Pets Ready For Adoption Here are just a few of the great pets available at our shelter!

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    10741 (Scooby, Lab-mix dog) 107822 (Maximus, Chihuahua/Pug-mix dog) 107610 (Gordon, American Bulldog/Lab-mix) 107330 (Speedy, Chihuahua-mix dog)
    Scooby is a handsome Lab-mix guy, just 2 years old & very friendly. He seriously loves to play! He has cherry eye, but we're working on that. Neutered. (107414) 
    Maximus
    (more info coming soon)
     (107822)
    Just look at that big doggy grin! Gordon's a friendly, playful, and high-energy guy, just 2 years old.  He'd love to be your running/biking partner. Neutered.(107610) Senior guy Speedy may be little, but he sure is a trooper! He survived cancer, and is still spunky and full of energy. Friendly and playful. (107330)
           
    107791 (Sebastian, terrier-mix dog) 107800 (Glacier, Malamute dog) 107771/107808a (Hamsters!) 107752 (Butterz and Gizmo, chinchillas)
    Look at that face! Sebastian is a sweet little terrier boy. Can be a bit shy just at first, but wants to be your buddy. Loves dogs too! Neutered. (107672) It's big guy Glacier! He's 160lbs of friendly Malamute looking for an active home with lots of people to love and all sorts of exciting things to do. Neutered. (107800) We have a number of hamsters, including longhaired & albino varieties, & dwarf hamster Alex (mouseover to see). Cute and playful! Many are spayed or neutered as well. (107747) Butterz & Gizmo are 2 sweet and incrediby soft chinchillas looking for a loving home! Chinchilla care is perhaps a little bit more complicated, but they're definitely worth it! (107752)
           
    107782 (Gumby, orange tabby cat) 107763c (Stacey, tabico cat) 107735 (Kiara, tabico cat) 107753 (Roxy, gray cat)
    Gumby is a mellow, easygoing orange tabby fellow whose favorite film is the cult classic "The Big Lebowski". The Dude abides ... waiting for you to adopt him! Neutered. (107782)
    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
    Sweet Stacey is a big girl with a big heart to match! This affectionate tabico lady is curious and sweet and hopes you'll stop by soon so she can meet you. Spayed. (107763c)
    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
     Little lovebug Kiara just wants to cuddle and be held and get petted! This tabico sweetheart is only1 year old and would love to come home with you. Spayed. (107735)
    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
    Lovely gray girl Roxy is quiet and sweet. She's just 1 year old, but wise and mysterious beyond her years; a cat of mist and shadow. A bit shy, but wants to be friends. Spayed. (107753)
    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
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    107674c (Cagney, tortoiseshell cat) 107673b (Tigger 2, brown and white tabby cat) 107727 (Willow, calico cat) 107676b (Sunday, brown tabby cat)
    Cagney is a feisty gal, the kind you find in old movies snapping gum and making wisecracks. Dame, diva - but beneath all that, a heart of gold. Adopt! Spayed. (107674c)
    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
    Tigger Timothy Tiberius II is a big cuddlebug! Do you have a lap and some love to spare? He's been practicing his purrs and snuggles and is ready to go! Neutered. (107673)
    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
    Willow is a beautiful calico girl, slender and graceful. She's just two years old, and sweet as a spring morning spent lazing along a dappled riverside. Spayed. (107727)
    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
    Think of a lazy Sunday morning of birds chirping, tea, a good book and peace. That's Sunday for you - she's a quiet. friendly, loving tabby lady. Spayed. (107676)
    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
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    107797-2 107741 (Angel, gray tabby cat) 107794 (Special II, tortie cat) 107837 (Charlie Tuna, Snowshoe cat)
    Wonderful older lady Precious was adopted 13 years ago but sadly her person just died. A squeaky-voiced loving lap cat who enjoys napping under the desk as you work. Spayed. (107797) Angel
    (more info coming soon)

