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Bring one of these furry friends home to adopt a less adoptable pet week

Did you know that while puppies and kittens are the first to be adopted, other pets have to wait months or years in shelters through no fault of their own? To shine a spotlight on animals that are often overlooked, Petfinder created Adopt-a-Less Adoptable Pet Week this week. So please consider changing the life of one of these deserving animals – you will not regret it.

Animals to Take Home to Adopt Less Adoptable Pet Week

Available for adoption from the North Shore Animal League America

Simba and sushi
Simba and sushi

**Double Adoption** One year old Simba (Adoption #SCR3139) and two year old Sushi (Adoption #NCI2607) recently lost their (separate) homes, but found a new one in the room they shared at Bianca’s Furry Friendship Discovers Friends Cat Adoption Center.

While Simba was agitated by the changes in his life, Sushi was an encouraging mentor, correcting Simba’s overly energetic behavior and showing him a more appropriate way of maintaining friendships.

Animal League America loved seeing the missing pieces of the puzzle come together and would be thrilled to share the brotherhood they created with an experienced adopter who has the quiet, predictable home that we know these delicate ones have boys would enjoy it. If you have older children (10+) ready to make way for a lasting friendship, please consider Simba and Sushi as the missing piece to your family puzzle!

Lefkada
Lefkada

Mama Lefkada (adoption #H211337) is exhausted after providing excellent care for her kittens. Now that she’s safely off the streets and mothering is behind her, she’s regaining her confidence in human hands. This deserving 2-year-old tabby would be best settled into her first home with the guidance of a cat-savvy adopter and a household (with all children over the age of eight) that will spread a calm vibe so she knows she is safe. If your heart is open to offering her a peaceful place to settle down, Lefkada is ready to leave her past strife behind and join you in a peaceful future.

Mystique and Magneto
Mystique and Magneto

**Double Adoption** When 4-month-old Mystique (female) (Adoption #H211521) and Magneto (male) (Adoption #H211522) arrived from their local rescue center, Animal League America immediately saw that they loved it would like to spend forever together, nurturing each other through the changes in their lives. You’ve experienced the hardships of growing up outdoors; Now they are ready to enjoy the good times that lie ahead with their first family in the house. Their quiet home (with children aged six and over) is the destination they dream of. They’ll be enchanted by this pair of tuxedo kittens, and we hope this leads to the happy ending they deserve!

Havana and Palma
Havana and Palma

**Double Adoption** When life seems overwhelming; It helps to have a sister by your side. Shy 5-month-old Havana (adoption no. G28801) and her braver sister Palma (adoption no. G28803) will all experience life’s firsts together, so we’re looking for a family who will remove all concerns and share their heart opens to new adventures. Palma is already showing Havana how much fun toys can be. Just a little gentle encouragement is all it takes to brighten up their days and you will have the cutest cherubs to call yours!

lollipops and candy corn
lollipops and candy corn

**Double Adoption** After Lollipop (Adoption #H211633) and Candy Corn (Adoption #H211634) fend for themselves outdoors, they’ve been offered a sweet life together indoors! Although they are shy around people, they have gained a lot of confidence knowing that they are sharing this journey. Do you have experience integrating anxious cats into domestic life? Can you provide them with a quiet place to settle (with all children over the age of six) to make the transition into a family predictable and smooth? You can have everything these sweet treats need to succeed!

liquorice
liquorice

Five-month-old liquorice (adoption no. H211645) was offered the opportunity to reside in it forever. His local rescuer even gave him some time in their own home before taking him to Animal League America for safety. Licorice lived with other cats in his foster home and would benefit from a confident cat in his next home who would teach him the ropes. A quiet home (with children over the age of eight) will help him adjust quickly. Animal League America is excited to introduce this shy mini pet panther to his wonderful new family – hopefully very soon!

failure
failure

When 4-year-old Sally’s (adoption #R164904) family moved away, she wasn’t part of their move plan. Animal League America is excited to welcome her back and she is very grateful for the opportunity to find a new home for herself. A family with children over the age of ten and no other pets will help Sally succeed. She’s already expressed her appreciation for loving attention – ear massages are her favorite! This slim beauty has a little white spot under her chin just waiting for you to scratch it forever!

Rudi
Rudi

Seven-year-old Rudy (Adoption #H207576) has lost the only home he’s ever known, but with an open heart he looks to his new friends in Animal League America to help him cope with the changes, that he’s going through. They are thrilled to be by his side as they find him someone who will adore him. His vets have put him on a diet to get him back in top shape and this sweet boy can look forward to having more energy to explore his home, but not too much as his favorite pastime is cuddling! If you need a best pal to cuddle with, he’s your boy.

For more information on adopting these fabulous cats, please visit the Animal League America campus in Port Washington or email [email protected].

Available for adoption through Tender Loving Cats

You may be able to tell from her name that Luscious is a very affectionate and smart tuxedo cat. She looks like she even painted her toes to match the outfit! Luscious loves to play and be pampered. She doesn’t mind being carried around the house. Luscious takes some time to be introduced to other cats and she is definitely a woman who enjoys being the head of the family. To adopt Luscious, fill out an adoption application here: https://www.tenderlovingcats.org/adoption-application.html.

Available for adoption through For Our Friends Rescue

George
George

Look at George! This little 8 month old Pom/Pug mix is ​​as cute as a Swedish Meatball! George loves dogs and loves to play. He is healthy as they come, fully checked and ready to go home with you today!

winter
winter

**Senior Alert** Winter, 10, is a fun loving, beautiful Rat Terrier who would make a great addition to any home. This little girl has perfect health and the cutest face, now all she needs is you.

You will be emailed for more information on adopting George or Winter [email protected] for an application today!

Available for adoption at the Smithtown Animal Shelter

Holly and Mistletow
Holly and Mistletow

**Double Adoption** Holly and Mistletoe are a mother-daughter couple who ended up at the shelter after their previous owner fell ill. Holly is 8 years old while Mistletoe is 7 years old. Holly had mistletoe when she was very young, so the two grew up together. Holly is outgoing and friendly to everyone she meets, while Mistletoe takes a little time to learn to trust people. Holly and Mistletoe would do well in a household with children and other cats. It would be wonderful if the two were adopted into the same family. To adopt this dynamic duo, call the animal shelter 631-360-7575 for more information today!

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

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