Pets of the week: You won’t be able to resist loveable Ralph. Sammi has captivating eyes –

JACKSON, MI — The Jackson County Animal Shelter, 3770 Spring Arbor Road, has many pets available for adoption.

Here are two of them.

When you meet Ralph, you will not be able to resist this loveable, funny, big brown cupcake. He is a 7-year-old American Staffordshire mix who is a people guy.

Ralph will greet you at the gate with his tail wagging, and he has another attribute – his ability to make sounds, like grunting and moaning. Check out his hilarious video on the JCAS Facebook page.

Miss Sammi was surrendered by her owner and she just doesn’t know what to think about life at the shelter. Slowly she is coming out of her shell and she enjoys treats.

Sammi is a 3-year-old, fluffy brown tiger cat with a white chin. She has huge light green eyes that are just captivating.

A meet-and-greet with a dog is mandatory. A cat room walk-through is available to test reaction. The dog adoption fee is $150 for medium and large dogs and $250 for puppies and small dogs, which includes vaccinations, microchip and sterilization.

Cat adoption fees are $60 for one cat, $80 for two, which includes applicable tests, vaccines and spay/neutering.

Visiting the shelter is always best, but other adoption resources include online applications at, faxing 517-780-4750 or emailing [email protected].

The shelter’s current hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

More information is available on the shelter’s Facebook page. See more pets available for adoption at


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