Malden Pets Now Up For Adoption: Benita, Yoda & More

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Do you want to add a furry friend to your family and give back to the Malden community at the same time? Adopt a dog, cat or other kind of pet from a local shelter! During the coronavirus pandemic, many pets are still looking for their forever homes and shelters […]

Do you want to add a furry friend to your family and give back to the Malden community at the same time? Adopt a dog, cat or other kind of pet from a local shelter! During the coronavirus pandemic, many pets are still looking for their forever homes and shelters still working to fulfill adoptions.

For those looking to adopt, a great place to start the search for a new fur child is at Melrose Humane Society, where Yoda the cat is waiting patiently, or another local animal shelter. 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 appropriate homes.

Here at Patch, with a little help from our friends at Petfinder, we put together a list each week of all the pets recently put up for adoption in your area. If you’re a cat person, meet Earl Grey, a Domestic Short Hair up for adoption. Or if dogs are more your thing, there are several great dogs 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: Earl Grey
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Melrose Humane Society, PO Box 760668, Melrose, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Say Hello to Earl Grey!!!! Earl Grey was surrendered from his owner because the owner was tired of getting prescription…” Learn more

  • Name: Benita
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Melrose Humane Society, PO Box 760668, Melrose, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Ten-month-old Benita’s world was turned upside-down when the elderly person to whom she belonged went to a nursing home. No…” Learn more

  • Name: Yoda
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Melrose Humane Society, PO Box 760668, Melrose, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Once upon a time, three-year-old Yoda had a home, but the person who meant the world to her dumped her…” Learn more

  • Name: Persephone’s boys
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Melrose Humane Society, PO Box 760668, Melrose, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Persephone and her five boys, about eight-nine weeks old, lost their home the person to whom they belonged decided that…” Learn more

  • Name: Kumiko
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Melrose Humane Society, PO Box 760668, Melrose, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Say Hello to Kumiko!!!! Kumiko is now ready for adoption!!!!! She is a 100% certified lap cat. She loves lots…” Learn more

  • Name: Juno
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Melrose Humane Society, PO Box 760668, Melrose, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Say Hello to Juno!!!!! Juno is now ready for adoption!!! Juno was surrendered due to a family move in which…” Learn more

  • Name: Razzle
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Black Cat Rescue, Somerville, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “To adopt this cat from Black Cat Rescue, please fill out a profile at www.blackcatrescue.com/adoption! Do not contact through this…” Learn more

  • Name: Clayton & Francine
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Saint Meows, Somerville, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “The two beautiful kittens are still a little shy, but based on our experience, it’s nothing some lap time and…” Learn more

  • Name: Inky Z
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Lhasa Apso
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Good with dogs: Yes, with proper intros Good with cats: Yes Good with kids: No Crate trained: Yes House trained:…” Learn more

  • Name: Rachel
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Female, Mixed Breed
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Adoptable in: MA, RI, NH, CT, and VT Good with dogs: Yes, with proper intros Good with cats: Unknown Good…” Learn more

  • Name: Dax Congo
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Golden Retriever
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Good with dogs: Yes, with proper intros Good with cats: Unknown, likely yes Good with kids: Yes, older children Crate…” Learn more

  • Name: Layla Hayes
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Good with dogs: Yes Good with cats: Unknown, likely yes Good with kids: Yes Crate trained: Yes House trained: Yes…” Learn more

  • Name: Tappi
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Adoptable in: MA, RI, NH, CT, and VT Good with dogs: Yes Good with cats: No Good with kids: Yes…” Learn more

  • Name: Liberty
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Labrador Retriever Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Adoptable in: MA, RI, NH, CT, and VT Good with dogs: Yes, with proper intros Good with cats: Unknown Good…” Learn more

  • Name: Ruff
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Name: Ruff (Male) Adoptable in: MA, RI, NH, CT, and VT Good with dogs: Yes Good with cats: No Good…” Learn more

