Adoptable Dogs and Cats Available at Northeast Florida Animal Shelters

Cold Noses, the Times-Union’s weekly pet column, features dogs and cats available for adoption at area government-run animal shelters.

Many shelters remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but some are allowing adoptions and foster families by appointment. Call the individual shelters for more information.

• Putnam County Animal Services meet at 174 County Landfill Road, Palatka. Call (386) 329-0396 option #1. The shelter is at full capacity. To see the animals available, go to bit.ly/2EKoICq Where bit.ly/34NqoGB.

Pink is a 2 year old mixed breed female dog. She is sweet, friendly, laid back and independent. His age and identification number were not available.

Bandit is a 2 year old male mixed breed dog. He is also gentle, friendly, laid back and independent. His age and identification number were not available.

Bandit

• Jacksonville Animal Care and Protective Services makes an appointment at 2020 Forest St. Call (904) 630-2489 or email jaxpets@coj.net. To see the animals available, go to coj.net/pets Where facebook.com/jaxanimalcare.

Zoe

Zoe and Sugar are 2-year-old female domestic short-haired cats (ID numbers A1246198, A1246199). They were abandoned from the same household and would love to return home with a family and provide hours of entertainment.

Sugar

St. Johns County Pet Center makes an appointment at 130 N. Stratton Road, St. Augustine Call (904) 209-6190 To see available pets, go to co.st-johns.fl.us/animalcontrol/petcenter.aspx. Friends of the St. Johns County Center has shelter cats available for adoption on Saturdays at Pet Smart, 1779 SUS 1 in St. Augustine, facebook.com/fosjcpc.

Fang

Fang is a 5-year-old male semi-long haired domestic cat (ID no. 56239). He is sweet, adorable and only wants a turn to take a nap.

Sylvia

Sylvia is a 3-year-old semi-long-haired domestic cat (ID no. 56296). She is sweet and loves to knead and reach for her cage door to get petted under her chin

• Clay County Animal Services meet at 3984 W. Florida 16, Green Cove Springs. Call (904) 269-6342 or email clayadoptions@claycountygov.com. To see the animals available, go to claycountygov.com/departments/animal-services Where facebook.com/ClayCtyAnimals.

Atlas is a 2-year-old male terrier-pit bull mix dog (ID number A036620). He is carefree, playful and loves life. He gets along well with other dogs but is a bit shy around new people.

Atlas

Maxim is a 5 month old male domestic short haired cat (ID No. A036709). He likes to snuggle up and watch the world. He prefers routine, needs time to adjust to change, and would do best in a calm, quiet atmosphere.

Maxim

Adoptable animals are also available from Nassau County Animal Services, which meet at 86078 License Road, Fernandina Beach. Call (904) 530-6150 To see available pets, go to nassaucountyfl.com/845/Animal-Services Where facebook.com/NassauCountyAnimalServices.

Beth Reese Cravey: bcravey@jacksonville.com

Bette C. Alvarado