New Beginnings for Animals

A P.O. Box 2444, Mission Viejo, CA 92690 rescue helping to find loving homes for dogs, cats.

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Pets at New Beginnings for Animals

  • Any
  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Any
  • Baby
  • Puppy
  • Kitten
  • Young
  • Adult
  • Senior
  • Any
  • Male
  • Female

Sunflower

Female, Adult
Domestic Shorthair

Cosmo

Male, Kitten
Domestic Shorthair

Morgan

Female, Kitten
Domestic Shorthair

Jack

Male, Kitten
Domestic Mediumhair

Bellini

Female, Kitten
Domestic Shorthair

Morgan

Female, Kitten
Domestic Shorthair

Amber

Female, Adult
Domestic Shorthair

Karl

Male, Adult
Domestic Longhair

Iggy

Male, Senior
Chihuahua

Lady

Female, Senior
Chihuahua / Italian Greyhound

Gypsy

Female, Adult
Domestic Longhair

Darren

Male, Adult
Domestic Shorthair

Sissy

Female, Kitten
Domestic Shorthair

Shelby

Female, Kitten
Calico

Jack Frost

Male, Young
Domestic Shorthair

Sadie

Female, Adult
Domestic Shorthair

Maximus

Male, Adult
Domestic Shorthair

Maybelline

Female, Adult
Domestic Shorthair

Darla

Female, Adult, Special Needs
Miniature Pinscher

Spike

Male, Senior
Chihuahua

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Areas New Beginnings for Animals Serves

The Counties of Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, San Diego and Los Angeles.

New Beginnings for Animals's Adoption Process

All interested parties are required to complete an Adoption Application (on our website at www.greatpets.org). This helps us place our rescued animals in homes best suited to their needs and the needs of their new families. Most of these animals have been through so much and we want to make their transition as smooth as possible. Please visit our website: www.greatpets.org for our adoptable dogs and cats, how to meet them, our adoption & foster applications, adoption events, and much more.

CAT questions/info contact: (949) 716-0538 or hanaskids@gmail.com

DOG questions/info contact: (949) 348-8057 or info@greatpets.org

About New Beginnings for Animals

We are a no-kill rescue group in Southern California. Our primary focus is rescuing animals from local high-kill shelters. We then either board them or place them in foster homes so we can better assess their personalities before placing them in loving homes. All our animals are examined by our veterinarians, spayed/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, FELV/FIV tested if they are cats, flea treated and dewormed if needed.

Come Meet New Beginnings for Animals's Pets

Our Cats can be seen 7 days a week at:
PETSMART Aliso Viejo (in the store's Cat Adoption Center)
26762 Aliso Creek Rd.
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 12 noon - 4 p.m.

Some of our cats are also in foster homes, so please call Hana at (949) 716-0538 or email hanaskids@gmail.com to schedule an appointment to visit a kitty in foster care or to visit them at Petsmart.

To Meet Our Available Dogs: Call 949-348-8057 or email info@greatpets.org to arrange a visit with one of our wonderful dogs available for adoption.

CONSIDER ADOPTING AN FIV CAT!

FIV (feline immunodeficiency virus) is a widely misunderstood condition. Many people think that it’s easily spread, makes cats very sick, and that they have a lower life expectancy, so they are not often adopted. This is far from the truth!

When a cat tests positive for FIV, it means they either carry the virus or have been vaccinated for it at some point (which causes them to test positive for the disease, which is why this vaccination isn’t recommended, among other reasons). FIV is not spread through casual contact such as shared food/water/litter, mutual grooming, or playing. It is most commonly spread through deep, vicious bite wounds typically inflicted by intact toms fighting on the streets over food, females, or territory. If a cat has been spayed or neutered, they are unlikely to fight in this manner, and if the population is stable (no serious fighting), FIV+ cats can live with non-infected cats.

It was previously thought that FIV+ pregnant females could pass the virus to their kittens, but this has since been disproved according to one study.* Kittens with an FIV+ mother may test positive for up to 6 months simply due to the presence of maternal antibodies, which dissipate over time.

FIV+ cats can live as long and healthy a life as non-infected cats. This doesn’t mean they will never become ill; they are, after all immunocompromised, so illnesses can be easier to catch and harder to fight off. They have the same needs as any other cat: high-quality nutrition, a clean, stress-free, strictly indoor environment, regular veterinary visits (two times per year), and lots of love.

If they should become ill, they are generally treated earlier, longer, and more aggressively than non-immunocompromised cats (meaning they need to see the vet at the very first sign of illness and may be on a stronger medication or on medication for a longer period of time).
*Study results can be found on our "Available Cats and Kittens" website page at www.greatpets.org

Make a donation to New Beginnings for Animals to help homeless pets find homes

http://www.greatpets.org/donate.html