forever homes

Available for adoption through Pioneers for Animals Welfare Society (PAWS)


Meet Buster! Buster is a 7-year-old tabby cat looking for a forever home. PAWS was contacted by a senior citizen who befriended him and had him TNR’ed from her yard 4 years ago, and Buster decided to stay and move into the shed. The senior had to move, and Buster is now in need of a foster or foster-to-adopt placement. He is gentle with his current foster and accepts pets and playtime. He is a former outdoor cat and is currently crated. He will need time, patience, and socialization to accept a new owner.


**Urgent Request** Coop is a beautiful, sweet and scared 1-year-old soul who needs a home. Coop is in search of a kind soul who is willing to foster/adopt her. She was a feral cat rescued and brought indoors over the winter to an attic above a storefront.  It’s not possible to air condition the room and it’s getting too hot for her up there. She is going to be released back outside if PAWS can’t find a foster/forever home for her. She has been vetted/spayed and is litterbox trained. She cannot be brought downstairs by her current foster due to the severe allergies of her humans. She is shy and will need some extra time and TLC to warm up.

**Senior Alert and Urgent Request** Bella is an 11-year-old, 60-pound, sweet female pittie who is in search of a new home. Sadly, her parent who raised her since she was eight weeks old no longer have time to care for her due to work obligations. She is good with all people, kids, and other dogs.  She’s housebroken, trained, and well behaved on a leash.  She is a calm gal. She has no health issues other than a small growth in her eye that was vet checked and cleared.  Bella is currently living in a garage and deserves a better life- can that life be with you?


**Urgent Request** Maxie is a female Sheppard mix, rescued five years ago as an adult. Due to serious health issues of one child, the family can no longer keep her. They say she is an amazing dog with people, kids, even strangers. She is full of love and affection for all humans; however, she can be aggressive towards other animals. Maxie needs to be the only pet in the home. The family is seeking to have her humanely euthanized if Maxie can’t find a new home. Please help share her story!

If you can adopt, foster, or help these animals in any way, please contact Pioneers for Animals WelfareSociety, Inc., 631-306-4616.

Available for adoption at Last Hope Animal Rescue


Taki is a 3-5-year-old Chihuahua that comes from a Kentucky shelter, found as a stray. Taki loves to be around people, so much so that he’s called a Velcro dog! Currently, Last Hope is deciding whether they will be doing his knee (luxating patella) surgery while he is with a foster. All expenses will be covered by Last Hope. Taki must have never been on a leash before because he does the whirling dervish when you attempt to walk him. And when you sit beside him, he climbs on your lap and plasters himself there for petting and reassurance.  While no one is sure of his backstory, Last Hope expects Taki to make lots of progress with the help of loving volunteers and a new foster and/or forever home!

To meet Taki at Last Hope by appointment, please complete and submit a dog adoption application found on the Last Hope website homepage:

Available for adoption at the Town of Smithtown Animal Shelter


Look at these eyes! China is a 7-or-so-year-old Domestic Short Hair, likely a Persian or Burmese mix. This petite lady was brought to the Animal Shelter after she was found outside of a restaurant, crying out for attention. China is a bit on the shy and timid side, but she loves to be pet and be adored. China would do well in a quiet home without children or dogs, and with a family that can give her kindness and love from now until furrever.

For more information about adopting China, please call 631-360-7575 today for more information today!

Available for adoption at North Shore Animal League America

**Reminder** North Shore Animal League America is waiving all feline adoption fees (for cats & kittens) for approved adopters beginning this Friday, July 8, and continuing through the end of the month.

Owen Hunt

Five-year-old Owen Hunt (Adoption #BF3725) had a rocky start to life and needed heroes to help him find a new beginning. NSALA is thrilled to be part of his journey! After spending time with their Medical Team who helped him overcome his sensitive tummy, Owen is enjoying a tranquil spot inside Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center where he’s quietly hoping the next hero he meets is the family who takes him home. You’re going to have a hard time leaving without this cheeky boy. Offer him the peace and quiet of a home that he’s always dreamed of and see how quickly he offers his gratitude and affection!

forever homes

After a comfortable stay in NSALA’s nursery, two-year-old mama Flower (Adoption #H210481) is now free of her kitten-raising duties and ready to explore being a kitten once again herself! All you need to do to befriend her is say, “Hello!” She’ll be rolling over on her belly as if to say she knew you’d be her best friend. Mama cats overcome so much to reach their moment of freedom. They deserve the best homes where they will be loved and spoiled as a family member. NSALA predicts this Flower will soon plant herself in a loving one where she will blossom!


When 13-year-old Mitzy’s (Adoption #H210311) owner died, she lost the only home she’d ever known. Now, this quiet beauty seeks another chance at the happiness she once enjoyed. It’s clear she’s used to being adored because she’s so gentle and sweet. NSALA is rooting for Mitzy to spend her happiest days ahead in the loving arms of a new family. If your quiet home is missing someone special, please consider offering a grateful senior the opportunity to show you what true love is.

Lily Allen

Ten-month-old Lily Allen (Adoption #H210318) makes everyone smile! That’s because everyone knows how much she’s already survived and, although her past trauma makes her hesitant at first, her triumphant spirit overcomes her once you offer her an ear rub or a treat. NSALA vets tended to an injured leg when she first arrived. Now fully recovered, Lily is looking for a committed family who promises to keep her safe and surround her with love. Children 8 years old and above will enjoy watching this sweet mini-house panther learn to trust them. With a little help from her new friends, Lily Allen (and her new family) will be smiling in no time!


Four-year-old Bugsy (Adoption #LA0906) is an enthusiastic friend brimming with gratitude, ready to pour it into a relationship with his first-ever family. This mini-house panther took a long trip up from Louisiana to be discovered and will work very hard to make a good impression on you. You’ll find him piling on the love with his feline friends, but just a simple hello from you will have him belly up and craving more ear rubs. Bugsy is a delightful choice for families looking to provide a new friend for their cat at home.


Arriving all the way from Oman, 1-year-old Archie (Adoption #IR1332) would love to chat with you about his adventures! This very vocal boy has plenty to say about the wild ride he’s lived so far, but most importantly, he’d like to make sure you treasure him as much as he’ll treasure the pleasure of being your one and only. Because of his sensitivity to adjusting to new situations, NSALA is seeking a home (with children 12-years and older) where he’ll be the only pet so he can focus all of his attention on settling into the comfortable life he deserves. He feels he’s fought hard enough to get to where he is today and wants the rest of his life to be smooth sailing—and ear rubs. How could you resist with ears as incredible as his!?  NSALA hopes he never grows into his ears, but we know he’ll never get tired of you whispering into them that you’ll love him furever!

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