25 Sweet Senior Dogs & Cats Looking for a Nice Place to Retire

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Buddy
Age: 8-9 Years Old / Breed: Jack Russell Terrier Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Save Our Shelter Dogs
"Buddy came to us under very sad circumstances. He is a very sweet 8-9 year old mix. He had severe dental disease and has had all of his teeth removed. He can be a little shy starting off, but warms up quickly. He doesn’t like sudden moves or being grabbed at so a home with older children would be best. He would also like to be the only pet. He is up to date on vaccines, neutered and microchipped. He tested negative for Heartworm and has been kept on Heartgard and Frontline. His adoption fee is $200 plus 6% KY sales tax. Please email saveourshelterdogs4@yahoo.com for more information and an application."
Photo: Save Our Shelter Dogs

Buddy

Age: 8-9 Years Old / Breed: Jack Russell Terrier Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Save Our Shelter Dogs
"Buddy came to us under very sad circumstances. He is a very sweet 8-9 year old mix. He had severe dental disease and has had all of his teeth removed. He can be a little shy starting off, but warms up quickly. He doesn’t like sudden moves or being grabbed at so a home with older children would be best. He would also like to be the only pet. He is up to date on vaccines, neutered and microchipped. He tested negative for Heartworm and has been kept on Heartgard and Frontline. His adoption fee is $200 plus 6% KY sales tax. Please email [email protected] for more information and an application."
Photo: Save Our Shelter Dogs
Smiley
Age: 7 Years Old / Breed: Jack Russell Terrier & Rat Terrier Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Furgotten Dog Rescue, Inc.
"Smiley is a 7-year-old Jack Russel Terrier mix weighing 21 pounds. (She could loose a few pounds). She was rescued from a rural KY shelter. Smiley is a big sweetheart and loves cuddles! When she meets her parents, she will immediately make herself at home! She bonds quickly, but seems to pick 'her person.' Smiley is dog-friendly, but wouldn’t mind being an only dog. She does like to play every so often but it doesn’t last long so she would need a low maintenance buddy just like her. No young energetic dogs. Smiley is good with new people and teenage kids! NO YOUNG CHILDREN (12+ only). She has not been tested with cats, but we think she’d be ok. She is house and crate trained."
Photo: Furgotten Dog Rescue, Inc.

Smiley

Age: 7 Years Old / Breed: Jack Russell Terrier & Rat Terrier Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Furgotten Dog Rescue, Inc.
"Smiley is a 7-year-old Jack Russel Terrier mix weighing 21 pounds. (She could loose a few pounds). She was rescued from a rural KY shelter. Smiley is a big sweetheart and loves cuddles! When she meets her parents, she will immediately make herself at home! She bonds quickly, but seems to pick 'her person.' Smiley is dog-friendly, but wouldn’t mind being an only dog. She does like to play every so often but it doesn’t last long so she would need a low maintenance buddy just like her. No young energetic dogs. Smiley is good with new people and teenage kids! NO YOUNG CHILDREN (12+ only). She has not been tested with cats, but we think she’d be ok. She is house and crate trained."
Photo: Furgotten Dog Rescue, Inc.
Jasper
Age: 10 Years Old / Breed: Chihuahua / Sex: Male / Rescue: Chihuahua Rescue & Transport Inc.
"Wanted: An experienced chihuahua owner with a little extra love, willing to completely spoil me! I’m Jasper, a five-pound, ten-year-old male chihuahua, fully vetted and vaccinated, microchipped, neutered, and up-to-date on my heartworm medication. I’m a lover in search of a soulmate! Could you be my perfect match? I can be a bit of a shy guy at first, but one of my favorite things is to be kissed and petted! When you approach me, I may do a nervous little dance, but I’ll quickly let you pick me up and give me the attention I crave. When you stroke my soft, silky fur, I will lean lovingly into your hand. You won’t ever want to stop petting me, and that’s totally fine with me! It may take some time for me to get attached to you, but once I do, I will be your shadow and constantly ask for cuddles and pets! My first ten years have been lonely. I was owned by a backyard breeder who didn’t give me the socialization or attention I needed. I wasn't taught potty training skills, but I've almost gotten it mastered and do great on a schedule! I'm comfortable using potty pads or going outdoors. I also don’t have many teeth left, so I’ll need soft food to eat. I’ll need to be in a home with no children, but--while I’d love to be the only dog in your life--I’m open to having some doggy siblings. I have a couple of medical issues that will require you to keep a close eye on me. The vet says my heart is starting to enlarge, but I don’t have any signs of heart failure and don’t need to be on medication. I also am recovering from a broken jaw after my dental cleaning, but I haven’t had any trouble with eating or drinking, and the vet is pleased with how it’s healing."
Photo: Chihuahua Rescue & Transport Inc.

