Cranston Pets Up For Adoption: Nala & More

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Want to add to your family and do something good for the world at the same time? Consider adopting a dog, cat or other animal from a local shelter. Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many shelters in and around Cranston are still working to find forever homes for dozens of […]

Want to add to your family and do something good for the world at the same time? Consider adopting a dog, cat or other animal from a local shelter. Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many shelters in and around Cranston are still working to find forever homes for dozens of cats, dogs and other adorable critters coming through.

Across Rhode Island, there are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages without a home — and many are located near you. For those looking to adopt, a great place to start your search for an adorable new companion is at East Greenwich Animal Protection League, where Nala the dog is waiting patiently, or another local adoption center. 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.

Need some help in your search? Patch and Petfinder have you covered. We create a list each week of all the pets recently put up for adoption in your area. Whether you’re a dog or cat person, there are several great options available. 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: Pickles (APPLICATIONS CLOSED / PREAPPROVED ADOPTOR CONTACTED)
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Stars, 10 Chapel View Blvd, Cranston, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Chihuahua Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “”I’m kind of a big Dill” Pickles is a 2.5 – 3 year old female, chihuahua terrier mix who is…” Learn more

  • Name: Reba (APPLICATIONS CLOSED / PREAPPROVED ADOPTOR CONTACTED)
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Stars, 10 Chapel View Blvd, Cranston, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Chihuahua
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “”Here’s your one chance, Fancy, don’t let me down….” This may not be the famous Reba McEntire, but this Reba…” Learn more

  • Name: NALA
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: East Greenwich Animal Protection League, Cranston, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, American Bulldog
  • Description: “Oh my gosh, you’ve got to meet Nala. This little cutie is stealing every heart here at the shelter. She…” Learn more

  • Name: JACK
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: East Greenwich Animal Protection League, Cranston, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Boxer Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Description: “For One Night Only it’s ‘Just Jack’ (cue facebox for all the Will and Grace fans)! This very sweet boy…” Learn more

  • Name: CHARLIE BROWN
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: East Greenwich Animal Protection League, Cranston, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “Good Grief Charlie Brown! Our new friend refuses to sit still for a photo, all we could get were action…” Learn more

  • Name: ROSE
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: East Greenwich Animal Protection League, Cranston, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Corgi Border Collie Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Looking for a special Valentine this year? You’re in luck because our Valentine’s Day litter is looking for their forever…” Learn more

  • Name: ROMEO
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: East Greenwich Animal Protection League, Cranston, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Corgi Border Collie Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Looking for a special Valentine this year? You’re in luck because our Valentine’s Day litter is looking for their forever…” Learn more

  • Name: TRUE
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: East Greenwich Animal Protection League, Cranston, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Corgi Border Collie Mix
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  • Name: VALENTINE
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: East Greenwich Animal Protection League, Cranston, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Corgi Border Collie Mix
  • Description: “This pretty girl is simply adorable. She is mom to the Valentine’s Day litter and now after taking amazing care…” Learn more

  • Name: JULIETTE
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: East Greenwich Animal Protection League, Cranston, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Corgi Border Collie Mix
  • Description: “Looking for a special Valentine this year? You’re in luck because our Valentine’s Day litter is looking for their forever…” Learn more

  • Name: LOVE
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: East Greenwich Animal Protection League, Cranston, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Corgi Border Collie Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Looking for a special Valentine this year? You’re in luck because our Valentine’s Day litter is looking for their forever…” Learn more

  • Name: Sweetie & Freckles
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws New England, Warwick, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Jack Russell Terrier
  • Description: “Sweetieand Freckles!Sweetieand Freckles! What a lovely pair they be! Sweetie, the little white Terrier mix, and Freckles, the not much…” Learn more

  • Name: Will
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws New England, Warwick, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Terrier Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Description: “This handsome boy is Will. He was a stray in TN that was being fed by volunteers. He was eventually…” Learn more

  • Name: Chaco
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws New England, Warwick, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Black Mouth Cur Mastiff Mix
  • Description: “How’s about a handsome black cur mix or maybe a little bit of hound/mastiff in there – honestly, we have…” Learn more

