By CBS3 Staff

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) — It’s a well-deserved celebration for Stella, an 8-year-old pit bull. She was the longest resident of the Gloucester County Animal Shelter.

But she was adopted on Friday.

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Stella had been in the shelter for more than a year-and-a-half, waiting for a loving family.

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Congratulations to Stella and her fur-ever family!