Big Ricks One Stop

Big Rick's One Stop would like your help

finding homes for these adorable cats and

dogs. Below you can see the featured pets

from the Chautauqua County Humane

Society, Lakeshore Humane Society,

Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue and

Westfield Stray Cat Rescue.


 Also help us find the owners of these lost pets below.


  Lost Memorial Day Weekend 2017 in the Stockton Area:  A Cockatiel named "Pepper."  This is a domesticated bird, is very friendly and may approach humans. If you have seen Pepper (maybe around your bird feeders) please call (716) 572-6647.  A reward is being offered for the return of this Cockatiel.


Lost on March 6th-7th, in Portland around Fair Road, two female dogs. CASH REWARD! One is a medium-sized pitbull-rottweiler-lab mix, light brown with a little bit of white up near her nose and short hair.  Also, white on her chest.  Not wearing a collar.  

The other is a 6 month old dark brown chihuahua and jack russell terrier mix with spots on her feet and chest.  She is wearing a collar.  There is a $25 dollar reward being offered for the return of these dogs.  If you have seen them, please call (716) 544-5792. 


Lost Black And White Tuxedo Cat 
 Reward Offered

His name is Fitz.  He is neutered, has been missing since Saturday October 22nd.  He was last seen in Dunkirk's 4th Ward. Call 785-8787 if you see Fitz.



Buddy is a very large cat. (about 17pounds)

He is very skittish, but loving at home. 

He was lost in the Dunkirk area. Please contact Sabrina if found!








 - “Saving one animal will not change the world, but surely

for that one animal, the world will change forever.” 


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Chautauqua County Humane Society

Chautauqua County Humane Society

Pets of the Week






This week we are featuring “Nana” and “Hermes”. Nana is a super sweet 1 year old mixed breed. She loves walks, cuddling and squeaky toys. Really, really loves squeaky toys! She gets along with almost everyone but likes to chase cats a little too much so a home without cats is a must. Hermes is a nice 1 year old kitty that tends to be a little shy so a home without small kids would be best. He likes to be pet, but is not a fan of being picked up. He is just looking for that home that will be patient and give him a little time for him to become the best that he can. If you have room in your heart and home for either of these great pets, please stop by the Strunk Road Adoption Center and ask to meet them. You will be glad you did! For more information or questions, please call (716) 665-2209 Ext. 200.





“Drake” and “Hermes”. Drake is a 5 year old lab mix that loves to play outside. He needs plenty of exercise but doesn’t like to be left alone. He would do best with a family that someone is home most of the time. Hermes is a 1 year old black tabby kitty. He is really very nice and has lots of love to give. He is waiting for his family to find him. If either of these great pets sound like the right one for you, please stop by the Strunk Road Adoption Center and ask to meet them. You will be glad you did! For more information or questions, please call (716) 665-2209 ext 200




This week we are featuring Lila and Cleopatra. Lily is a wonderful 5 year old pit bull mix that has been at the shelter for 2 years. She needs to be with her people or person so would do best in a home where someone is there most of the time. She wants your undivided attention so she would prefer being your one and only! The amount of love she has to give is endless and she deserves a home of her own. Cleopatra is a 10 year old kitty that likes things on the laid back side. A calm home would be her preference. She is declawed and does fine with other cats. She is looking for that forever home that every pet should have. If either of these 2 sounds like the one for you, or any of the other great pets that are waiting for their 2nd chance at a great life, please stop by the Strunk Road Adoption Center. You will be glad you did! For more information or questions, please call (716) 665=2209 ext.200.



 “Cinder” and “Rosie”. Cinder is a beautiful long hair gray 8 year old boy that can be a little bit shy, but does warm up. He does not like to be picked up, but likes to lay by you so you can pet him. Rosie is 1 year old hound mix. She is sweet and likes just about everyone she meets. She can be a bit high energy because she is young, so a home with kids over 5 might be best. If you would like to meet either of these 2 “best friends”, stop at the Strunk Road Adoption Center. They are waiting for you! For more information or questions, please call (716) 665-2209 ext. 200.



