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I had been visiting your shelter frequently for the last few months looking for a new roommate. I came in last week and met Shadow, now Rey, and we became instant friends. She has been in her furever home for a week now and she couldn’t be more perfect.

She loves giving hugs and kisses and hasn’t met a human she doesn’t love either. Thank you for all your help in the adoption process!

Editorial Note: Rey was a Jedi in the Star Wars chronicles.  In order to survive, she became a scavenger who ultimately discovered her latent connection the the Force. 

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We went to NEAS to find a companion for our Maxey after losing our other cat suddenly. I took one look at Milo and felt he would be the one. However after hearing his background, we were advised we should probably get a younger cat.

We decided to go back the following week to see if they had other cats for us to choose from and decided we had to give him a chance. Two and a half days later, Maxey and Milo were inseparable.

Milo loves to play and eat. He greets us at the door and has even rubbed against our legs. His favorite place is on the couch next to me in the evenings. We have not been able to pet him yet but feel it will not be to much longer. So happy that I followed my instincts and choose Milo!!

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My husband and I adopted Waverly in April and we are absolutely smitten with her.

She is incredibly smart and is knows how to sit, lie down, and give her paw, among other things. Waverly loves being outside, running around, coming to the horse barn with me, going for walks, and snuggling/sleeping…as you can see!

She is adjusting well to her new home, yard, and to her kitty sister; Dusty. We are so happy that we made the decision to adopt Waverly, as she has truly rounded out our home and our family…for now 🙂

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We adopted Baldur (formerly spelled Baulder) on April 25th, 2018, and I couldn’t be happier in my choice of a first cat. I fell in love with Baldur while working at the shelter, and I knew that I just had to take him home. He charmed me by his constant “chirping”, and by the white “scar” present across his face.

Baldur spends his days snuggling up with his people, perching on his cat tree and surveying the world outside his kingdom, and getting into mischief. He has a penchant for anything crinkly, adores belly rubs, and can’t let one of us walk around without wanting to join us (and even walks right in front of us).

We are looking forward to spending many years with our lovable Baldur, and are so grateful he came into our lives.

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Bobby is adjusting well and loving his new home and family. Such a sweet little guy. We just love him.

Bobby is having a little trouble understanding that cats do not play like dogs. They are indulgent with him but some hissing has ensued.

We did have a short adjustment period with our two year old mixed breed dog (Carolina Dog/Chihuahua to the best of everyone’s guess) that has since resolved itself and they are now the best of friends. 

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We adopted Pepper on April 21st of 2018. She has grown like a weed since then.

Pepper sleeps with me and her dad in bed every night and in the morning we do the scramble to get her outside before an accident. The housebreaking is getting much better and she will ask to go out without any prompting.

Pepper has gained 8 pounds!!!!!! we also think her legs have grown 6 inches…..We love this baby so much and are so happy we were able to give her forever home and family.

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We adopted Gigi in December of 2016. In her 2 short years on earth, she had lived in the woods of Virginia and was later adopted along with her sister by a family in New England. Unfortunately, it became clear Gigi and her sis were a bit of a handful and were returned after a year.

My husband wanted a friend for our Yorkie, Charlie, and had planned on naming our prospective pup Georgia (Gigi for short). Walking through the shelter I came across and small aspotted dog who quickly bared her belly for a rubbing. I look up and realized her name was already Gigi. It felt like some kind of heavenly intervention – I knew this little girl was coming home with us.

Gigi made herself right at home. I will admit that she had some rough edges. She wasn’t used to going for walks and was very protective of her things. But between my husband, myself, and Charlie, we helped her come out of her shell. Now she is the sweetest, gentlest nut in the world. We love how she has retained a bit of a wild side that keeps us on our toes and cracking up laughing.

We recently moved to Miami with both dogs and they are loving it. Now they go to daycare at a horse ranch where they get to run free with other dogs. Gigi has made our little family whole. We almost don’t remember what life was without her.

Thanks so much for giving us the opportunity to open up our home to our little Tenacious G.

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We adopted Zuzu (formally known as Parker) on March 5th and have shared 2 amazing months with her now.

Zuzu is a total sweetheart and loves saying hi to everyone in the neighborhood. She has made many human and dog friends and my 3 year old neighbor even re-named his favorite stuffed animal Zuzu.

She enjoys playing at the dog park and going to doggy daycare during the week. She’s been on some fun adventures recently including hiking in Hingham, walks around reservoirs and a trip to the beach in Cape Cod.

Zuzu enjoys eating and sleeping in funny positions. She is the greatest at cuddling and likes to sleep with her face nuzzled up against ours.

She attended a 4 week puppy course and has been doing well with her training. She knows sit, stay, come, down and paw….she’s so smart! Zuzu is totally fearless and loves playing with dogs that are much larger than her. Her favorite activity at the moment is soccer and she plays a mean defense.

We love her so much and are so happy that she’s in our lives. She brings joy to everyone who sees her. 🙂

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The moment I met Sebastian (Sylvan), I knew I was meant to take him home. I have never met a cat so sweet!

I was told that he had a urinary problem and would need to be on a special c/d diet potentially for the rest of his life. This was definitely a financial investment, but Sebastian deserves to have a loving home with someone who is willing to take care of him, and I am glad I made the decision to adopt him.

He is a very silly cat. I always find him trying to jump into boxes (even taped ones). One day I was sitting on the balcony of my condo, and he kept pawing at the glass slider, and then went so far as to climb the screen door. I guess he didn’t want me to be outside!

Every morning without fail, he jump onto my bed, meows, sprawls out on my pillow, and tries to wake me up. He’s a great alarm clock!

This handsome green-eyed boy definitely puts a smile on my face everyday.😜

Thank you Northeast Animal Shelter for connecting me with this lovely furry friend!

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I just have to say we love your shelter! We visited Northeast Animal Shelter over 20 years ago when Mike and I first got married. We adopted an older Husky named Sasha. We were so happy to have her and to work with your staff then.

As we prepared to search for another family dog, after not having one for the last 7 or 8 years, my son insisted that we adopt versus buy outright. We knew he was right, even though sometimes there are more challenges with adopting a dog with so many unknown variables and our family has more variables with 2 teen children in the picture.

When we walked in again 20 years later we were amazed at all the improvements your organization has made and the expansion. Amazed at all the forever home connections your team is making. Our Adoption Counselor, Kristen, was wonderful to work with and she knew that we were very serious about finding the right match and took time to listen to what we were looking for.

Cab was perfect from the start, happy to meet everyone in our family and made that instant connection. He is a busy little boy, getting into all sorts of mischief if left unattended. He loves to play hard – frisbee, retrieving, and running around. He’s learned to sit, and lay down, and almost how to stay… that one might take a bit longer as he gets impulsive.

He LOVES to snuggle, he has made one of our couches his space when he’s not crate training. He likes to be a part of the family every second he gets. Loves to go for car rides and charms everyone he meets.

Cab has just the right tender spirit and seems to know exactly how to respond to everyone. He really knows how to minister to our family too. Giving just the right lick or hug (and he does hug, puts his head right in the crook of your neck) or making you laugh when you need it. This is a match made in heaven! So happy to have him as part of our family. Glad we choose to visit your organization again.