Below you can see the featured pets

from the Chautauqua County Humane

Society, Lakeshore Humane Society,

Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue and

Westfield Stray Cat Rescue.


 Also help us find the owners of these lost pets below.




Found seeking shelter before the cold spell, early January 2018, vicinity Chestnut Street and Risley, Fredonia, NY

Declawed female cat, very vocal

Please contact Lakeshore Humane Society if you recognize this cat or have any information as to how to locate the owner

(716) 672-1991

Facebook --Lakeshore Humane Society, Dunkirk, NY


Missing since Thursday morning (10/12/17) Scared by dogs, ran outside on Hoyt Street in the city of Dunkirk, area between Doughty Street and the railroad tracks.  Expect she will run several blocks in any direction and seek shelter in shed, bushes, back porch, etc.  She is a tortie under 1 year old, was malnourished and sick when she was rescued, needs to get back and finish her medicine.  She is very friendly to people and not aggressive or dangerous. If you find her, please contact Lakeshore Humane Society by calling 672-1991, through our Facebook page, (Lakeshore Humane Society-- be sure to choose the Dunkirk one!) or visit our website:



My two kitties went missing from my friends farm. Last seen in Ashville/Mayville NY on 7/28 This passed Friday. Both are spayed/neutered. Tabby is Mink/Minky & the white is Sasha/Sashie. Mink is a real big & chubby boy. Sasha is a peitie female. There is good chance they are together and may be making their way to Irving(like the Homeward bound movie I love) I am very worried about them as the farm was an emergency place for them due to moving issues. If seen/found please call me 716-948-6263. They are very friendly, Mink is a bit shy but Sasha will come right up to you. Mink will for food! Thank you!



Buddy is a very large cat. (about 17pounds)

He is very skittish, but loving at home. 

He was lost in the Dunkirk area. Please contact Sabrina if found!








 - “Saving one animal will not change the world, but surely

for that one animal, the world will change forever.” 


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Pets of the Week




This week we are featuring “Gibson” and “Milky Way”.

Gibson is a 3 year old loveable goof!  He loves to run around and play with his squeaky toys!  He would do best in a home where he is the only pet and with kids over the age of 5. Milky Way is a 3 year old house bunny. He is neutered and looking for a forever home and family to call his own. He is sweet and likes to be carefully held. If either of these pets sounds like the one for you, please stop by the Strunk Road Adoption Center and ask to meet them. You will be glad you did! For more information or questions, please call (716) 665-2209 ext. 200.




 “Alec” and “Sybil”. Alec is a 2 year old Chihuahua that likes to cuddle. He enjoys looking out the window as much as sitting in your lap. He can be a bit cautious at first but he warms up. He is looking for a home without small kids. Sybil is a 1 year old beauty of a cat that is friendly and will take all the attention you can give her. She is sweet and ready to move into a forever home of her own. If either of these pets sounds like “THE” one for you, please stop by the Strunk Road Adoption Center and ask to meet them. You can be the 2nd chance they need. For more information or questions, please call (716) 665-2209 ext. 200.





 “Connie” and “Twizzler”.  Connie is a 1 year old kitty that is really ready for a quiet home of her own. The commotion at the shelter is a bit much for her causing her to hide from it. She would be best in a home without small children and with a family that will be patient with her as she finds her way. Twizzler is an 8 year old lab mix that came from a not so great beginning. She is unsure around new people and places, but given time settles into a routine. She will need a special home with people that will give her the time she needs and that will continue to work with her to help her adjust to life in a home. A fenced yard is a must for her. Twizzler would prefer to be the only pet. If you have the heart and home for either of these two special pets waiting for their 2nd chance, please stop by the Strunk Road Adoption Center and ask about them. They are waiting for the love and caring of a real family. For more information or questions, please call (716) 665-2209 ext. 200.





