National Cat Day is October 29, 2018. The day was started by people who were paying tribute to their own cats and reminding others that if they are looking to have a cat join their home, that there are many places for you to adopt a cat (from senior cats to kittens, they all need homes).

Have you been thinking about adding a four-legged furry family member to your household? There are several benefits to selecting a rescue pet, whether it is a kitten or puppy and even more advantages to selecting a pet that has "a few years on them."

Here are a few places in the Hudson Valley that have cats and dogs available for rescue. Start by visiting their website. Look at the available animals, but keep in mind that even though an animal is listed as available on the website, that particular one might already be in the adoption process. Don't worry, they agency will have additional animals that will suit you and your family or they can keep an eye out for what you are looking for.

Hudson Valley Animal Rescue and Sanctuary, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603,
My Hope's In You Small Animal Rescue, Inc. Poughkeepsie NY 12603,
Perfect Pet's Rescue,
Crate Escape Rescue, Wappingers Falls, NY
Pet Rescue NY, Larchmont, NY
Dutchess County SPCA, Hyde Park NY
Ulster County SPCA, Kingston NY
Hudson Valley SPCA, Middletown NY
Middletown Humane Society, Middletown NY

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