 “Reilly” and “Panther”.  Reilly is a 2 year old Border Collie mix that is ready to play. He is very energetic and really needs a job. He might be a great candidate for an agility course. Because of his energy we think he would be too much for smaller kids. Panther is a 2 year old shorthair cat that really rules the roost. He would be best in a home where he is the only male kitty as he knows that he is “all that”. Because he has an in charge personality, he needs a home with no little kids and people that can respect his need to be boss. He loves attention and is not shy about letting you know he wants it. If either of these sound like a pet that would fit into your home and life, please stop by the Strunk Road Adoption Center and meet them or any of the other great pets waiting for their 2nd chance at a great life. For questions or more information, please call (716) 665-2209 ext. 200. 




 “Alec” and “Clare”. Alec is a spunky 7 year old Jack Russell Terrier that loves attention and will take all you give him. He does ok with most other dogs but does not do well with cats or other small pets. Clare is a beautiful 2 year old shorthair that is a special kitty looking for a special home. Due to an untreated infection or injury, she had to have an eye removed once she got to our shelter. Her remaining eye is scarred and she has no vision so she is blind. She is very lovable and will play with toys with bells in them as she can hear them. Both of these wonderful pets deserve a forever home of their own. If you think that either will fit into your heart and life, or any of the other pets waiting for their chance at a great life, please stop by the Strunk Road Adoption Center and meet them. You will be glad you did. For more information or questions, please call (716) 665-2209 ext. 200. 



 “Snoopy” and “Tipster”. Snoopy is a 6 year old terrier that knows his mind. He is a bit quirky and needs a calm home with no cats. He is fine with calm dogs and kids over 13 years old. He is looking for someone that understands him and will be patient as he settles in. Tipster is a 5 year old kitty that would do best in a quiet home. He knows who he likes and loves attention from his friends. Tipster has been here for almost 2 years and is really ready for a forever home of his own. If you have a special place in your heart and home for either of these pets, please stop by the Strunk Road Adoption Center and meet them. All the pets at the shelter are waiting for the 2nd chance they deserve. For information or questions call (716) 665-2209 ext. 200. 







Hello my name is Lila! I am currently the longest staying resident at CCHS. I'm a friendly girl who loves to play fetch with tennis balls. I know sit and down and I am eager to learn more. I would do best in a home with kids who are 8 years and older because I can get jumpy when I'm very excited. I would also do best if I was the only dog in the home. If you're looking for a lady to bring love and vitality into your life, I'm the gal for you! Come by and meet me today!





“Jack”. Jack is a very friendly 5 year old kitty that can be quite the talker. He will need to stay on a special diet of prescription food to keep him healthy. If you have room in your heart and your home Jack, or any other, great pet awaiting their 2nd chance for a great life, stop by the Strunk Road Adoption Center to meet your new best friend! For more information or questions, please call (716) 665-2209 ext. 200,




 “Tinkerbell”. Tinkerbell is a nice 6 year old kitty that would really prefer the quiet life in a forever home. Shelter life is a bit stressful for her, so she will need time in a new home to adjust and patient people to give her that time. She is truly a diamond in the rough. If you have the place in your heart and home for either of these, or any of the pets at CCHS, please stop in at the Strunk Road Adoption Center. You will be glad you did! For more information or questions, please call (716) 665-2209 ext. 200.






“Joplin” and “Missy”. Joplin is a 5 year old pit bull mix. She is a sweet and mellow girl that likes taking walks. She seems to like everyone, but might be too much for cats. Missy is a beautiful 2 1/2 year old gray kitty. She is missing an eye, probably due to an old injury. Because of this, it would be best if she was an inside only cat. Both of these great pets are waiting for their 2nd chance at a great life. If you have room in your heart and your home for either of these, or any of our other great pets, please stop in at the Strunk Road Adoption Center. You will be glad you did! For more information or questions, please call (716) 665-2209 ext. 200. 



“Tipster”   Tipster is a beautiful 5 year old kitty that has been at the shelter for over 1 1/2 years. He likes attention, but only on his terms. He would do well in a home where he can be his own guy. He does well with other kitties as long as he has space.   If Tipster sounds like a fit for your home (and heart), please stop by the Strunk Road Adoption Center at meet him or any of the other wonderful pets waiting for their 2nd chance at a great life. For more information or questions, please call (716) 665-2209 ext. 200. 