Lake Shore Humane Society


The Next Adoption Days are: 


 April 7th

Noon - 4 PM 

Please come to our semi-monthly adoption days from noon until 4pm at 431 East Chestnut Street, Dunkirk. You can make a special appointment to see any of our adoptable dogs or cats by calling 672-1991, visiting our Facebook page (Lakeshore Humane Society), or contacting us through our website: 


If you can't make the adoption day, you can contact us by calling (672-1991), visiting our Facebook page (Lakeshore Humane Society,) or connecting with us through our website:





Courtesy Listing 


New home needed:

Bubba is a 3 year old male Maine Coon mix.

He was found in the bumper of a car. 

He seeks your affection but is cautious because he has been exposed to and pursued by dogs.  When he knows he’s safe with you, he’ll approach you for love and hugs.

He is strictly indoors, gets along well with other cats, but not so much with kids.

He is neutered, up to date on shots and ready to be your forever friend.

Call 410-6796. Chad



The following cats need loving homes and we need empty cages for the cats outside to come in out of the cold.  Therefore, throughout January and February, we are reducing the adoption fee of these cats by 50%. Read their stories and make your selection.



The “Seaweed Kittens”

These two young cats need a home, but they are not the type to run up to visitors and say, "Pick Me!"   Phillip, the adorable tabby and white, was trapped at the city fishing pier, and was frantic in his efforts to be free. His name is a take-off on Full Up, because when he calmed down, we noticed a bloated stomach that the vet found full of seaweed.  This resourceful guy found a way to keep himself from starvation!  Andrew, a beautiful orange caught a few days later, was not as upset, but greatly resists being touched. Quiet, gentle, and rather somber, these two have never learned to play and enjoy life. Phillip can be persuaded to sleep on your lap while you pet him, but Andrew has not reached that level yet. They need a peaceful, patient home with people who understand their reticence and will give them time to learn to trust and relax.





Monte:  This handsome buff colored male was found at Routes 20 and 60 in Fredonia. He was almost hit by a car, so the driver stopped and picked him up, and he did not object at all. He probably was confused and frightened and didn't know where to go in the traffic. Monte was already neutered and very friendly, so obviously was a pet,  but efforts to find his owner have not been successful, and he needs a home.


"Kay"  This unusual little female is a calico that looks like a chimera, totally different on either side of the center of her face. The left side of her face is plain black, while the right side is mostly orange with some black and white markings, divided exactly down the center.  Some chimeras have different colored eyes, but Kay does not. She is a little shy, but sweet, and a little special attention will work wonders.


Jefferson gets along well with other cats and loves kittens. This handsome short haired cat has beautiful green eyes, snowy white fur with a tiger back and "curtain part " hairline. Jefferson was born in November 2015.  He is laid back and friendly, and gets along well with other cats.  What a wonderful pet!


Pikachu: This sweet young shorthaired female is a little shy. She was outside and homeless her entire life, but rescued just before the critical cold spell this year. She is reserved but friendly and likes to be petted.  Having a home is a new wonder for this adorable black cat with the cutest white touches you can imagine.  She is very humble and quiet while adjusting to the good life.



Karson is about two years old and has beautiful green eyes. He was a very independent stray until he became ill and needed treatment. After being trapped, he was frightened and angry, and would hiss and swat.  Just when we were giving up hope of his becoming an adoptable pet, he started talking to his favorite rescuer and approached to be petted. After that, it was a quick turnaround. Although Karson still has some reservations about being picked up, and does not like to leave his cage where he feels relaxed and safe, he is playful, gets along well with the other cats, and loves to be petted. This handsome guy may need time to adjust to a new home, but soft food (he loves it!) patience, and affection will win him over. Once he gets to trust his new surroundings, he will be a faithful, loving pet.



Research indicates  it was during  the Ottoman Empire that the genetic mutation responsible for the blotched tabby cat coat pattern emerged. This pattern, which is in 80 per cent of present-day cats can be found all over the world. The English term tabby originates from the translation of the French phrase "striped silk taffeta", the root of which is tabis, meaning "a rich watered silk."


  "Barker" is a short haired gray tabby who is about 1 1/2 years old.  He loves people and attention. Barker is neutered, up to date on his shots, and ready to share your home.