Jasper

Age: 10 Years Old / Breed: Chihuahua / Sex: Male / Rescue: Chihuahua Rescue & Transport Inc.
"Wanted: An experienced chihuahua owner with a little extra love, willing to completely spoil me! I’m Jasper, a five-pound, ten-year-old male chihuahua, fully vetted and vaccinated, microchipped, neutered, and up-to-date on my heartworm medication. I’m a lover in search of a soulmate! Could you be my perfect match? I can be a bit of a shy guy at first, but one of my favorite things is to be kissed and petted! When you approach me, I may do a nervous little dance, but I’ll quickly let you pick me up and give me the attention I crave. When you stroke my soft, silky fur, I will lean lovingly into your hand. You won’t ever want to stop petting me, and that’s totally fine with me! It may take some time for me to get attached to you, but once I do, I will be your shadow and constantly ask for cuddles and pets! My first ten years have been lonely. I was owned by a backyard breeder who didn’t give me the socialization or attention I needed. I wasn't taught potty training skills, but I've almost gotten it mastered and do great on a schedule! I'm comfortable using potty pads or going outdoors. I also don’t have many teeth left, so I’ll need soft food to eat. I’ll need to be in a home with no children, but--while I’d love to be the only dog in your life--I’m open to having some doggy siblings. I have a couple of medical issues that will require you to keep a close eye on me. The vet says my heart is starting to enlarge, but I don’t have any signs of heart failure and don’t need to be on medication. I also am recovering from a broken jaw after my dental cleaning, but I haven’t had any trouble with eating or drinking, and the vet is pleased with how it’s healing."
Photo: Chihuahua Rescue & Transport Inc.
Panache
Age: Senior / Breed: Domestic Long Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
"Panache is a beautiful, quiet, low energy senior cat who came to Saap after her owner passed away. She likes gentle petting and can food with gravy. She would be happiest in a quiet home as an only pet or with another senior cat that would give her space. She is litter box trained and enjoys looking out a sunny window. She does require brushing to keep her fur mat free but is sweet and low key!All SAAP animals are vet checked, UTD on vaccines, spayed/neutered, micro chipped, and given flea and heartworm preventative as age appropriate."
Photo: Stray Animal Adoption Program

Panache

Age: Senior / Breed: Domestic Long Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
"Panache is a beautiful, quiet, low energy senior cat who came to Saap after her owner passed away. She likes gentle petting and can food with gravy. She would be happiest in a quiet home as an only pet or with another senior cat that would give her space. She is litter box trained and enjoys looking out a sunny window. She does require brushing to keep her fur mat free but is sweet and low key!All SAAP animals are vet checked, UTD on vaccines, spayed/neutered, micro chipped, and given flea and heartworm preventative as age appropriate."
Photo: Stray Animal Adoption Program
Cedric
Age: 11 Years Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Sweet Dream House Rescue
"Cedric is about 11 years old. He is very much content to have a warm lap and someone to talk too. He does not like other cats, they give him anxiety and stress. He would do best in a quiet household with no other cats or boisterous dogs. Thomas lost his previous home when the new cat began picking on him and he started having behavioral problems. Since he has been out of that environment he has done very well, he is very affectionate, loves to be carried and held. This senior gentleman really deserves a quiet home with someone who can appreciate his quiet nature."
Photo: Sweet Dream House Rescue

Cedric

Age: 11 Years Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Sweet Dream House Rescue
"Cedric is about 11 years old. He is very much content to have a warm lap and someone to talk too. He does not like other cats, they give him anxiety and stress. He would do best in a quiet household with no other cats or boisterous dogs. Thomas lost his previous home when the new cat began picking on him and he started having behavioral problems. Since he has been out of that environment he has done very well, he is very affectionate, loves to be carried and held. This senior gentleman really deserves a quiet home with someone who can appreciate his quiet nature."
Photo: Sweet Dream House Rescue
Boo Boo
Age: Senior / Breed: Pomeranian & Chihuahua Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Mercy Rescue and Adoption
"Boo Boo is the cutest little guy who lets you know what he wants by barking until he gets it. He's not a constant barker but will make his needs known. He was just neutered and had all vetting including a dental. He may need to wear a male wrap in the home so he doesn't mark. He loves attention. His buddy Peanut would love to be adopted with him. Needs a home with children 12 and over. He is fully vetted, microchipped, and on all preventions. His adoption fee is $200.00 to be considered for adoption please complete an application on our website (this must be completed before we schedule any visits)."
Photo: Mercy Rescue and Adoption

Boo Boo

Age: Senior / Breed: Pomeranian & Chihuahua Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Mercy Rescue and Adoption
"Boo Boo is the cutest little guy who lets you know what he wants by barking until he gets it. He's not a constant barker but will make his needs known. He was just neutered and had all vetting including a dental. He may need to wear a male wrap in the home so he doesn't mark. He loves attention. His buddy Peanut would love to be adopted with him. Needs a home with children 12 and over. He is fully vetted, microchipped, and on all preventions. His adoption fee is $200.00 to be considered for adoption please complete an application on our website (this must be completed before we schedule any visits)."
Photo: Mercy Rescue and Adoption
Peanut
Age: Senior / Breed: Chihuahua / Sex: Male / Rescue: Mercy Rescue and Adoption
"Peanut is a darling little guy with a big personality. He is doing well on potty training after being neutered. He may have to wear a male wrap so he doesn't mark in his new home. He has been fully vetted and had a dental in January. He had a low grade mast cell tumor with a long survival time. The growth was removed on his leg which could return. He is really a sweet boy. He and Boo Boo have been together a long time if they could be adopted together. No small children under 12 considered."
Photo: Mercy Rescue and Adoption