  • Name: Mary Doris
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws New England, Warwick, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Black Mouth Cur
  • Description: “Arriving in New England 1/30/21 Hi my name is Mary Doris, but you can just call me Doris. I am…” Learn more

  • Name: Jimmy
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Last Chance Dog Rescue Alabama, Johnston, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Hi there! My name is Jimmy and boy am I excited to meet you! My story is that I was…” Learn more

  • Name: Sabrina
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Last Chance Dog Rescue Alabama, Johnston, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Hi there! My name is Sabrina and boy am I excited to meet you! My story is that I was…” Learn more

  • Name: Samantha
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Last Chance Dog Rescue Alabama, Johnston, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Hi there! My name is Sabrina and boy am I excited to meet you! My story is that I was…” Learn more

  • Name: James Bond
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Providence Animal Control, 200 Terminal Rd, Providence, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Hello there! I was found injured BUT after being sedated and looked at, it seems that I am OK! I…” Learn more

  • Name: Emma
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Providence Animal Control, 200 Terminal Rd, Providence, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Hello! I am a young female kitty from a hoarding case, when my kittens were weaned, they went to a…” Learn more

  • Name: Mia
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Providence Animal Control, 200 Terminal Rd, Providence, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Hello, my name is Mia and I am about 6 to 7 years old and I have a story to…” Learn more

  • Name: Murphy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Almost Home Rescue Inc, P.O. Box 6111, Providence, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Boxer
  • Description: “Murphy is a sweet little peanut. He is a deaf dog, and he is looking for an ADULT ONLY home….” Learn more

  • Name: Kaden-Available for a Meet and Greet!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Cenla Alliance For Animals, Warwick, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Catahoula Leopard Dog
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Kaden is an approximately 2 year old Catahoula Curr mix who weighs approximately 62 pounds. Kaden was dumped on the…” Learn more

  • Name: Lucia
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Save A Lab, Coventry, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Chocolate Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Lucia is sweet and loving. She likes to follow you around the house. She is an awesome dog once she…” Learn more

  • Name: Burley
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Pawswatch Adoptable Cats, Rumford, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Domestic Medium Hair Maine Coon Mix
  • Description: “Burley is wondering if you will be his forever Valentine? This handsome boy will be the love of your life!…” Learn more

  • Name: Felix
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Midnight Run Rescue, East Greenwich, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Felix: I am a 6month old Orange Tabby, I was found outside a shopping center parking lot, when I saw…” Learn more

  • Name: Diego
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Midnight Run Rescue, East Greenwich, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Diego. I am a 1 year old White and Grey Tabby, I was found outside my rescuer house searching for…” Learn more

  • Name: Copper
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Midnight Run Rescue, East Greenwich, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Labrador Retriever Hound Mix
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Adopt Copper He is 18 months old Lab Hound Mix – his family is unable to care for him due…” Learn more

  • Name: Bandit. Barbie. Baxter. Tammy.
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Midnight Run Rescue, East Greenwich, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Collie American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi!! We are 12 week old Collie Staffy Doberman Mixes. We are excited to go to our new homes. Please…” Learn more

  • Name: Eddie – Brenda
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Midnight Run Rescue, East Greenwich, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Collie American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi!! We are 12 week old Collie Staffy Doberman Mixes. We are excited to go to our new homes. Please…” Learn more

  • Name: Falkor
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Midnight Run Rescue, East Greenwich, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Male, Standard Poodle
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Falkor is a fully vetted Standard Poodle who is 9 years old. He is great with children!! He is very…” Learn more

  • Name: Misty. Monty. Louis. Roddy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Midnight Run Rescue, East Greenwich, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Collie American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi!! We are 12 week old Collie Staffy Doberman Mixes. We are excited to go to our new homes. Please…” Learn more

  • Name: Sampson. Trent. Timex. Zena
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Midnight Run Rescue, East Greenwich, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Collie American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi!! We are 12 week old Collie Staffy Doberman Mixes. We are excited to go to our new homes. Please…” Learn more

  • Name: Ava
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Midnight Run Rescue, East Greenwich, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Terrier
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Ava is 2 years old and is a Terrier Mix She is approx 25 lbs and a sweetie pie!! Good…” Learn more

