Henry, top, is a quiet 2-year-old that is curious and likes to explore. He would have fun on long walks where he could explore. He would do well with a family that has time to play with him. He is a medium-sized, black and white, boxer mix that weighs 45 pounds. He is neutered and up-to-date on vaccinations. His adoption fee is $45.

Alley, bottom, has a cute meow. She closes her eyes when a camera flash goes off. She is a one-year-old, light gray tabby who is spayed and up-to-date on vaccinations. Her adoption fee is $45.

The Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter currently has more than 21 dogs and puppies, and 8 cats and kittens available. Pictures of additional pets waiting for adoption can be viewed at www.sisaveapet.com.

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 jcas39@seidata.com.

The shelter is accepting applications for foster parents who would be willing to care for dogs and cats in their homes. Possible foster situations include: pregnant and nursing animals, dogs recuperating from heartworm treatment, puppies and kittens that need to be bottle fed and special needs animals. Applications are available at the shelter.

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.

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.