senior pets

In observance of “National Adopt-a-Senior Pet Month,” we’d like to remind potential adopters of the benefits of adopting older pets; they are likely already trained, calmer, require less supervision than their younger counterparts and always seem to show a tremendous amount of gratitude towards their later-in-life adopters. So don’t wait, call your local rescue or shelter to inquire about your new best friend today!

Available for adoption through Pioneers for Animals Welfare Society

senior pets

**Senior Alert** Lady was saved from the euthanasia list at a high kill shelter down south with almost no time to spare.  This sweet, laid back girl is dog friendly, people social and loves going for walks.  She is an 8/9-year old hound mix and would love to make your home her forever home today.

For more information about adopting Lady, please contact or call 631-306-4616. You can also visit their website at

Available for adoption at the Town of Smithtown Animal Shelter

senior pets

**Senior Alert** Betty is an approximately 9-year-old Pittie Mix, found wandering around a local train station and brought to the Animal Shelter by a good samaritan. This sweet girl is the ideal therapy dog! Her eyes say it all, she oozes love and adoration for every new person she meets. From the first introduction, she is instantly attached. Betty Boop is very laid-back, great on a leash and a stage five clinger on the couch. Betty Boop would do well in a home without children, and she deserves to be the only pet in the family. This lovely lady needs a home that is experienced with her breed and can provide her with a little bit of extra care and attention to help manage her arthritis issues.

If you are interested in adopting Betty, please call 631-360-7575 today for more information.

Available for adoption through Last Hope Animal Rescue


If you lack tortitude in your life, Sandy is your gal! This 6-month old tortie with a gorgeous fur pattern of earth tones and peridot eyes is looking for a loving home. Sandy is one of four tortoiseshell kittens rescued from an industrial site in New Cassel.  Sandy is a beautiful, sweet girl that will truly make a loving pet for any household. To meet Sandy at Last Hope in Wantagh, please complete and submit a cat adoption application found on the Last Hope website:

Available for adoption through North Shore Animal League America


Now that Bubolina (Adoption #BF3538) has completed her mama cat duties in our nursery, she’s ready to celebrate her newfound freedom in the safety of Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center. You’ll find this 1-year-old local rescue rolling around, just relishing being a kitten once again. Bubolina will fit seamlessly into any home setting and lucky the humans who get to watch her embrace life as the pet she deserves to be!


Lila (Adoption #BF3565) doesn’t know it yet, but she’s one very lucky little girl! This shy 6- month-old tabby was found outside by a good samaritan who brought her to North Shore Animal League America for a better life. Already settled in with feline friends, Lila can be found admiring birds from her window. She’ll need some understanding, cat-experienced humans to help her settle into her first real home. NSALA believes the ideal home for Lila will one with children 16+ in age who can gain the trust of our timid yet delightful friend. A confident cat in your home would be the perfect guide to show Lila that being in a loving home is exactly where she is meant to be!


When local discovery Kinshasa (Adoption #H210918) was provided a quiet space to settle into, she dove straight into a comfy bed. This beautiful 1-year-old lady may feel a bit overwhelmed by the recent changes in her life, but we’re giving her all the time she needs to settle in and learn about a better life indoors with humans to adore her. If you have a quiet home to help nurture her spirit, she’ll reward you with gratitude she’s reserving for her special hero.


If 2-year old-Cherish (Adoption #WV0634) seems too pooped to entertain guests, please remember she’s just reentering the world after dedicating herself to her kittens for several months. Mama cats need homes too! This beautiful belle from West Virginia can put a tumultuous past behind her. NSALA is letting her dream about being a pampered pet in a loving home, and they’re hoping those dreams come true very soon. Interested in spoiling someone special? Start today by adopting Cherish.


Please forgive 6-month-old Stefano (Adoption #(PR00009) if he’s not giving you the attention you deserve. He’s just so excited to land in Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center after his long journey from Puerto Rico that he can’t seem to focus on one thing for long. NSALA finds his enchantment by his new situation truly heartwarming, and we can’t wait to hear how much he’ll enjoy learning about your family. Stefano is going to settle into his new life as a cherished family member very quickly, and you’re going to love watching him thank you for all the new and exciting places to discover with you in your home!


One-year-old Sophia (Adoption #E3849) is not getting out of bed. She’s had a lot of changes in her life recently so she just wants to chill and no one blames her. This laid back lady isn’t indifferent to your overtures of affection; she just wants to bask in the joy of being cage-free after evacuating her shelter in Louisiana as Hurricane Beta approached. Now relishing the safety of Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center, she’s declared herself quite content, loudly purring for pets from visitors. Sophia doesn’t realize how much better life gets once she has a human to call her own. Would you like to show her the good life in your home?

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

Available for adoption through Pets4Luv


Gorgeous, and we mean Gorgeous Mocha is in search of a forever home of her own. Currently in temporary foster care, this 6-year-old gal is described as very friendly and wildly affectionate!  She is FIV+ (important note: FIV is transmitted via mom in utero or by a severally deep bite meaning Mocha or any other FIV+ feline can happily co-exist among non FIV+ cats and all humans). We bring this PSA to your attention so you don’t let this special lady pass you by for the wrong reasons.

For more information about adopting Mocha, please contact Pets4Luv at 516-860-7057 or email today.


Available for adoption at the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter


Meet Blue. This 4-year-old gentleman is a rather quiet fella who happens to be house and crate trained, loves walks and even walks nicely on a leash. Blue also knows a ton of commands like sit, down, come and paw.  Blue takes some time to get comfortable with new people and would do best in a 1 or 2 adult person home with possibly 1 dog just about his size.

Please take the time to meet Blue. He is a sweet dog who very much deserves a loving home to call his own. For more information, please contact the shelters placement team at 516-785-5220,, or

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

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