    (107741)
    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL

    Special
    (more info coming soon)
    (107794)
    Charlie Tuna
    (more info coming soon)
    (107837)
  • Some of the cats at our satellite adoption location at Bala Cynwyd Pet Valu,
    Bala Cynwyd Shopping Center, 49 E. City Ave, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
     107687Adopted Photoshoot in progress - check back soon! 107779 (Daisy, white cat) 107785 (Ryan, gray cat)
    [ADOPTED] Pepsi was injured in a household accident, but we fixed him up. Very Easygoing (even in pain he was calm & trusting); likes to play w/ string, 'help' w/paperwork.  (107670a) [ADOPTED!] Jasmine
    (more info coming soon)
     (107749)
    'Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer true/I'm half crazy waiting to adopt you...' Just 10 months old, this sweet kitty was rescued from the Philly streets and wants a loving home! Spayed. (107779)
    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
    Ryan
    (more info coming soon)
     (107785)
    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
           
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    Rittenhouse Square, 135 South 20th St. Philadelphia PA 19103
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    107576 (Temperance, black & white cat - adopted!) 107589 (Rhonda, black and white cat - adopted!) 107706 (Austen, tabby cat - adopted!) 107635 (Raspustina, orange and white tabby cat - adopted)
    [ADOPTED!] Temperance is a sweet young lady, just 1 year old, who was found abandoned in a house. She loves dozing in the sunshine and is hoping for a forever home! (107576) Rhonda's a sweet lady, 2 years old, w/ a sad story (left alone in the house after her person died). But she doesn't care about that - she just wants to purr & be petted & love you! (107589) [ADOPTED!] Austin
    (More info coming soon!)
    (107706)
    [ADOPTED!] Rasputina is a sweet and playful young orange tabby lady, only 1½ years old, who enjoys cello music, history, & of course purring & getting petted (107635)
           
    107307 (Squirt, black and white/tuxedo cat - adopted!) 107354b (Jade, tortie cat - adopted!) 107543a (Apollo, gray and white tabby kitten - adopted) 107385 (Priscilla, black&white cat -adopted)

    Squirt is a cool, easy-going and very dapper older gentleman (although not that old - only 8). The landlord said he had to go, so he needs a new home. Already neutered. (107307)

    [ADOPTED!] Jade is a calm, beautiful tortoiseshell lady, just 1 year old. Sadly, her person had to move. She's waiting to meet you at our Pet Valu Bala Cynwyd adoption center! (107354b) [ADOPTED!] Apollo is a cute, curious and playful little kitten boy, just 12 weeks old.  He's hanging out at our Bala Cynwyd adoption center looking really adorable. (107543a) [ADOPTED!] The lovely Priscilla is all grown up, but still kind of looks like a kitten. A sweet & spirited kitty who's been waiting over 3 months for a loving home - maybe yours? (107385)
  • Photoshoot in progress - check back soon! 107771 (Fancy/Albino Hamsters!) 107808a (Alex, dwarf hamster) 107752 (Butterz and Gizmo, chinchillas)

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    We have a number of hamsters, including longhaired,  albino, and dwarf varieties. Cute and playful! Many are neutered or spayed.
    (107747)
    Alex is a quiet little dwarf hamster guy hanging out here at the Refuge. Sadly, his person wasn't able to keep him anymore. Adopt this little guy today! (107808a) Butterz & Gizmo are 2 sweet chinchillas looking for a loving home! Chinchilla care's a bit complicated, but it's definitely worth it! (107752)
           
    107736Adopted 107678a (Stevie and Gidget, guinea pigs) 107692ab (Bertie and Art, white&blue and green&yellow budgies (parakeets)) 107690 (Buster, rabbit - transferred to rabbit rescue!)
    [ADOPTED] Frokey is a really, really cute guinea pig boy - calm, friendly, and outgoing. Just 1 year old. Sadly, his family had to move & couldn't take him – adopt! (107736) [ADOPTED!] Stevie and Gidget
    (More info coming soon!)
    (107678ab)
    [ADOPTED!] Art and Bertie
    (More info coming soon!)
    (107692ab)
    Buster is a calm and friendly bunny boy, 1 year old! Sadly, his person wasn't able to care for him any more, so he's hoping to hop home with you!
    (107705)
           
    107590 (JJ, Lionhead/Lop-mix white w/ brown rabbit - transferred to rabbit rescue!)) 107597ab (Sarah and Winifred, ferrets - adopted!) 107538 (Turtle, red eared slider - adopted!) 107651 (Aspen, lop-eared rabbit - transferred to rabbit rescue!)
    [TRANSFERRED TO RABBIT RESCUE] JJ is a cool 10½ month old bunny boy, a Lionhead/Lop mix. He just arrived at the shelter, but seems very friendly. (107590)

