New Hanover Sheriff's Office Animal Services Unit

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ADOPTEDA419489 "Micco"Neutered Male Husky mix10 month old 60 lbsHi, I am Micco. I was picked up running loose with my fr...
10/23/2020

ADOPTED

A419489 "Micco"
Neutered Male Husky mix
10 month old 60 lbs
Hi, I am Micco. I was picked up running loose with my friend Bella and then my owner decided to surrender me because they could no longer properly care for me. I am a super friendly, playful, goofy boy! I always am just happy to see you and ready to play! I am very loving and love affection. I can have a bit of a mind of my own and think everything is a game. I have some interest with cats and would probably chase them if you let me. I would do best in a home with older kids because I may knock the smaller ones down. I need a very active home to match my energy levels. I love to play with squeaky toys but should be supervised with them to make sure I don't have too much fun and rip them up. I would do best in an experienced home as I will need a lot of patience and training. I am hard to catch in a yard because I think we are playing tag. If you have other dogs, please bring them to meet me prior to adoption. I will need to be fed separately from other animals so I won't gobble my food down then try to steal theirs. I am neutered, microchipped, current on age appropriate vaccinations, and have received flea prevention. I am searching for a patient and loving forever home! Could that be you?

A418813 Neutered male Tabby 6 months oldHello! I was found running loose outside and no one ever came to look for me. I ...
10/22/2020

A418813
Neutered male Tabby 6 months old
Hello! I was found running loose outside and no one ever came to look for me. I am a very sweet boy and I love to talk to ya! I seem like a very neat and clean kitty for my age. I love to eat and its one of my favorite times of the day! I love to be loved and would love a home that has plenty of time to show me affection. I am neutered, microchipped, current on age appropriate vaccines, and have received flea prevention. Now I just need a safe loving home to call mine forever!

A418778 (tabby) A418900 (cream)3 months old neutered malesHello! We were both found as strays but became best buds here ...
10/22/2020

A418778 (tabby) A418900 (cream)
3 months old neutered males
Hello! We were both found as strays but became best buds here at the shelter! The Tabby kitten is a little shy more shy than the Cream one but are both very loving! We are very playful little kittens and a bit mischievous. We would love a home together to help each other stay occupied and to thrive with our social skills. We will need a patient home that has plenty of time to socialize us so we can grow up to be friendlier kitties. We are sweet and both purr when you pet us! We have both been neutered, microchipped, current on age appropriate vaccines, and given flea prevention!

A419187Neutered male White/Gray Domestic Short HairHello, I am A419187 or as shelter staff like to call me “Hugger.” I a...
10/22/2020

A419187
Neutered male White/Gray Domestic Short Hair
Hello, I am A419187 or as shelter staff like to call me “Hugger.” I am the most loving cat but sometimes I might be too eager for attention. I got my nickname “Hugger” because I will gently hug your legs while you making my food. I am just so excited and grateful for food that’s my way of saying thank you. I can be very vocal especially when I have cleaned my bowl and would like more. I am very active and would need a family that likes to play or has other animals for me to play with. I am neutered, current on age appropriate vaccines, microchipped, and have been given flea prevention. Now I just need a forever loving home.

A419188 Spayed female 3 years old Black and White Domestic ShorthairHello! I was found running loose and no one ever cla...
10/22/2020

A419188 Spayed female 3 years old Black and White Domestic Shorthair
Hello! I was found running loose and no one ever claimed me. I am a sweet easy going gal and would love a quiet home I can just perch up on a window and nap. I will talk to you when my bowl is empty and I would like you to refill it. I really love to eat especially shredded chicken, its one of my favorite treats. I have been an easy, lazy, loving cat here at the shelter. I am spayed, microchipped, current on age appropriate vaccines, and have been given flea prevention. Now I just need a loving home to call mine forever.

A419189 Neutered Male Black Domestic Shorthair 8 months oldHello! I was found running loose with several other kitties a...
10/22/2020

A419189 Neutered Male Black Domestic Shorthair 8 months old
Hello! I was found running loose with several other kitties and no one claimed us. I am a quiet boy until I smell food then I get really excited and will talk to you! I am very sweet and love affection when you’re willing to give it, if not I just sit back and relax. I can be very friendly and will probably become even more friendly as I get settled into a home. I am neutered, microchipped, current on age appropriate vaccines, and have received flea prevention.