  • Name: Gunner
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Good with dogs: Yes Good with cats: Unknown Good with kids: Unknown, likely yes Crate trained: Yes House trained: Unknown…” Learn more

  • Name: Sugar Pie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Good with dogs: Yes, with proper intros Good with cats: Unknown Good with kids: Yes, older children Crate trained: Yes…” Learn more

  • Name: Lola Saylor
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Doberman Pinscher Australian Shepherd Mix
  • Description: “Name: Lola Saylor (Female) Adoptable in: MA, RI, NH, CT, and VT Good with dogs: Yes, with proper intros Good…” Learn more

  • Name: Anna Lise
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Hound Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Name: Anna Lise (Female) Adoptable in: MA, RI, NH, CT, and VT Good with dogs: Yes, with proper intros Good…” Learn more

  • Name: Loki
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Adoptable in: MA, RI, NH, CT, and VT Good with dogs: Yes, with proper intros Good with cats: Unknown, likely…” Learn more

  • Name: Lady Lu
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Hound Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Adoptable in: MA, RI, NH, CT, and VT Good with dogs: Yes Good with cats: Yes, dog savvy cats Good…” Learn more

  • Name: Hunter
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws From Afar, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Hound Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Hunter is a bright puppy who is about 3 months old, he is exceptionally sweet and playful, like all the…” Learn more

  • Name: Bristol, sweet and cuddly puppy!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rocios Rescues, Cambridge, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi my name is Bristol! I am a 6 month old, 30 lbs playful, cuddly and sweet puppy! I am…” Learn more

  • Name: Lidia, sweet, shy and loving
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rocios Rescues, Cambridge, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, German Shepherd Dog
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Lidia, Sweet, docile, mellow and loving Hi my name is Lidia, I am a 2 year old, 44 lbs. sweet…” Learn more

  • Name: Patsy, petite and loving
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rocios Rescues, Cambridge, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Patsy, petite, loyal and loving Hi there! My name is Patsy, I am a petite terrier/lab/black mouth cur mix girl….” Learn more

  • Name: Duke, mellow and sweet companion
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rocios Rescues, Cambridge, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Staffordshire Bull Terrier
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi my name is Duke! I am an 5 year old, 55 lbs sweet gentleman. I am crate trained and…” Learn more

  • Name: Ginny, playful, sweet and friendly!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rocios Rescues, Cambridge, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Bernese Mountain Dog Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Ginny, playful sweet and friendly! Hi my name is Ginny! I am a super sweet and human oriented 3 year…” Learn more

  • Name: Julia, sweet, friendly and mellow
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rocios Rescues, Cambridge, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Black Mouth Cur Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Julia, sweet, playful and cuddly! Hi my name is Julia! I am a 4 year old young lady and I…” Learn more

  • Name: Ham
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Broken Tail Rescue, Arlington, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Sweet, 12 year old Ham did not come from a Dr. Seuss book but instead from an unfortunate hoarding situation….” Learn more

  • Name: GUMBY
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: A Place For Ace, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Retriever Mixed Breed Mix
  • Description: “GUMBY 1yo male 30 pounds Retriever Mix Gumby is a good little boy that is looking for his forever home!…” Learn more

  • Name: ORE
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “MEET ORE – Sweet and Petite! Ore is a cute little gal who hails from Mississipi and was recenlty transferred…” Learn more

  • Name: JADE
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “MEET JADE – Lapcat Alert! Jade is a super affectionate guy who will greet you with a cute little meow….” Learn more

  • Name: PEPPERMINT
  • Species: Parakeet
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Parakeet (Other)
  • Description: “MEET PEPPERMINT! This animal has been seen by our vet team. If you are interested in adopting this animal, please…” Learn more

  • Name: TAEPUNG
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “MEET TAEPUNG! This animal has been seen by our vet team. If you are interested in adopting this animal, please…” Learn more

