Please Help OCEAN!

Please Help OCEAN! The Rough Tide is Turning to Calm for this 9 month tabby kitten after suffering from an unusual condition. (OCEAN belongs to a litter rescued in New Hyde Park last year.) Upon examination several months ago, our … Continue reading →

“Catch of the Day” Luncheon – Sun., Jan 28th

  Since 2003, Last Hope’s Fix a Feral program has assisted the public to spay and neuter feral cats in their neighborhoods. To date, Last Hope has assisted with the spay and neuter of at least 20,000 feral cats. This … Continue reading →

Last Hope Flea Market – Saturday, February 3rd

The next Last Hope Flea Market and Jewelry Sale will be on Saturday, February 3rd from 10am-2pm at The Church of the Advent (Winthrop Hall) in Westbury, 555 Advent Street. just off Jericho Turnpike. Please start putting aside donations for us. … Continue reading →

Kitten/Cat New Volunteer Orientation Schedule

Volunteers for our cat program are always greatly needed. There are openings on shifts for weekdays and weekends that accommodate any schedule. Please attend our next kitten/cat volunteer orientation being held Sunday, January 14th at 3:00 PM. All orientations are … Continue reading →

Last Hope Part of the Rescue Program

If you haven’t tried yet for your pet food and supply purchases, this is a great time to check them out. Last Hope is now part of their rescue program. For each new customer that makes a purchase, Last … Continue reading →

Pennies for Pets at VCA Animal Hospitals

VCA Charities and VCA Animal Hospitals are teaming up to help raise funds for Last Hope.  VCA Animal Hospitals believe animals have an inherent healing nature. It’s this perspective that engages their staff, clients, community members and donors to work … Continue reading →

Monkey & Brinkley-bonded pair-ADOPTED!

MONKEY & BRINKLEY -SENIOR CATS IN NEED Pets that have been surrendered to shelters for one reason or another are some of the neediest animals we have up for adoption. Especially, the senior pets who have known nothing other than … Continue reading →

Walnut- ADOPTED!

WALNUT is a “peanut” of a  dilute calico- rescued in Lindenhurst April 2016 at about 5 months old.- spayed, vaccinated and ready to make her debut appearance in a loving home. Bet you never adopted a cat debutante before. Yet, … Continue reading →

Last Hope Receives $15,000 Grant from The Petco Foundation

KITTEN SEASON NEWS FLASH: LAST HOPE received a $15,000 grant from The PETCO FOUNDATION to prepare our incoming kittens for adoption. Last Hope’s average cost to get a healthy kitten ready for adoption is $200 to $250 when factoring in … Continue reading →

LOUIE- Hound/Pointer-ADOPTED!

LOUIE is one of 3 brother pups turned into a Kentucky shelter when their owner decided to move. He is a bit more submissive than his brother BOBO, but is also gentle and submissive around other dogs. He is a … Continue reading →


This little sweetheart is BELLE! Born in September 2016 and rescued from a backyard, BELLE  is an affectionate, friendly kitten who can’t wait to find her Forever home! Home fostered and vetted, BELLE is ready to meet YOU!


This beautiful fluffy girl is Salsa! (One of the five Hit Chili Pepper kittens)! Born in September 2016 and rescued from a backyard, Salsa looks like she’s part Maine Coon and is an affectionate, friendly kitten who can’t wait to … Continue reading →


  Garfield here! If you are looking for someone to love, well I am, too! I was rescued from an eviction in Queens. What a scary day that was, but now I’m safe and looking for a Forever home! As … Continue reading →


Such a Mush! This handsome boy was found under a bush as a tiny kitten near a busy street. Born in July 2016, Spruce was rescued and home fostered by a Last Hope volunteer where he learned what it was … Continue reading →

ELI – ADOPTED!! 3/12/17

So sweet! My name is Eli and I was found in the woods and rescued by a concerned citizen when I was a little kitten. I have been vetted and home fostered and love to be held and have my … Continue reading →


  My name is Phineas and I am a handsome little guy with my tabby coloring and white paws. Something really scary happened to me, but I was rescued and am on my way to a happy ending! Even though … Continue reading →

T.G.-ADOPTED!! 1/24/17

T.G. was rescued when he wandered into a feral colony in Bellerose, this tabby boy with his eyes full of love always seems to be happy. He kneads with all four paws when he’s eating, and chirps back to you … Continue reading →


Butler is a beautiful beige and white male that was found homeless on a college campus struggling to survive. He is estimated to have been born in April 2016 and is a shy, but sweet boy that enjoys being petted … Continue reading →

Stacey HAS a Foster!!

