In celebration of all the many wonderful animals who still need homes, I took a trip to North Shore Animal Shelter to capture their true beauty in portraits.
Angel is a ten year old domestic short hair tabby who is looking for a lap to snuggle on.
Kobe thinks he is a small dog when he jumps into your arms to give you a hug.
Grace is a puppy who knows how to work a room. One wink and you’ll fall in love with her instantly!
Amber is a two-month-old kitten with a heart of gold and will provide you with love for a lifetime.
Coco wants to know if you can touch your tounge to your nose. She double dog dares you to do it.
Mickey knows when you are talking about him and will glare at you until you stop and give him a head rub.
Keno is a bashful husky mix who cannot wait to make plans with his new loving family.
Quinn has one mission in life and it’s to catch that cat toy.
Madison lights up a room with her smile and wagging tail.
Pretty Kitty is a two and a half year old domestic short hair sweetheart who will always show you her good side.
Joey is a socialite who loves to play with both the cats and volunteers at the adoption center.
Cayden knows a good treat when she sees one.
All Donny is looking for is someone to rub his chin.
Once Rudy gives you those puppy dog eyes, you should know she is preparing to shower you with kisses.
You have Mona’s attention the minute you take the toys out of the box.
As soon as you squeak a toy, you have O’Shea front and center.
Topaz, much like his name, is a beautiful gemstone. He can’t wait to be home cuddling next to you!
Gershwin is a domestic short-haired kitten who is looking for a family that has an ear for good music.
Casey knows when you’re up to no good. You better watch yourself around this little guy.
Chunks is a six year old beagle mix who is happy ALL OF THE TIME!
Darwin is a smart, good-looking, sweet hipster cat which is everything one could ask for in a feline friend.
All someone has to do is say “treats” and you have Lucky’s attention.
Teddy is wondering where his toy went! He loves toys!
Last But Not Least is Sebastian!
Sebastian is a senior cat who is looking for a family that can provide him love, peace and quiet during his retirement years.
SO MUCH CAT IN ONE PHOTO…
Special thanks to North Shore Animal League for allowing me to photograph these adorable pets!
All of these animals can be found on animalleague.org for more information.