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Aptly named, August arrived at DAWS at the beginning of August as a stray mama cat who was actually nursing babies at the time. She is now down in our cattery and hoping to find someone who will take care of her! She is a beautiful Calico who is friendly and just needs a forever home where she won't have to wander around outside anymore. It does not matter what month you visit August, so come by and see her today!
Just in time for the Fall season, here is Autumn! She is a two year old Calico who came to us as a stray and is a very attentive kitty who likes to have her picture taken! Autumn has beautiful coloring and is very sweet. She just needs a little more social interaction as she is new to the cattery, so please come by and spend time with her to see if you are the one to give her a safe and loving home before Winter!
Peek-a-boo, I see you! Baby is one of our newest kitties to DAWS and she's as cute as well, a baby! ;) This sweet girl was an outdoor cat that was being taken care of by an elderly woman, who unfortunately just had to go into assisted care. Thankfully Baby found her way to DAWS and will soon be in a warm and loving furever home! She is very shy right now as she adjusts to her new environment but will come around in no time. Baby is seven-years-old and qualifies for our senior program so her adoption fee is reduced to $100. If you are interested in this sweetheart, please come meet her weekdays from 6-8pm or weekends from 2-4pm at DAWS.
Bailey is a 3 year old Momma whose babies were all adopted, and now it is her turn to find a forever home! This cutie loves to relax as she is half way out of her bed :) And she loves to play! Feathers, toy mice, strings and more. Come and meet this playful girl today! Kindly sponsored by Valerie Carlson
Get ready for a whole lot of hound love! Meet Beatrice, a 3-year-old Walker Hound looking for her forever home. She is a very sweet dog. Beatrice is playful, social and loves attention. She would do best in a home with teens and up. Beatrice is fully housetrained. She may be best as the only pet in the home. Beatrice will make an excellent active companion that will thrive in the right home. If you would like to meet Beatrice, please email email@example.com to arrange an appointment. Here is a video showing Beatrice in training: https://youtu.be/V1x-PFgDlJU
Bella is a 3-year-old Feist mix who weighs just 34 lbs. Here is what a volunteer says about Bella, "This sweetheart keeps getting overlooked because it takes her a while to warm up to strangers. Most adopters want a ready-to-go dog, who will fit into their busy lives without much effort. Bella is truly an amazing dog, who once she trusts someone, will be a forever BF. She is house-trained, and has done great while visiting in my home. She doesn't get into things that are not hers, and is as happy sleeping on the couch, or in the bed with me. The love this dog has to give is well worth the time it takes to earn her trust." Bella would do best in an adult-only home. And no cats please! This sweet girl needs a home to call her own. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an appointment to meet Bella. Enjoy this video of Bella: https://youtu.be/xqtcUiDDx60 Kindly sponsored by Stephanie Sheerin
This cutie is Billy Crystal! He is a handsome 1 year old male brown Tabby who was brought to us with his sister, Tina Fey, by a Good Samaritan. They are both shy right now as they are getting used to their new surroundings, but they are sweet and are coming around slowly. They are looking for a forever home where they will be kept safely inside with a loving, patient family that will give them the time they need to adjust and blossom into the little comedian love bugs that we know they are! They can be adopted together or separately. Come and meet them today!
Meet handsome Boysenberry! He was brought to us as a stray and he is still getting used to his new surroundings, but he is coming along very well. He is approximately three years old, very curious, learning to trust and can be very sweet. You have to approach him slowly but he does enjoy being pet. He is also pretty playful and seems to like the other cats! He will do best with a quiet home and a loving, patient family. So come and meet this cutie today!
Meet CJ! He is a gorgeous seven-month-old male who came to us from a Good Samaritan with his mom and siblings. He is still getting used to his new surroundings but this boy is a gentle sweetheart! If you approach him slow, he will move in for lots of attention. He loves to be pet and has an adorable purr that will melt your heart :) He also loves to play and would make a wonderful addition to any family! Come and meet him today!
