Cold Noses, the Times-Union’s weekly pet column, features pets available for adoption at area government-run shelters.

Jolly is a 2-year-old female Labrador mix (ID No. 2063-3). She is friendly with people and other dogs. Putnam County Animal Services, 174 County Landfill Road, Palatka. Regular hours: 10 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 10 a.m.-noon Friday. (386) 329-0396 option #1, bit.ly/2DpclJd.

Lil Girl is a 6-year-old domestic shorthair tabby cat (ID No. A1185898). She loves to talk, seeks attention when you walk by and has never met a toy she didn't like. Jacksonville Animal Care and Protective Services, 2020 Forest St. Regular hours: noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. (904) 630-2489. coj.net/pets.

Also at the Putnam center is Ernie, a 2-year-old male bulldog mix (ID No. 1992-1). He is friendly with people and other dogs.

At the Jacksonville center is Sinatra, a 2-year-old male mixed-breed dog (ID No. A1181652). He has striking blue eyes and would love a forever home.

Adoptable animals are also available at:

• Clay County Animal Services, 3984 W. Florida 16, Green Cove Springs. Regular hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, (904) 269-6342. bit.ly/2RzRGHh.

• Nassau County Animal Services, 86078 License Road, Fernandina Beach. Regular hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, (904) 530-6150, bit.ly/2vtP6LT.

• St. Johns County Pet Center, 130 N. Stratton Road. Regular hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday. (904) 209-6190, bit.ly/1WeOg83. 

Beth Reese Cravey: (904) 359-4109