A419190 Neutered male gray tabby Hello! I was found running loose with several other kitties and no one claimed us. I am...
10/22/2020

A419190 Neutered male gray tabby
Hello! I was found running loose with several other kitties and no one claimed us. I am a very vocal and active fella. I will roll around trying to show off in hopes you will give me more food! I love to eat and after I have a full belly, I will take a nice nap to recharge. I can be very playful and would love a home that can keep up with that. I do settle down and will be the most loving little guy. I am neutered, microchipped, current on age appropriate vaccinations, and have received flea prevention. Now, I just need a forever loving home.

A419246 spayed female gray tabby 11 months’ oldHello I was found running loose and my owner never came looking for me. I...
10/22/2020

A419246 spayed female gray tabby 11 months’ old
Hello I was found running loose and my owner never came looking for me. I am a sweet very vocal girl. I can be bit dramatic and will roll in circles in my cage and scream if I wake up from a nap and my bowl is empty. I love attention and just want to be with you all the time. I am a very social and friendly cat. I would probably mellow out once settled into a home especially if there is plenty of people there to love me. I am spayed, microchipped, current on age appropriate vaccinations, and have received flea prevention. Now all I need is you, forever!

As 2020 comes to a close, we look back and reflect on what a difficult year this has been for many families in our local...
10/22/2020

As 2020 comes to a close, we look back and reflect on what a difficult year this has been for many families in our local community. Families that have had to close the doors of their small businesses due to government regulations. Many people lost jobs literally overnight, leaving them having to cope with extreme financial difficulties all because of the economic windfall of Covid 19.

And here it is, already, at the end of October and we are quickly moving into the beginning of the season of Thanksgiving. Because we are also moving into this season we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to do something that would benefit our community in a very meaningful way.

So in an effort to help our community right here in Wilmington; we have partnered with Heidi's Hope and we are putting together our very first food drive for a pet pantry.

In order for this to be a success, we are asking those more fortunate families (that were less effected economically by Covid) if they would participate in this food drive to help us build up this pet pantry in time for distribution day.

We cannot do this without your help!

If you are able to help and can participate in this pet supply drive please look at the items listed on this flyer and drop off the supplies at any of the participating drop off locations (listed on the flyer) no later than Thursday, November 18th.

Thank you!!!!!

And please share this post to help us get the word out!

ADOPTEDA419651Neutered Male Pitbull mix1-year-old 52lbsHello! I was found running loose in early October and my owner ne...
10/22/2020

ADOPTED

A419651
Neutered Male Pitbull mix
1-year-old 52lbs
Hello! I was found running loose in early October and my owner never came searching for me. I am a very sweet boy and can be a little timid at first. Sometimes I am head shy and will duck down and gently approach you. Once I get to know I am a super energetic and spunky boy. I am a bit of a goofball and make the shelter staff laugh a lot. I just want to make you happy and I am very loyal to you. I am still young and will need someone who is willing to train me and has the time for me. I am neutered, microchipped, current on age appropriate vaccinations, and have received flea prevention! I would love an amazing home to call mine forever! I can’t wait to meet you!

Adopted!A419680Spayed Female Chigle (Chihuahua/Beagle)6 years old 14.6 lbsHello! I was found as a stray and my owners ne...
10/22/2020

Adopted!

A419680
Spayed Female Chigle (Chihuahua/Beagle)
6 years old 14.6 lbs
Hello! I was found as a stray and my owners never came to look for me! I am a very sweet easy going gal but sometimes I will get a burst of energy and want to play! I love stuffed squeaky toys and have a lot of fun with them! I am very submissive and will run to you and then lay down at your feet! I seem to have interest in the cats here but am not sure if theyre my friends or not. I like other dogs but ask you please bring yours here for a meet and greet prior to adopting. I am very nosey and want to smell everything and am always very observant of my surroundings. I am spayed, microchipped, current on age appropriate vaccinations, and have received flea prevention! I would love to find a home I can call mine forever! Hope to see you soon!