Camille is a sweet 2-year-old labrador retriever mix looking for a loving home. She weighs 54 lbs. She is a little nervous when she meets new people and may take a bit to warm up to men, but she will be worth the patience and effort of the right adopter. Camille needs a fresh start and DAWS is committed to helping her find that. She lived with cats in the past and was fine. She would do best in a calm home with teens and up and where she won't be alone too many hours. If you would like to meet this pretty girl, email email@example.com to arrange an appointment.
Meet Carla, a pretty 7-year-old smallish lab mix looking for a loving home. She weighs just 35 lbs so a good fit for any home. She is very sweet and well mannered. Carla qualifies for our Senior-to-Senior program, so if you are 60 or older and adopt Carla, the adoption fee will be reduced by 25%! Come meet Carla today and fall in love!
Meet Cece, a sweetheart of a dog waiting for her forever family to take her home. She is 3 years old and weighs 58 lbs. She is a black lab mix. She is good with kids, dogs, cats, everyone! She has a great temperment and will be a wonderful addition to any home. Come meet Cece today!
Meet Chacha, an adorable 2-year-old chihuahua mix. She weighs only 14 lbs. She is sweet and loving and will make a great companion. She has a "cherry eye" on the right that will be easily repaired during her spay surgery next week. If you want a small-sized buddy, come meet this cute girl today!
Meet Christopher, a handsome 2-year-old shepherd mix. He has a wonderful temperment and will be a great pet. He seems to be housebroken. He has a nice level of energy. Not too much but will enjoy any outside activities like hiking. He weighs 50 lbs and has a gorgeous tiger-striped soft coat. Come meet this terrific dog today!
Wow, look at how cute this face is! Meet Cooper, a 3-year-old hound/lab mix looking for his forever home. He weighs 48 lbs and has a great temperment. He seems to be housebroken. This fella is a really nice dog so come meet him today! Cooper is ready to go home!
Meet Foxy, an adorable 3-year-old terrier mix. She weighs 29 lbs and is always smiling! She is a very happy, playful, spunky dog. Foxy is quite a fun little dog. She would do best in a home with no other pets. Come meet her today and see if Foxy is going to be your new BFF!
Meet Garfield! He is an adorable one-and-a-half-year-old male light orange tabby who came to us from a rescue in WV. He is a sweetheart who loves being pet, playing with toys, and eating treats! He has a wonderful personality and is looking for a forever home where he will become part of a loving family. Come and meet him today!
Meet Giancarlo! He is a little Italian lovebug! He came to us as a shy stray but is coming around to enjoying being pet and playing with string toys. Giancarlo is a content four year old who would love a gentle adopter and a quiet home. Giancarlo and Marilyn have created a special bond and clearly love each other so we have decided to make them a bonded pair so they can remain together for years to come! They will both bring any family much love and joy :) Come and meet this sweet couple today!
Meet Holly and Mistletoe, four-month-old sisters looking for a loving home together. They are very sweet and they love dogs! If you would like to adopt these two beautiful kitties, email your adoption application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet Ivy, a beautiful 4-month-old pup looking for a loving home. She currently weighs 21 lbs so we expect she will be about 60 lb when full grown. We think she has some husky in her. She is very friendly, playful and ready for all kinds of adventures. If you are looking to raise a young pup to be your new BFF, come meet Ivy today!
Jackie is a very beautiful brown tabby who is almost seven years old. She was rescued by a volunteer after being abandoned to a feral colony with two of her feline friends. They have since been adopted and are so happy in their new homes - now it is time for Jackie! She still needs more human socialization but loves being pet with a back scratcher and is gradually warming up to hand pets as well. She has so much to offer but needs an adopter with unconditional patience, love and understanding. At seven years, she is considered a "senior" cat, so her adoption fee is reduced to $100. Jackie is just waiting for you to rescue her!
