Pet Adoption In The Matawan-Aberdeen Area: New Dogs, Cats Added This Week

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Want to add a new member to your family and have a positive impact on the world at the same time? Perhaps it’s finally time to adopt a pet! During the coronavirus pandemic, shelters have dogs, cats and other pets ready and waiting for someone to take them home. In […]

Want to add a new member to your family and have a positive impact on the world at the same time? Perhaps it’s finally time to adopt a pet! During the coronavirus pandemic, shelters have dogs, cats and other pets ready and waiting for someone to take them home.

In the search for an adorable new friend, consider checking out a local facility like Your New Best Friend Dog Rescue, where Baby Ans Her Boxer Puppies the dog is waiting patiently. If you aren’t sure if you have time to take care of a pet year round, many shelters also offer opportunities to foster pets until they are placed in permanent homes.

If you need some help in your search, Patch and Petfinder have you covered. We round up a list each week of all the pets recently put up for adoption in your area. If you’re a dog person, meet Moe, a Labrador Retriever mix up for adoption. If cats are more your thing, there are several great cats available, too. Click on any listing for more information, or to start the adoption process.

Editor’s note: This list was automatically generated using data compiled by Petfinder. Please report any errors or other feedback to [email protected]

  • Name: Moe
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Your New Best Friend Dog Rescue, Hazlet, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Moe is a sweet boy. Loves everyone. This chunky monkey just wants a family to love him” Learn more

  • Name: Jazzy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Your New Best Friend Dog Rescue, Hazlet, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Jazzy is looking for her forever home. She’s a 3 month older puppy who loves to play.” Learn more

  • Name: Sandy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Your New Best Friend Dog Rescue, Hazlet, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Mixed Breed Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Sandy is a sweet little girl who loves everyone!!! Perfect for any family!” Learn more

  • Name: Oscar (not a grouch)
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Your New Best Friend Dog Rescue, Hazlet, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Boxer
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Oscar not so much a grouch is a handsome 2 year old boxer mix. He is sad and is looking…” Learn more

  • Name: Baby ans her boxer puppies
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Your New Best Friend Dog Rescue, Hazlet, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Boxer
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Momma Baby and her 4 boxer puppies are available for adoption. Please apply: Yournewbestfrienddogrescue.com You can view all adoptable dogs…” Learn more

  • Name: Bruce
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Your New Best Friend Dog Rescue, Hazlet, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Husky Shepherd Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Beautiful Bruce is 2 years young. Not a fan of large male dogs. Love kids, adults and all humans alike….” Learn more

  • Name: Donna
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Your New Best Friend Dog Rescue, Hazlet, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Shepherd Husky Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Donna is a beautiful 4 year old husky- German Shepherd mix. She has low-medium energy and is very well behaved….” Learn more

  • Name: Sam and her pups
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Your New Best Friend Dog Rescue, Hazlet, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Sam and her two puppies are available for adoption. We take all ages and sizes Big and small We take…” Learn more

  • Name: Arianna
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Your New Best Friend Dog Rescue, Hazlet, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “We have two female black labs available Arianna and her pal. Apply: Yournewbestfrienddogrescue.com You can see all our available dogs…” Learn more

  • Name: Tank
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Your New Best Friend Dog Rescue, Hazlet, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Boxer Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “I lived my life on this chain. The weight of the chain weighed heavily on my neck and heart. I…” Learn more

  • Name: Patrick
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Your New Best Friend Dog Rescue, Hazlet, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Hound
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Puppy sweet” Learn more

  • Name: Sissy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Your New Best Friend Dog Rescue, Hazlet, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Black Mouth Cur Golden Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Sissy is a sweet girl. She is a tripod. But don’t let those 3 legs fool you this girl gets…” Learn more

  • Name: Penelope
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Oats And Goats Rescue Inc, Old Bridge, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, American Staffordshire Terrier
  • Description: “Penelope (AKA Penny) is a healthy 3-year-old female who is housebroken, spayed, and up-to-date on all her shots. Her days…” Learn more

  • Name: Tigey
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Happy Homes Animal Rescue, Old Bridge, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Tigey is about 2 years old. He was rescued from a shelter where he was meowing for attention. He’s a…” Learn more

  • Name: Purple rain
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Happy Homes Animal Rescue, Old Bridge, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Purple rain is about 3.5 month olds little girl rescued from the snow storm. She’s sweet and gentle but still…” Learn more

