We are sad to report that we have lost a very sweet girl named Harley. Harley found her way to One More Smith about 8 months ago, along with a group from a feral colony. She wasn’t a part of that group, but she showed up on the same morning the others were being transported…. More >

nick & nara

We Need a Home!

July 18, 2013
Meet Nick and Nora – two absolutely adorable kittens in search of a loving home. Nick and Nora love to play, and are highly social around people – they even know their names! Nick and Nora are both litter box trained and vetted–that means no stress, and no mess! All these kittens want in the… More >
This is the perfect position for those that love friendly, loving creatures in a clean, safe , monitored and protected environment.
OMS urges you to be responsible before deciding to take on the responsibility of a pet- and if it doesn’t work out, to ensure your animals are safe in another home rather than abandoning them.

What’s New at OMS?

January 16, 2013
We have about 75 cats currently residing in our shelter, including our two newest residents Oreo and Gino. Sara and Beau continue to do well in their old age. Mama went to the vet a few days ago with intestinal blockage, and is healthy once more We have eight cats in isolation with upper respiratory… More >
Holiday shopping can be incredibly stressful – what do you get for a person who already has everything? Gift cards are nice but can be impersonal, and no one really needs another holiday sweater. For that hard-to-shop-for person this year, why not consider a gift to an animal-friendly charity in his or her name?
An article from Reuters outlines the many challenges that faced pet owners during Hurricane Sandy. The article cites “The American Humane Association estimates that 15 million dogs, 14 million cats and 1.5 million horses were in Hurricane Sandy’s path” they say this estimate excludes smaller animals such as rabbits, fish, reptiles, etc. While many accommodations… More >
The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy continues to affect large numbers of people throughout the Eastern half of the United States. As many who were displaced begin to assess the damage, several have lost pets in the confusion. One More Smith has compiled a list of resources below to help pet owners in the wake of… More >
We are very grateful that the One More Smith Sanctuary survived the storm with no damage. The Sanctuary was unaffected by the high winds and rain of hurricane Sandy and all the animals stayed safe and sound throughout the duration of the storm.
Hurricane Sandy has carved its place among the history books as we contend with the aftermath. FEMA has provided instructions on how to keep your pets safe. Leash your pets when they go outside in the first few days after a disaster, even in a fenced yard or area. Maintain close contact as familiar scents… More >

meet butterfinger

Meet Butterfinger

February 6, 2012
Butterfinger is one of our newest residents who was left behind in an apartment by his last family. He came to us unneutered, but more importantly, with serious eye infections in both eyes that needed corrective surgery.


Meet Brownie, a resident of One More Smith for 10 years who is now 19. Today, Brownie has lost his sight and his hearing is starting to go as well. However, he is safe and in the comfort of his surroundings at One More Smith with everything he needs close by.


Beauty came to us this Fall, along with three siblings. They were rescued from a famous cat hoarding episode here in New Jersey. Shortly after they were rescued, they found themselves living in a basement in poor conditions yet again. Beauty, once named Ugly, had been neglected and lost her eye. Today she is in… More >
We get so much out of our pets, they are: lifelong companions, walking partners, friends, and…excellent topics for viral videos
The winter weather has really kicked in to full gear, but despite the cold weather, the animals are out and enjoying meal-time.
The Animals at One More Smith, out and about enjoying the nice fall weather we had recently

Chesterfest 2011 Photos

October 21, 2011
Chesterfest 2011 was a blast! Check out the photos below of people of all ages enjoying themselves and having a great time at the event. Thank everyone for making this year’s Chesterfest a success, and thank you for helping to raise funds and awareness for the animals in One More Smith’s care.
Chesterfest 2011 was a huge success! With over 250 attendees it was a huge event. Attendees showed up in style, on the red carpet posing in front of the One More Smith banner. Check out the photos below of the attendees.
The One More Smith residents had some house guests last week at Chesterfest 2011. The animals were glad to have some visitors over the course of the day.
This Halloween be mindful of what kind of candy or treats are left lying around if you have pets in your home. It is well known that chocolate, even in small amounts, can be toxic to dogs, but there are healthier treats that are just as harmful to pets…Raisins. Raisins, a popular healthy alternative to… More >
Thank you for making the One More Smith Chesterfest a great success.
GoodSearch is holding a drawing in which qualifying charities have a chance to win a $500 donation. One More Smith needs your help to qualify for the drawing, all you have to do to help out is register with GoodSearch and show your support for One More Smith. You can show your support by visiting… More >

carina and hemi

Carina Pologruto and her beautiful cat Hemi exemplify our mission at One More Smith. A consistent contributor and successful adopter, Carina gave a second chance to an animal that due to deformity would have been destroyed. Here is how Carina describes their life together today since adopting Hemi on June 6, 2010. “Hemi is polydactyl… More >


After two months of passing it around, we’re happy to report that we are down to only five cats in our isolation room, and Tangerine has been released back into general population!
One More Smith wishes our supporters a wonderful Passover and Easter, may this holiday time be a special one surrounded by family and loved ones. We thank you for your continued support, as we are thankful for the care we are able to provide the animals at our sanctuary. Please continue to think of us… More >