As ridiculous as anti-shelter arguments are, they reveal destructive myths about shelter animals that need to be called out every time they arise. Our president shares some of the most persistent ones and enlists ASPCA shelter science experts to help dispel them.
Lucy recently moved to New York from the UK. Having grown up with cats, she thought a furry friend would be the perfect addition to her new home in the Big Apple. But after visiting a number of adoption centers, she was struggling to find the right pet.
Feather is a very independent cat—but that doesn’t mean this pretty lady doesn’t have a playful side! With some time, she’ll come out of her shell for lots of quality time with her new family and favorite wand toys.
We’re so glad you’re considering adopting from the ASPCA Adoption Center. Our wonderful adoptable dogs and cats are waiting for you right now! Visit our spacious shelter on Manhattan's Upper East Side.