  • Name: Creed
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends Of Central Falls Animals, Central Falls, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “Creed ~ Approximately 2 years old Creed came into the possession of our ACO on 11/18/20. He was held for…” Learn more

  • Name: Bella
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Furry Angels Dachshund Rescue, Foster, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Dachshund Miniature Pinscher Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Bella is a Dachshund mix that can be described as wiggly, loving, and frisky enough that you would never think…” Learn more

  • Name: Twinkie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Little Rhody Rescue, Glocester, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “~~~~~ We are SO SORRY TO ADVISE … We are NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ADOPTING TO MASSACHUSETTS RESIDENTS !!!!!…” Learn more

  • Name: Clara & Oddball
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Wildheart Canine Rescue, Attleboro, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair Siamese Mix
  • Description: “Meet Oddball (Gray Tabby & White) and Clara (Lynx Point Siamese Mix), two approximately 5 month old kittens! These two…” Learn more

  • Name: Aryanna
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Wildheart Canine Rescue, Attleboro, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Long Hair
  • Description: “Meet Aryanna, an approximately 3 year old kitty! Aryanna is the definition of a lap cat! This pretty lady LOVES…” Learn more

  • Name: Earl & Butler
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Wildheart Canine Rescue, Attleboro, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Meet Earl (Gray Tabby) & Butler (Black & White), two approximately 5-6 month old male kitties! Earl & Butler loves…” Learn more

  • Name: Anya
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Wildheart Canine Rescue, Attleboro, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Siamese Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Description: “Meet Beautiful Miss Anya, the sweetest approximately 1 year old Siamese mix kitty! Anya is an absolute love. She loves…” Learn more

  • Name: Dozer
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: New England Humane Society, Cumberland, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Meet Dozer! This handsome boy was pulled from a high-kill shelter in GA. He is now in waiting for his…” Learn more

  • Name: Oakley
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: New England Humane Society, Cumberland, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Meet Oakley! Look at those eyes!! This handsome boy was pulled from a high-kill shelter in GA. He is now…” Learn more

  • Name: Maximus
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: New England Humane Society, Cumberland, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Meet Maximus! This beautiful boy was pulled from a high-kill shelter in GA. He is now in waiting for his…” Learn more

  • Name: Marley
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: New England Humane Society, Cumberland, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Meet Miss Marley! This pretty girl was pulled from a high-kill shelter in GA. She is now in waiting for…” Learn more

  • Name: Sarbi
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: New England Humane Society, Cumberland, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Meet Sarbi! This handsome boy was pulled from a high-kill shelter in GA. He is now in waiting for his…” Learn more

  • Name: Dolce
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: New England Humane Society, Cumberland, RI
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Meet Dolce! This beautiful girl was pulled from a high-kill shelter in GA. She is now in waiting for her…” Learn more

  • Name: Taylor
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Rehoboth Animal Shelter, 148 Peck St, Rehoboth, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Taylor is a smallish tabby-and-white spayed female, about 3 years old. Her fur is thick and plushy but not especially…” Learn more

  • Name: Lilly and Pistachio
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Rehoboth Animal Shelter, 148 Peck St, Rehoboth, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Lilly and Pistachio are 4-year-old sisters and very much attached to one another. They should be adopted together. Both girls…” Learn more

  • Name: Riley
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Rehoboth Animal Shelter, 148 Peck St, Rehoboth, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Riley is a former stray, but far from feral. He is happy to live indoors, but not in a cage….” Learn more

  • Name: Dutchess
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Forever Paws Animal Shelter, 300 Lynwood Street, Fall River, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
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  • Name: Flossie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Forever Paws Animal Shelter, 300 Lynwood Street, Fall River, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Learn more

  • Name: Oliver
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Forever Paws Animal Shelter, 300 Lynwood Street, Fall River, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Learn more

  • Name: Bubbles
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Forever Paws Animal Shelter, 300 Lynwood Street, Fall River, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Learn more

  • Name: Crockett
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Forever Paws Animal Shelter, 300 Lynwood Street, Fall River, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Learn more

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