  “Aster”. This bunny came to us as part of a large cruelty case. She is very nice and ready to move to forever homes. She is spayed and is a  young adult. If you have what it takes to care for this “honey bunny”,  stop in at the Strunk Road Adoption Center to meet them. You will be “hoppy” you did! For more information or questions, please call (716) 665-2209 ext. 200




Lake Shore Humane Society




The Next Adoption Days are:


June 24th 

 July 8th

July 22nd

Noon - 4 PM


Please come to our semi-monthly adoption days from noon until 4pm at 431 East Chestnut Street, Dunkirk. You can make a special appointment to see any of our adoptable dogs or cats by calling 672-1991, visiting our Facebook page (Lakeshore Humane Society), or contacting us through our website: 







    When she was about 7 months old, Velcro was trapped and has been with us for almost 1 1/2 years. She has velvety black fur, and beautiful green eyes.  She is a little apprehensive when approached, but loves to be petted and will be a great, laid back pet. Velcro has been in a cage far too long and is getting a little plump.  She needs a forever home and a chance to move around more freely.





Loki is a 4 yr. old  handsome Husky/Shepard mix. Despite his size and his bark, he is a big love bug! Loki knows several commands and is well behaved. He would be the perfect addition to any family. 


Sandy Boy is a bit over one year old. His medium long fur is luxurious, with a burnished buff on his back and a lot of snowy white, and his dark amber eyes are strikingly attractive.  Sandy Boy loves humans, and also gets along well with other cats and dogs.  He has a calm, loving personality and will make a loving, as well as gorgeous, pet.




 This black and white spayed female is a favorite with some of our volunteers. Although she does not like to be picked up, she is super friendly and sits at the door to her kennel just waiting for someone to play with her.  Like any young animal, she can get overstimulated, so you need to read and respect her signals. Although she is reputed as not being good with children or dogs, she was fine with the grandchildren of one of our volunteers, so it probably depends on the approach. You are welcome to bring your family to interact with her to see if she is the right pet for you.



This older cat needs a special loving home, and a peaceful, stress free life.  .  Ricky's fur is medium long charcoal with distinctive stripes.  Sometimes he gets scared and growls, but he doesn't mean it.  He has no teeth or front claws, so he couldn't hurt anyone even if he wanted to, which he doesn't. He really just wants to be loved and petted, and purrs when he feelssafe a nd calm and loved. Ricky has tested positive for FIV, (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus)  but FIV cannot be transmitted from cat to human or to dogs.  Because he is a "special needs" pet, his adoption fee has been reduced. 




Otis, a Puggle approximately 8 years old, was captured after being on the run in a winter storm.  He had a severe untreated skin and ear infection, but he's better now and ready for his new home.  He still has pep in his step and enjoys romping around the yard, playing and going for walks. This sweet and friendly dog loves being with people and would be a perfect companion for a senior.



  Ruger is a three-year-old shepherd mix looking for his forever home. He is graceful like a deer, and would be a great jogging or hiking buddy for an active person or family. He doesn't like being alone, and needs to work through some anxiety issues. He is also selective about which dogs he seems to like. 





Little Moe  Recently trapped in a vacant storage building, Moe was literally wild with fear about being caged, and his attempts to escape made a mess of his cage and the entire room.  Food, petting, and conversation helped him calm down, and he quickly realized he was in a good place. Soon everyone was holding and petting this cute little guy. He grew rapidly and we were surprised to learn that he was about a year old. Little Moe has short black fur with a spot of white on his underside.  He has become very friendly and healthy and has grown into a very nice cat


Moffitt~This beautiful black tuxedo cat was found with a collar around her neck and leg about a year ago. Efforts to find her owner have been unsuccessful, so she needs a new home. She is estimated to be about four years old, is friendly and pleasant, and seems to get along well with other cats.



Gwen: This very friendly young mother and her kittens came to our care shortly before Christmas. Now that her offspring have been adopted, she is ready for her forever home. Gwen is a short haired brown tabby with white feet and underside, and a distinctive brown spot left of her nose.  She is very friendly and loving, spayed, up to date on her shots, and ready to go. 






