Fuzzy Friends: A melodious companion

Melody is a 4 1/2-year-old, spayed, female shorthair cat. She is sociable and affectionate, as well as litter-box sophisticated. Melody is available for adoption from the Helen Woodward Animal Center for $90. The center is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily (applications are accepted until 5:45 p.m.) at 6461 El Apajo Road in Rancho Santa Fe. For more information, call 756-4117, option 1, or visit