These animals are looking for fur-ever homes

Photo Courtesy of ASMV

There are three facilities on the Island that offer animals for adoption: the Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard (ASMV) in Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard Helping Homeless Animals (MVHHA) in Oak Bluffs, and Angels Helping Animals Worldwide.

For more information about ASMV, call 508-627-8662 or search them on Facebook.

For more information about MVHHA, call 508-560-6046 or email

For more information about Angels Helping Animals Worldwide, search the group on Facebook.

The following animals are currently available for adoption, with descriptions courtesy of the respective organizations.


Tank is a 4-year-old gentle giant, a pitbull/terrier mix who wants to please. He is well behaved, gets along with other dogs, cats, and children. He thinks he’s a lap dog and has a big head and even bigger heart.

Sweet Boy, somewhere between 2 and 4 years old, gets along with other cats and has even been around dogs. He is a sweetie that loves to play with toys.

At Angels Helping Animals Worldwide

Pumpkin is a 4-month-old who is full of play. He is loving with everyone: dogs, cats, and children. This boy will melt your heart.

Lovebug is a 1-year-old female who is good with children.


With the exception of kittens, all animals have been spayed/neutered and are up-to-date on all vaccinations.

Jackson is an 11-year-old male who is simply delightful. He is ideally looking for a retired person or someone who works at home. He is currently pending adoption, but interested parties should still contact the shelter.

Celia, the shelter’s mascot and lobby cat, is very sweet and hypnotically beautiful.

Diva is a female calico who was found near the State Police barracks in Oak Bluffs.

Bubba, a 4-year-old male, is cute, cuddly, and loves to have his belly rubbed.

Bootsie, 4-year-old female, is a little shy but friendly and sweet.

Joe Frazier is an 11-year-old male who would make a great companion.

Penny is an 18-year-old female who is very sweet and friendly.

Richard is a 5-year-old male who was found as a stray in Edgartown. A great companion cat, his adoption is currently pending, but interested parties should still contact the shelter.

Lucky is a neutered male stray found in the Dodger’s Hole, Edgartown, area. He is a really nice cat and a great friend, and he gets along with everybody. We think he’s approximately 4 years old.

Tortellini is a spayed female stray found in Vineyard Haven. A real cuddler, we think she is approximately 5 years old. She is very friendly.