Stacey is our oldest cat at Last Hope. She was returned a year ago after her loving elderly owner could no longer care for her. Stacey will celebrate her 14th birthday this month. Unfortunately, a few weeks ago she was … Continue reading →

MONTE-ADOPTED!! 10/22/16

Adorable!! My name is Monte and I am a handsome little guy waiting for YOU to come by for a visit. I was rescued with my litter mates from a rough start in life, but I don’t remember any of … Continue reading →

Bingo- small Terrier mix-ADOPTED!!

Meet BINGO… A 3-4 year old small Terrier mix from Babylon Animal Shelter. He first came in as a stray in 2013, and was adopted by people who weren’t true to their word about letting him live in the house. … Continue reading →

“The Kitten Summer Games” on the Hallmark Channel Featured Last Hope Cats Let The Games Begin!! “The Kitten Summer Games” aired on the Hallmark Channel Friday, August 5th. LAST HOPE CATS WERE THE SCORING JUDGES ON NATIONAL TV. We are SO PROUD of them. Since the filming in April, all our … Continue reading →


Arthur is all white with two gray spots on his head and is pictured here with his sister, Guin (who is all white with 3 gray spots on her head). Born in April 2016, Arthur is an adorable, playful, and … Continue reading →

LEXI – ADOPTED!! 8/4/16

Lexi was found with her kittens in a foreclosed house and rescued by Last Hope and now awaits her turn to be adopted and go to a forever home. She was born in January 2015 and is friendly and mellow … Continue reading →


Adorable! I’m a gorgeous cutie named Nugget looking for a home to call my own. I was rescued from a backyard with my litter mates and have been home fostered and vetted. I was born in March 2016 and am … Continue reading →

JERRY-Brothers Tom & Jerry Adopted Together!

Got room in your life for a cute guy like me?? My name is Jerry and my brother, Tom, and I were born in March 2016 and rescued from a rough start in life when we were small kittens.  We … Continue reading →

CHYNA – ADOPTED!! 6/2/16

So beautiful! Chyna was rescued from an overcrowded municipal shelter where her fate was uncertain. At just 2 years old with a loving personality, Chyna found her Forever home not so long after her rescue! So happy for this sweet … Continue reading →

PENNY – ADOPTED!! 6/13/16

Penny is an adorable brown tabby born in March 2016 that was rescued with her sister from a rough start in life.  Vetted and home fostered, they have both grown into beautiful, friendly girls who love to be petted and … Continue reading →


Last Hope needs more VOLUNTEERS at all our cat locations, especially at our adoption center in Wantagh. It’s Kitten Season & our phones are ringing off the hook with people who’ve found litters in their yard. The influx of kittens … Continue reading →

**Last Hope Virtual Bottle Baby Kitten Shower**

**Supplies Desperately Needed!** Last Hope’s being showered with tiny kittens. We need to supply our bottle feeders with specific items for orphan bottle babies. YES, we need more volunteer bottle-feeders too! Please consider purchasing from the list below, and donating … Continue reading →


Hi! My name is Getty and everyone is going nuts over my deliciousness! As you can see, I am cute as cute can be with my gray tabby stripes! I was born in February 2016, on Lincoln’s birthday, two days … Continue reading →


  Tulip and Lily were born in January 2016 and rescued at 8 weeks old from a colony in East Northport. They still a little shy, but once they warm up both are purring, sweet and playful! Come meet them … Continue reading →

Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic

Thank You to the Banfield Foundation!!

