— Noel, a 2-year-old white male domestic short hair, is sweet and likes to cuddle, according to officials at the Allegany County Animal Shelter. The cat is current with vaccinations. The shelter is located at 716 Furnace St., Cumberland. Adoption hours are weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. The shelter’s website is www.petfinder .org/shelters/MD203.html. The shelter will be closed Friday through Sunday for the New Year’s holiday.