Animals in this category are available for adoption.  

These animals arrived at the Pound for various reasons. Most were strays, some were abandoned, others have interesting stories. Because no one has come forward to claim the animal it is now available to be legally adopted to a new owner.

If you are interested in adopting a pet from us, please come to the Pound & Adoption Centre to meet them in person.

Once you have chosen a pet, you will be required to complete an adoption application. The application consists of questions that will help us determine whether you will be a suitable owner for the animal you are applying for. If you are a renter, we will need to contact your landlord to confirm that you are allowed to bring a pet into your home.

The Adoption Coordinator will review your application and if you are approved you can take your new best friend home with you. Please note it is unlikely that your application will be processed same day. It generally takes 24-48 hours to process an application. Of course, there is always an adoption fee and if you are adopting a dog, you will also be required to purchase him/her a dog licence. We accept cash, debit and VISA.

The standard adoption fee for a dog is $275. Adults cats are $210 and kittens are $250. All adoptable animals are spayed or neutered and microchipped.

Your signature is required on the Adoption Contract because you will be making a serious commitment to care and keep the animal in a humane, ethical, responsible and lawful manner for the rest of its life.

We do our best to create a safe and comfortable environment for animals to live in at the Pound & Adoption Centre, but as good as it is, it isn't a home - we need you to provide that!

NACS has no time limit on how long we will keep an animal before it is adopted.

Adoption viewing hours are Monday - Friday, 10:00am - 4:00pm and 10:00am - 3:00pm on Saturdays.

The following animals are just lounging around . . . waiting . . . for YOU!


Brother and Sister pair, four months old

These two are a brother and sister pair who are about four months old. They were born outside and have been in our care for about six weeks while they got used to living safely and comfortably indoors. Captain has become a total love bug who just cannot get enough attention! He purrs so much that he drools when he is happy and soaking up some love. He is still unsure of strangers but once he knows you are safe he will do what he can to get your attention.

His sister Trixie is still very shy and so these two need a home who will spend time and love on these kittens to help them feel safe and comfortable. They will need to start off in a small room while they get to know their people and then gradually explore the rest of the house. It will be easiest for them to adjust to a calm, quiet household. Captain will probably come out of his shell quickly, but Trix will require patience and understanding. She is a gentle girl and she does love to be pet and held by trusted people, it just takes time to gain that trust. Her favourite pastime in her foster home was being cuddled on a lap under a blanket on the couch, but she is not yet brave enough to come out and seek affection. Captain will happily take all the pets, so it’s important that their family will ensure Trix gets enough love too!

Captain and Trix are used to sharing space with other cats and would be happy in a home with another cat. They have not met dogs or children and are best suited to a home with adults or older children who are calm and mature enough to patiently work with shy kittens.

Both kittens are spayed/neutered, microchipped, dewormed and deflead, and have had their first set of vaccinations. They come with six weeks of free pet insurance. The adoption fee for the two together is $450. Adoption viewing is at 1260 Nanaimo Lakes Rd, 10 – 4 Mon – Fri and 10 – 3 on Saturdays.


Domestic long hair, spayed female, approximately 9 weeks old

Magic is a sweet and playful 9 week old kitten. She is shy at first but will show you how outgoing and rambunctious she can be as she gets used to her surroundings. Magic loves to hunt for her toys and chase them all throughout the house. Once she is thoroughly tired out she is very cuddly and enjoys getting pet. This lovely lady will be best suited to a home that can ensure she gets enough stimulation through play and is willing to be patient while she warms up to her new family. Magic is used to friendly playful dogs and enjoys their company. She doesn’t have experience with other cats or kids yet but she is at a great age to adjust to new family members. She is an indoor only cat.

Magic’s adoption fee is $250 and she is spayed, microchipped, dewormed, deflead, and has had her first vaccines. She comes with six weeks of free pet insurance. Adoption viewing is at 1260 Nanaimo Lakes Rd Mon – Fri 10 – 4 and Saturdays 10 – 3.

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