    [ADOPTED!] Sarah and Winifred are two curious and clever young ferrets. Friendly and utterly adorable.  (107597) [ADOPTED!] It's Turtle, a red-eared slider. Not a fancy or pretentious name, but he figures it suits him.  A turtle of simple tastes - good-sized tank, warmth, yummy food, clean water. (107538) Aspen is an adorable little lop-eared bunny girl, just 1½ years old. Sadly, her person had to move away. She's hoping to hop home with you! Info about rabbits as pets here. (107651)
           
    107363 (Sunny and Tiger, leopard geckos) 107334 (Logan, young dwarf lionhead-mix rabbit - adopted) 106920 (Jake and Dex, fancy mice boys - adopted!) 107582 (Scout and Jem, finches - adopted!)
    [ADOPTED!] Sunny and Tiger, leopard geckos
    (107363)
    [ADOPTED!] Logan
    Description coming soon!
    (107334)
    [ADOPTED] Dex &Jake (mouseover for both) Fancy mice boys - friendly and playful little guys! Unfortunately, their owner had to go away. (106920) [ADOPTED!]It's Scout & Jem, 2 friendly little finches? (We're not sure what kind - maybe Society Finches?) They enjoy flitting about their cage, chirping quietly. (107582)
  •  107816b (Albert, black kittens) 107807 (Gema, black kitten) 107802 (Lexi, black kitten) 107812ab (Delilah and Francis, calico and b&w/tuxedo kittens)
     Albert
    (more info coming soon)
    (107816b)
    George
    (more info coming soon)
    (107807)
    Lexi
    (more info coming soon)
    (107802)
    Delilah and Francis
    (more info coming soon)
    (107812ab)
           
    107637 (Callie, calico cat - Adopted!) 107817 (Stewie, orange kitten - adopted!)  107710b (Charcole, gray kitten)  107824b (Joey, brown tabby kitten)
    [ADOPTED!] Callie is a high-spirited and curious calico kitten, just 8 months old. She loves to explore and is absolutely tons of fun. Look at her adorable pink nose! Spayed. (107637)
    [ADOPTED!] Stewie
    (more info coming soon)
    (107817)
    Charcole
    (more info coming soon)
    (107810b) 
     Josh
    (more info coming soon)
    (107824b)
           
    107604 (Princess' babies - in foster care) 107695abcfostered 107662 (Bunny and her babies - in foster care) 107637 (Callie, calico cat - Adopted!)
    Ding-Ding, Muppet, Smashpop & Rocket Cat are waiting in a foster home with their mom Princess until they're old enough to be adopted! (107604) Connor and his three kitten sibling sare waiting in a foster home with their mom mom Precious until they're old enough to be adopted!
    (107695)
    Bunny  and her babies are waiting in a foster home just until these three cute li'l jellybeans are big enough to be adopted.
    (107662)
    [ADOPTED!] Callie is a high-spirited and curious calico kitten, just 8 months old. She loves to explore and is absolutely tons of fun. Look at her adorable pink nose! Spayed. (107637)
           
    107354 (Hunter, black kitten - adopted!) 107373 (Baybi, brown tabby cat - adopted) 107543a (Apollo, gray and white tabby kitten - adopted) 107586 (Trooper, pit-mix puppy - adopted!)
    ADOPTED - Hunter
    (107354c)
    ADOPTED - Baybi
    (107373)
    [ADOPTED!] Apollo is a cute, curious and playful little kitten boy, just 12 weeks old.  He's hanging out at our Bala Cynwyd adoption center looking really adorable. (107543a) [ADOPTED!] Trooper's an adorable  puppy who loves to play & snuggle! His front legs were very bowlegged, but are already much better w/ good food & exercise. (107586)
           
    107278a (Tanya, black and white kitten) 107278b (Angie, brown tabby and white kitten) 107171 (Alley, Gray and white tabby kitten - adopted!) 107150 (Sworls, orange tabby kitten)
    [ADOPTED!] Tanya
    (107278a)
    [ADOPTED!] Angie
    (107278b)

