November is National Adopt A Senior Pet Month, and a great reason to celebrate and promote the adoption of older animals who are most often calmer, gentler and already trained! There is no shortage of senior dogs and cats looking to spend the best years of their live in a new forever home, so head down to your local shelter/rescue and adopt one today!

Available for adoption through Pets4Luv: 

Meehan

Meehan is a sweet and quiet little cat who was found outside with an open wound across his face. Pets4Luv came to rescue, trapped and treated his wounds as quickly as they could. At about 8-to-10 years young, this little guy now co-exists peacefully with one dog and other cats in his temporary foster home but prefers to hide and keep to himself. Can you open your heart and home to this deserving kitty?

Logan

Poor Logan shares a similar story. Pets4Luv answered a call for help for a cat outside with a gaping, open wound on his neck, and thanks to their caring and quick action, Logan has since healed from his surgery. He also co-exists peacefully with the one dog and cats in his current temporary foster home, but is extremely timid, keeps to himself, and hides. Logan is a mellow boy who just needs a quiet and safe forever home of his own. Logan is about 8-to-10 years old and is FIV+, but that doesn’t mean he needs to be a solo cat in a home. Contact Pets4Luv for more information. 

Shera

Sadly, Shera is a gorgeous 11-to-12-year old lady who was found with BB gun pellets inside of her. And if that wasn’t enough to deal with, it turned out she was also pregnant. While her baby was adopted, she waits patiently for her forever home. Now she coexists peacefully with a dog and other cats in her temporary foster home but is shy and keeps to herself. 

Misty

Eleven-year-old Misty is stunning! She likes to be pet and adores human attention. She is peacefully co-existing with a dog and other cats in her temporary foster home but would love nothing more than a permanent home. Can it be yours?

Abby

URGENT PLACEMENT REQUEST: Abby is a 5-to-7-year old whose human caretaker (a Pets4Luv volunteer) has a terminal condition and sadly can no longer care for her. Abby is very shy. She’s not a lap cat, doesn’t like to be pet, but with the right socialization, Abby will do just fine. She’s just in need of a safe home to live in. She loves food so she can be motivated to come around. Abby’s owner would like to find peace in knowing she is cared for. Please help if you can. 

To adopt or foster Meehan, Logan, Shera, Misty, or Abby, please contact Dave at [email protected] or 516-832-8200.

Available for adoption through For Our Friends Dog Rescue:

Whisky

Whisky is just the cutest little pup! At 8 years young, Whisky would make a great pet for any family! He does great with other dogs and kids of all ages making him the perfect companion. So what are you waiting for, email [email protected] or call 917-864-2443 today!

Available for adoption at North Shore Animal League America:

Austin

When 12-year-old Austin (adoption #D46107) arrived NSALA’s adoption center recently, he was overwhelmed, first by the rapid changes occurring to him after years in a home, then by the outpouring of support he received from all of his Animal League America Family. Treats and chin rubs will earn his forever love. If you’d like to make a difference in a senior cat’s life, please make time to visit the Port Washington campus and meet Austin. He will not disappoint!

Orangey

When Orangey (adoption #H199817) first arrived at NSALA’s Pet Adoption Center, staff had to check her birth certificate. They couldn’t believe this sweet, gentle soul is 9 years old! From the moment Orangey arrived, this gal has displayed a can-do attitude and welcomes every visitor with head bumps and purrs. Not every feline can accept drastic changes to their life with such courage. Orangey has nothing but high hopes for her future! If you’re looking for an easy-going senior cat to take into your home, Orangey is the purrfect choice.  

Vanna and Pat

Time to spin the wheel of better fortune for Vanna White (adoption #BF2819) and Pat Sajak (adoption #BF2820). While Vanna was immediately aware that her new surroundings were safe, it took her best friend Pat some time to accept humans as companions. But with a little time and lots of love from staff and volunteers, Pat is now ready to host some human hearts. Vanna and Pat are looking for a home with children 8 and up in age and cat-experienced adults who will continue to help them acclimate to their very first home together. 

Kazam

Kazam (adoption #NCI1279) may seem cautious at first, but this older kitten of seven months just needs a quiet home and a gentle human to help him adjust to life as a family member. Having traveled from NSALA’s Upstate NY Adirondacks shelter, Kazam is ready to be showered with love. A family with children 6 and up in age will soothe his worries and help him adjust to life as a cherished pet. 

Siciliana and Melazana

Looking for a delicious pair of devoted sister kittens to add to your home? Siciliana (adoption #H210003) and Melazana (adoption #H210004) are 5-month-old sweethearts who enhance any room they’re in with their stunning beauty and wide-eyed curiosity. This pair may seem shy at first, but given just a little encouragement, they are ready to be part of all the activities in your home! These two are the recipe for a happily-ever-after.  

For more information about adopting Austin, Orangey, Vanna, Pat, Kazam, Siciliana, and Melazana, please contact [email protected]

Available for adoption at Almost Home Animal Rescue:

Sweetie

Appropriately named, Sweetie is a beautiful 2-year-old girl who was brought to Almost Home by a good Samaritan who found her outside. Sweetie is very friendly and loves to be pet! She gets along beautifully with other cats too! If you can open your heart and home to Sweetie, contact Almost Home Animal Rescue at almosthomeli.org or call 631-627-3665 for more information.

Available for adoption through Pioneers for Animals Welfare Society:

L. to R.: Dahlia, Luna, and Vivian.

URGENT PLACEMENT REQUEST: All of these sweet babies belong to a senior couple who sadly can no longer care for them. Dahlia, Luna, Vivian and Oreo are somewhere between 5 and 8 years old and Peanut and Nicky are about 3 ½. All are super sweet, a bit shy, and in need of a permanent home fast! If you can open your heart and home to these sweethearts in desperate need of a home, please contact [email protected] or call 631-306-4616.

L. to R.: Oreo, Peanut, and Nicky.

Available for adoption at Last Hope Animal Rescue:

Bentley

Look how handsome Bentley is! This 8-month-old Hound mix with his golden-brown coat and a tail that curls will melt your heart! Bentley is 39 pounds of puppy! He likes to play with other dogs and hopes someone will adopt him and guide him as he grows to maturity so he can fulfill his pup potential as a happy and mannerly family dog.

Chipper

The start of 7-month-old Chipper’s life has been anything but Chipper. Until only recently, this little guy was trapped in a Central Islip cemetery…could you imagine?! Now safe, Chipper is ready to reap the benefits of being an inside companion cat. This gray with white feline fellow has a round, friendly face. He enjoys attention from the volunteers & visitors who stop at his Last Hope Wantagh cage. Head down to meet him today!

For information about adopting Bentley and Chipper, please contact Last Hope Animal Rescue at lasthopeanimalrescue.org

As always, thanks for reading and please remember to always adopt, never shop…pass it on!

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