THANK YOU TO THE BANFIELD FOUNDATION… For Generously Partnering With Last Hope So We Can Help Owners in Financial Need Keep Their Beloved Pets.. Last Hope is very pleased to announce we received a $10,000 grant for 2016 from the … Continue reading →

Petco Foundation Gives Last Hope a Grant for our Southern Dog Rescues

Last Hope Animal Rescue recently received a $10,000 grant from the Petco Foundation which will assist our collaborative effort with several county shelters in Kentucky and Virginia to bring dogs in need (mainly Beagles and other hounds that would be euthanized) to our … Continue reading →

Henry: From Victim to Visitor

“Henry” a young, 3-legged Redbone Coonhound came to Last Hope after being hit by a car in front of a Kentucky firehouse on Christmas Eve 2014. His rear leg was too mangled to save so it was amputated. “Henry” took … Continue reading →

Fisher-ADOPTED!! 6/2/16

Fisher looks like a mini black panther! He’s a sweet boy who was born in March 2014. He came to Last Hope as a result of a trapping project in Babylon. Fisher is a friendly boy, a little shy, but … Continue reading →

Operation Edison (yes, double entendre)

Major on-site feral cat TNR (trap/neuter/return) clinic held Sat. 3/5- a joint effort of Last Hope, All About Spay Neuter (AASN) and Babylon Animal Shelter where 44 cats from an industrial area were spay/neutered, vaccinated, flea & ear mite-treated & … Continue reading →

Congrats to Our Award-Winning Free TNR Clinic Team

And the OSCAR for the BEST TNR Team goes to… our veterinarians-Dr. Bayha, Dr. Gagliano, Dr. Harris, Dr. Senk- in a leading role, and to our vet techs & volunteers in a supporting role. On Feb. 28th while Hollywood celebs … Continue reading →

Clara-ADOPTED!! 4/19/16

    This gray and white beauty named Clara was rescued from a feral colony where she must have been dumped. She is very sweet and loving and obviously had a home at one time.  She enjoys petting, sitting on laps, … Continue reading →

Remember Murdock, the Former Bait Dog? You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Him.

The link below chronicles Murdock’s incredible story and the people who made it happen:


With sadness we report Last Hope alumnus “Scooby” has left us for the Rainbow Bridge on 10/14/15. Our thoughts and sympathy go out Last Hope volunteer, Christina Costa, who adopted “Scooby” when we had our Lindenhurst Dog Center. They were … Continue reading →


“Murdock” has been through incredible hardship during his life. He was brought to the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter (TOHAS) in July of 2014 as part of a criminal proceeding against his owner, who was charged with various crimes related … Continue reading →

Last Hope Pups on News 12 Long Island “Dog Day Fridays”

The Last Hope pup trio LOVED being guests June 26th on LI News 12 “Dog Day Fridays”. “Sophia”, “Timmy” and “Murphy” displayed impeccable manners, and made friends with the News 12 staff. They didn’t mind getting up at 5:30am for … Continue reading →

Rocky: Forever In Our Hearts

Rocky: Forever In Our Hearts On Saturday, March 28, about 50 people gathered at Last Hope to memorialize “Rocky” our long-time resident Chow who succumbed with little warning to advanced cancer in January. He had come to Last Hope 10 … Continue reading →

Sweet Flash — Forever in our Hearts

Last fall, a little cat named Flash, whom her foster called Precious, came to our Adoption Center, then to our adoption area in PetSmart, Huntington, where she was much loved by the volunteers. She was a weaker cat than most … Continue reading →


Rest in Peace, dear “Rocky”. You left us so suddenly; many at Last Hope who adored you did not get to say good-bye.There are very sad times in animal rescue to which we have no answers. Suddenly over the last … Continue reading →

Duke fka Mickey…living the life

We are always happy when we hear how well adjusted our Last Hope Alumni are doing – here is one example and some great photos…                     Hope you are all doing … Continue reading →

Our sweet Snickers, we will miss you!

You came to LH as a tiny kitten – so sweet and energetic! You were one of those cats that lifted our spirits, made us laugh, and melted our hearts. What a sweet, sweet boy. The fact that people were … Continue reading →

Daisy – Gone too soon

We are sad to say that our Sweet Daisy has crossed the Rainbow Bridge – she had been with us at Last Hope since she was a kitten, and was very shy but sweet with soulful eyes. You will be … Continue reading →

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