Head down to these local animal shelters or rescues and let any one of these purrsuasive cats and dogs talk you into making your home their new forever home today!
Available for adoption at the Town of Smithtown Animal Shelter
Yoo-Hoo is an 8-year-old beauty queen described as overly sweet and affectionate. Yoo-Hoo was dumped in a feral cat colony and now she needs a home that will cherish her. She’ll be sure to reward you tenfold with love and affection. Other than being a bit thin and a little matted, Yoo-Hoo has an overactive thyroid which is not uncommon in cats. She will need a home that can handle medicating her twice a day and taking her for vet visits every 6 months. If you are interested in meeting Yoo-Hoo, call 631-360-7575 for more information.
Available for adoption at the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter
Dexter is just 1-1/2-years-old and found his way to the shelter in February 2021. He was found by a good Samaritan at Jones Beach. Dexter is friendly with other dogs and likes meeting new people. Dexter already knows a ton of commands, and staff and volunteers know he will make a great companion to the lucky family who adopts him! If you can open your heart and home to Dexter, call for more information at 516-785-5220 or email email@example.com.
Available for adoption at Almost Home Animal Rescue/Shabby Tabby Cat Cafe
**Senior Alert** Cooper is such a handsome 14-year-old fella who is currently doing great in foster care. His foster mom says he is super friendly, playful, enjoys cuddling, and gets along great with other cats. What more could you ask for?
Sox has come all the way from Brooklyn to find his forever family. He was surrendered to BACC and was snatched up by Almost Home thanks to his cuteness and awesome demeanor. Because his previous owner kept him in a crate a lot, that was his comfort zone for a while, but now he is out and about! You can find him at The Shabby Tabby in Sayville!
Tiger Boy is an 8-year-old former outside cat that came to Almost Home from a dedicated volunteer. He is sweet but on the shy side. He enjoys being pet and once he warms up seeks attention.
For more information about adopting Cooper, Sox or Tiger Boy, contact Almost Home Animal Rescue at almosthomeli.org or call 631-627-3665.
Available for adoption at North Shore Animal League America
After everything Chonko (Adoption #MA4368) went through before he safely arrived at NSALA’s Pet Health Centers, you can’t blame him for feeling a bit skeptical about his new surroundings. Just a little bit of time and some gentle reassurance brings him around to realizing his new human friends are on his side. Chonko needed medical attention for his injured eye, and his permanent wink leaves him grateful that the rest of his life will be pain free. Staff and volunteers have come to learn the way to his heart is through his stomach, but this vocal eight-year-old floof also appreciates a good belly rub once he gets to know you. Smart adopters won’t take long to realize Chonko’s heart is a big as his head!
Lucky Penny (Adoption #BF3688) has a new lease on life! After rescuers discovered her in dire need of a new home, they delivered Penny to Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center. Her transformation has been inspiring! This gorgeous two-year-old tortie has the most positive attitude, melting in your hands given the slightest attention. Penny is looking for a quiet home to welcome her into the wonderful world of being an adored member of the family. It’ll a lucky day for both of you if you get to carry Penny off to a fresh start.
**Double Adoption** Bear (Adoption #H210287) and his beloved Cleopatra (Adoption #H210288) had a rough start to life, but now safely tucked into a cage-free room in Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center, they’re about to shed some of their shyness for some adventures. These terrific tabbies may feel overwhelmed at first, but a quiet home with understanding humans and children 10 years old and older will help ease them into a successful transition to family life. As cautious as they may appear, two-year-old Bear and one-year-old Cleopatra can’t seem to resist a good sniff around the room and will happily accept treats from trusted friends. You’ll find winning them over with nibbles is the key to the start of a beautiful friendship! Please email DoritS@animalleague.org if you’re interested in creating a happy-ever-after for this gorgeous pair.
Isn’t Cleo (Adoption #IR1571) stunning? This exotic young lady (just 15 months old) has been on an exciting journey to find her home, starting with a rescue from Oman and a very long flight to New York. Cleo is feeling a bit overwhelmed after all the changes in her life but is smart enough to realize her stopover in Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center is the last holding pattern before her arriving at her final destination: a quiet, loving home with you!
Dipsy Doodle (Adoption #G26622) may feel a little worn out after her travels from a municipal shelter in Georgia, but staff and volunteers simply can’t resist her adorable face and can’t wait to see who she really is once she settles into her new safe life inside Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center. This skeptical five-year-old tabby has asked us for some peace and quiet which we are happy to provide her, but we’re slowly assuring her the best is yet to come when she’s finally adopted into a permanent home. A quiet place (with older children) providing a quiet, predictable environment is going to erase all the tiring memories of her previous life, leaving you plenty of room to create loving new ones together.
You might find 2-year-old Tux (Adoption #G26627) chillaxing in a cubby like any other ordinary cat. Look a little closer and you’ll discover something extra about this rescue from Georgia. No, we’re not talking about his low-key personality, although his appreciation of being pet is quite charming. Take a look at those extra toes – he’s got 27 in total! That’s a pretty purrfect polydactyl! There’s no extra charge for those bonus digits, so don’t let Tux get away with asking for more treats. But do let him have all the ear rubs he wants because he’s extra worthy of all the attention he seeks! Tux asks that you speak to his assistant, Dorits@animalleague.org, to arrange his transfer from Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center into your heart and home.
Reach out to DoritS@animalleague.org for more about adopting any one of NSALA’s adorable adoptables!
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