NAME : Ava

NAME : Ava

AGE: 1 year old

PERSONALITY: Ava is a petite, medium-haired tabby with a sweet, playful and cuddly personality.

HIGHLIGHTS: Ava doesn't especially love being in a kennel at the Shelter and is longing for your lap, so that she can stretch out and make herself at home.

AVAILABLE: At the Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S. Pacific Hwy., between Talent and Phoenix, open seven days a week.

COST: Reduced adult adoption fee of $45, which includes a wellness visit at a local veterinarian office. Ava is spayed.

ONLINE: View adoptable pets at www.facebook.com/fotas, www.fotas.org or www.petfinder.com

LOST AND FOUND: www.petharbor.com or call 541-774-6654.

OTHER RESOURCES: Southern Oregon Humane Society, www.sohumane.org; C.A.T.S., www.catkittens.org; Sanctuary One, www.sanctuaryone.org; Spay/Neuter Your Pet (SNYP) — low-cost options; www.spayneuter.org.