This bright-eyed beauty is Jane! She is a 3 year old female Tonkinese cat who is an absolute sweetheart. She came to DAWS because she was not getting along with the 2 resident dogs. She is a total lovebug and has the softest fur! She is looking for a forever family that will spoil her with lots of love, toys and comfy beds! Come and meet her today!
Do you wish that you were Jesse's girl? Or boy? Well you can be! Jesse is a beautiful female brown Tabby with white markings and adorable cheeks! She is approximately 2-3 years old and was brought to us by a Good Samaritan. She is new to the shelter so she is a little shy as she is getting used to her new surroundings, but is very sweet. She loves to be pet and is very friendly! She would love to find a forever home where she will be safe inside curled up with a loving family and never have to be outside again. Come and meet this stunning girl today!
This gorgeous boy is John Snow! He is a 3 year old male that was brought to us by a Good Samaritan and he will brighten up your every day! He is an absolute sweetheart who loves attention. With his white fur, stunning light blue eyes and friendly personality, you can't help but fall in love! He is looking for a forever home with a family that will give him lots of love, playtime and snuggles. Come and meet him today!
Meet Birch, Hickory and Teak, 8-week-old tabby kittens looking for loving homes. They are friendly, playful and healthy. They are not at the shelter but in a foster home. Birch and Teak are girls. Hickory is a boy. If you would like to adopt one or more of these adorable kittens, please email email@example.com.
Lingonberry is a beautiful two-year-old calico who came to DAWS in the fall of 2019. Being that she was a stray, it took her some extra time to adjust to the shelter environment and get used to people. She just recently became available for adoption so she's hoping to find a loving, EXPERIENCED, and patient home she can acclimate to. While shy, she enjoys the company of the other kitties in the cattery. Lingonberry is still adjusting so she is not yet accepting of pets or playtime. She does, however, love to people watch when we have visitors. If you are interested in meeting or adopting Lingonberry, please come to the shelter weekdays from 6-8pm or weekends from 2-4pm.
Meet MacKenzie, son to one of our other DAWS residents, Mama Magic, and brother to kittens CJ, Indy, and Reagan. MacKenzie is seven-months-old and was found living under a pool before being saved by a good samaritan and brought to DAWS. Everything is very new for him right now so he is shy but if you approach him slowly, he will accept pets. Come meet him and see if he's the purrfect match for you and your family!
Add a little Magic to your life! This sweet boy is 3 years old. He is very shy right now and is getting used to his new surroundings, but he is very gentle and will need the love of a patient adopter. We know he will blossom in a wonderful home! He is FIV+ so you will need to keep him inside, and as long as you feed him well and keep his check-ups up to date, he can live as long as a non-FIV+ cat. Come down and visit Magic and also learn more about FIV - you may be surprised how easy it is to manage!
Meet Mama Magic, a gorgeous year-and-a-half-year old tuxedo cat who was found living under a pool with her four kittens. Thankfully they were all saved by a wonderful good samaritan and fostered for six months before making their way to DAWS. This beauty is a little shy as she learns to adjust to her new environment but she is an absolute sweetheart. Come meet Mama Magic and see just how magical she is!
This gorgeous beauty is Marilyn! She is 3 1/2 years old and came to DAWS as a stray. It took her a while to trust humans but this playful sweetie now loves head and ear rubs and pets with a backscratcher! Although she can still sometimes be shy, she will greet you hello and ask for attention. Marilyn and Giancarlo have created a special bond and clearly love each other so we have decided to make them a bonded pair so they can remain together for years to come! They will both bring any family much love and joy :) Come and meet this sweet couple today!
Merrill is a two-year-old brown tabby who came to DAWS with her kitten son, Walter (who has been adopted). She is a sweet girl who spent most of her life living outside so she's still getting used to her new environment and can be a bit shy upon first meeting. If interested in meeting or adopting Merrill, please stop by the shelter weekdays from 6-8pm or weekends from 2-4pm.