ADOPTEDA419535Spayed Female Shepherd mix3 months old 15lbsHello, I am A419535 or as shelter staff like to call me Thumpe...
10/22/2020

ADOPTED

A419535
Spayed Female Shepherd mix
3 months old 15lbs
Hello, I am A419535 or as shelter staff like to call me Thumper because I go to kicking my back leg when you scratch my belly! I was found as a stray and my family never came to look for me! I am sweet, smart, and full of puppy energy. I love to play ball and will even bring it back to you! I can be very submissive and will roll over on my back for you! I have a great personality and just want to make you happy! I love any attention I can get and I am quite the snuggler! I will need to be trained as I am just as young pup. I am a 15-20 year commitment so please remember that when adopting! I am spayed, microchipped, current on age appropriate vaccinations, and have received flea prevention! Now all I need is a home to call mine forever!

ADOPTEDA417418 CowboyNeutered male blue pit-bull4 years old 73lbs Hello I am Cowboy! I was found as a stray sleeping on ...
10/22/2020

ADOPTED

A417418 Cowboy
Neutered male blue pit-bull
4 years old 73lbs
Hello I am Cowboy! I was found as a stray sleeping on someone’s porch back in early September! I was very quiet and timid when I first arrived to the shelter. I would hide in the back side of my cage and submissively smile when you would talk to me. One of the ladies here lassoed me and took me outside and then I realized this place wasn’t all that bad and I was always at the front of my cage ready to greet you every day! I would bark happily at anyone I saw so they would notice me. Days went by and my owner never came to look for me…. I stopped eating and wasn’t at the front of the cage anymore to greet you. I just laid there and gently wagged the end of my tail when people stopped to talk to me. The shelter was starting to get full and was very loud. The shelter staff pondered if I was just getting depressed or if I had any medical issues starting to arise. I went to the vet and they thought maybe I was in the early stages of an upper respiratory infection. I continued to still not eat anything anyone gave me no matter what it was. My spirit started to get better and I still loved to go outside, but I still wasn’t hungry. The lady who was my main caretaker and the one who lassoed me the first time then started to syringe feed me, which I wasn’t the biggest fan of that stuff but I let her do it. Everyone was stumped how my hippo self wasn’t eating all the groceries. An officer even made me boiled chicken and rice and came by at night to feed me, but I still turned my nose at it. Finally, my caretaker brainstormed with her friend and decided to try a holistic approach. Within half an hour I was scarfing down that chicken and rice. I have been my big, energetic, goofy, full of love self ever since. I have liked other dogs here and haven’t really cared about the cats but please bring your dog to meet me as a I can be a bit much for them sometimes. I love to play ESPECIALLY tug-o-war with a rope! I am not always the brightest crayon in the box but I will make you laugh and I will always love you. I am really just the happiest dog. When I see you I wiggle my whole body from excitement. There really isn’t anything bad my caretaker can say about me besides I like to hump my blankets a little too much. I am a true ambassador for my breed. I am now ready for my forever home. I am neutered, microchipped, current on vaccines, have received flea prevention, and full of love ready for you!

ADOPTEDA419114Spayed female tricolor hound mix6 months’ old22lbsHello! I was found as a stray and no one ever came to lo...
10/16/2020

ADOPTED

A419114
Spayed female tricolor hound mix
6 months’ old
22lbs
Hello! I was found as a stray and no one ever came to look for me! I am a very high energy spunky gal with a lot of drive! I love to run in the yard and sometimes it’s a bit of a game to catch me. I love stuffed toys and will play with them all day. I can be a bit mischievous and in to everything sometimes. I love to talk so I may not be best for apartment living. I love to play with other dogs but they have to be tolerant of my endless energy. I am very sweet and loving and would greatly benefit from a patient home with plenty of time to train me! I may try to bark and chase cats at first but with some training I am sure I will learn to respect their boundaries! I would love a forever home to keep me busy! I am spayed, microchipped, current on vaccinations, and have been given flea prevention. I can’t wait to meet you!

ADOPTEDA419198 “Bebe”Spayed female brown plot hound mix4 months’ old31.6 lbs.Hello, I am Bebe! I was adopted as a very y...
10/16/2020

ADOPTED

A419198 “Bebe”
Spayed female brown plot hound mix
4 months’ old
31.6 lbs.
Hello, I am Bebe! I was adopted as a very young pup from Brunswick County Animal Services, and then sadly my owner had some medical issues that prevented her from being able to give me the attention I needed. She decided to make the responsible decision now to find me another home while I was still a cute young pup. I am a little bit submissive and will lean against you for attention. I am still a puppy and have tons of puppy energy. I love to play with other dogs and may do best in a home with another dog that can keep me busy! I am a very well-mannered puppy and have a great disposition. I am spayed, microchipped, current on vaccinations, and have been given flea prevention. I now am just searching for my forever home!

