JAXX- male big Jack Russell Terrier mix

Make Tracks to Last Hope to Meet JAXX . Jolly JAXX is a 5 yr old Jack Russell Terrier (JRT) mix from a Georgia shelter. He spent time in a shelter foster home too until his student foster had to … Continue reading →


Sparkle, Shine, Glitter GLITTER is a bright & sparkly tortie. All tortoiseshell cats are 3 colors, and their gold fur pops & sparkles against the black. GLITTER is a 2.5 year old sweetie who would love to sparkle & pop … Continue reading →

Miss CHAPLIN- Adopted

Miss CHAPLIN Has such a colorful FB post because she is Thrilled to be Alive… In the early fall, John  Debacker-her hero- saved her from a rain gutter in West Hempstead. At the time, she was only 6.5 weeks old. … Continue reading →

DELILAH- Adopted

Meet Delightful DELILAH A sweet treasure, rescued from a Georgia shelter. DELILAH has a tabby beauty mark on one side of your nose. She is 1 year old & comfy on your lap until something new piques her cat curiosity … Continue reading →

Peach- Shepherd mix pup-ADOPTED!

This PEACH is within Reach. PEACH is as sweet as can be- affectionate & playful.  She’s an 8 month old Shepherd mix puppy at Last Hope Dog Center in Wantagh.   Visit 10 am to 7pm any day to see … Continue reading →


Sweet Bella with her gorgeous Maine Coon looks and loving ways will be sure to win your heart. Born in April 2016, Bella and her sister, Sirius, were rescued from rough beginnings, then home fostered and vetted. Now they are … Continue reading →

Licorice & Jellybean-ADOPTED Together!! 1/26/17

Licorice and Jellybean’s mother was part of a feral colony that was destroyed by the landlord. Licorice and Jellybean are gorgeous black males, born on 4/12/16. They were found in a Tupperware container when they were rescued. They’ve been lovingly … Continue reading →

Brandon-purebred Beagle-ADOPTED

Bravo for “Brandon”! This adorable Beagle was a last minute replacement on a rescue transport because the coordinator felt the dog scheduled to come up North was too scared and a flight risk. “Brandon” was as happy as can be … Continue reading →

Cuteness overload!

So last month we shared with you the oodles of kittens we had and were looking for foster homes for…well, now many of them are at our adoption center and satellite locations looking for homes – this is just a … Continue reading →

Kittens, Kittens, Kittens!!

Summer is dedicated to the oodles of kittens that we have at our various locations and to the many more we are finding this year then ever before! Last Hope is in desperate need of foster homes for KITTENS. Without foster homes lined … Continue reading →

June “Pet of the Month”

This handsome fella is Kildare – a sweet, gentle soul who has been with us for quite sometime as he is often overlooked! He was found as a kitten along with his sister who was already adopted so he just … Continue reading →

Bandit & Little Lady are our April Pets of the Month

Occasionally we hear stories about a pet owner who passes away and their pets are left behind in the bewildered care of a friend or family member because they never really put any thought into who will take care of … Continue reading →

Daisy is our March Pet of the Month

Meet Daisy – she will be turn 2 this month and has spend her whole life with us at Last Hope. She is a beautiful, sweet girl with soulful eyes and is so deserving of a forever home. Please click … Continue reading →

Meet Lance – Our February Pet of the Month – ADOPTED!!!!!

This handsome fella is Lance – a small pit with a big heart and looking for that special someone to make him their Valentine! Click here to learn more about Lance or come in to visit him at our adoption … Continue reading →

Meet Peaches!

She is our January “Pet of the Month”! This beautiful girl is looking to start 2014 off right by finding that special someone to call her own. Her beautiful green eyes will melt your heart even on the coldest of … Continue reading →

Meet Drake – December “Pet of the Month”

“Please don’t let “Drake” spend 4 Christmases in a row in a shelter cage. This young Pit mix is yet to experience the warmth and kindness inside a loving home.” How can you possibly resist that face?! This handsome fella came to … Continue reading →

Join us as we celebrate Black Cat Fridays!

Black cats are so often over looked at shelters so we want to bring some attention to them this month and will be highlighting different black cats each Friday throughout the month of November…Ray is just one of the beautiful … Continue reading →

Meet Christine – October “Pet of the Month”

Christine is still waiting for her forever home. She came into our program over a year ago and has been patiently waiting for her turn at happiness. Many of her “roommates” have come and gone… maybe because they were seen … Continue reading →

Meet Benton…September “Pet of the Month”

This handsome fella is a Treeing Walker Coonhound and is looking for his forever home. Benton was a recent “Best in Show” winner at the Last Hope Volunteer/Alumni BBQ Pet Pageant where he took “FIRST PLACE” in the swimwear competition! Click here … Continue reading →

Jenny – July “Pet of the Month”

Meet Jenny – She had been at Last Hope for about a year and was not doing well in a shelter environment. She was becoming very depressed so her foster mom decided it best to take her home for a … Continue reading →

June is “Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat” month!

