Name: Bess Breed/Description: Tortoiseshell (tortie) medium short haired Age: 2 years Weight: 7 1/2 pounds Spayed? Yes Personality: Bess is described as a sweet and friendly lap cat, who loves to lay down, be petted and brushed. Interesting Fact/Quote: "When we open her cage, she walks directly to the play area and goes right where she's supposed to go," —Tracy Luckey, shelter volunteer. For information on how to adopt Bess, contact the West Suburban Humane Society at 630-960-9600. The shelter is located at 1901 W. Ogden Avenue in Downers Grove.