Here’s why you should adopt one of these loving pets on Long Island

And the top five reasons to adopt a new best friend this week are…

  1. You help to reduce the overpopulation of unwanted animals.

  2. Sky is the limit of choices! It’s your choice on any race, age, etc.

  3. You save two lives. That of your new pets and the space you have created for another homeless animal.

  4. Adoption is cheaper than buying an animal from a breeder.

  5. Saving a life is one of the most rewarding actions you can take. So don’t wait, get out there and find your new bestie today!

Adoption Events

North Shore Animal League America and Smithtown Acura are teaming up for a mobile adoption event this Saturday, May 14! The unit will be parked at the St. James location, 780 Middle Country Rd., St James from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will be filled with adorable adoptable dogs, puppies and kittens.

Available for adoption at All About Spay Neuter and Volunteer Request


Beautiful Sheba arrived at All About Spay Neuter with her little kittens a few months ago. She is a young cat, very playful and loves affection. If you’re interested in adopting this beauty, text Alicia at 516-984-4525.

Additionally, adult volunteers are needed during the week to help feed, clean and socialize the kittens and cats. If you would like to help, please text Alicia at the number above. They are located at 4209 Merrick Rd., Massapequa.

Available for adoption at Babylon Animal Shelter


**Senior Alert and Special Request** Ice was returned to the shelter when his owner left him with a caretaker and never returned to pick him up. At around 11 years old, there is no doubt that Ice is a senior with little time left. He deserves dignity and love for his remaining time, and most importantly, he deserves a home. It takes a special adopter to know they’ll have a short trip with Ice, but we know they’re out there. Ice is a nice boy who likes to go on adventures on his own. it is an independent type. Ice loves being a pet and he establishes his connection before he finds his next good smell. Ice would like to meet you and show you that he deserves a cozy place to lay his weary head.


**Senior Alert and Special Request** At 12, Bahama is an elderly man who lost his home when his family lost theirs. Bahama might have a short distance ahead of him, but wouldn’t it be wonderful if it were in a house. Bahama spent his entire life as an unneutered male and he was used as a stud, so living with another dog in a house could be difficult. Bahama is an adorable boy and he has a lot of love to offer! Bahama walks well on a leash and tends to tire easily, especially on hotter days.


**Senior Alert and Special Request** Lucas is an elderly man who seems to have lived a rough and tough life. Arrived in November last year, his body is worn but his mind is sharp. Lucas takes a little while to warm up but once he’s got his ass scratched right, he’s all yours. He walks well on a leash and he likes to talk. Lucas can howl a Husky any day. Lucas would like the idea of ​​a home in which to be pampered; he must be the only pet. Please consider giving this elderly boy a nursing home.

For more information on adopting these sweet seniors, contact the shelter at 631-643-9270.

Available for adoption through private rescue


Jack is a top notch kitty. This handsome 2 year old is a literal purrfection. Jack is in dire need of a home because his foster family is moving, which means his next step is a shelter. Jack is a very cool kitty who likes to get attached to his human. However, he must be the only kitten in the house. If you are interested in adopting this sweet boy, contact Trudy Schilder at [email protected]

Available for adoption through AllyKatz Rescue


Sweet Skeeter’s mother recently passed away and now this 8 year old gentleman needs a loving new home. He is healthy, loves people and gets along well with young children. He’s a nice, likeable guy who needs a hero to start his next chapter.


Queenie is a 4 year old sweetheart who is super sweet and loving with her caregiver. Queenie has never had a home of her own and may need more time to adjust. Queenie loves nothing more than to be petted and to sit on friendly laps.


Jill is a beautiful 2 year old black panther. She doesn’t like other cats but gets along well with dogs. Jill needs a quiet home, preferably with a perch on the cat tower. Do you have room for this pretty girl?

