Let’s all take a moment to “paws” and read about some of the most adorable cats and dogs that are available for adoption this week right here on Long Island!

**Event** Why not have fun shopping while helping homeless animals? Mark your calendar for the next Last Hope Animal Rescue Flea Market and Jewelry Sale on Saturday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 274 New York Ave., Huntington (just North of 25A). The Last Hope Flea Market and Jewelry Sale is always a great place to look for jewelry, handbags, shoes, home decor, bric-a-brac, and unique gifts for family, friends, and yourself. All proceeds Benefit Last Hope’s “Fix-A-Feral” voucher and Trap/Neuter/Return (TNR) programs for the public. Bring a mask and your money!

Available for adoption at Last Hope Animal Rescue


Collin and Reilly


**Special Double Adoption Request** Collin and Reilly have been through so much recent sadness and turmoil since their owner passed away from Covid complications. After being taken to Babylon Shelter and given much love and TLC, Last Hope has offered to help in the re-homing of these pups. As it turns out, Reilly is about 8 years old and is actually 4-year-old Collin’s dad. Collin is quite attached to his Papa & stops shaking when Dad is nearby. Both boys are lovable to people and like other dogs. Last Hope is hoping to restore the love these two pups have lost by placing them in a loving home together in memory of their beloved owner.

If you can open your heart and home to Collin and Reilly, please contact Last Hope at

Available for adoption at the Town of Smithtown Animal Shelter

Betty Boop

**Senior Alert** Betty Boop is a 10-11-year-old sweetheart who was found wandering around a local train station and brought to the Animal Shelter by a Good Samaritan. From first introductions, Betty is instantly attached. She loves meeting new people and hates to see them go! Betty Boop is very laid-back, walks nicely on a leash, and is a stage five clinger on the couch. This lovely lady needs an adult-only home with no other pets, 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 meeting Betty, please call 631-360-7575 for more information today!

Available for adoption at North Shore Animal League America


**Senior Alert** When 16-year-old Courage (Adoption #R106903) lost the only home he’d ever known, he was left bereft of all he’d lost and unsure where he’d go next. The NSALA family embraced this gentle soul with assurances that he would be safe and loved while they search for his fresh start. Our vets provided him with a thorough health check which uncovered chronic renal disease, so a plan has been put in place to maximize his health while minimizing the cost (through our Pet Health Centers) for his new family. Despite the shock of losing everything he’s known and loved, Courage has proven to be quite brave as he navigates a whole new life, and we’re here to support him until his forever family takes our place.


Hurricane Laura survivor Chianti (Adoption #E3707) isn’t quite as smooth as the wine which inspired his name. This sometimes-awkward two-year-old friend is going to need a very predictable home setting with children 16 years and older to help him slowly acclimate to a new lifestyle as a pampered pet. An experienced human is going to know how to give him the space he needs to exert his energy in positive ways. Chianti’s purrsonality is as unique as his stunning coat, but we know he’s not going to please everyone’s flavor palette. It will take a particular sommelier to appreciate all the unique notes that add to Chianti’s flavor. If you think you’ve got the home that will quench Chianti’s thirst for adventure, please ask about meeting him.


Seven-year-old Mazie (Adoption #H210297) had been a pampered princess in her previous home and is now settling into the freedom of a bright room in Bianca’s Furry Friends. Freedom is very important to Mazie and making her happy is a top priority! Because she been so sensitive to the changes she’s experiencing, and she is also declawed, she’d prefer a quiet, predictable home with children 12 years old and older who will help her easily settle back into the serene lifestyle she’s been missing. You may discover her tucked into a cozy cubby while watching her nearby friends be a bit more playful.  Offer her some gentle pets and conversation, and you’ll see how easy it is for her to open her heart completely to new adventures with you. We’re crazy for quiet Mazie, and we think you will be too!


Local rescue Kate (Adoption #H210299) was worn out from a life of survival on the streets before she was delivered to the safety of Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center. They’ve assured her the rest of her life will be harmoniously uneventful which pleases this sensitive lady very much. Teenager (1½ -year-old) Kate craves the tranquility her life was missing, and responds warmly to gentle attention, which shows us that a predictable home with experienced cat owners and children (12 years and older) will fulfill our promise of giving her the happiness she’d always deserved. If you’re looking to nurture only one pet in your home, Kate would love to be your one and only furry love.


Chaucer (Adoption #WV0703) didn’t need to travel all the way from Canterbury to share his tale. NSALA gave him a hero’s welcome at Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center upon arrival from his southern municipal shelter. The life he left behind left him FIV+ and a bit worn out, but a quiet space is all this five-year-old needed to recharge and learn that the rest of his life will be comfy and safe. Looking for someone with whom you can share your life’s pilgrimage? We can’t think of a nicer companion for happy tales!


Prince (Adoption #H210405) may not be feeling like he’s living a charmed life just yet, but NSALA is rolling out the red carpet to welcome this one-year-old tabby royal into their family at Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center. All Prince really needs to make him feel confident in the company of his subjects is a little patience, some treats, and a blissfully quiet home. Soon Prince will be ruling your heart, and you’ll be quite content to be his loyal, royal subject!

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

Available for adoption at Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter


Beautiful Sondra is just about 1-year-old and came to the shelter as a stray with her 4 other litter mates in November 2019. Sadly, she was adopted and returned due to the owner moving. Sondra was shy as a kitten and is still shy now, so she is on the search for a loving, patient home. Sondra loves other cats and is currently in the shelters’ cattery with other felines while she waits to be adopted. If you can open your heart and home to Sondra, please call for more information at 516-785-5220 or email

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

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