Ricky was found as a stray and is estimated to be a little over a year old. This big guy is very friendly and loving. 




 Suzie is about two years old. Her owner passed away when she was a year old, and her life changed drastically.  This pretty cat has yellow green eyes, medium long fur, and a tail like a feather! Suzie would probably be best in a home without other pets or young children.  


This handsome boy is 11 years old and came to us as an owner surrender. Leo is a friendly cat who would love nothing more than a lap to sit on and a loving home to spend his golden years. As you can see, he's extremely photogenic ! His coat is sleek black. Leo is neutered, up to date on his shots, and ready to be your special mini panther. Because he is a senior, his adoption fee is reduced by 50%. 




    When she was about 7 months old, Velcro was trapped and has been with us for almost 1 1/2 years. She has velvety black fur, and beautiful green eyes.  She is a little apprehensive when approached, but loves to be petted and will be a great, laid back pet. Velcro has been in a cage far too long and is getting a little plump.  She needs a forever home and a chance to move around more freely.


Moffitt~This beautiful black tuxedo cat was found with a collar around her neck and leg about a year ago. Efforts to find her owner have been unsuccessful, so she needs a new home. She is estimated to be about four years old, is friendly and pleasant, and seems to get along well with other cats.


Shown here is "Dutchie," a 1 year old black shorthair that the owners had to give up. Dutchie is extremely friendly and very actively seeks attention and petting.  If you are looking for a cat to interact with frequently, Dutchie is an excellent choice.



Silas:  This young male was found in a wooded area populated by coyotes.  Since he seems to know humans, we believe he was either "lost or tossed."  All the changes in his life been confusing to him, so he is still a little hesitant and afraid, but he is not aggressive.  In time, with a little love and the chance to feel safe, he will be a very attractive pet.   


   It's hard to believe that this gorgeous long haired gray cat  is approximately 10 yrs old. He's a very playful guy who like toys and attention from people. He has cuddled up to some of our young visitors and been super loving with children. Although he does have a heart murmur, it doesn't seem to affect him at all. He is neutered and up to date on his shots.  Because he is a senior cat, his adoption fee is only half the standard fee. You will be very pleased to have this elegant, friendly cat as part of your family.



Despite the name, Flynn is female.  She is a beautifully marked 10 month old tortie, with lots of orange, and the cutest face. She has really come out of her shell since she came to us, and become very friendly and trusting.  She really enjoys being petted and having her fur brushed, and seems to get along with other cats.



This older cat needs a special loving home, and a peaceful, stress free life.  .  Ricky's fur is medium long charcoal with distinctive stripes.  Sometimes he gets scared and growls, but he doesn't mean it.  He has no teeth or front claws, so he couldn't hurt anyone even if he wanted to, which he doesn't. He really just wants to be loved and petted, and purrs when he feelssafe a nd calm and loved. Ricky has tested positive for FIV, (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus)  but FIV cannot be transmitted from cat to human or to dogs.  Because he is a "special needs" pet, his adoption fee has been reduced. 



 Dogs are available for adoption: All dog adoptions require a pre-home visit and references will be checked.



Meet Maddie, a shepherd mix who is approximately a year and a half old. This beautiful girl,along with her litter of 5 pups, arrived at LHS all the way from a kill shelter in Tennessee. After getting some medical attention and TLC, Maddie and her pups are ready for their forever homes. Maddie is smaller in size, about 40 pounds. She is a friendly, gentle girl who loves being around people. Maddie ...seems to do well with other dogs, although another calm, submissive dog would be best. Maddie does know some basic commands and is housebroken.


Lightning is a 7 month old Jack Russell/ beagle mix. This little boy is sweet as can be. He he tends to be a bit nervous of new things and loud noises so his new home needs to be calm and patient with him. He does open up once he feels safe. We are suggesting only older children with him because of this. Lighting does love attention from people and enjoys being around them. Once you win him over, he will follow you everywhere.


