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Talk about a first impression!  When Heather arrived at Northeast Animal Shelter from one of our Southern rescue partners, she immediately made it known that it was going to take a while for her to warm up to her new surroundings.   Not only was Heather very vocal in her kennel, which didn’t endear her… Read more »

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It’s heartbreaking when loved ones can no longer care for themselves, and even more so when they can no longer care for their pets.   That was the situation facing a family whose mother had raised Puddin’, a 12-year-old Himalayan show cat.  When the woman was diagnosed with dementia, her family reached out to Northeast… Read more »

Poe is but a dream within a dream!

We are so happy with Ghost, who we have renamed, Poe. He has adapted so well to our life, and his personality started to show the second we brought him home! He loves playing with balls and paper towel rolls, and really enjoys knocking over things on tables. His favorite places to take naps are… Read more »

Gertie Finds Comfort and Love in Her Final Days

Fospice, a blend of “foster” and “hospice,” provides comfort and care to senior or terminally ill homeless pets like Gertie, a local stray who was brought to NEAS barely clinging to life.   Our medical team discovered this eight-year-old Chihuahua needed immediate surgery to remove two large hernias and a gland tumor. To make matters… Read more »

A Big Journey for Little Oriah

For such a little dog, Oriah sure had a big journey!   This seven-year-old Chihuahua had to travel all the way from Southern California to New England to find her forever home. Sadly in many overcrowded shelters, older pets like Oriah are often overlooked and their fate is uncertain. At NEAS, Oriah received much-needed dental… Read more »

Love Story: Pounce and Ginger

Seen together, you would think these two cats have known each other their whole lives – but they actually met at our Shelter!    When they first came in, these frightened kittens were totally overwhelmed and antisocial. They didn’t want to interact with anyone and would hide in their beds. But as soon as they… Read more »

A Second Chance at Love for Sweet Puddin’

It’s heartbreaking when loved ones can no longer care for themselves, and even more so when they can no longer care for their pets.   That was the situation facing a family whose mother had raised Puddin’, a 12-year-old Himalayan show cat. When the woman was diagnosed with dementia, her family reached out to Northeast… Read more »

Heather Finds a Home at Last

Talk about a first impression! When Heather arrived at Northeast Animal Shelter from one of our Southern rescue partners, she immediately made it known that it was going to take a while for her to warm up to her new surroundings.   Not only was Heather very vocal in her kennel, which didn’t endear her… Read more »

Put Bad Breeders Out of Business

Urge Congress to Pass the WOOF Act   Mills are horrific commercial breeding facilities where puppies and other pets are “mass-produced” for sale. These poor animals live in terrible conditions with little to no exercise, human contact, or veterinary care. But you can speak up for pets who only know a life of abuse, cruelty… Read more »