Adoption Stories

///Adoption Stories

Southern Belle Finds Happily Ever After on Long Island

Once Padme was finished with her job of being a mama to her eight puppies, which were rescued with her from Mississippi, she was ready to find a loving home through our Adoption Center. But little did she realize that her potential adopters was already part of the North Shore Animal League America family. Read More

By |2020-02-27T13:31:54+00:00February 7th, 2020|

There’s Always Room for One More

When the adopters came in to meet bonded cats Tommy and Ollie, their friend Fredo decided he would be front and center at the meeting too, and plopped himself on top of his buddies. What happened next was three furry friends went home with two kind and big-hearted people.

By |2020-03-30T12:58:30+00:00January 17th, 2020|

It’s Star’s Time to Shine

Happiness for Star, a Terrier mix, is the company of people and playing ball. Whenever she has both, her tail wags nonstop and she has a “happy” smile. Star, hardly more than a baby herself, arrived on a rescue transport from Mississippi, with 11 four-week-old puppies. This sweet family was found abandoned in a field in Alabama and Star had single-handedly managed to care for all 11 babies. It was amazing that they all survived. Now that Star’s puppies have been adopted, it’s time for her to shine and find a loving home of her own.

By |2019-12-26T09:43:08+00:00December 17th, 2019|

Happiness is Adopting with A Friend

Rebecca and Gisela, friends for 15 years, had both lost their beloved cats last year. Their grief had finally softened and a spot had opened up in each of their hearts again. They were ready to adopt and welcome new furry friends into their families. “It’s just too quiet in the house, it’s time for me to come to North Shore Animal League America,” said Rebecca. So Rebecca and Gisela, along with Gisela’s husband Frank, made plans to visit our campus in Port Washington, New York.

By |2019-08-02T16:43:35+00:00July 12th, 2019|

Sisters at Heart: Puppy Mill Survivors Learn to Live at Last

Tessie and Jewel are puppy mill dogs who arrived on our Port Washington, N.Y. campus with one of our steadfast Mobile Rescue teams. The two Yorkies were tired and disheveled from a long journey. They snuggled together to face whatever the future held — at least they had each other. They surely seemed to be sisters-at-heart.

By |2019-06-19T15:10:50+00:00June 7th, 2019|

Sabrina’s Struggle to Breathe Easy

At first glance, the Tortie named Sabrina—from a South Carolina rescue—seemed like any other eight-month-old kitten. Then one of our veterinarians noticed she was having a difficult time breathing.  He immediately thought it might be a lung issue and ordered an x-ray to investigate further.

By |2019-03-28T15:06:02+00:00March 14th, 2019|

It Takes a Village to Save a Dog

Seeing Bean today posing for a photo in his red bow tie or romping in the snow with his canine sibling in his Long Island, N.Y. home, you would never know what an incredible story he has. Bean had to fly 8,500 miles and wait more than a year to find “his” family.

By |2019-03-28T14:07:49+00:00March 13th, 2019|

From Injured and Alone to a Happy Home

Cranberry has been loving life in her new home. So much so, her new family have renamed her “Freyja” after the goddess of love in Norse mythology. “She is doing really well! She's adjusted completely and is already spoiled. She has compete control of the house,” says Mark, Freyja’s newly adopted Dad.

By |2019-04-12T13:46:41+00:00January 28th, 2019|