ADOPTEDA419711 “June”Spayed Female Brindle pit/lab mix8 months’ old 45lbsHello I am June! My owner signed me over after ...
10/16/2020

ADOPTED

A419711 “June”
Spayed Female Brindle pit/lab mix
8 months’ old
45lbs
Hello I am June! My owner signed me over after they could no longer care for me. I am a shelter favorite around here due to my spectacular personality. I am a sweet, loving, smart, and loyal gal! I can be a bit submissive and will melt at your feet! I also will get a burst of energy and want to play and run zoomies! I can be very well mannered but since I am a puppy I still need some training especially as I grow and get adopted and my environment changes. I love toys and treats will should make training easier since I am very motivated and eager to please. I have loved the dog friends I have made here but please still bring your dog for a meet and greet! I am spayed, microchipped, current on age appropriate vaccines, and have been given flea prevention. Now I am just patiently waiting for a home to call mine forever!

ADOPTEDA419454Spayed Female Black/tan beagle mix 1-year-old30lbsHello! I am a sweet, shy, and loving little lady. I am l...
10/16/2020

ADOPTED

A419454
Spayed Female Black/tan beagle mix
1-year-old
30lbs
Hello! I am a sweet, shy, and loving little lady. I am like Velcro to you once I get to know you! I love treats so they’re the way to my heart! I am very smart and obedient; I really just want to please you! I would love a quiet home because too much movement and loud noises make me nervous. I am obsessed with other dogs and would probably do best and thrive in a home with another dog! I was found as a stray and my owner never came to look for me. I am spayed, microchipped, up to date on vaccinations, and have been given flea prevention! Now all I need is a loving, patient, quiet, forever home to call mine! I can’t wait to meet you!

ADOPTEDA419202Neutered Male Brindle Bull Terrier Mix5 months’ old 30lbsHello! I was found in an apartment after my owner...
10/16/2020

ADOPTED

A419202
Neutered Male Brindle Bull Terrier Mix
5 months’ old
30lbs
Hello! I was found in an apartment after my owner moved out and left me behind. I am a super silly, energetic, and goofy boy! I make the shelter staff laugh every time they see me sleeping because I always sleep in the oddest positions. I absolutely love other dogs and could run and play with them in the yard all day! It would probably help if you had another high energy dog for me to play with so we can wear each other out! I love to play with toys and will need basic obedience training. I would love to find a terrific forever home! I am neutered, microchipped, up to date on age appropriate vaccines, and have been given flea prevention! I look forward to meeting you!

A419217Spayed Female Red Pit mix7 years’ old 40lbsHello! I was found as a stray with a little puppy and our owner called...
10/16/2020

A419217
Spayed Female Red Pit mix
7 years’ old
40lbs
Hello! I was found as a stray with a little puppy and our owner called but never came to get us. The puppy was adopted its first hour up for adoption, and now I am here patiently waiting for my forever home. I can be a little shy and I even submissively smile at you. I would prefer a home with no other animals so I don’t have to have anxiety about them messing with me. I have had several litters of puppies and I would just like to retire now. I am a little clingy because I feel secure with you and will army crawl around to follow you. I am very quiet and gentle. I just would love a quiet low maintenance home where I can be your best friend. I am now spayed, microchipped, current on age appropriate vaccinations, and have been given flea prevention. Now I just need a home to call mine forever!

A418705A418706Neutered Male (both same sex)Kitten 3 Months (15 weeks)Brown tabbyDomestic ShorthairedWeight 3.50 Hello, w...
10/14/2020

A418705
A418706
Neutered Male (both same sex)
Kitten 3 Months (15 weeks)
Brown tabby
Domestic Shorthaired
Weight 3.50

Hello, we are brothers (A418705 / A418706). We were picked up as stray kittens and we are at the moment still very timid. We are a bonded pair and we give each other comfort so we kindly ask if someone would be so kind to adopt us together as a bonded pair.

Behavior: We can be timid and a little shy but we also exhibit behaviors such as being very active and playful too. At the shelter I hear them say that we are persnickety kittes but we really have no idea what they mean by that. We also noticed they say it when we look at them and ask if there was ever any food at the bottom of our empty bowls.

