This dog and cat are available for adoption at the County Animal Rescue and Education Center. The cat is a 6-month-old spayed female light tiger, domestic short hair. The dog is "Lady," a 1.5-year-old spayed female mixed breed.

The CARE center is in need of donated used or new dog houses. The dog houses can be brought to the CARE center, or the center will pick up the dog houses if necessary. For pick-up, call 345-4112 or 345-4114.

CARE center hours and fees are:

The CARE center, located on the Loxa Road, one mile south of Illinois Route 16, is open from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays.

The fee to adopt a dog is $41 from the CARE center, and cats are $35 each. Cats that are 5-years-old and older are $15 each. There is a $6 fee for microchipping. All dogs and cats leaving the shelter are required to be microchipped. All cats must now be registered within thirty days of adoption.