Heihei and pepper

Heihei and Pepper are related brothers, 8 months old. Both are slightly shy, quiet but playful, and make great cats as they love to purr and have their bellies rubbed. Both are ok with older children.

To adopt one of these adorable kitties, complete an application [email protected].

Available for adoption at Smithtown City Animal Shelter

**Special request** Mia is a 3 year old Mastiff and Lab Mix who has unfortunately been a resident of the animal shelter for over two years. He is a clumsy dog ​​who loves to play and throw toys. Mia loves going for car rides and snuggling up with her favorite people! It takes her a while to get used to strangers, but once you become friends with her, she will reward you with kisses for life. She will need a home that can properly introduce her to new people in a way that makes her feel safe. Mia would do better in a home with no other pets or children.

If you would like to meet Mia, call ahead to schedule a time to properly interact with her in a home setting, which includes a hangout, dog runs, and a dog walking trail. For more information, call the Smithtown Animal Shelter at 631-360-7575.

Available for adoption at North Shore Animal League America


Beautiful mum Morgan (Adoption #NCI2670) has earned herself a quiet life after heroically raising her nine kittens. Nine!! Can you imagine how exhausted this serene lady must be after taking care of all those little ones? While her kittens have quickly found loving homes, NSALA wants 3-year-old Morgan to be rewarded for the sacrifices she has made and quickly find her a family too. You’ll find this mini panther nestled in a comfy bed in her room at Bianca’s Furry Friends feline adoption center, watching someone carefully to make a kind offer of friendship. Are you the one Morgan has been waiting for all along? !


Guess who has a birthday coming up? Diesel! (Adoption #NCR6019) This gorgeous 11 month old mini pet panther is making friends with all of her housemates and has done a wonderful job of overcoming her initial shyness. Now he’s looking for a family to celebrate his first birthday with him in his first real home – one with kids over 12 who will give him some time to settle in. If you have a friendly feline at home looking for a best friend for life, consider giving Diesel the greatest gift ever: your family!

Andy and Anna

**Double Adoption** Andy (Adoption #NCI2784) can be a bit shy at first. It’s a good thing that his sidekick Anne (Adoption #NCI2785) is still there to make him feel more comfortable. While she’s always up for a good time, Andy learns to open up more and more and enjoys exploring their new surroundings. Your quiet home may be the first these lovely one-year-olds have ever known, so we’re sure they’ll be thrilled to share it with you.


Ali’s local rescue hero (Adoption #BF3967) discovered her wandering the streets, trying to survive. The moment she arrived at Bianca’s Furry Friends cat adoption center; she knowed she was saved. This beautiful 7-year-old has a heart full of gratitude and is actively testing visitors’ tricks, hoping to find the perfect one for her. To help her in her quest for the perfect home for her, NSALA is looking for adopters who are experienced in raising soft-hearted cats, with older children who can be patient and understanding as she transitions into family life. . After enduring the hardships of being abandoned, Ali deserves to feel safe in his new home, one that will give him peace as his only pet.


Rupert (Adoption #BF3980) can’t wait to go! Now that he’s safely enjoying the freedom of a sunny room at Bianca’s Furry Friends feline adoption center, he feels nothing can stop him from accessing his ultimate happiness: a loving home. We agree! This sweet 1 year old boy is a great choice for any household. It is simply irresistible! Want a perfectly handsome and loyal friend to join your family? Come to the Port Washington campus and meet Rupert!


Happy Jack (Adoption #NCR6013) wants nothing more than to be home where he belongs. This formidable tabby cat will be waiting in a cozy bed for someone to reassure him that he is finally safe and sound after a long trip from North Carolina. Because he can feel a bit shy in new situations, NSALA helps him find a home with older children who will love to feed his spirit. Jack, 20 months, would be very happy if you chose him as your partner for naps, feather hunting and all the other adventures he looks forward to sharing with you in your new home together.

For more information about adopting NSALA’s adorable adoptables, contact [email protected] today!

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

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