Anybody up for a Milkshake? This little Tortoiseshell kitty is two years old who came to us as a stray and has taken some time to acclimate to the shelter and to trusting humans. But she has recently turned a corner and has become so much more interactive by playing with toys, having other kitties visit & sleep in her cage and watching all the activity in the busy cattery . She is still shy so will need an adopter who understands that patience, love and most of all tolerance are what will win Milkshake over! Come visit her today and you will just drink her up when you see her!
Sweet Nala is a beautiful black haired beauty who is approximately three and a half years young! Rescued from outside with her buddy Erick, they are quite fond of each other so they can be adopted together. But she can also be adopted separately. Nala is still a little shy but has made great progress and is encouraged by Erick and the other kitties in the cattery every day. She loves her belly pet with a felt wand toy and also loves to play. She require a patient adopter who is willing to let her fully come out of her shell in her own time. But we are sure she will come along once she feels safe and secure in a loving home where she does not need to brave being outside again!
Meet Panther, a 2-year-old pit mix in need of a loving home. This handsome boy came to DAWS all the way from Texas! He is friendly, playful and sweet and needs a new place to rest his head. He would do best in an adult-only home. Is your home the one? Here is a video of Panther in action: https://youtu.be/eVa-ee2r2Co
Meet Penelope! This beautiful 11 month old girl was found with her sister Pepita (who has recently been adopted) as a stray kitten living outside in frigid temperatures. Thanks to a good Samaritan and the power of DAWS, we were able to save them. Penelope is still learning to trust people and she is coming a long a little more each day. If you are interested in this adorable girl, visit the shelter weekdays from 6-8pm and weekends from 2-4pm. Kindly sponsored by Melinda Hernandez
Meet Reagan, daughter to one of our other DAWS residents, Mama Magic, and sister to kittens CJ, Indy, and MacKenzie. Reagan is seven-months-old and was found living under a pool before being saved by a good samaritan and brought to DAWS. Everything is very new for her right now so she is shy but if you approach her slowly, she will accept pets. Come meet her and see if she's the purrfect match for you and your family!
Ruby is a beautiful 3-year-old border collie looking for a loving home. She weighs just 36 lbs. She is a bit shy and needs a patient home where she can relax and enjoy being part of a home. Do you have a heart for Ruby? Come meet her and see how this gorgeous dog wags her tail when you talk to her and pet her. She is so ready to "feel the love!"
This stunning beauty is Sabrina! She is approximately a year and a half old and was rescued and fostered by one of our volunteers. She was a wonderful mother to her babies that have all been adopted, now it is her turn to find a forever home! She is shy but is sweet and is coming along nicely. She loves to be pet, you just have to approach her slowly and give her a chin scratch and she'll lean right in! She is also starting to play :) If you can give this sweetheart the loving, patient home that she so deserves, come and meet her today!
Sami is a gorgeous four-year-old black kitty who was found as a stray by one of our DAWS volunteers. He is very affectionate, loves to be pet, and will roll over for belly rubs. His fur is super soft and he is truly a loving boy. Come meet Sami weekdays from 6-8pm and weekends from 2-4pm.
This beautiful girl is Sammy! She is approximately 5 and 1/2 years old and was brought to the shelter as her family moved and could not take her with them. She is a little shy right now and requires a slow approach and some gentle head rubs. She loves to be brushed and also loves to play! She has the most stunning green eyes and the sweetest face. She is looking for a forever home where she can curl up on the couch and be part of a loving family. Kindly sponsored by Kathy Bardes Kindly sponsored by Miriam Kae in memory of Jane Seaman
Scout is our DOG OF THE MONTH for February! He is a wonderful 1-year-old lab mix pup. He weighs 51 lbs and loves to go on hikes and be active outside. He is 100 % adorable and has a great personality. This is one happy, friendly fella.He does need a cat-free home. If you are ready for some serious positive energy, come meet Scout today! If you adopt Scout this month, the adoption fee will be discounted by 25%. What a great deal for you and Scout! Here is a video of Scout in action: https://youtu.be/xPgcMxM-O-I
Meet Shiloh, an adorable 1-year-old beagle/lab mix. He weighs 54 lbs and loves everyone! He is very friendly and sweet and is going to make a great companion. He does need a cat-free home. Shiloh came to DAWS all the way from Kentucky and this Southern boy is a charmer. Come meet Shiloh today and see if you agree!
