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NYC dogs and cats for adoption
A warning before you scroll down: You will NOT be able to resist these adorable faces.
Whether you have an active family or you're living the mellow single life, there's a New York City pup or kitty (or even a rabbit) with a similar personality looking for a new home.
All animals are either adoptable through Animal Care and Control of NYC or the Humane Society of New York.
Note that some animals listed her may have found homes by the time you seek them out. But don't worry! There are plenty of adorable pets looking for special human companions.
All adoptions through ACC include vaccinations, spay/neuter, a pre-registered microchipo, an ID tag, collar and certificate for a free exam at a veterinarian. All animals at HSNY receive vaccinations, are spayed/neutered and microchipped.
Angel, a collie/shepherd mix born in 2005, likes everyone he meets. He's 100% housebroken, doesn't shed much and likes to keep things clean. You can meet him at the Humane Society of New York. (Credit: HSNY)
Bella, a 3-year-old husky mix, has beautiful blue eyes and a personality that shines. She's tall, elegant, playful and sweet. But she can go overboard in her enthusiasm, so her owner will need to help keep her calm. Someone with past experience with dogs would make a good owner. Meet her at Humane Society of New York. (Credit: HSNY)
Gerard, a bichon mix born in 2004, likes a good lap. He may just want to hang out there. He's a little standoffish with strangers, but a good owner will help coax him out of his fluffy shell. Meet him at the Humane Society of New York. (Credit: HSNY)
Gracie Ann, born in 1999, is a survivor. She underwent surgery for a broken jaw after arriving at the Humane Society of New York. These days, this sweet calico enjoys a good cuddle. She's also fine around other dogs or cats, but would really like to be the center of attention. (Credit: HSNY)
Harry likes attention. He sidles up to anyone who is in the room and makes it clear he needs to be petted. Although he is sociable, he also enjoys a good nap. Meet him at the Humane Society of New York. (Credit: HSNY)
The folks at the Humane Society of New York call Max the "sidewalk preacher" for his constant chatting, whether anyone's listening or not. Other cute traits of this 9-year-old black-and-white: He loves climbing under a blanket with his head peeking out and climbing cat trees. He's a fun one. Meet him at the Humane Society of New York (Credit: HSNY)
Doesn't Ollie look like a living Oreo cookie? This 6-year-old black-and-white cat is a sociable critter who savors attention. He'd do good as an only cat. Meet him at the Humane Society of New York. (Credit: HSNY)
Sasha, born in 2008, is an independent New Yorker. Affectionate, sociable, she is downright lovable. The folks at the Humane Society of New York, where you can meet her, quip, "She was probably a professional dancer in a former life -- totally animated." (Credit: HSNY)
With beautiful green eyes and fluffy gray fur, Sophie is definitely a looker. After her previous owner passed away she's been adjusting to shelter life. This docile kitty, born May 2013, will make a sweet companion in the right home. Meet her at the Humane Society of New York. (Credit: HSNY)
Stacey, a beautiful husky born in 2011, is in good health and needs a good home. She's not house-trained yet, but is working on it. You can meet her at the Humane Society of New York. (Credit: HSNY)