and pet. For more about Angel, visit Angel’s ID is No. 0087. Come spend a little time with her, she’s available through next Saturday at the shelter.