Pets of the Week - October 22, 2013
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 11:00 AM
Brisa, left, is a sweet girl that likes being with people, especially children. She has been recuperating from a broken pelvis and is up and moving around much better. She is a flat-coated retriever mix that is 3 years old and weighs approximately 50 pounds.
Coconut, right, is a 6-week-old, male seal point kitten. He is at the shelter with his siblings Pecan, Pumpkin, Lemon and Sugar Cream who are orange Tabbies. They were in foster care since birth and are now ready for adoption at the shelter.
The Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter currently has more than 20 dogs and puppies, and 27 cats and kittens available. Pictures of additional pets waiting for adoption can be viewed at www.sisaveapet.com.
An adoption fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Madison Walmart.
Normal shelter hours are Monday, Thursday and Friday from noon to 5 p.m., Wednesday from 1 to 7 p.m., Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. It is closed Sunday and Tuesday. The shelter number is (812) 273-1788 and the email is email@example.com.
Volunteers are always welcome at the shelter to help with walking dogs, playing with puppies and kittens and many other tasks. Volunteers must be 16 years old.
The shelter is in need of new cat toys, hard kitten food and Pine Sol. A list of requested items can be found on the shelter website. Donations can be mailed to 2727 Hannah Drive, Madison, IN 47250 or dropped off during shelter hours.
Those with missing pets can stop by the shelter, call or email a complete description of the pet, when and where it was last seen, the owner's name and contact information, and a picture of the pet. Pets are held for three days for owners to reclaim them, before they are made available for adoption.
Animals should not be abandoned outside of the shelter or dropped off at the shelter after hours.
For animal control issues in Madison call (812) 265-3347. For animal control issues in Hanover and Jefferson County call (812) 265-2648.