Susan Hegarty is a character from the Disney animated feature film Lilo & Stitch. She helps Lilo adopt Stitch when he lands in her animal shelter. She also made a few guest appearances in Lilo & Stitch: The Series.
Susan runs an animal shelter where Stitch ends up being flung into while escaping from Jumba and Pleakley. At the same time, Nani comes to the shelter to get Lilo a pet to curb her behavior, and Lilo just so happens to find Stitch and instantly becomes fascinated with him. When Stitch is shown to Susan, she gets frightened by his appearance at first, but eventuall calms down after Lilo says she wants to adopt him.
In "Babyfier", Susan points out that Mr. Patterson, an old dog at the pound, has been waiting for months to be adopted and that his time was pretty much up. Lilo then cleverly unleashes Experiment 151 (Babyfier), who turns the old dog into an adorable puppy. Shortly after, Mr. Patterson is adopted from the shelter by a little boy.
- Her name is not mentioned onscreen, but appears on the adoption papers she has Nani sign.
- She is named after her voice actress, a dialect coach and occasional voice actress who worked on films like Pocahontas, Titanic, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Ratatouille, and Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.