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Perfectly Impurrfect Adoption Promotion: ‘Name Your Own Adoption Fee’ for Longer-Stay Dogs and Cats

Our love for our pets is as unique as each animal we welcome into our lives, which is why PAWS (Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society) is proud to announce its Perfectly Impurrfect adoption promotion, kicking off on Thursday, July 11 and running through Thursday, July 25. With shelter intake alarmingly high,…
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Championing Philadelphia’s Community Cat Caretakers: Trap, Neuter, and Release (TNR) Efforts

There are an estimated 400,000 stray and feral cats living on the streets of Philadelphia. The barrier between life and death for these cats often hinges on the efforts of community cat caretakers and the availability of Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR) programs.…
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Celebrating Miss Honey

If ever there was a dog as sweet as her name, it was Miss Honey. From the first day she was rescued last June, this kind soul touched the heart of every person she met — especially the incredible foster…
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Sarah and Polly: a match made in the stars

Pets have a way of finding us exactly when we most need them. For adopter Sarah, a professional witch, medium, and tarot reader, her meeting with Polly was nothing short of magical! "I adopted Polly a little over nine years…
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It’s Kitten Week at PAWS!

As spring arrives, kitten season begins, bringing an influx of orphaned kittens and new mothers to the city's shelters. PAWS' nursery is quickly filling up with litters, and we're seeking your assistance to support them — and many more who…
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