Meet Emmy & Mia! Celebrate the month of June by adopting a cat…or in this case two from Last Hope. These special needs girls have an incredible bond – Emmy (Black & White) is her sister Mia’s seeing eye cat … Continue reading →

Mario – May “Pet of the Month”

Mario has been waiting too long for that special someone to take long walks on the beach with, go for a car ride, share his bed and maybe even a snack or two with. He would do best in a home without small children … Continue reading →

Blossom – April’s “POM” has been ADOPTED!!!

BREAKING NEWS…Blossom has been ADOPTED!!! The trees all have buds and the flowers are starting to poke through the ground signaling new beginnings or that Spring has indeed sprung which is why we’ve selected Blossom as our April “Pet of the Month!! … Continue reading →

Meet Mufasa!

Check out this handsome fella – Mufasa! He’s a big mush of a guy and he is looking for a forever Valentine – Might that be you?? Click here to learn more about Mufasa and maybe even consider making him your … Continue reading →

Meet Autumn…

“No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.” John Donne …and she does have a beautiful face! This is Autumn, our October “Pet of the Month”. Please click here to learn more … Continue reading →

Sachi needs your help!

WHAT YOU SEE IN THE PICTURE ABOVE IS A CAT THAT WILL NEVER AGAIN SUFFER THE FATE OF THE STREETS! A phone call a rescue group never hopes to receive – one that sets in motion a quick course of … Continue reading →

Don’t pass us by…

“Saving the life of one animal may not change the world, but the world will surely change for that one animal” Some of them have been here far too long…they watch others come and go and can’t help but wonder…”When … Continue reading →

How in the world have I not found a home yet???

You couldn’t ask for a sweeter cat! I absolutely adore other cats and I love nothing more than rubbing against the volunteers here at the center with my loud purr! The window is my favorite place to be, and my … Continue reading →

Pepper has been ADOPTED!

PEPPER REMEMBERS LOVE…AND HAS FOUND IT AGAIN!!!! We are happy to report that Pepper has been ADOPTED!!!


Hi. I’m Jocelyn and you can probably tell by my picture that I’m a little worried.  (okay, a LOT worried but I don’t like to admit that!)   The problem is I’ve been chosen to be Miss April for Last Hope … Continue reading →


Meet our “Pet of the Month” – Allie – you may remember her from last year when she was picked up as a pregnant stray who gave birth to 7 beautiful puppies. All were quickly adopted but Allie remained with … Continue reading →


Meet C.C. & Molly – our February “Pets of the Month”. They are sweetheart brother and sister kittens looking for their fur-ever homes and are currently residing at PetSmart in Huntington Station. As nice as it would be for them … Continue reading →


As we say goodbye to 2011, we are happy to report a banner year for adoptions – 692 cats and 164 dogs have been rehomed in 2011. Prior to being placed in these wonderful homes, every volunteer works hard to … Continue reading →

Home for the Holidays! UPDATE!!

No one, pets included, should spend the holidays without friends and family. That is why we try to find a home for each and every pet that enters our program….not just during the holidays but 365 days a year! Brenda, … Continue reading →

Golden Whisker Society – Miss November…Kate!

November is Senior Pet Adoption month so in honor of our new Golden Whisker Society please meet Kate who is a 12 year old SWEETHEART!  Click here to learn more about Kate!!

October’s “Pet of the Month”

JOHN GOT LAP?   Serious question, because when it comes to laps I mean business.  It’s very simple: You sit, I’m on it.  I’m a rather large and lovable all-black 3 year old cat who somehow ended up in a … Continue reading →

September “Pets of the Month”

We are so happy to report that RAVEN has been ADOPTED so please check out our sweet Baby who is also available for adoption!!! Please click here for more info on BABY. Meet MAGGIE, a super sweet, shy little girl … Continue reading →

August “Pet of the Month” – ADOPTED!!

ADOPTED!!!!! GINGERBREAD We are happy to report that Gingerbread was adopted and is now in her forever home!!  

Meet our July “Boys of Summer”

JOSEPH A sweet, young fella who has already had a tough start in life and is now looking for his FOREVER home. He is currently at our Cat Adoption Center in Huntington. Please click here to learn more about Joseph. … Continue reading →

June “Pets of the Month”

BEN Is our Kentucky boy, a sweet hound mix, who is waiting for you to come down to our Wantagh Adoption Center located at 3300 Beltagh Avenue and meet him or you can click here to learn more about him!!   … Continue reading →

April’s Pet of the Month…Bridget has been ADOPTED!!

To learn more about Bridget click here!!  

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