Watch out, these cute cats and dogs are trying to “purrsuade” you to adopt them. Don’t try and fight it, head down to your local shelter or rescue and bring one home today! 

Upcoming Event: The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation will hold a Low Cost Spay/Neuter Mobile Clinic at the Smithtown Animal Shelter on Jan. 29, Feb. 12, and Feb. 26. To book appointments, call 631-566-8870.

Available for adoption at Almost Home Animal Rescue:

Noah

Noah happens to be the coolest cat you may ever meet. Only 2 years old, this handsome guy loves getting his head rubbed and in return, will head-butt you back. Maybe you already have a cat at home, but that’s great because Noah loves to be around other kitties too! If Noah could be your new bestie, please contact Almost Home Animal Rescue at almosthomeli.org or call 631-627-3665 for more today! 

Available for adoption at the Town of Smithtown Animal Shelter:

Arnold

Named after everyone’s favorite muscle man, Arnold is a very outgoing and affectionate guy. He’s as friendly as he is hunky. He knows basic commands and is a gentle giant. His beefy head was made for kissing! If these eyes don’t pierce your heart, not sure what will. we don’t know what can. Arnold is about 2-to-3 years old and would prefer to find a forever home without other pets. 

Bubble Wrap

Purrfectly named, Bubble Wrap and Stamp are lovely sisters that were found as stray kittens outside a post office. They are 8 months old, rambunctious, and fun. These two can play together for hours and would prefer to be homed together. Bubble Wrap is a little shy and Stamp is outgoing, which makes them double the trouble and double the fun!

Stamp

Additionally, there is a variety of male and female cats & kittens available to adopt or foster at the shelter. If you are looking for a fun loving, yarn tossing ball of love, stop by the Kitten Nursery or the Cat Condos to find a PURR-fect soulmate or two. All of the felines at the shelter are current on vaccines and have received a full workup (blood work, Feline HIV, Leukemia tested, physical exam etc.) by a board-certified Veterinarian.

For more information about adopting Arnold, Bubble Wrap, Stamp or any of the shelter’s available cats or kittens, head over to the Town of Smithtown Animal Shelter at 410 East Main St., Smithtown, or call 631-360-7575.

Available for adoption through Pets4Luv:

Mocha

Meet Mocha. This little (and by little we mean petite) 5-year-old sweetheart hasn’t had the best luck. First Mocha was dumped outside a vet’s office and brought to Pets4Luv in 2016, and in 2018 she was adopted, but returned because the couple that adopted her had a baby (someone forgot to tell them babies love cats!). So, Mocha now waits for her forever family. She gets along well with other cats and the dog in her foster home. She is very human affectionate. If you’re looking for a sweet cat to fill your heart with love, please contact Dave at info@pets4luv.org or 516-832-8200.

Available for adoption through All About Spay Neuter:

Sammy

If you’re looking for a cat and a housekeeper in one, look no further than Sammy! This 8-month-old has some personality. Yes, he loves to snuggle and play but he also takes his laundry supervisory skills very seriously as you can tell by in the photo. If you think you might be interested in meeting Sammy, please stop by All About Spay Neuter or call/text Alicia at 516-510-6738.  

Available for adoption at North Shore Animal League America:

Pom Pom
Pom Pom

Pom Pom (adoption #D48272) has come a long way from the fearful older kitten he was when he first arrived at NSALA. Surrounded by love, this 3-year-old can be found head-butting his favorite humans. Pom Pom has been clicker trained and loves to show off how smart he is. While he is being treated for Irritable Bowel Disease with a special diet, he simply gobbles up his meds in meatballs. His ideal home is one where he’d be the only pet with cat-experienced adults and children 16 and up in age. Because he is a part of NSALA’s Sponsor Program, there is no cost for his food or medical needs (for life) through their fully accredited Medical Center in Port Washington. All Pom Pom needs to complete his journey is you!

Perry. Photo by Ted Lim. 

Perry’s (adoption #MA4391) life was in grave danger when NSALA first met him late last year. After their medical team repaired his body, the foster care team found him a home to heal his spirit. They are now determined to help this 11-month-old learn to trust the world. Spend a little time with Perry at Bianca’s Furry Friends Pet Adoption Center in Port Washington and you’ll discover a survivor ready to live life as a cherished pet. His ideal home is one with no dogs, respectful cats, and children 6+ in age who can nurture him and build trust as he becomes part of your family. 

Sashimi. Photo by Ted Lim.

Sashimi (adoption #H210103) is a quiet, handsome 7-month old tuxedo kitten who survived the perils of outdoor living and is ready to be part of a warm, nurturing life in your home.  Shy Sashimi will benefit from the companionship of another confident cat in the household.

Saki. Photo by Ted Lim.

Rescued locally this fall, Saki (adoption #H210104) has needed some reassurance that he’s safe and sound in his little bed at NSALA’s Adoption Center. This shy, 7-month-old fella finds comfort in the company of confident cats who show him how to trust the humans who care for them. He’s learned so much that he is already sharing headbutts with visitors!   If you have a cat at home looking to mentor an adorable sidekick, Saki is ready to begin his second chance with you. 

For more information about adopting Pom Pom, Perry, Sashimi, and Saki, please contact DoritS@animalleague.org

Available for adoption at Last Hope Animal Rescue:

Winston

Say Cheese! Just look at Winston’s smile! Winston is an older Puggle who is a stout fellow from the Brookhaven Town Shelter. This Puggle’s personality always packs a punch when he greets volunteers and visitors.  If you are looking for a gentleman with a smile that never quits, please contact Last Hope Animal Rescue at lasthopeanimalrescue.org

Available for adoption at the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter:

Beau

Dogs like Beau should have no problem finding a home of their own, especially when he loves people, dogs and cats alike! Beau is a 6-year-old Shepherd mix who not only walks well on a leash but knows basic commands like sit and give paw. Beau is very treat motivated so sky’s the limit on what this strapping lad can learn. Beau is stressed in his kennel and would love nothing more than a family to scratch his ears and play fetch with him. If you have a home with no children or children over 15 years old and would consider making Beau your Beau,  check out the Adoptable Shelter Buddies Facebook page for additional info facebook.com/adoptableshelterbuddies,call 516-785-5220, visit 3320 Beltagh Ave. in Wantagh or email  adoption@tohmail.org

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

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