 Dogs are available for adoption: All dog adoptions require a pre-home visit and references will be checked.




 Duncan, a 7 yr old purebred St. Bernard, is our gentle giant. He is friendly and loves being around people, walks well on a leash and enjoys leisurely walks through the neighborhood. He likes being brushed and loves a good belly rub. He will be a great family pet, but Duncan must be in a cat free home. 


Rocky is a 2-year-old boxer mix, and he also has polka dots! He is very playful, and needs to learn a few basic manners. He loves balls, hugs, treats, and playing tag (if he tackles you, you're "It"). We are still getting to know Rocky, as he was brought to us after being picked up as a stray.







Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue



You can visit any of our dogs at the shelter at

7540 N. Gale Street in Westfield. We're open from

1-3pm Monday through Saturday or you can make

an appointment by calling 326-PAWS or emailing

All the dogs can also be seen on the web at





Well May certainly flew by and so far this year the shelter has adopted out 101 dogs and puppies!   If you were one of those lucky adopters, please drop us an email, send us a photo or keep in touch; the volunteers really care about the dogs that pass through our doors so updates are always appreciated. 

If you received last month's email you might be pleased to know that big dogs Bear and Izzie did find a wonderful home together.  It doesn't always happen quickly, but when a bonded pair of dogs comes in, we make every effort to keep them together, even if it takes months and months.  We currently have another bonded pair, (much, much smaller this time!) who arrived when their elderly person had to move to a place where she couldn't take them, so she turned them over to us.  Dolly and Pixie are a mother/daughter duo who are both spayed, seem to like other little dogs, and have lived with cats before.  They are adorably cute together, and we would like them to find a home together.  Please call the shelter at 716-326-7297 or stop by during open hours Monday-Saturday from 1-3pm at 7540 N. Gale St. in Westfield if you would like to meet them.  Many of the other dogs can be seen online at

The shelter has been very busy the past two months with two litters of puppies, 13 pups total.   It takes a lot of volunteer work to handle that many pups and dogs too; our adult dog numbers get down when we have that many puppies, but they will be back up again soon.  If you've thought about volunteering at the shelter there is an online application to fill out or you can stop by the shelter and pick one up.  Volunteers are such an important part of the shelter story....maybe you can play a part!


Friday, June 30 Deli Dog Day @Olde Corner Deli, Hartfield 11:30am-1:30pm

Don't forget too, the 5th Annual Yard Dog-Gone Good yard sale comes up July 28th and 29th.  We will start taking items July 1st so this is a good month to go through your house, barn, garage or wherever to find saleable items for us.  The list is huge of what sells...books, jewelry, purses, furniture, linens, glassware, toys, outdoor items, sporting goods, records, kitchen items, household knick knacks.....etc etc etc.  No mattresses, clothing or electronics though.    Declutter your house and donate the items to help out the dogs!  Then you can come to the yard sale and buy stuff to fill in the empty spaces from your donations


Sammi is the special dog to be highlighted this month; you might have heard or seen about her already as she's been with us for several months.


        Sammi has gone from being a very scared soon-to-be-mom to a much more confident, dog friendly, people friendly girl who is now spayed and ready for a home of her own.  You can read her story here   Her friend Jessie, pictured below is also still looking for a home!




Maybe you can't adopt but have extra time on your hands? Go to the website and fill out a volunteer application or stop by the shelter during open hours from 1-3pm Monday-Saturday and pick up an application there.   There are a number of ways you can help out either hands on with the dogs weekdays, evenings or weekends or with events, fundraising or other things.   The shelter is located at 7540 N. Gale St. in Westfield and their phone number is 716-326-7297.       You'll make new two and four legged friends for sure!



Have you wondered about how you can help the dogs?


We are always looking for volunteers to work shifts, help at events, even just do yard work.  Haven't got the time to volunteer?  How about helping financially and donating your empty nickel deposit cans and bottles.   Several of the local redemption centers such as Get Your Nickel Back in Fredonia, Don's Car Wash in Lakewood and Farm Fresh Variety Store Bottle & Can Redemption in Jamestown will even take your returns and send us the money!

