This week’s adoption news is that the Springer Spaniel brothers, Captain and Beacon, have an adoption pending. We’re all hoping for the best.

Our featured animal of the week is Jenny. Jenny is a stunning, six-years old, tortoiseshell cat. And unlike most torti’s this is a sweet and affectionate girl. She’s up-to-date on her vaccines and ready to go to a new home. In case you’re interested in more than one cat, Jenny came to us with her house mates, Scout and Catticus, the five-year old orange and white boys we featured last week.

And if these cool cats aren’t to your liking we have some other awesome cats. Blue, a torbi and white girl, and Ginger, a ginger girl, are both four and very friendly. And the female tuxedo, Jelly, is waiting here as too. Also available are the Guinea Pig girls, Miss T and Bonnie.

With temperatures on the rise please be mindful of pavement and vehicle temperatures, and consider leaving your best friend at home. And remember to keep up with flea and tick treatments, as well as checking your pets and yourself. The ticks have been rampant this year.

The Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard is here for our community. We’re always available and our door is always open should your adoption not be a perfect fit. Also, if anyone is in need of cat food, dog food, or a crate, we have plenty and are happy to share. The Island Food Pantry also has pet food for those in need. Just give us a call during regular shelter hours.

The shelter phone number is 508-627-8662.

Hours are: Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Thursday; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 9:30 to 5 p.m.