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Bobby Comes Home

Thank you for bringing Bobby into our lives. He is such a great cat - friendly, active, loving. He is really taking to his new home. He is even having play sessions with my resident female Sophie. Though she does still posture at times, Bobby takes it in stride, knowing that eventually they will be friends.

One Year Adoption Anniversary

We can not thank you enough for our Fur Baby. His name started out as MIC and has since been named Lycan and he is incredibly happy with his three human brothers and gets lots of love and exercise. We cant believe this once 10lbs little boy is now a 77Lbs gentle giant. and we love him to pieces.

Thank you again - the DeConti Family

Papi feels right at home

Not even a week and she has settled right in.

Thank you so much for our newest member of our family.

Meet "Blue"

Known as "Mel", "Blue" has found a new leash on life!

Though it has only been a couple of days, I just want to thank the CT Humane Society immensely. We adopted "Mel" on May 31, and are completely and utterly in love. A shy dog, that would barely come forward to the door on the pen - is now our best friend. She loves to sleep on the bed, jump on the couch, chew bones, go on hikes and most importantly give us kisses every morning. She is still a bit shy (elevators were SUPER scary) but she is coming out of her shell. We plan to have Blue hiking more intensely and becoming our "adventure dog" once she has become more confident in herself. We are so pleased with the CT Humane Society - the staff were knowledgable and forthcoming, the facility was immaculately cared for and our dog was in pristine condition when she was there! Thank you for giving us our new best friend, and here is to her new "leash on life"!

Couldn't Be Happier!!

We simply love Ruby, and could not be happier with this wonderful dog!

  • a.k.a. Heidi

After our MN Humane Society dog passed away at age 15, and after our foster dog of 6 mos found his forever home, it was time for a new forever dog. Scouring websites of, FB, CL, Rescues, Fosters, Animal control, and CT Humane society looking for a dog-friend in need, late Saturday a cutie face caught our hearts on the Westport Humane Society! We rushed the next morning to be there when the doors opened since we knew she'd be gone if we waited too long!! Her name was Heidi, now named Ruby! As soon as she got home, she fell in love with the grandchildren, and was showered with toys, chewies, and treats! It took her a week to let her guard down and accept her new best dog-friend, who she now wrestles, walks with, and shares her toys! We absolutely love her and look forward to many playful years and tons of snuggles!

Thank you Westport CT Humane Society for bringing us our wonderful Ruby!

Sir Edward the Great
  • Sir after a 7 mike run

I was searching and in need of a best friend. Someone to share daily long runs, hikes, and fun. Someone who wouldn't mind the life of a human who trains other humans in the art of strength and endurance. Someone to share my home, sleep next to me, and accept all my love and smiles. I was lucky enough to adopt that new best friend and companion, and in turn be the one showered with love and gratitude... and lots of kisses. This someone is my best boy, Sir Edward the Great. When he was adopted back in February, he went by the name Edgar. I kept slipping up, and calling him Edward, and eventually he was to become Sir Edward. He rules the woods, runs like the wind, and has a smile from sun up to sun down. Best of all, he is the BEST friend I've ever had. He is my baby. I opened my home and heart to him, and in return he has given me more love and companionship than I thought possible. Thank you to the Westport CT Humane Society for completing our lives and our home. Every day is a new adventure, and I couldn't ask for a better partner in crime. I thought I was saving a beautiful dog and giving him a forever home, when in reality he saved me and has brought so much joy and love into my life.

Besties with Beanie

I knew from the link on the website that she was the one. I had just graduated nursing school and was studying for my state exam when I saw this little kitten named Oxygen, and I knew she was meant to be. Since that day back in 2015, renamed to Beanie, she had been my best friend and personal sidekick these past three years. She's fit in quite well with the family and has quite the personality. She has since been promoted to watch cat and star bug catcher. Thank you so much for all your help as I couldn't imagine not having this little fun loving fur ball in my life!

Our new addition!

Bridgette ( now named Cici) has settled in her new home very quickly . The minute we got home she loved it . She has been winning over our 7 year old cats heart and chasing him around . They both love to sleep on our bed together . As soon as I held her at the shelter I fell in love with her, I knew she was the one. She's truly a blessing.

Hunters new home

Well we're on our first full day and boy am I ��. I was so excited to meet my family I have a new human sister and two human brothers. They were so excited taking me for walks and playing outside. I only got up once to go to the bathroom and my new human mom Brandy was OK with that.

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Luna A Tribute

Luna Ran Our Lives. She will always be in our Hearts. Gratefully Sylvina Rollins frequently contribute to the Humane Society!

  • Just Released Luna a Tribute by Sylvina Rollins

In this charming tribute, artist Sylvina Rollins paints a portrait, literally, of her beloved white German Shepherd, Luna. Sylvina's colorful musings about life with the rescue dog she reluctantly adopted and ultimately adored beyond comprehension, are the fitting companion to her vibrant portfolio of portraits of Luna, richly colorful paintings in oil. Heartfelt, humorous, at times disgusting; the adventures of Luna will tickle your funny bone and capture your heart. Available on Amazon

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