Another painless way is by shopping via Amazon Smile and designating Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue as your charity of choice.  Amazon donates .5% of your purchases (at no additional cost to you!) to the charity you've chosen.  Every penny counts!

If you followed Frankie's stay with us during the many months we had him, you'll be pleased to know that he was one of those lucky 44


  Frankie happily sleeping in his adopted Dad's chair at home.

For those that remember Neesa, she was a much older dog who arrived in very tough and neglected shape.  With lots of vet care, special baths, volunteer TLC and finally a perfect home, Neesa (or Neat as she has come to be called) is enjoying her senior years and absolutely loving her snow time.  Her adopted family say she is happiness on 4 legs.

Many of the dogs can be seen online at  The website lists upcoming events, fundraisers, adoption successes, rabies clinics and other things.  Be sure to check out our Facebook page too; you can easily spread the word about NCCR dogs by liking/sharing their images; it costs you nothing and yet might mean everything to that dog if it helps it find a home.    Dogs can change very rapidly, so if you're looking for something specific, keep checking back!

Come find a new friend, be it a couch potato or a running buddy, we have all shapes, sizes and colors waiting for you!  If you haven't been by the shelter lately, stop on in!  We're located at 7540 N. Gale St. in Westfield and are open Monday-Saturday from 1-3pm or by appointment by calling 716-326-7297.  Most of the dogs can be seen online at or check out our Facebook page too.



As always, we love to hear about any of our dogs that you adopted.  If it was last week, last year or 10 years ago, please drop us an email and a photo.  This is NCCR's 18th year of "helping dogs adopt a human"!  We remember many of the dogs that pass through the doors; your notes, emails and photos help make it all worthwhile!



Little Spot was surrendered to NCCR on 3/31/17 when his
 owner moved and was unable to take him along. He is a 7 
year old male Chihuahua, and he only weighs about 6 pounds.  
This  friendly, pocket-sized guy would likely prefer a quiet
 home where he can relax.  Spot is currently in foster care, 
an appointment will have to be made to meet him! 

Pixie and Dolly


These sweet girls arrived at NCCR on April 15th, when their 
senior owner moved to a place where she
was not allowed to
bring dogs.    Dolly (mostly brown) is a senior female Chihuahua
mix and Pixie
(brown with white) is her daughter.  They are both
housetrained.  As they have spent their lives together,
a home
where they can stay together would be ideal.  They have lived with
cats.  Pixie and Dolly are currently in foster care.  They will be
spayed soon and then will be all set for a new home.








Westfield Stray Cat Rescue







Dust Bunny: This girl is about 10 years old and shy, but with love and patience, she would blossom into a wonderful pet!





Allie is a beautiful white & gray DSH female cat who is very friendly and enjoys socializing with people.  She gets along with other cats, has had her shots & is spayed.




Annabelle is two years old and is a very soft, fluffy cat who loves to vocalize!  She enjoys playing with toys and chasing the other cats!



Diego is a very handsome fellow!  He is a black & gray tiger mix with white fur; Diego is 3 years old.  Diego has a great personality - he has all his vaccinations & is neutered.



Lily is a Dark colored Tortoiseshell & is about two and a half years old.  Lily enjoys running around the shelter & playing games with the other cats.






Rhett is a gorgeous buff & white colored cat - he is around 2 years old.  He likes to sit in the sunshine & is a very gentle boy.







There are 8 kittens at the Stray cat rescue! These are 3 of them! They are tiger striped, some with white on the face and legs.  They have been given their initial shots, given worm & flea medicines.  They are about 7 –8 weeks old and very cute.



If you are interested in adopting any of these cats or any of our other many felines in need please call (716) 326-2404 or email us at Feel free to see our other kittys at our website also please visit our Facebook page at

which contains a link to petfinder that lists the WSCR cats that are available for adoption.

You can visit any of our cats Monday-Friday from 10AM to 5PM and Saturdays 10AM-2PM at the Thrifty Kitty located at 59 E. Main St. Westfield, NY.

The cats at Westfield Stray Cat Rescue are up to date on all their vaccinations and have been tested negative for both Feline Leukemia and FIV.



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