AGE: My name is Joy, and I am looking for a new best friend. I am a 7-year-old, black and white. long-haired girl with soulful eyes.
PERSONALITY: I am a little shy and quiet around new people, but once I know that I can trust them, I blossom.
HIGHLIGHTS: Would you like to have a little more joy in your life? I might be exactly the kitty-girl you have been hoping to find.
AVAILABLE: At the Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S. Pacific Hwy., between Talent and Phoenix, open 7 days a week.
COST: Joy’s adoption fee is $45, and includes a free wellness visit at a local veterinarian office. Joy 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.