  • Name: Binx
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Rescue Force, 989 Main St., Sayreville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Binx is a 7 year old male cat. He is friendly. His owner passed away and he isn’t doing well…” Learn more

  • Name: Ne Ne
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Rescue Force, 989 Main St., Sayreville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Ne Ne is very friendly and about 8 month old. The adoption fee for this kitty is 90.00 which includes…” Learn more

  • Name: Willow: application limit
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Blind Dog Rescue Alliance Ct, Sayreville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Australian Shepherd
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Beautiful Willow is being fostered in NJ. She is in need of a confident owner. Please read Willow’s bio below:…” Learn more

  • Name: Cream
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Care Centers Of Nyc Staten Island, 3139 Veterans Road West, Staten Island, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “What my friends at ACC say about me: My history is a mystery and my friends here do not know…” Learn more

  • Name: Zelig
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Care Centers Of Nyc Staten Island, 3139 Veterans Road West, Staten Island, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “What my friends at ACC say about me: I lived with children in my previous home. I have lived with…” Learn more

  • Name: Persephone
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Care Centers Of Nyc Staten Island, 3139 Veterans Road West, Staten Island, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “What my friends at ACC say about me: My history is a mystery and my friends here do not know…” Learn more

  • Name: Twizzler
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Care Centers Of Nyc Staten Island, 3139 Veterans Road West, Staten Island, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Primary Color: White Weight: 9.7lbs Age: 1yrs 6mths 2wks” Learn more

  • Name: Jimmy
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Care Centers Of Nyc Staten Island, 3139 Veterans Road West, Staten Island, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Primary Color: Black Secondary Color: White Weight: 6.6lbs Age: 16yrs 0mths 2wks Animal has been Neutered” Learn more

  • Name: Pumpkin and Joker
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: New Beginnings Animal Rescue, 777 Helmetta Boulevard, East Brunswick, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “That’s right, you’re not seeing double- there’s 2 cats here! Pumpkin and Joker are 5 year old bonded sisters that…” Learn more

  • Name: Binx
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: New Beginnings Animal Rescue, 777 Helmetta Boulevard, East Brunswick, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair Bengal Mix
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Hi there! I’m Binx – a very chatty and lovable 1 year old male. I was found with a colony…” Learn more

  • Name: Tonic
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Karma Cat Zen Dog Rescue Society, Milltown, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Tonic is a total cutie pie!! With her silky grey fur, bright eyes, and long whiskers, she’s so pretty. Tonic…” Learn more

  • Name: Tequila
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Karma Cat Zen Dog Rescue Society, Milltown, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Description: “Tequila is an beautiful bundle of floof!! With her soft black fur, bright eyes, and long whiskers, she’s super-cute. Tequila…” Learn more

  • Name: Prima
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Karma Cat Zen Dog Rescue Society, Milltown, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Sweet mini-panther Prima was found during a Trap Neuter Return project, but was clearly too friendly to be a feral…” Learn more

  • Name: Maisel
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Strays Hope For Life, Staten Island, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “If you would like to meet Maisel, please complete an application online at strayshopeforliferescue.org and her foster family will contact…” Learn more

  • Name: Pistachio
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Strays Hope For Life, Staten Island, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Long Hair
  • Description: “If you would like to meet Pistachio, please complete an application online at strayshopeforliferescue.org and her foster family will contact…” Learn more

  • Name: Archie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Strays Hope For Life, Staten Island, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “If you would like to meet Archie, please complete an application online at strayshopeforliferescue.org and her foster family will contact…” Learn more

  • Name: Pirate
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Strays Hope For Life, Staten Island, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “To meet Pirate, please complete an application online at strayshopeforliferescue.org and his foster family will contact you to arrange meet…” Learn more

  • Name: Tuxie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Strays Hope For Life, Staten Island, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “If you would like to meet Tuxie please complete an application online at strayshopeforliferescue.org and his foster will contact you…” Learn more

  • Name: Mumble
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Strays Hope For Life, Staten Island, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “If you are interested in Mumble, please complete an application online at strayshopeforliferescue.org and his foster family will contact you…” Learn more

  • Name: Whisper
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Pet Adoption Network, PO Box 203, Red Bank, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Whisper is a good natured female cat about 2-3 years old. She is good with other cats and she is…” Learn more

