Animal: Jax, 3 1/2-year-old, 12-pound, male, domestic shorthair cat.
Where: Rancho Coastal Humane Society, 389 Requeza St., Encinitas. Open for adoptions 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Monday or Wednesday and Thursday by appointment. For information on the adoption process, visit rchumanesociety.org.
Adoption fee: $100, including microchip registration, spay/neuter and up-to-date vaccinations and a one-year license if his new home is in the jurisdiction of San Diego Humane Society’s Department of Animal Services.
Profile: Jax is a shy cat who will need a safe space where he can observe his new world. His owner will need to change his litter box every day. He should be restricted to one area while he figures out that he’s home.
More information: (760) 753-6413 or sdpets.org.
Other adoption centers:
• Helen Woodward Animal Care Center, 6461 El Apajo Road, Rancho Santa Fe, Rancho Santa Fe, (858) 756-4117, option No. 1, or animalcenter.org.
• San Diego Humane Society, North Campus, 2905 San Luis Rey Road, Oceanside, (619) 299-7012 or sdhumane.org.
• San Diego County North Shelter, 2481 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, (760) 438-2312 or sddac.com/north.asp.
• San Diego Humane Society, Escondido campus, 3500 Burnet Drive, (619) 299-7012 or sdhumane.org.
• DirtyLittlePaws Rescue, 3311 Vivienda Circle, Carlsbad (office only), (760) 576-8702o or DirtyLittlePaws@gmail.com or petfinder.com/shelters/CA2669.html.
• Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary, 230 Aviation Road, (760) 685-3533 or fallbrookanimalsanctuary.org.
• Camp Pendleton Animal Shelter, Bldg. 25132, (760) 725-8120 or petfinder.com/shelters/CA545.html.
• San Diego Humane Society, 5500 Gaines St., San Diego, (619) 299-7012 or sdhumane.org.
• El Cajon Animal Shelter, 1275 N. Marshall Ave., (619) 441-1580.
• Chula Vista Animal Care Facility, 130 Beyer Way, Chula Vista, (619) 691-5123.
• San Diego County South Shelter, 5821 Sweetwater Road, Bonita, (619) 263-7741 or sddac.com/south.asp.Note: This pet might have been adopted before publication.