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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Smithtown Pets of the Week

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Just Kitten Around

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pets of the Week, a clowder of kittens! These adorable little 3-6 month-old toddlers are awaiting their purr-fect home. Most of these kitties are rescues from the Animal Shelter’s Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR) Program. 


Sadly, these little fur babies are often passed up for the younger kittens (8-10 weeks) despite their beautiful coats and sweet demeanor. Statistically, the older a cat is, the more difficult it becomes to place them in a good home. Our hope is to find these beauties loving families while they’re still young. 


Kitten season is now all-year, as there are always new kittens coming into the shelter. In 2019, there were more than 100 kittens at the shelter, or in foster care. We have a large variety of sweet male and female kittens in all colors, and all cute as can be! We are also seeking loving foster homes for our very small kittens who are in need of temporary placement before they are old enough to adopt.


Currently, there are a variety of male and female cats & kittens available to adopt or foster. If you are looking for a fun loving, yarn tossing ball of love, stop by the Kitten Nursery or the Cat Condos at the Smithtown Animal Shelter and find a PURR-fect soulmate or two!


All of the felines at the Shelter are current on vaccines and have received a full workup (blood work, Feline HIV & Leukemia tested, physical exam etc.) by a board certified Veterinarian.


COVID-19: Foster Opportunity:

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, our Animal Shelter has had to restrict public access, including our loyal volunteers. If you have no other pets or young children at home, and are looking for a way to serve your community in this time of crisis, please consider signing up to be a foster. Foster parents provide temporary care for cats, kittens, and dogs in their own homes. Some animals need as little as two weeks of care, while others may need care for extended periods of time.


Download the Foster Application at:

https://www.smithtownny.gov/DocumentCenter/View/4325/Foster-Application


Spay/Neuter Clinic:

The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation will hold a Low Cost Spay/Neuter Mobile Clinic at the Smithtown Animal Shelter on October 7, October 21, November 4, November 18, and December 2. To book appointments, please call (631)-566-8870.


Thinking About Adoption:

The Smithtown Animal Shelter’s primary concern is finding the perfect home for each animal that finds his/her way to us. The Animal Control Officers and Kennel Attendants at the Smithtown Animal Shelter will go out of their way to ensure both the rescued and rescuer are made for one another. 


Residents who have other pets can arrange to bring your four-legged family member to the shelter or set up an at home meet & greet to see how your prospective family member does with other family, pets and the household itself. Please allow yourself an hour minimum to meet with your potential new family member. 


Hours at the Smithtown Animal Shelter are currently Monday - Saturday 10AM - 3PM. (Sundays and Wednesday evenings: by appointment only).

During the COVID-19 pandemic, public access is restricted to confirmed adoption appointments and wildlife/domestic animal rescue only)

To inquire about the Pet of the Week or to meet your potential soulmate, please call the Smithtown Animal Shelter at 631-360-7575.

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