Sebastian is a Maltese/ Yorkie who is approximately 8yrs old. We don't know too much about him since he was left at our door with another dog in a dirty crate. They were both very matted and had fleas. After a trip to the vet and groomer, along with some TLC , Sebastian is ready for his new home. He is a perfect lap dog and loves to be held. He would be a great companion for a senior.


  Rupert is a sweet shih tzu who is approximately 8yrs old. We don't know too much about him since he was left at our door with another dog in a dirty crate. They were both very matted and had fleas. After a trip to the vet and groomer, along with some TLC , Rupert is ready for his new home. He is a perfect lap dog and loves to be held. He would be a great companion for a senior. 


  Vinny & Frankie are adorable Yorkies, born in September 2017. Being typical puppies, they are very playful and energetic. These two cuties will need a home willing to teach them basic commands and work on housebreaking. They can be adopted together or go to separate homes (preferably that has a playmate).


This beautiful boy is just full of life! If you know and love the husky breed - this fella is for you! Hunter will be 10 in February but you would never know it! He certainly doesn't act his age!

Hunter is your typical chatty, independent, frisky husky. He loves walks, and being outside snooping around. He is not great with younger kiddos, they make him very nervous, and definitely NO CATS for this guy. He seems generally fine with other dogs, but as with all of our adoptions, a meet and greet would be necessary.


Cookie and Scooby are a bonded special needs pair of chihuahuas. Scooby has a heart condition that requires daily medication. Cookie has a seizure disorder and has occasional seizures. She is being monitored by our vet and does not require medicine at this time. They both have the sweetest personalities and love to be held and cuddled. We are looking for an owner who will spoil them and see that their medical issues are taken care of. There will be a reduced adoption fee to the qualified adopter.


Button Button is approximately 7yrs old. He's a bit shy so he needs a patient , loving home. He may do best with another dog who is friendly and outgoing.


 Fritz is approximately 6 yrs old. He's a bit shy so he needs a patient , loving home. He may do best with another dog who is friendly and outgoing.





Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue



You can visit any of our dogs at the shelter at

7540 N. Gale Street in Westfield. We're open from

1-3pm Monday through Saturday or you can make

an appointment by calling 326-PAWS or emailing

All the dogs can also be seen on the web at





If you aren’t aware, the shelter is located at 7540 N. Gale St. in Westfield, NY and is normally open Monday through Saturday from 1-3pm or by appointment by calling 716- 326-PAWS (7297).  Many of the available dogs and puppies, as well as shelter information can be found online at or our Facebook page at




Single, brown-eyed, active female seeking long-term companion, preferably with a fenced in yard. I enjoy
long walks and spending time exploring the great outdoors. The right
person for me will be patient, kind and respect my personal space.
Must love dogs. I'm waiting for that special someone who will take
things slow and let us really get to know each other and gain my trust
and affection. Good things come to those who wait, and I'm worth it. Get
 to know me and I'll be sure to win your heart! Be my valentine and
I'll be your loyal sweetheart!




The shelter has had a number of puppies recently; in fact we currently have a litter of adorable Pitty pups that will be available for adoption in 4 weeks.  As a result we are terribly low on old bath towels (not washcloths or hand towels) and old sheets.  Any donations of those are very much appreciated!

Keep an eye out on FB or the website for a pancake breakfast fundraiser to be held next month; the date is to be determined.   Plan ahead too for the 6th Annual Dog Gone Good Yard Sale to be held July 27th and 28th at the shelter.  We will start collecting items July 1st.  Thank you again for all your support!



        Sammi has gone from being a very scared soon-to-be-mom to a much more confident, dog friendly, people friendly girl who is now spayed and ready for a home of her own.  You can read her story here   


  You might have heard about Sammi, who was running wild for the longest time last year, became pregnant, and through the amazing efforts of our Executive Director, managed to be caught just in time to have her puppies at the shelter the end of last year.  All those pups found homes, but Sammi is still here waiting her turn.  She's come such a long way, from being terrified of people, to realizing that we mean no harm to her.  She needs a fenced yard, a loving family who would understand she needs time to adjust to new things, a dog companion to learn from, and a nice couch would be perfect for her!


