Cold Noses: Adoptable Pets of the Week – Yahoo News


Cold Noses, The Times-Union’s weekly pet column, features dogs and cats available for adoption at area government-run animal shelters.

Some shelters are operating with limitations because of the coronavirus pandemic. Contact individual shelters for more information.

• St. Johns County Pet Center is at 130 N. Stratton Road, St. Augustine. Call (904) 209-6190. To view available animals, go to Friends of the St. Johns County Center group has shelter cats available for adoption Saturdays at Pet Smart, 1779 S. U.S. 1 in St. Augustine,

India is a 2-year-old female Labrador mix dog (ID No. 61134). She is friendly, a little goofy and well-behaved.

Jazzy is a 2-year-old female domestic medium-hair cat (ID No. 61161). She is sweet, gentle, trusting and loving. She likes to explore and look out windows and enjoys being held and petted.


• Putnam County Animal Services, 174 County Landfill Road, Palatka. Call (386) 329-0396 option #1. To view available animals, go to or

Sister 4 is a 1½-year-old female mixed-breed dog (ID number unavailable). She arrived with three sisters who have since been adopted. Shy but friendly, she is building confidence. She walks well on a leash and likes to meet other dogs.

Sister 4

Prissy is a 3-year-old female mixed-breed dog (ID number unavailable). She is friendly, playful and loves food and following a routine. She also doesn’t mind being dressed up in costumes. But she should be a household’s only dog.


• Clay County Animal Services, 3984 W. Florida 16, Green Cove Springs. Call (904) 269-6342 or email [email protected] To view available animals, go to or

Chip is a 2-year-old male mixed-breed dog (ID No. A-927). Shelter staff call him an all-around awesome dog. He is house- and crate-trained, knows basic commands and gets along with other dogs.


Earl is a 3-year-old male domestic longhair cat (ID No. A1020). He knows he’s handsome but is sweet and loving and adores people. He is trained to use a litter box.


• Jacksonville Animal Care and Protective Services is at 2020 Forest St. Call (904) 630-2489 or email [email protected] To view available animals, go to or Adoption fees will be waived 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; a city license fee may apply.

Lady Buggz is a 2-year-old, 65-pound female mixed-breed dog (ID No. A1311948). She is sweet and fearless. Her favorite activity is running free outdoors and she loves playing fetch.

Lady Buggz

Steph is a 1½-year-old, 7-pound female tabby-colored domestic shorthair cat (ID No. A1312659). …….


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Pets for adoption – Arizona Daily Star

Story: Kris Kringle is a handsome, blue-eyed Seal Point Siamese male who needs a new home for Christmas. He is a healthy boy whose family hated to part with him, but he did not get along with other cats, so needs to be your only feline.

Fee: $45, includes neuter, shots, and microchip

Contact: The Animal League of Green Valley, 1600 W. Duval Mine Road, Green Valley, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. daily (not open Christmas day); 520-625-3170 or

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Crews douse North Park fire, revive two pet cats – The San Diego Union-Tribune


Crews revived two pet cats and doused a kitchen fire in a North Park apartment building late Monday morning, San Diego Fire-Rescue officials said.

The fire was reported about 11:35 a.m. on Park Boulevard north of Cypress Avenue, near North Park’s western border with Hillcrest.

Firefighters searched the apartment for victims, and came across two cats they needed to revive, Battalion Chief Erik Windsor told OnScene TV.

“Fortunately San Diego fire units have veterinary style EMS (emergency medical service) equipment on our units and they were able to use that equipment to revive the cats,” Windsor said.

He said the owner was taking the pets to…….