We work undercover to keep an eye on you and your household. You may not even know you're under surveillance. We can vanish into thin air if anyone or anything interferes with our investigations. If you need two cats who knows how to say out of trouble and will always keep your secrets; we might just be the pair of cats for you!

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Wilmington, NC
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Please spread the word! Dude was LOST on October 21, 2020 in Wilmington, NC 28403 near Lake Ace Message from Owner: Dude loves people. He is more dog like than cat like. He is very friendly and sociable. He understands that eat-eat means it's time to eat. He also knows that up-up means to go up. I just bought a new couch which he loves. It quickly became his favorite spot. Dude is missed and greatly loved. I can't wait for his return. Description: He is 10 months old. He has an all white belly. He has 4 white paws. Green eyes. He wears an orange collar with a bell. He answers if you call him Dudey. Contact Lindsay White at 910-338-8145
My granddaughters dog is missing tomorrow will be a week. If you see him would you please call 252508 6754 or 252 508 6755 or my daughter 252 508 6751. At this point we think someone may have decide to keep him and may need to take him eventually to a vet. We have him posted on lost sights and hope he shows up .thanks Martha Barrow
21 years ago, I and Azalea Dog Training Club helped with the 1st Adoptathon headed by Chloe Rivenbark. My husband told me not to bring another dog home. Joey, a wonderful Australian Shepherd, joined our family that day. The next year, helping again, my husband said PLEASE, do not bring another dog home, we have enough. I did not bring another dog home. Today is Sunny's 20th birthday. Thank you NHCAS!
Missing since June 2nd 2020 7 year old Gray tabby Spayed female from Murrayville Rd
Looking to see if you happen to have found a large brown and white tabby. He is chipped. We are in the Courtney Pines area
UPDATE-REWARD Zada is still missing. 7 yr old female gray tabby with white only around mouth. Under side and legs a lighter ash gray. Its been almost 6 weeks since our baby went missing June 2nd off MURRAYVILLE Rd. We have searched relentlessly and our hearts are breaking even more. We are not giving up at all. We are tired, desperate and frustrated, searching sometimes until 2 in the morning and we will continue until she is home with us. We have tried everything that has been suggested to us and anything that we can think of to find her. We appreciate everyones help on here so very much! We could not do this without y'alls help. If anyone knows or sees any sign of her, please share with us ASAP. She is very sweet, so dont be afraid to pick her up. We follow up on every sighting sent to us. Please continue to share and look out for her. We miss her so much and just need her home safe
Zada is still missing. It has been over a month now since being scared (LOST) away by fireworks. (MURRAYVILLE RD) Since, there has been so many more fireworks daily in our area, there is no telling where she could be. All gray tabby with just some white on her face. Light ash gray/medium gray.. Extremely friendly and a lover of food. She is 7 years old. We miss her so much and just want our baby back 😢 Plz CALL or TEXT.... (910)352-1724
MISSING CAT: FEMALE ADULT GRAY TABBY MURRAYVILLE RD. . Our cat Zada baby has been missing since 06/02/20. She is very sweet. Loves attention and food. Will most likely come to you if you call her. She is indoor/outdoor cat who very seldom leaves our porch, so her missing has us so worried. We miss her so much! Please let me know if you see her or have any information. CALL or TEXT (910)352-1724
MISSING CAT: FEMALE ADULT GRAY TABBY MURRAYVILLE RD. . Our cat Zada baby has been missing since 06/02/20. She is very sweet. Loves attention and food. Will most likely come to you if you call her. She is indoor/outdoor cat who very seldom leaves our porch, so her missing has us so worried. We miss her so much! Please let me know if you see her or have any information. CALL or TEXT (910)352-1724
ZADA IS STILL MISSING SINCE 06/02/20. PLEASE KEEP EYE OUT FOR HER. WE ARE MISSING HER SO MUCH. BEEN OUT LOOKING ALMOST EVERY NIGHT, SOMETIMES UNTIL AFTER MIDNIGHT. A FEW POSSIBLE SIGHTINGS MOSTLY IN BRITTANY WOODS AREA, BUT NO SOLID LEADS YET. SHE IS VERY FRIENDLY AND SWEET, BUT CATS CAN GET SKIDDISH WHEN AWAY FROM FAMILIAR SURROUNDINGS. PLEASE LET US KNOW OF ANY SIGHTINGS WHATSOEVER. WE ARE FOLLOWING UP ON ALL OF THEM. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ANY HELP!
Please keep an eye out for our baby