  • Name: BAMTOL
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “MEET BAMTOL! This animal has been seen by our vet team. If you are interested in adopting this animal, please…” Learn more

  • Name: BUBBLES
  • Species: Hamster
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Hamster
  • Description: “MEET BUBBLES! Bubbles is a 1 year old hamster who is ready for his new home. His previous owner reported…” Learn more

  • Name: JUDY
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Rex
  • Description: “MEET JUDY! Judy is a 10-week-old female baby bunny who came to our shelter with seven other siblings! These 10-week-old…” Learn more

  • Name: PETER
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Rex
  • Description: “MEET PETER! Peter is a 10-week-old male baby bunny who came to our shelter with seven other siblings! These 10-week-old…” Learn more

  • Name: JESSICA
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Rex
  • Description: “MEET JESSICA! Jessica is a 10-week-old female baby bunny who came to our shelter with seven other siblings! These 10-week-old…” Learn more

  • Name: LOLA
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Rex
  • Description: “MEET LOLA! Lola is a 10-week-old female baby bunny who came to our shelter with seven other siblings! These 10-week-old…” Learn more

  • Name: RUBY
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Rex
  • Description: “MEET RUBY! Ruby is a 10-week-old female baby bunny who came to our shelter with seven other siblings! These 10-week-old…” Learn more

  • Name: BUGS
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Rex
  • Description: “MEET BUGS! BUGS is a 10-week-old male baby bunny who came to our shelter with seven other siblings! These 10-week-old…” Learn more

  • Name: TRIX
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Rex
  • Description: “MEET TRIX! Trix is a 10-week-old female baby bunny who came to our shelter with seven other siblings! These 10-week-old…” Learn more

  • Name: BALOO
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever German Shepherd Dog Mix
  • Description: “Baloo has an adoption pending. Please see our website to find an animal you may be interested in.” Learn more

  • Name: THEODORE
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Meet Theodore Theo is small, shy and has the cutest meow. He loves being petted, especially under the chin and…” Learn more

  • Name: NORWELL
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Long Hair
  • Description: “MEET NORWELL! Norwell is a 5-year-old neutered male cat who came to us as a stray. We don’t know much…” Learn more

  • Name: LYNX
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “MEET LYNX! Likes to Talk! Check out her video! Lynx is a sweet little kitty who will often greet you…” Learn more

  • Name: BINX
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “MEET BINX and BLUE- Double the Love! Check out their video! Blue and Binx are a bonded pair of brothers…” Learn more

  • Name: BLUE
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “MEET BINX and BLUE- Double the Love! Check out their video! Blue and Binx are a bonded pair of brothers…” Learn more

  • Name: COCO
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Meet Coco Coco is a sweet and petite 14-year old kitty looking for a retirement home to call her own!…” Learn more

  • Name: BIRDIE
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Long Hair
  • Description: “Thank you for your interest in Birdie! They are currently pending adoption. Please check out our other adoptable animals!” Learn more

  • Name: Jubilee
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: House Rabbit Network, P.O. Box 2602, Woburn, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Bunny Rabbit
  • Description: “4.5 lbs, DOB 04-2019, Mix” Learn more

  • Name: Sambuca
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: House Rabbit Network, P.O. Box 2602, Woburn, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Bunny Rabbit
  • Description: “6 lbs, DOB 03-2020, Mix If you are looking for a cuddle bug and a little eating machine, Sambuca is…” Learn more

  • Name: Cannoli
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: House Rabbit Network, P.O. Box 2602, Woburn, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Himalayan
  • Description: “5 lbs, DOB 10-2019, Himalayan/Mix Mix Cannoli is a social girl who loves to explore. She has great litter box…” Learn more

  • Name: Ashley and Mary Kate
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: House Rabbit Network, P.O. Box 2602, Woburn, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, New Zealand
  • Description: “Mary Kate: 4.5lbs, DOB 12-2020, Mix Ashley: 4.5lbs, DOB 12-2020, Mix” Learn more

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