Ruth is a 4-year-old domestic shorthair mix who absolutely loves to be petted and scratched. Ruth has been spayed, microchipped and is current on her vaccinations. Inquiries about adopting Ruth or other cats and dogs can be made at the Humane Society of the Nature Coast shelter at Wiscon and Mobley roads, Brooksville. Visiting hours at the shelter are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. The shelter is run strictly on donations; no government subsidies are provided. Adoption fees are $100 for dogs, $25 for adults cats and $65 for kittens, and cover the costs for all vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchipping. For information, call (352) 796-2711. Website: humanerescue.org.
Pet of the week: Ruth the domestic shorthair mix
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