AGE: Appealing Snowflake is a 4-year-old beauty who would like a calm, quiet home where she can reign supreme.

PERSONALITY: This lovely girl lived her entire life outside until a kind woman who had been feeding her brought her to the shelter. She was terrified when she first arrived here but is now learning how to relax and accept affection.

HIGHLIGHTS: Soft voices and a soft bed are beginning to work their magic on this sweet kitty. Do you have room in your heart and your home for gentle Snowflake?

AVAILABLE: At the Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S. Pacific Hwy., between Talent and Phoenix, open 7 days a week.

COST: Snowflake’s adoption fee is $45, and includes a free wellness visit at a local veterinarian office. Snowflake is spayed.

ONLINE: View adoptable pets via Friends of the Animal Shelter: www.facebook.com/fotas, www.fotas.org or www.petfinder.com

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

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