Before kitten season begins, let’s help local shelters clear their cages by adopting older or senior cats. More of a dog person? You’ll find a bunch just waiting for their chance at a forever home, so don’t wait, contact any one of these shelters/rescues for more adoption info today!
North Shore Animal League America is kicking off “Tour For Life 2021”– the world’s largest national cooperative, life-saving pet adoption event – in partnership with Purina, featuring a weeklong celebration. From Monday, Feb. 22 through Sunday, Feb. 28. They will be conducting adoptions at their Port Washington campus by appointment and safely, socially distanced.
On Saturday, Feb. 27, North Shore Animal League America’s Mobile Adoption Unit will be on-site at PetSmart, 50 Walt Whitman Rd, Huntington Station, NY 11746 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with adorable animals available for adoption.
Available for adoption at the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter
Stormy is an owner surrender described as a very friendly, 4-year-old rather fluffy grey boy. He had seven teeth extracted under the shelter’s care and is on kidney prescription diet at the shelter because of the results of his blood work done at the shelter. Stormy deserves TLC and a more peaceful life in a loving home. If that home is yours, call 631-643-9270 today.
Available for adoption at Almost Home Animal Rescue
Meet Fluffy! He is 8-month-old and a rather handsome fella! Fluffy loves to be pet and seeks human affection. He gets along great with other cats and will do well with any family! Contact Almost Home Animal Rescue at www.almosthomeli.org or call 631-627-3665 for more information about adopting Fluffy today!
Available for adoption at the Town of Smithtown Animal Shelter
Angel is a 7-year-old Blue Nosed Pit that has been in the shelter for way too long: over two-and-a-half years! She is affectionate, goofy, and she loves people! Angel is also a big fan of car rides, stuffed animals, and lots of food! Her ideal owner will have experience with larger breeds and can properly read dog body language while providing her with some structure and discipline. Due to her strong personality, Angel would do best in a home without children, and without any other pets.
If you are interested in meeting Angel, please call 631-360-7575 today for more information today!
Available for adoption at the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter
Truman, the shelter’s sweet 2-year-old, 55-pound boy came in as a stray in February 2021. He was found alone at a 7-11. Truman is social and friendly and loves making new friends. Truman is interested in meeting other dogs as well, likes to play with toys and knows the command “sit”. We are betting Truman would make an amazing companion in the home, just imagine snuggling up with this cutie. If you can open your home to a deserving animal by fostering (or adopting), please call for more information at 516-785-5220 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Available at All About Spay Neuter
Nicole came to All About Spay Neuter early last year with her babies. She was a great mom and nursed her kittens until they were eating on their own. All of her kittens have been adopted and she is ready for her forever home. She is a very playful and loving young cat. If you are interested in adopting Nicole, please text Alicia at 516-984-4525 for more information.
Available for adoption at North Shore Animal League America
As teenagers go, 14-year-old Ringo Starr (Adoption #H196473) is a pretty opinionated one! As soon as you enter his private suite, he’ll share those opinions with you until time passes and you both realize it’s time for dinner. All Ringo needs is love and his special diet to live happily ever after with you. This tenacious senior is being treated for early Chronic Renal Disease through his diet which he thoroughly enjoys. His care is covered at cost through our Pet Health Centers. Ringo is declawed and does not enjoy the company of other pets. He’ll settle in nicely to a quiet home with children 12 years and older who will be as amused by all of his conversation as NSALA has been.
All of the animals rescued by North Shore Animal League America from hurricane zones are lucky, but one-year-old Namibia (Adoption #E3713) was extraordinarily lucky to find herself transported to their Port Washington Adoption Center where our vets discovered she would need surgery to remove her enlarged kidney. Now fully recovered, and with a plan for success, Namibia is sparkling like a diamond with her new lease on life. This sleek beauty has returned to good health and has an abundance of gratitude to share with her next heroes—her own family. Her ideal one is with children 10 years and older who will help her feel welcomed, but not overwhelmed, as a cherished family member.
**Double Adoption** Everyone at NSALA is a big fan of the senior experience. The only thing better than one senior is a bonded pair! When 12-year-old Shere Khan (Adoption #BF3566) and 8-year-old Bhageera (Adoption #BF3567) lost their home recently, they stuck together to help themselves through their crisis. Bhageera is already braving it and showing her brother that the new friends are worthy of snuggling. She’s an established lap warmer who wastes no time proving our point about the wonders of senior adoption. Although Shere Khan is more tentative than his sister, he can’t help but drop his guard for the chance at some ear rubs and treats. Other than being FIV+, the duo have a clean bill of health and are ready for the next step. Love is the bear necessity that is missing in Shere Khan and Bhageera’s lives. Open your heart to some senior love and start a new chapter in their life!
Two-year-old Boots (Adoption #H210278) recently lost his home due to allergies and is relying on his new friends at North Shore Animal League America to find him a new one. Although this handsome young boy is a little hesitant at first, all you have to do is activate the purr button on his chin and he’ll be resting his head in your hands for more scratches in no time. Couldn’t you just see yourself staring into his big amber eyes furrrever? Please come by and introduce yourself to someone very sweet. Boots can’t wait to walk away with his new family!
Reach out to DoritS@animalleague.org for more about adopting any one of NSALA’s adorable adoptables!
As always, thanks for reading and please remember to always adopt, never shop…pass it on!