North Shore Animal League America is the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization. For over 70 years, North Shore has been rescuing animals and advocating their proper care. Since opening in 1944, the organization has saved the lives of over 1,000,000 cats, dogs, kittens and puppies.
The shelter is located in Port Washington, New York, where it facilitates animal rescue and adoptions, as well as plays a lead role in the no-kill movement. North Shore Animal League America continues to innovate better and more sustainable ways to care for pets, in order to create a brighter future for animals everywhere.
With their vision, “To put an end to animal cruelty and euthanasia and to create a world in which all companion animals find compassionate, permanent homes.” North Shore Animal League America continues to make a positive difference in the lives of countless animals.
Now here to kick off the month of September…meet Leeza!
At only a year old, Leeza is a shorthaired domestic Tabby cat. She has brown, black and orange-ish markings on her back, with a white little snout, paws and chest/belly. Leeza was fortunately rescued by North Shore Animal League America from the New York Tri-State Area. She was brought to the shelter with a litter of kittens. However, her fellow rescues have since been adopted. Therefore, it is up to us to find Leeza the warm, welcoming home and family that she deserves.
Due to her shy demeanor, Leeza is an ideal friend for a family with children who are at least 10 years old. With that being said, she can help mature children learn responsibility, value for life, socialization and help build their self-esteem. Meanwhile, she can also provide ample companionship to adults and seniors and improve their feelings of self-worth. Taking care of her can also help provide a sense of purpose for her owners.
It has been said that pet owners smile more, laugh more and form special friendships with other animal owners and lovers. Undoubtedly, Leeza will bring these improvements to her new owners’ lives and help them lead a more joyful life.
Cats are extremely versatile and adaptable animals, making them the perfect pet option for almost every household. As mainly independent animals, cats are often low maintenance and are perfect for those who live an active and busy lifestyle who may not be able to take on the responsibility that is associated with owning a dog.
Rosie Tombolo, the Kennel Manager at North Shore Animal League America notes, “Leeza is a bit shy but has made steady progress learning to trust the humans who care for her. She loves to romp and play with toys and enjoys getting treats.”
Moreover, the staff at North Shore believes that Leeza would do best in a quiet home, preferably with a family who has experience with cats. It is also suggested that Leeza go to a home where she is the only furry friend. Leeza has plenty of joyful years ahead of her, and she is more-than-ready to start forming a lifelong bond with a family who can provide her with proper care, attention and love.
If you are interested in adopting Leeza, please contact Dorit at DoritS@animalleague.org.