  • Name: Crackleberry
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Pet Adoption Network, PO Box 203, Red Bank, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair Tuxedo Mix
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Crackleberry is 8 months old with adorable markings. He must be adopted with his sister and BFF Toodles. They still…” Learn more

  • Name: Laredo
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Pet Adoption Network, PO Box 203, Red Bank, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Tabby Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Meet Laredo, a pretty little brown tabby about 4 1/2 months old. He is playful and affectionate once he gets…” Learn more

  • Name: Phoebe
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Pet Adoption Network, PO Box 203, Red Bank, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Tabby Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Description: “Phoebe is about 4 years old and was abandoned. She is a pretty girl with a cute face and nice…” Learn more

  • Name: BD
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Pet Adoption Network, PO Box 203, Red Bank, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Tabby Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “BD is a handsome little guy who is 6 months of age. He is curious and playful. Shy at first…” Learn more

  • Name: Toodles
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Pet Adoption Network, PO Box 203, Red Bank, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Toodles. is 8 months old and she must be adopted with her brother and BFF Crackleberry They still have lots…” Learn more

  • Name: Beau
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Pet Adoption Network, PO Box 203, Red Bank, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Siamese Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Beau was found living on the streets so he is a little scratched up, but still super handsome. He is…” Learn more

  • Name: Posh
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Pet Adoption Network, PO Box 203, Red Bank, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Long Hair Domestic Medium Hair Mix
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “UPDATE: We got so many applications & inquiries on this kitten that we are not able to accept any additional…” Learn more

  • Name: Thor!
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Cuddly Creatures Inc Animal Rescue And Adoptions, Manalapan, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Please email us at [email protected] for an adoption application. Also please note that we are primarily keeping our adoptions within…” Learn more

  • Name: Skye!
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Cuddly Creatures Inc Animal Rescue And Adoptions, Manalapan, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Maine Coon Turkish Angora Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Please email us at [email protected] for an adoption application. Also please note that we are primarily keeping our adoptions within…” Learn more

  • Name: Lazarus!!!!
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Cuddly Creatures Inc Animal Rescue And Adoptions, Manalapan, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Bombay Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Please email us at [email protected] for an adoption application. Also please note that we are primarily keeping our adoptions within…” Learn more

  • Name: Benjamin
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Staten Island Hope Animal Rescue, 2795 Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Description: “This beautiful boy, Benjamin, was trapped during tnr, when it was discovered he had a large open wound on his…” Learn more

  • Name: Tokyo
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Victory 4 The Voiceless Animal Rescue Inc, PO box 61544, Staten Island, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Tokyo is about 4 years old. He loves spending time with his foster mom and getting belly rubs! He is…” Learn more

  • Name: Mittens
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Victory 4 The Voiceless Animal Rescue Inc, PO box 61544, Staten Island, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Mittens is a handsome 16 month old. Fully vetted, healthy and looking for a new family Mittens is stunning but…” Learn more

  • Name: Tippy
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Save The Animals Today A Nonprofit Corporation, North Brunswick, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Tippy is a sweet 1-2 year old boy. He was trapped after living in the sewers all his life. At…” Learn more

  • Name: LOOKING FOR FOSTERS
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Save The Animals Today A Nonprofit Corporation, North Brunswick, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Want a cat but don’t what the 17+ year responsibility? Try fostering!! Many cats are in need of a home…” Learn more

  • Name: MILO
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Friends Of Linden Animal Shelter Inc, PO Box 2151, Linden, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Milo is good with children. He is a bit reserved but very affectionate. He is fairly submissive. Milo can be…” Learn more

  • Name: EDWARDA
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Friends Of Linden Animal Shelter Inc, PO Box 2151, Linden, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Tabby
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Edwarda is about a year old. She is a real cuddler and loves to play. Edwarda is currently living at…” Learn more

  • Name: LEO
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Friends Of Linden Animal Shelter Inc, PO Box 2151, Linden, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Leo is about a 1 1/2 year old boy. He is somewhat shy and needs time to settle in. With…” Learn more

  • Name: FERDINAND
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Friends Of Linden Animal Shelter Inc, PO Box 2151, Linden, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Long Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Ferdinand is a 2 year old handsome long haired boy. He is passionate and playful. Ferdinand is currently living at…” Learn more

  • Name: UNIQUE
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Friends Of Linden Animal Shelter Inc, PO Box 2151, Linden, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Tortoiseshell
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Unique is a wonderful 1 year old Tortie. She is a bundle of personality and wants to play. She doesn’t…” Learn more

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