These Long Island Shelter Pets Would Make a Purr-fect Addition To Your Family

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We’re half-way through October (aka Adopt a Shelter Dog Month) so head down to your local shelter or rescue and bring home a new best friend today! More of a cat person? There’s plenty of fabulous felines to choose from.  

Available for adoption at Last Hope Animal Rescue:


Last Hope Kittens Elvis and Priscilla hope to be leaving Graceland soon. Nicely recovering from their spay and neuter, these 2-month-old cuties are ready to find their forever home! They do not need to be adopted together (after all, the real Elvis and Priscilla didn’t stay together for long) but they do always say that 2 kittens are better than one! To meet the King & Queen of Rockin’ Kitties please complete and submit a cat adoption application found on the Last Hope website homepage. 


Available for adoption at the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter:


Violet came to the TOH Animal Shelter as a stray this past September after supposedly running loose for three days. Sadly, no owner was ever found and she now waits for her forever family to find her. Violet is just adorable! She loves attention from people and is extra wiggly when folks stop to say Hi. Violet is looking for a solo dog home with children 15 and older.

If you are interested in Violet, please contact the shelters placement team at 516-785-5220 or email  [email protected], [email protected] or [email protected]

Available for adoption through North Shore Animal League America:


Little Lizzie (Adoption #H210756) is excited about the possibility of being home. This locally rescued 5-month-old kitten has a ton of energy she’d like to unleash—she’s the princess of playtime! You’re going to fall for Lizzie’s lightning speed as she tumbles around chasing balls and feathers. If you have the energy to keep up with her, you’ve found yourself a new best friend! NSALA is seeking a home with enthusiastic cat lovers (and children 8+ in age) who are ready to take part in her charming antics. If that sounds purrfect to you, let’s get you together with your new playmate!


You’re going to want to give Ayla (Adoption #R166976) all the loving you can muster and she’s going to be grateful for it. This sweet 1-year-old Southern mama has already experienced more than she should have in her short life, but we’re here to assure her the future is about to get much better for her now that the hard work of caring for her kittens is behind her. Ayla is wide-eyed with interest as she watches her feline friends play. Once settled into a loving home, she’ll need just a little tenderness from you to help her understand that a loving home is where she’s meant to be.

DAngelo and Mikaila
D’Angelo and Mikaila

D’Angelo (Adoption #H210832) and Mikaila (Adoption #H210834) were rescued away from life on the busy local streets and have been given the opportunity to thrive in a true home.  Although quite shy, they are grateful to have each other as they work through the rapid changes they’ve experienced since leaving the street life behind. A quiet, predictable home (with children 12 and older in age) will ease these 6-month-old kittens into the final stop on their journey.  

William.  Photo by Ted Lim

When William (Adoption #H210833) needed a safe place to land, Animal League America swooped in and offered him the best of indoor living. This 6-month-old tabby was discovered locally and given time in a foster home to learn the best things about family life. Now NSALA is helping him get ready for a permanent spot in your heart. You’ll find William high above his peers inside a quiet room at Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center where he watches intently as his more confident friends interact with visitors. Offer William treats and he’ll come bounding over to scoop them up. If you have a feline friend in your home who would enjoy encouraging a new little buddy, William would love to learn through example. Fearful cat experience adopters in a predictable quiet home with children 12 and older in age will set him up for a successful acclimation.

Rayna. Photo by Jessica D

Ravishing Rayna (Adoption #NCI1801) is a 10-month-old lady ready to charm her way into your heart and home. Give her the freedom to explore and she’ll delight her audience as she bounds from place to place until she wanders her way back to your lap. Rayna is the purrfect choice for any home setting. Joining us from our sister shelter in upstate Glen Falls, Rayna is looking forward to what’s ahead for her: being a permanent member of your family! 

Pete. Photo by Jessica D

Pete the cat (Adoption #NCI1810) is one cool dude! This delightful 1-year-old rescue joins us from our sister shelter in Upstate New York and has the best attitude despite having had a rough beginning. Now he’d like to share his positivity with your family. It’s all good with Pete.  It’ll be all good with you, too, once you add him to his home! 

Reach out to [email protected] for more about adopting any one of NSALA’s adorable adoptables!

Available for adoption at the Town of Smithtown Animal Shelter: 

Dale and Brennan
Dale and Brennan

Dale and Brennan are a pair of 6-month-old male Domestic Shorthair bonded siblings. These handsome boys arrived at the shelter two months ago with severe upper respiratory infections. However, they are now back to being healthy and are ready for their happily ever after together. They were initially very shy when they first came to the shelter, but they have since come out of their shells! These gentle mushes love to cuddle with each other and receive plenty of TLC and attention from humans too. Dale and Brennan’s ideal home would be a quieter one that would welcome the pair with open arms. 

Kitten season is now all-year, as there are always new kittens coming into the shelter. In 2020, there have been more than 100 kittens at the shelter, or in foster care. They have a large variety of sweet male and female kittens in all colors, and all cute as can be! They are also seeking loving foster homes for our very small kittens who are in need of temporary placement before they are old enough to adopt.

If you are interested in Dale and Brennan, or any of the shelters adorable kittens, please fill out an adoption application online or call 631-360-7575 today for more information today!

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

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