Nellie's Dog Days of Summer

Nellie's Dog Days of Summer

The good life: Our Sanctuary girl Nellie and her best buddy (and Young at Heart alum) Vinny enjoying the dog days of summer. It doesn't get much better than this for our good 'ol girl. Read More

Adoption! Mya

Adoption! Mya

ADOPTION! Another lucky kitty finds a loving home with one of our repeat adopters! Mya, a 7-year-old Norwegian Forest mix, caught the eye of Anne while she was visiting our kitties at the Lake Zurich Petco, and instantly fell in love. The whole family was so excited to bring her home! Mya jo… Read More

Adoption! Victoria

Adoption! Victoria

ADOPTION! 10-year-old Victoria just hit the jackpot, as she was adopted by one of our amazing repeat adopters. Victoria is the Hirschel family's three-peat Young at Heart kitty! First they adopted Mouse, who has since passed away. Bart was lucky to join their family as well, and now Victor… Read More

Sweet Dreams Sissy

Sweet Dreams Sissy

It's with love and tears that we say goodbye to our sweet sanctuary girl, Sissy. Sissy came to us last year, underweight and with several chronic immune issues, and so she joined the permanent residents of Young at Heart. Her wonderful Sanctuary Mom, Deb, gave her a loving home where she was… Read More

Adoption! Xena

Adoption! Xena

Xena, age 10, has found her happily ever after with her new mom Lori! Xena, who found herself surrendered to a city shelter because her family didn't have time for her, will now know nothing but a life where her mom has all the love and time in the world for her. Thank you Lori for opening u… Read More

Adoption! Daisy

Adoption! Daisy

ADOPTION: Can we get a "meow, meow!"? With all of these wonderful dog adoptions, it's about time for a kitty to go home and Daisy, age 14, is home!! Her new mom Jill visited Daisy many times at the cat center knowing she could give her the life a senior pet deserves. And, just the other day,… Read More

Adoption! Benny

Adoption! Benny

ADOPTION! Congrats to US99.5 / WUSN-FM's Ramblin' Ray and his daughter Cheyenne on their adoption of our adorable toothless Benny! Some of you may know Ray from Lisa Dent & Ramblin' Ray Mornings on US99.5, and his big-hearted daughter Cheyenne Rose who is an amazing country singer. Today… Read More

Adoption! Princess & Patches

Adoption! Princess & Patches

ADOPTION: Patches and Princess are on their way home to..... WYOMING!!! The most wonderful couple, Sue and Al, called us a couple of weeks ago hoping that if the girls were still with us in a couple of months, when they would be in town to visit family, that they might meet them and bring th… Read More

Adoption! Max

Adoption! Max

Max (age 13), who is just the best little guy, is home with his new mom and dad, Suzanne and Gary and canine brother, YAH alum Rooney! Suzanne and Gary's commitment to the seniors of Young at Heart is remarkable, as they are repeat adopters. Max is not the first, or the second or even the th… Read More