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Doc has adjusted VERY well to his new home, he is basically king of the house and he has become quite the brave explorer! He has met many new human friends, and comes right up to them demanding a hello, and pets from everyone he meets. Then he likes to lounge around and be close to people. One thing we have learned is that Doc hates to be alone. He loves attention and feels most secure when he can see myself or my partner. Another fun thing we have learned about Doc is that he LOVES running water! We often find him lounging in the bathroom sink, and he even tries to join showers. He is a silly, little kitty, but we love every bit of it. He also loves tunnels, blanket forts on the couch, snuggles and food. We are woken up every morning to Doc snuggles and kisses when it is time for breakfast – it is the best thing to wake up to in the morning! Throughout the night he sleeps in the bed with us, usually burrowing under a throw blanket between my partner and I. We are so grateful for Northeast Animal Shelter for providing us with our new best friend, and we tell all of our friends that are looking to adopt about the great work that you all do! Thank you for Doc, and if we ever decide that the family needs another kitty, we will be sure to contact you again.

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We lost our 18 yr old Mia (adopted at NE Animal) June 2019 and just lost our 14 yr old Reesie this past June. It was the first time in 45 years we had NO pets and with the pandemic closing everything down, we decided to look on the website. We first saw Stella, but she was adopted. We saw “Janet” a few days later and submitted an adoption application. Many applications and no one home over 4th of July made us the happiest and luckiest people alive. We were called on Thursday and adopted “Janet”, now Meesha, on Tuesday! She has an issue with her left eye, but it doesn’t make any difference to us! She is the sweetest, most loveable kitty. We just love her. She follows us around, purrs, kisses and loves our 5 young grandchildren. We are so happy to have her as part of our family and hope she will be with us for 14-18 years as well. THANK YOU for calling us. Know that she has a loving family and a fur ever home! ❤️

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We met our dear Suzy (formerly Susie) on one of the coldest days this past winter. We had visited the shelter on Friday to look at some dogs, and heard that a bunch of dogs had just come in from Texas. We saw one young dog we were interested in, and decided to come back the following day when the shelter opened. The next morning, we joined the line outside of NEAS in 11 degree weather. After meeting with our adoption counselor, we learned the young dog we were interested in wasn’t right for our family. He quickly introduced us to sweet Suzy. She has a very similar face and personality to my childhood family dog. After meeting her and taking a quick (cold) walk outside, we knew she was our dog. As we left that day, she leaped into the back of our car, and she’s become a huge part of our family. Our daughters call her their “dog sister” and my husband and I call her our third “dog-ghter”. We love her so much. She’s been our constant companion during these uncertain times, and we’re so glad we met her on that chilly day in February. We have since learned that she loves running (a lot) and takes daily runs with my husband. She loves the water and is a snuggle bug on the couch. We also learned that she is obsessed with squirrels, chipmunks and bunnies. When they come out at dusk, she’s right there by the window, stalking them from afar. Thank you to NEAS for bringing our sweet girl into our lives. We are forever grateful.

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My boyfriend and I adopted Nico from NEAS in February and our life hasn’t been the same since! He was an adorable little guy with crazy sharp little baby teeth, which he used on everything! He was also a master of the puppy dog eyes from day one. He has grown up so much since then. He loves people, especially the ladies, and he loves to play with other dogs. He goes to the dog park almost every day and sometimes he goes with us on nature hikes or beach walks. He loves vanilla ice cream, carrots, steak and snuggling between us in bed at night. We could never have imagined such a sweet pup would find his way into our lives and we are so grateful to NEAS for bringing us together!

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We adopted Bandit after he was returned to the shelter by another family at just 6 months old. He is now 1 years old, super obedient and absolutely nuts! He is extremely sweet, with a touch of sass, and such a bed hog. He is also so excited that his humans are buying a house! Thank you so much for our amazing little guy!

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We adopted Freeway couple weeks ago 7/16. We have since renamed him, Binx. He is a very active, fun, loving kitty. He has brought tremendous joy to our home. We are constantly smiling when he is sweet, sleeping, and when he is just running around playing. He has been a great addition to our family even in this short time. Thank you NEAS!

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We adopted Bond during April vacation 2017. My husband and I were not married at the time, we had just bought our first home and his three beautiful children would be moving into a new house and a new life with me. We decided to add our beautiful boy, Bond, to complete our family. He’s the best decision we ever made as a family! Bond is sweet, loves to cuddle, and people stop to tell us how beautiful he is! He has the best soul, loves all humans and puppies, and he will lick anyone’s face he can! He is the biggest bed hog and I wouldn’t want it any other way. He’s our baby and brings us so much joy! We love you, Bond! #ourbaby #bestpuppyever #adoptdontshop

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I met the love of my life at your shelter in 2013. She was rescued by your shelter from a California city shelter. I will never forget it was chihuahua day and there were about 10 chihuahuas in the lobby. I was first in the door when you opened in the morning and I ran right to her instinctively and grabbed her blue card. I was determined and I wanted her so bad. Your shelter made the adoption process so easy and I went home with her right then and there! I love her more and more each day! I have to admit I spoil her too much, but that’s okay with me! She is a senior fur baby right now and I hope she will be with me for many more years! Thank you NEAS for letting her come home and being a part of our family. I will forever be grateful!

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When we went to NEAS in December of 2017, we knew right away that the scared black lab mix sitting in the corner of her cage was meant to be part of our family. She was found on the streets, so her history was pretty unknown, and as an adult dog she definitely came with some quirks. It took the entire month of December for her to trust us enough to even pet her while she laid in her bed, but we knew we couldn’t give up! In January of 2018, she did a complete 360. Toma knew that we were her people and that she was here to stay! She became the most loving and loyal dog to us, and has made everyday brighter since. Although she still has trust issues with strangers and is territorial of her home (understandably so given her obvious signs of abuse), she makes gains everyday and we’re so lucky to be her family! ♥️ Thank you NEAS for giving us the missing piece to our puzzle! Top left picture is her scared shelter photo, and the other two photos are our happy girl now!

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Adopted to his forever home in 2013, Rico has grown leaps and bounds from a long legged pup to a skinny (still long legged) adult. He did most of his growing in Burlington, where he spent lots of fun days at doggie daycare and walks around the circle. He now resides on Cape Cod, where he loves the beach and sailing. He won’t go in the water and is not a swimmer! He gets lots of snuggles, walks and likes carrying around his plushy toys to show newcomers. He, of course, loves getting in some good sleeping time on the couch. We are so lucky to have him as our son!