Forever friends have their wish come true

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The very best friendships are those that deepen with age and last forever.                   Such is the case with Jack and Benny, who came to Northeast Animal Shelter from Georgia after their human sadly passed away. Seeing these bonded seniors together, it was clear that they wanted… Read more »

Wobbly walkers take a step toward happiness

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We may be biased, but we think cats are pretty special!                       That’s particularly true of sisters Sunny and Flower. Diagnosed with cerebellar hypoplasia while just bottle babies, the pair arrived at NEAS from our partner in Mississippi and quickly began winning the hearts of… Read more »

For Ighvee, home is where her heart is

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For Ighvee, a Kelpie/Shepherd mix, life had never been easy.                       For her and her owner, home was nothing more than a tent alongside a rural road in Georgia. Eventually, Ighvee’s owner realized he couldn’t provide for his companion and — with her best interest… Read more »

Love Story: Bunker

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Naturally, everyone who works at NEAS is an animal lover.   However, we definitely have our favorites! And one such pet was Bunker. This friendly, goodnatured guy was surrendered last November when his beloved owner lost his home and was unable to find lodging that allowed dogs. They were both devastated by the parting. Which… Read more »

New Partnership Provides Safety for People and Pets

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When someone needs to escape domestic violence, they often delay leaving because of concern for their pet’s safety if left behind.   Today, Northeast Animal Shelter’s new partnership with Healing Abuse Working for Change (HAWC) is removing an important barrier. When a survivor is ready to leave, NEAS will work directly with HAWC to place… Read more »

Letty: The Ultimate Makeover

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You wouldn’t know it by looking at her sweet, beautiful face, but Letty was once in very bad shape.   Found walking down a back road in Georgia all alone, she was completely bald and her skin was swollen and infected. Poor Letty must have been in terrible pain from the mange that covered her… Read more »

Grumpy or Just Misunderstood?

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Don’t let Sasha’s grumpy face fool you.   She’s actually a sweetheart! Which is why we were puzzled when the family who adopted her in April, returned her in May. They just couldn’t understand why Sasha kept urinating on the rug, even though they kept her litter box clean and tried different types of litter…. Read more »

Sign the petition to crack down on puppy mills

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  The USDA just finalized a new rule to address its longstanding practice of ‘rubber stamping’ licenses, which has allowed facilities that violate the law – like puppy mills – to stay in business with little to no oversight. But in reality, this new rule fails to enact any meaningful changes. And this lack of… Read more »

Community Pet Food Bank — Keeping People and Their Pets Together

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Although saving homeless pets is central to our mission, Northeast Animal Shelter recognizes we can’t help pets without also helping the people who love them.   That’s why we launched the Community Pet Food Bank, which distributes donated food to members of our community in need, to help keep them and their pets together during… Read more »

Introducing Our New Southeast Transport Hub

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Saving Homeless Pets Across America – Northeast Animal Shelter’s lifesaving transport program – is at the heart of our mission, which is why we are excited to announce that NEAS now has a dedicated Southeast Transport Hub!    Based out of Tennessee, the Transport Hub oversees the crucial process of pulling at-risk homeless cats and… Read more »