The Ascension animal shelter, CARA’s House, 9894 Airline Highway, in Sorrento, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Animals can be adopted any day but Wednesday. The fees are $100 for dogs and $70 for cats. The fee includes vaccines, microchip and spay or neuter.

Owner surrenders and strays can be dropped off between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. No drop-offs on Wednesdays.

For information, call (225) 675-0400.

Donations can be made directly to the shelter or can be sent by PayPal to

Available for adoption, foster or rescue are: