Pets of the Week: Dec. 3, 2022

Published 2:03 pm Saturday, December 3, 2022

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The Beaufort County animal shelter is open Mondays through Fridays, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, the shelter will be closed unless an appointment is made before 5:00 p.m. Friday. Animal control officers are at the shelter by 8 a.m. daily. Shelter employees will not answer the phone in the morning due to all staff being hands-on with morning operations. The shelter strongly recommends leaving a voicemail with contact information and will get back to callers as soon as possible. In the case of an emergency, contact the Beaufort County Sheriff’s to reach the Animal Control officer on call. The shelter is located at 3931 U.S. Highway 264 East in Washington.

The shelter will be closed to the public for cleaning on the first Wednesday of every month. Please visit to view all pets currently available for adoption. To see more cats and kittens, visit the Friends of the Beaufort County Shelter Cat page on Facebook. The photos below were taken by Beaufort County Animal Shelter staff members.

Cat, Diana 1483

Very sweet, affectionate, and she loves to play!  Diana, is a gorgeous, 2 year old, American shorthair – black, orange and white, calico girl.  Although friendly with people, she may be best as an only cat, because she likes to be in charge.  With her charming personality, Diana, ID No. 1483, will make a wonderful addition to a good, loving, forever home. She would love to meet you at the Shelter.

Dog, Teddy 1521

Such a sweetheart!  He sits on command and he’s believed to be dog friendly!

Teddy is a friendly, low energy boy, and at 3 years old, he’s a handsome black/white Bully-mix.  He needs attentive folks who will give him lots of love and include him in their activities.  Teddy, ID No. 1521 will be a great addition to any loving family. Come meet him, he’s waiting at the Shelter.