This week's Adopt-a-Pet at the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society is Roxy, a young pit bull terrier mix. Roxy is affectionate, friendly, cuddly and loves attention. She also walks well on a leash.

To adopt Roxy, contact PAWS, 111 W. Hunting Park Ave., at 267-385-3800. Please provide her tag #A03915176 when inquiring.

A $25 fee includes sterilization, vaccines, and micro-chipping. Philadelphia residents pay $8 more for a dog license.

A new adoption system is in effect for cats. The adoption fee is $35 and includes the cardboard cat carrier, sterilizations, vaccines, and micro-chipping. Adopters may take home a second cat at no additional charge. *