Meet Smokey! He is a 3-4 year old male that was rescued by one of our volunteers. He is shy as he is getting used to his new surroundings, but he is very affectionate! He has the softest fur and is very gentle...he even loves having his belly rubbed :) He is looking for a loving family that will keep him safe inside, give him lots of love, comfy beds and toys! Come and meet his sweetheart today! He is FIV+ so you will need to keep him inside, and as long as you feed him well and keep his check-ups up to date, he can live as long as a non-FIV+ cat. Come down and visit Smokey and also learn more about FIV - you may be surprised at how easy it is to manage!
Wow, could Toby be any more handsome?! This boy is a 2-year-old cream-colored husky mix. He has a beautiful soft coat and a winning smile to go with his winning personality. Toby is the full package--smart, sweet, well behaved and so very good-looking! He does need a cat-free home. Come meet Toby today and see what you think!
This cutie pie is Tommy! He is an eight-year-old grey and white male who came to DAWS from a Good Samaritan. He is sweet and friendly and has a wonderful personality. Tommy loves playtime and cuddling! With super soft and luxurious fur, you won't be able to resist petting him. He is looking for a forever home where he can curl up on the couch and be part of a loving family. Tommy qualifies for our senior program so he's available at a reduced adoption fee of $100. Come meet him today!
This handsome fellow is Warrior, and he has earned his name. He came to the shelter as a stray with wounds and a past we knew nothing about. He was very depressed and would not move or eat, it was heartbreaking. We have worked with him, he has made amazing progress and we have watched him come such a long way! He has gorgeous yellow eyes and beautiful fur and he is hoping for a new beginning. He enjoys pets with a back scratcher or wand and is slowly accepting pets. He also loves treats and likes to play. He would require a family with an overabundance of tolerance, love and most of all patience to show this sweet boy what a true forever home, unconditional love, and trust is all about. If you can give this boy who has had a rough past everything he has dreamed of, please come and meet him today! Kindly sponsored by Cheryl Rykowski - CRE Solutions
Whiskey is an adorable 5-month-old pittie mix pup looking for his forever home. He currently weighs 39 lb so we expect he will be 60- 70 lbs full grown. He is a very happy, friendly, playful pup. He is ready for all kinds of adventures. If you have already fallen in love with his adorable face, come meet Whiskey in person and see what you think!
Meet warrior princess, Xena! Found at the Mill Ridge Middle School by some children right before a rainstorm with her one-day-old litter of kittens, Not even two years old yet, Miss Xena is a true survivor! She is beautiful, sweet and polydactyl on ALL four paws, as are her babies, Hermione and Zeus (also available for adoption). Xena is a lovely kitty who needs a safe home to call her own - could it be yours? She is even willing to share with another cat or dog! She is FIV+ so you will need to keep her inside, and as long as you feed her well and keep her check-ups up to date, she can live as long as a non-FIV+ cat. Anyone interested, please complete the adoption application found at http://daws.org/daws-forms/ and note on the front âattention Lauren Mâ and we can arrange a meet and greet at Petco in Danbury across from the mall.
Zorro needs to find his person! He is a beautiful 2-year-old 60 lb chocolate lab mix. We wonder if there is some husky in him, with his ears going up. Zorro enjoys being outside, whether it's a romp in the yard or a nice long walk. He takes treats very gently and would be a highly motivated student for more training. His perfect home would be with active adult adopters who have previous dog experience. He does need a cat-free home. If you want to meet Zorro, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment. Here is a wonderful video of Zorro in action! https://drive.google.com/open?id=1d4qo_m8MI7Pi1xJceXKlXos3KM-RymNw. Kindly sponsored by Cheryl Rykowski - CRE Solutions