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Whether you’re bringing home a new furry friend this Fourth of July weekend or you’re already a proud owner, remember that animals generally become anxious and frightened at the sight and sounds of fireworks. Please keep your pets indoors, give them a safe space to hide, and stay home and keep them busy if you can.

Available for adoption at the Town of Smithtown Animal Shelter

Yoo-Hoo

Yoo-Hoo is an adorable 10-to-12-year-old Torti who was abandoned as part of a feral cat colony and almost certainly would not have survived if she didn’t receive treatment. She needs a home that will cherish her, and she will reward you with affection day in and day out. Her gorgeous green eyes and outgoing personality will make anyone fall in love with her. Yoo-Hoo has an overactive thyroid, which is common in cats, so she will need a home that can provide her with her prescription diet and take her to the vet twice a year to help control her thyroid levels. She gets along well with older children and other low-key pets who respect her space. Yoo-Hoo would fit in well with any family!

For more information about adopting Yoo-Hoo, call 631-360-7575 for more information today!

Available for adoption at Almost Home Animal Rescue

Sophie

Meet Sophie! This gorgeous 2-year-old gal is sweet, friendly & social. She enjoys getting pet and lots of attention. She also enjoys lounging around the rescue’s cattery (sometimes stealing drinks, pictured). Fun fact about Sophie, she’s got extra toe beans! Yes she’s a polydactyl! How cool is that?!

Little Sister

Little Sister was found living outside as a stray and was being cared for by a volunteer- but Little Sister was way too sweet to be living outdoors any longer. Little Sister is an amazing girl! She was extremely shy when she first came to the rescue but has really blossomed. She’ll come out from wherever she’s laying to greet you with a meow.

Bella

Bella is a happy social 1-year-old girl who loves getting attention and treats (tuna flavor is a favorite but any kind will do). She enjoys hanging around watching her friends play, occasionally jumping in. She enjoys the crinkle balls that make noise!

If you’d like to meet one of these adorable felines or submit an application for adoption, please visit Almost Home Animal Rescue at almosthomeli.org.

Available for adoption at North Shore Animal League America

Beginning Monday, July 5, 2021, North Shore Animal League America will be open to the public for canine and feline adoptions seven days a week, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. No appointments necessary.

Mochacchino

Put down that coffee! You don’t need caffeine to energize you if you have 9-month-old Mochaccino (Adoption #MA3518) by your side! This life-loving survivor will have you in stitches as he zooms around your heart looking for his forever space in it. He loves to chat with his humans about everything he’s discovering about his new life, a far cry from the injured kitten delivered to us from a municipal shelter. NSALA’s highly skilled and devoted Medical Team helped him through an injury that left his hind legs paralyzed. Thanks to donors from the Help Me Heal program, Medical Intervention, and a loving foster home where he recovered, his mobility issues are completely resolved! He’s now ready to discover new places, but there’s no place like home for Mochaccino. You’re going to want a double shot of him today!

Aja

When 5-year-old Aja (Adoption #WV0700) arrived from her overcrowded shelter in West Virginia, she was pregnant and in need of a safe place to raise her kittens. NSALA knew she was lucky but didn’t know how lucky until vets discovered this devoted momma also had cancer. Aja was in the right place at the right time. With the help of our medical team, Aja is now fully recovered.  Because these medical hurdles are beyond what usual momma cats experience, we are looking for a home that will embrace Aja’s new lease on life and make all the hardship she’s experienced a distant memory. NSALA Pet Health Centers will be following her health journey in partnership with her new family so her humans can focus all their attention on loving this lucky little rescue.

Monchi

Two-year-old Monchi (Adoption #BF3716) was found outside fending for herself and her kittens unaware a better life could be found. Her rescuer helped her by bringing her to NSALA and Monchi has been flipping over and showing her belly to everyone she meets to let them know she’s ecstatic about the promise of a brand-new start. Monchi’s mama cat days are long behind; her future is going to be nothing but chin rubs and snuggles. All that is missing is a lucky family to show Monchi the best days are the ones ahead as their beloved pet.

Petroria

When ten-month-old Petroria (Adoption #BF3761) arrived at Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center and was introduced to a safer alternative than her past life on the streets, her first response was trepidation. Once their team invited her to an even quieter space in which to settle in and she came around.  Now life ahead will be the best years she’s ever known. This delightfully smart cookie quickly learned to put her best paw forward and help us help her find her the purrfect family. This irresistible calico is hoping for a home with experienced cat lovers (and children aged ten and older) who are willing to give her the peace and quiet she so enjoys. Your calm, predictable home is her dream come true!

Dale and Brennan

**Double Adoption** Dale (Adoption #LA0391) and Brennan (Adoption #LA0392) have each others’ backs! These 1-year-old brothers balance each other out. The zanier Brennan could play all day, while quieter Dale does his best to keep up. They’re a purrfect match for each other, and that means a purrfect combo for you. If you’re ready to provide all the fun they’ve been craving they’ll be happy to offer you all the entertainment you seek.  Dale and Brennan would love to step into your heart and stay there furever!

Haile G

On the long journey that’s been Haile G’s (Adoption #E3405) short life, he needed to take him time to cross the finish line. At North Shore Animal League America, they’re all about giving shyer friends all the time they need if it helps lead to brighter futures. Getting to know us has been a great learning tool for Haile whose past life was unpredictable and treacherous. This quiet, three-year-old boy is beginning to realize how nice a good long ear rub feels and how awesome it is to have a human you can depend on. Although Haile has shared his life with lots of cats, he’s open to any quiet family (with children twelve and older) who’ll continue to build up his confidence. A great love affair between you two will begin with ear rubs. If you’ve had experience with shy cats, you’re going to know exactly what he needs from you — your patient, open heart.

Milky Way

You don’t need to leave the galaxy to find the next love of your life. One-year-old Milky Way (Adoption #NCR6153) is waiting for his hero right here in Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center. This super shy guy from North Carolina needs a predictable home with cat-experienced adults and children 12 years and older who will help him settle into the household. New experiences can be scary for him, so your patience and experience will help him gain confidence. If you’d like Milky Way to be your shining star, it’s your time and love that will lead to his discovery that the home is the greatest place in the universe.

Reach out to DoritS@animalleague.org for more about adopting NSALA’s adorable adoptables!

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