September 05, 2018

20 Adoptable Animals Waiting For You to Take Them Home From the ADL

What is a home without a furry one to make you smile and keep you company? Incomplete, at least to us.

Pay the Animal Defense League of Texas a visit and choose a cute cat or adorable dog to take home and have all to yourself. You won't be able to say no once you're there.
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Athena
"I may not look like a goddess, and I don’t know if I am particularly wise or brave, but I am a lot of fun and awfully cute with that ear that flops over the top of my head. I adore toys and would probably be great at fetch. I’m a pretty mellow gal who enjoys walks but would rather lie at your feet than go for a run or a long hike. Come see me, let me give you a slobbery kiss, and let’s chat about a life together."
Athena
"I may not look like a goddess, and I don’t know if I am particularly wise or brave, but I am a lot of fun and awfully cute with that ear that flops over the top of my head. I adore toys and would probably be great at fetch. I’m a pretty mellow gal who enjoys walks but would rather lie at your feet than go for a run or a long hike. Come see me, let me give you a slobbery kiss, and let’s chat about a life together."
Marble
"Don’t let the gray muzzle fool you. You know what they say – 50 is the new 30. I’m 49 in dog years (if you believe that stuff), so I’m quite the young lady! It’s right there on my sign: “Still has plenty of energy.” If you don’t believe it, take me for a walk. I’m not so ill-mannered that I would pull you. I seem to have been properly raised: I am leash-trained, of course, and I am gentle and even-tempered. Just please don’t call me old. I’d much rather be called your dog."
Marble
"Don’t let the gray muzzle fool you. You know what they say – 50 is the new 30. I’m 49 in dog years (if you believe that stuff), so I’m quite the young lady! It’s right there on my sign: “Still has plenty of energy.” If you don’t believe it, take me for a walk. I’m not so ill-mannered that I would pull you. I seem to have been properly raised: I am leash-trained, of course, and I am gentle and even-tempered. Just please don’t call me old. I’d much rather be called your dog."
Felicity
"I personify what an oldie but goodie is. I’m very calm and relaxed. I love naps and will sleep so deeply I’ve scared my fair share of staff members here. Lots of activity and noise does not bother me. I’m very friendly and affectionate. If your lap has been crying out for a cat then look no further than me!"
Felicity
"I personify what an oldie but goodie is. I’m very calm and relaxed. I love naps and will sleep so deeply I’ve scared my fair share of staff members here. Lots of activity and noise does not bother me. I’m very friendly and affectionate. If your lap has been crying out for a cat then look no further than me!"
Louise
"Let me just be honest: I’m going to “nope” out of any situation because I’m an extremely shy cat. I’m very timid and prefer to keep to myself. That doesn’t mean there isn’t perfect person out there to help me grown in confidence. Is that person you?"
Louise
"Let me just be honest: I’m going to “nope” out of any situation because I’m an extremely shy cat. I’m very timid and prefer to keep to myself. That doesn’t mean there isn’t perfect person out there to help me grown in confidence. Is that person you?"
Ginger Spice
"I am always ready to go out and enjoy a nice long walk around the park to explore. I love spending time with other humans and becoming their friends! Let’s get to know each other, you’ll see that I am very calm, gentle, and rather smart. I’ll tell you what I want, what I really really want. I want us to meet already so I can spice up your life!"
Ginger Spice
"I am always ready to go out and enjoy a nice long walk around the park to explore. I love spending time with other humans and becoming their friends! Let’s get to know each other, you’ll see that I am very calm, gentle, and rather smart. I’ll tell you what I want, what I really really want. I want us to meet already so I can spice up your life!"
Dave
"Dave is the name and sit for the treat is the game. The rules are simple,  you show me a treat and if I sit down then you hand me over a treat! I love the game, there’s nothing better! Hopefully, you and I can play this game and we become best pals! Better yet we become a forever family and I can have a forever home. That will be the best!"
Dave
"Dave is the name and sit for the treat is the game. The rules are simple, you show me a treat and if I sit down then you hand me over a treat! I love the game, there’s nothing better! Hopefully, you and I can play this game and we become best pals! Better yet we become a forever family and I can have a forever home. That will be the best!"
Quiche
"I can be a savory Quiche but I will need to “bake” for a long time in a new home. I’m very bashful and prefer to hide away instead of socializing. So go slow with me and when I say slow I mean that literally. Sudden movements startled me. I just need someone with lots of love and patience to take me home. Is that person you?"
Quiche
"I can be a savory Quiche but I will need to “bake” for a long time in a new home. I’m very bashful and prefer to hide away instead of socializing. So go slow with me and when I say slow I mean that literally. Sudden movements startled me. I just need someone with lots of love and patience to take me home. Is that person you?"
Ninja
"Hi, I’m Ninja! My most advanced ninja skills include quietly sneaking around, leaping, and hiding. Although, I wouldn’t say that I have the greatest hiding skills. Sometimes my attempts at “hiding” involve me facing a wall and hoping that I’m invisible to everyone. You see, I’m actually an extremely bashful ninja. I’m currently in a room filled with other kitties and random people that come and go. Being the shy kitty that I am, I prefer to hide up top away from the action. I look forward to finding a calm home with a special person who’ll look past my terrible hiding skills and love me no matter what."
Ninja
"Hi, I’m Ninja! My most advanced ninja skills include quietly sneaking around, leaping, and hiding. Although, I wouldn’t say that I have the greatest hiding skills. Sometimes my attempts at “hiding” involve me facing a wall and hoping that I’m invisible to everyone. You see, I’m actually an extremely bashful ninja. I’m currently in a room filled with other kitties and random people that come and go. Being the shy kitty that I am, I prefer to hide up top away from the action. I look forward to finding a calm home with a special person who’ll look past my terrible hiding skills and love me no matter what."
Armin
"I’m a rowdy young dog, still growing and maturing and overflowing with puppy energy. I love running and playing, and splashing in water, especially in summer, is the greatest! I need an owner who’s experienced in taking care of dogs like me – dogs with good hearts who love being busy all the time and want to learn how to be good boys. Just like most youngsters, I can throw quite a temper tantrum when I get frustrated, so I need to learn to channel my energy. I bet I’d be great at sports like agility or frisbee. Will you be the one who helps me?"
Armin
"I’m a rowdy young dog, still growing and maturing and overflowing with puppy energy. I love running and playing, and splashing in water, especially in summer, is the greatest! I need an owner who’s experienced in taking care of dogs like me – dogs with good hearts who love being busy all the time and want to learn how to be good boys. Just like most youngsters, I can throw quite a temper tantrum when I get frustrated, so I need to learn to channel my energy. I bet I’d be great at sports like agility or frisbee. Will you be the one who helps me?"
Sashi Marie
"Don’t you think I’m beautiful? There is so much of me to love, and I have so much love to give! I’m on a weight-loss journey, as they like to say here, but even when I reach the end of it, I won’t have lost any of that love – it will just be concentrated in a smaller package. I am full of sweetness, and hugs are my specialty. Sniffing around while on walks is lots of fun. I’m not supposed to have treats, but I will sit on command anyway. Wouldn’t it be great to help me go from full-figured to petite?"
Sashi Marie
"Don’t you think I’m beautiful? There is so much of me to love, and I have so much love to give! I’m on a weight-loss journey, as they like to say here, but even when I reach the end of it, I won’t have lost any of that love – it will just be concentrated in a smaller package. I am full of sweetness, and hugs are my specialty. Sniffing around while on walks is lots of fun. I’m not supposed to have treats, but I will sit on command anyway. Wouldn’t it be great to help me go from full-figured to petite?"