Peanut

Age: Senior / Breed: Chihuahua / Sex: Male / Rescue: Mercy Rescue and Adoption
"Peanut is a darling little guy with a big personality. He is doing well on potty training after being neutered. He may have to wear a male wrap so he doesn't mark in his new home. He has been fully vetted and had a dental in January. He had a low grade mast cell tumor with a long survival time. The growth was removed on his leg which could return. He is really a sweet boy. He and Boo Boo have been together a long time if they could be adopted together. No small children under 12 considered."
Photo: Mercy Rescue and Adoption
Missy
Age: 11 Years Old / Breed: Calico & Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Purrfect Friends
"MISSY, a beautiful calico, likes to give kitty kisses! Tragically, she lost her dad when he died unexpectedly & she was in their home for several days without any one, devastated at the loss of her 'daddy.' The family didn't want her and she ended up with a good samaritan who gave her the time and patience for her to adjust to a new life. It was slow in the beginning but Missy has blossomed into an amazing girl! You'd never know her age by how she acts (she's 11 years young). She's very loving and very kitten-like. She loves human attention, but she also loves to be a Silly Willy and play like crazy!"
Photo: Purrfect Friends

Missy

Age: 11 Years Old / Breed: Calico & Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Purrfect Friends
"MISSY, a beautiful calico, likes to give kitty kisses! Tragically, she lost her dad when he died unexpectedly & she was in their home for several days without any one, devastated at the loss of her 'daddy.' The family didn't want her and she ended up with a good samaritan who gave her the time and patience for her to adjust to a new life. It was slow in the beginning but Missy has blossomed into an amazing girl! You'd never know her age by how she acts (she's 11 years young). She's very loving and very kitten-like. She loves human attention, but she also loves to be a Silly Willy and play like crazy!"
Photo: Purrfect Friends
Twinkle
Age: Senior / Breed: Pomeranian Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
"Twinkle is a Pomeranian mix in search of his forever home. He's a playful boy and still very active. He would do best in a home without small children since he can be nippy if a child tries to grab him or take his food away. Apply to make this beautiful boy yours at adoptastray.com. All SAAP animals are vet checked, UTD on vaccines, spayed/neutered, micro chipped, and given flea and heartworm preventative as age appropriate."
Photo: Stray Animal Adoption Program

Twinkle

Age: Senior / Breed: Pomeranian Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
"Twinkle is a Pomeranian mix in search of his forever home. He's a playful boy and still very active. He would do best in a home without small children since he can be nippy if a child tries to grab him or take his food away. Apply to make this beautiful boy yours at adoptastray.com. All SAAP animals are vet checked, UTD on vaccines, spayed/neutered, micro chipped, and given flea and heartworm preventative as age appropriate."
Photo: Stray Animal Adoption Program
Terrell
Age: 7 Years Old / Breed: Pit Bull Terrier Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Francis Kennels Rescue
"f you’re looking for a handsome boy, you’ve found him! Terrell is short, stocky, & laid back. Background: Terrell was found as a local stray. He stayed at a vets office for a few months before coming to us. They got him fattened back up and even took care of his vetting. Age: The vet is thinking he’s around 7 years old. Size: Terrell is around 70-80 lbs but is short and thick. Coat: Terrell has short hair but does shed. He will need bathed every few weeks. Energy Level: Terrell is pretty laid back. Definitely enjoys his comfort and loves laying in bed. After he goes outside to do his business he’s ready for a nap. Medical Info: Terrell has been vaccinated, heartworm tested, neutered, & microchipped. He does not currently take any medications for any conditions, besides his monthly heartworm prevention."
Photo: Francis Kennels Rescue

Terrell

Age: 7 Years Old / Breed: Pit Bull Terrier Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Francis Kennels Rescue
"f you’re looking for a handsome boy, you’ve found him! Terrell is short, stocky, & laid back. Background: Terrell was found as a local stray. He stayed at a vets office for a few months before coming to us. They got him fattened back up and even took care of his vetting. Age: The vet is thinking he’s around 7 years old. Size: Terrell is around 70-80 lbs but is short and thick. Coat: Terrell has short hair but does shed. He will need bathed every few weeks. Energy Level: Terrell is pretty laid back. Definitely enjoys his comfort and loves laying in bed. After he goes outside to do his business he’s ready for a nap. Medical Info: Terrell has been vaccinated, heartworm tested, neutered, & microchipped. He does not currently take any medications for any conditions, besides his monthly heartworm prevention."
Photo: Francis Kennels Rescue