My name is Bristol!

Domestic Shorthair Cat for adoption in Brick, New Jersey - Bristol
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Jersey Shore Animal Center

Facts about Bristol

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Brown Tabby
  • Age: Young
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 10748316
  • Hair: Short

When we received an urgent plea from the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) to help out with some of the overcrowded shelters in NC that were affected by Hurricane Matthew in October, we knew we had to help.  We took in 15 animals that had to be  moved so room could be made for animals that were displaced from the disaster.  All will spayed/neutered, up to date on vaccines and microchipped before they leave our shelter.  

10-20-16  4-5 months old 

Cute as a button... that's Bristol, one of several kittens who came to us from North Carolina after Hurricane Matthew forced local shelters to reach out to us when they became overcrowded with displaced animals. An adorable brown tabby with white markings and a sweet little pink nose, this girl might be a bit timid when you first meet her, but before very long, her natural curiosity will bring her to your side, where she'll let you know how much she likes having her chin scratched. She likes nothing better than a bit of frisky play with her kitten friends, and would be delighted to find a home with another young kitty. But she'd also be fine as your one and only, as long as you promised to give her plenty of playtime. So come in soon and meet little Bristol. She's waiting to be your new best friend.

*Per JSAC policy, puppies and kittens under 6 months will not be adopted to families with children under the age of 6 years.

About Jersey Shore Animal Center

About Our Shelter...

Jersey Shore Animal Center is committed to the care of unwanted, abandoned, sick animals and to the adoption of these animals to responsible, loving homes. To that end, veterinary care is provided as needed, medication and inoculations are given and neutering/spaying is done prior to adoption unless the animal's health or age precludes this procedure.

In addition, a compassionate staff tends to providing for each animal's physical and emotional needs, taking care to keep each one sheltered, clean, well-fed and socialized.

Come Meet Our Pets...


1:00 - 4:00 P.M. Tuesday through Sunday

Closed to the public on Mondays

185 Brick Blvd, Brick, NJ 08723

Our Adoption Process...

Adoption Fees:

Dogs $250.00
Senior Dogs $150
Cats $100.00
Senior Cats $50

Puppies $350.00 plus a $100 refundable spay/neuter deposit

Kittens $130 plus $50 refundable spay/neuter deposit

Adoption Process

Our friendly, knowledgable team of staff and volunteers would be glad to give you a tour of the shelter and discuss whether one of our furry friends is the right match for your home.

The JSAC has careful policies on the placement of young animals, dominant breed dogs (Rottweilers, Shepherds, Akitas, etc). Due to our lifelong return policy we prefer to adopt our pets locally, so we don't adopt out of state. We prefer homes in the region so that we can be a resource for the animals and their adopters. These policies and procedures are in place to protect everyone involved and are very common when rehoming animals, whether through a shelter or a rescue group.

We do not have "same day" adoptions. Rather, an application for an animal is reviewed to ensure that 1) the home has taken good care of their other animals * 2) The animal is permitted in the home and 3) that it is the right home for the right animal (choosing dog that likes cats if cats already in household, etc..). Typically this process takes 24-48 hours. If a dog application is approved and there are other dogs in the home, we have the two (or more) dogs meet; many times if necessary.