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Lacey is doing well.  It took her and our dog, Dexter, a bit to learn to live together, but they are figuring it out and good now! She is very affectionate with the kids.  She is still learning to be a lady on the leash, but we are working on it. Here is a picture of two NEAS alumni enjoying a heater. Thank you NEAS for all you do to help these precious babies!

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I adopted Marnie 3 years ago and she has been the light of life ever since! She is my constant snuggle buddy and great sibling to her brother, Finnegan, and all the foster friends I bring home! Everyone knows that when Marnie likes you, she will scream in excitement to see you every day! Thank you NEAS for bringing my fur child into my heart and home! I will be forever grateful! 

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She’s a fantastic little girl and I love her to bits! Her name is now Pella Moo (because she’s a cow kitty). She’s super snuggly, loves sitting on shoulders, eats like a champ (she’s gained about a pound so far) and is currently asleep on my leg. Introducing her to my other kitty was delayed because she had a little cold – didn’t want the big guy to catch it! – but we’re working on it. She wants to play with him, he is less sure about this plan, but he’ll come around! Out of the giant basket of toys, of course her favorite thing is a ball of foil and she goes tearing down the hall with it as often as she can. I’m so glad she picked me! Thank you NEAS!!!

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We changed Puff’s name to Griffin and he is now Griffin Puff. He is doing very well. He still wants to be in our bedroom rather than have the run of the whole house, however he is getting along very well with the 10 year old cat (Maxwell), the 1-1/2 year old cat (Lincoln) and the two dogs, Willow and Boggle. We open the door and let him explore at his own pace and he goes back to the bedroom. We’re very impressed as he’s very good with our two year granddaughter too. At first we were nervous because he’s shy, but Griffin soon came out of his shell. He likes to play with his cat toys and be around the family. He enjoys playing with the other cats and the dogs too! His favorite toy is the cat teaser/string wand. When he has had enough, he likes to hide under the bed or find a nice spot on the bed and sleep. At night, he cuddles and curls up to me to go to sleep. He purrs all the time and rolls over for us to pet his belly. He’s such a sweet little boy, we just love him. He’s a great addition to our family. Thank you for helping us find our baby! 

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Cokta (previously Cokoa at the shelter), has been in our lives for 5 months now. She and her brother Kiki (previously Lord Voldermort at the shelter) are both NEAS alums! I’ve had many cats, but a dog? Well, I wasnt so sure about it. Cokta is both me and my husband’s first ever dog. We adopted Cokta in the middle of a pandemic. And quite literally, she has changed our lives in the biggest way. She’s adventurous, where I can be fearful. But with her? I am Dora the Explorer. With her, I am on my way to find the Lost City of Atlantis or steal the Declaration of Indepedence. (Though I think she’d want to eat it). She is so strong and so brave. And she chooses love everytime. She has been through a lot, shes got a past, but so dont most of us. She makes big strides every day. And as pet parents, we couldnt be more proud! Bringing home a puppy is fantastic, but bringing home an adult dog and changing their entire way of being has sparked so much joy in our hearts. She turns five next month and we are so fortunate to be able to celebrate it with her. The photo included is a fun one we did to mark our journey with her. Shes featured, with both of her parents on either side, biting an orange pumpkin gently. Thank you everyone at NEAS, and especially Patrick! You all do an incredible job.

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Millie is totally living her best life. She has taken over the sofa on a daily basis. Millie does well with other dogs, but is very protective of me and totally makes sure no one is going to mess with me. Mille has a vast array of toys to choose from. Her favorite thing is tug of war with a rope, she has an awesome toy box in the living room and definitley does NOT pick up after herself, LOL. Her toys are everywhere. Millie is SO playful and high energy. Since we live in the woods, she has lots of forest creatures to look at and bark at. She LOVES to look out the window at the big birds flying outside. She barks at our mailman Cory, but the tail wags when she gets to see him in person. I guess the squirrels are evil in my yard and they taunt Millie by sitting RIGHT outside her window, Millie hates them. Millie has a nice warm bed to sleep in EVERY night. She sleeps with me and takes up a good part of the covers. Since she adopted us, Millie has NEVER been left alone for one second. My husband is retired and is home all the time, if he’s not home, I am or one of the kids are. (Millie has two grown children who live with her). I cannot express our gratitude to NEAS for connecting us with Millie and allowing us to provide a warm, loving home for her. We lost our GS dog Jitters on December 30th of 2018 and our broken hearts were put back together on April 15, 2019 by Millie. Everyone who meets her loves her. Anytime I am home, she is never far away. My constant companion and I love her. 

 

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We adopted Finn just before Christmas, and this little skittish boy has become quite the cat! He is a fierce hunter, loves to burrow, and as you can see by his belly has a voracious appetite. He has made himself quite comfortable in his new home! Thank you NEAS for finding him for us!!! We are so in love with our little boy!

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We are so thrilled with Jack (aka oreo). He has become such a big boy. He has learned so much since being home with us. He sits, gives paw, stays, gets down and house broken. We are so happy with our choice. He’s a big part of the family now. He still has his days, but it’s because he’s still a baby. A lot of people in our neighborhood have adopted dogs and he is very friendly with all of them. He loves everybody. We want to thank you again for helping us with this choice. Our daughter and her boyfriend just adopted two cats a week ago. They are very happy as well. Thank you NEAS for helping us find our baby!

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We adopted Bella (formally Anne) on December 11th. I had tried for weeks to get an appointment, just to see dogs I liked get adopted, but this girl was worth the wait! We ended up with the puppy that we were meant to have! She’s extremely smart & the biggest snuggle bug ever. We are so in love with her. She has adapted well & she loves her Golden Retriever brother, Bailey! Thank you NEAS!!!

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We adopted Luna (formerly Ebony) in November and had a great first holiday season together! She got her own stocking and special Christmas dinner. She took almost no time to adapt to our household (still a work in progress with her big brother, Poofs) and loves to sleep in bed with me and her dad. Her favorite activities are being my work-from-home assistant and making kitty biscuits and “piggy snorts”, which is our loving nickname for her very loud purr. We love her so much! Thank you NEAS!