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Welcome to Morris Animal Refuge

The Morris Animal Refuge is a 501(c)(3) open admission shelter dedicated to helping the homeless, abandoned and unwanted pets of the Philadelphia region.  Founded in 1874 by Elizabeth Morris, we were the first organization dedicated to sheltering and rehoming pets, and continue that legacy today by providing adoptions, a low-cost spay/neuter program, fostering, humane education and more.   (read more)

Featured Pets of the Week

107610 (Gordon, Pit/Lab?-mix dog)

Look at that big doggy grin! Gordon's a friendly, playful, high-energy guy, 2 years old. He'd love to be your running/biking partner. Neutered. (107610)
107589 (Rhonda, black & white cat)

Rhonda's a sweet & loving lady, 2 years old, w/ a sad backstory (her person died & she was left in the house). But she doesn't care about that - she just wants to purr, be petted & love you! (107589)

107651 (Aspen, lop-eared rabbit)

Aspen's an adorable little lop-eared bunny girl, 1½ years old. Her person moved away, so she's hoping to hop home with you! Info about rabbits as pets (and why they're almost never good Easter gifts) here. (107651)

Interested?  Apply online today! Want to see more great adoptable pets? Go to our Adoption page!



Featured Foster of the Week

107604 (Capers, Roary, Razz, Cadet, Ding-Ding, Muppet, Smashpop and Rocket Cat, little grayish kittens))

Little kitten babies Capers, Roary, Razz, Cadet, Ding-Ding, Muppet, Smashpop & Rocket Cat are waiting ina foster home with their mom Princess until they're old enough to be adopted. (107604)

Interested in becoming a foster pet parent? Apply online today! Want to see more adorable pets looking for foster homes? Go to our foster page!


Lives saved so far in 2015:

Help Shelter Pets With Just A Few Clicks!
Head over to our friend Fretz RV's Facebook page - for each new "like" they get during the month of March, they'll donate $1 to the Refuge. Tell your friends!

Fosters/Volunteers Needed!
We're looking for volunteers & foster homes to help with our lifesaving mission.

Upcoming Events

Pet Valu Bala Cynwyd Adoption Event!
Sat Mar 28 @12:00PM - 03:00PM

Petco Adoption Event! (Museum District)
Sun Mar 29 @12:00PM - 03:00PM

Volunteer Orientation (Approved Volunteers)
Fri Apr 03 @ 5:30PM -

Petco Northern Liberties Adoption Event!
Sat Apr 04 @11:00AM - 03:00PM

Adoption Locations

Morris Animal Refuge - Center City
1242 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Bala Cynwyd Pet Valu - Bala Cynwyd
Bala Cynwyd Shopping Center
49 E. City Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Mon - Sat: 9am - 9pm; Sun 10am - 6pm

Unleashed by Petco - Art Museum Area
The Granary (Across from Whole Foods)
1939 Callowhill Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Times TBA

Unleashed by Petco-Northern Liberties
In the Shops at Schmidts
180 West Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Times TBA

PetSmart - South Philadelphia
2360 W. Oregon Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19145
Times TBA

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