“There are two means of refuge from the misery of life—music and cats.”
– Albert Schweitzer
- KCAC’s Adorable, Adoptable Pet of the Week is written by Tecla Metzel of Kane County Animal Control.
She has the cherubic face of a young kitten mixed with the all-knowing eyes of a cat that has seen a lot in her first year and a half of life. Her name is Annie and she came to Kane County Animal Control along with five other kittens. Her siblings found their forever homes and Annie knows her permanent family could walk through the door any minute.
Sweet and loving, she is also very independent. She might take some time getting used to other cats right off the bat, but that’s just her nature. To her, friends are forever, so a little bit of time getting to know another cat is well worth it.
Once she feels the relationship with another feline is cemented, she doesn’t hesitate to spend her days playing with them. Of course, it’s almost a given that having plenty of toys to play with would make for an ideal home. Oh, and could you throw in a lot of petting sessions, too?
“The sun will come out tomorrow” is a line from the song “Tomorrow” sung by Little Orphan Annie in the musical Annie. KCAC’s little orphan cat named Annie believes with all her heart that her brightest days are also ahead.
How to Adopt
All Kane County Animal Control adoptable cats and dogs are spayed/neutered, microchipped and up-to-date on all vaccines, including rabies. They are tested for feline leukemia/FIV and heartworm.
The adoption fee for dogs is $200 and $100 for cats. Adoption of two dogs is $300 and it is $150 to adopt two cats.
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About Kane County Animal Control
It is the duty of the Animal Control Department to:
- Ensure that all domesticated dogs and cats over 4 months of age are vaccinated against rabies and have a Kane County rabies tag.
- Ensure that all reported animal bites are given precautionary attention in relation to the possibility rabies infection.
- Ensure that pet owners are instructed on proper procedures pertaining to animal bites and enforce adherence to these procedures.
- Contain loose\stray dogs in unincorporated Kane County and those towns and villages with whom contracted.
- Investigate nuisance dog complaints in unincorporated Kane County and those towns and villages with whom contracted.
- Investigate complaints of neglected and\or abused dogs.