Do you think any of these dogs might fit into your home and lifestyle?  Or perhaps you can just spread the word about NCCR and the great dogs that are available so other people can see them.    The shelter is located at 7540 N. Gale St. in Westfield and is open Monday-Saturday from 1-3pm or by appointment by calling 716-326-7297 (PAWS).  Most of the dogs can be seen online at

Maybe you can't adopt but have extra time on your hands? Go to the website and fill out a volunteer application or stop by the shelter during open hours from 1-3pm Monday-Saturday and pick up an application there.   There are a number of ways you can help out either hands on with the dogs weekdays, evenings or weekends or with events, fundraising or other things.   The shelter is located at 7540 N. Gale St. in Westfield and their phone number is 716-326-7297.       You'll make new two and four legged friends for sure!


Have you wondered about how you can help the dogs?


We are always looking for volunteers to work shifts, help at events, even just do yard work.  Haven't got the time to volunteer?  How about helping financially and donating your empty nickel deposit cans and bottles.   Several of the local redemption centers such as Get Your Nickel Back in Fredonia, Don's Car Wash in Lakewood and Farm Fresh Variety Store Bottle & Can Redemption in Jamestown will even take your returns and send us the money!

Another painless way is by shopping via Amazon Smile and designating Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue as your charity of choice.  Amazon donates .5% of your purchases (at no additional cost to you!) to the charity you've chosen.  Every penny counts!

Many of the dogs can be seen online at  The website lists upcoming events, fundraisers, adoption successes, rabies clinics and other things.  Be sure to check out our Facebook page too; you can easily spread the word about NCCR dogs by liking/sharing their images; it costs you nothing and yet might mean everything to that dog if it helps it find a home.    Dogs can change very rapidly, so if you're looking for something specific, keep checking back!

Come find a new friend, be it a couch potato or a running buddy, we have all shapes, sizes and colors waiting for you!  If you haven't been by the shelter lately, stop on in!  We're located at 7540 N. Gale St. in Westfield and are open Monday-Saturday from 1-3pm or by appointment by calling 716-326-7297.  Most of the dogs can be seen online at or check out our Facebook page too.



As always, we love to hear about any of our dogs that you adopted.  If it was last week, last year or 10 years ago, please drop us an email and a photo.  This is NCCR's 18th year of "helping dogs adopt a human"!  We remember many of the dogs that pass through the doors; your notes, emails and photos help make it all worthwhile!





Westfield Stray Cat Rescue







Dust Bunny: This girl is about 10 years old and shy, but with love and patience, she would blossom into a wonderful pet!





Allie is a beautiful white & gray DSH female cat who is very friendly and enjoys socializing with people.  She gets along with other cats, has had her shots & is spayed.




Annabelle is two years old and is a very soft, fluffy cat who loves to vocalize!  She enjoys playing with toys and chasing the other cats!



Diego is a very handsome fellow!  He is a black & gray tiger mix with white fur; Diego is 3 years old.  Diego has a great personality - he has all his vaccinations & is neutered.



Lily is a Dark colored Tortoiseshell & is about two and a half years old.  Lily enjoys running around the shelter & playing games with the other cats.


Rhett is a gorgeous buff & white colored cat - he is around 2 years old.  He likes to sit in the sunshine & is a very gentle boy.




There are 8 kittens at the Stray cat rescue! These are 3 of them! They are tiger striped, some with white on the face and legs.  They have been given their initial shots, given worm & flea medicines.  They are about 7 –8 weeks old and very cute.

If you are interested in adopting any of these cats or any of our other many felines in need please call (716) 326-2404 or email us at Feel free to see our other kittys at our website also please visit our Facebook page at

which contains a link to petfinder that lists the WSCR cats that are available for adoption.

You can visit any of our cats Monday-Friday from 10AM to 5PM and Saturdays 10AM-2PM at the Thrifty Kitty located at 59 E. Main St. Westfield, NY.

The cats at Westfield Stray Cat Rescue are up to date on all their vaccinations and have been tested negative for both Feline Leukemia and FIV.



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