    [ADOPTED!] Kitten girl Alley is about six months old and a talkative little sweetheart! She's looking for a home where she can be your cozy companion & only cat. 
    (107171)
    [ADOPTED!] Sworls
    (107150)
  • Some things just get even better with age, like fine wine, and true love ... and pets!
    Here are some of our superb senior pets, rich in years, wisdom, and love.
    107797 (Precious, calico cat) 107672c (Murphy, orange tabby cat) 107731 (Genie, orange and white cat) 107676c (Woody, black cat)
    Wonderful older lady Precious was adopted 13 years ago but her person just died. A squeaky-voiced loving lap cat who enjoys napping under the desk as you work. Spayed. (107797) Murphy is a cool guy, a quiet and friendly orange tabby who likes company and getting petted. Come give this good kitty a loving home! Neutered. (107672)
    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
    Genie
    (more info coming soon)
    (107731)

    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
    Woody
    (more info coming soon)
    107676c

    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
           
    107288 (Katrina, tortoiseshell cat - adopted) 107307 (Squirt, black and white/tuxedo cat - adopted!) 107667a (Ophelia, dilute calico cat - Adopted) 107330 (Speedy, Chihuahua-mix dog)
    [ADOPTED!] Lovely autumn-colored tortoiseshell lady Katrina's a senior sweetheart looking for a happy home. She's calm & beautiful; also spayed, declawed & microchipped.(107288) [ADOPTED!] Squirt is a cool, easy-going & very dapper older gentleman. The landlord said he had to go, so he needs a new home.  (107307) [ADOPTED!] Ophelia's a sweet older dilute calico lady  w/ a cute little nose. Sadly, her people had to move away. (107667a) Senior guy Speedy may be little, but he sure is a trooper! He survived cancer, and is still spunky and full of energy. Friendly and playful. (107330)
           
    107077 (Perry, orange and white tabby cat - adopted!) 106636 (Spike, black and white cat - adopted!) 107030 (Baby, White with calico cat - adopted!) 106979a (Victory, tabico (tabby calico) cat)
    [ADOPTED!] Perry is an big ol' sweetheart, an  cool laid-back older guy. Sadly, his person passed away, so he's looking for a loving home in need of some orange tabby awesomeness. Neutered. (107077) [ADOPTED!] Spike is a sweet old lady who loves to relax & snuggle - the kind of cat every home needs along with hot tea, freshly baked bread, and a comfy rocking chair. Unfortunately, her person was allergic. (106636) [ADOPTED!] Sweet senior Baby is a quiet little lady.  This adorable calico kitty is just full of peace and love. Unfortunately, her person had to move away - can she come home with you?  (107030) [ADOPTED!] Victory is a big girl with an even bigger heart! This senior sweetheart is absolutely full of affection and simply loves people! Already spayed. (106979a)
           
    107213 (Kimmy, senior gray cat - adopted!) 107274 (Justin, gray tabby cat - adopted!) 107281 (Oofy, black & white/tuxedo cat - adopted!)  107223 (Precious, senior tabico mediumhair cat - adopted!)
     [ADOPTED!] Kimmy is a sweet, quiet senior gray lady. She's already spayed and also declawed. Sadly, her people moved away and couldn't take her. She's hoping she can find a calm and loving home. (107213)  [ADOPTED!] Justin
    (107274)
    Ooofy
    [ADOPTED!]
    (107281)
    [ADOPTED!] Precious  is a slightly shy but very loving senior sweetheart. She was adopted from Morris years ago, but a family member became allergic. Already spayed, also declawed. (107223)
  • Dashing and dapper, these black or black&white felines go with everything! They're classic, timeless, and full of purrs. Adopt!
    107674b (Rollie, black cat)  107763a (Alex, black & white tuxedo cat)  107786 (Sam, black & white cat) 107676c (Woody, black cat)
    Rollie
    (more info coming soon)
    (107674b)
    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
    Alex
    (more info coming soon)
    (107763a)
    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
     Alex
    (more info coming soon)
    (107786)
    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
    Woody
    (more info coming soon)
    (107676c)

    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
           
    107667b (Penny, longhaired black cat - Adopted!) 107589 (Rhonda, black and white cat - adopted!) 107576 (Temperance, black & white cat - adopted!) 107627 (Groot, B&W tuxedo cat - adopted!)
    [ADOPTED!] Pretty Penny is a lovely longhaired lady who's looking for a loving home. Sadly, her people had to move away and couldn't take her along. Go ahead - adopt! (107667b) Rhonda's a sweet lady, 2 years old, w/ a sad story (her person died & she was left alone in the house). But she doesn't care about that - she just wants to purr & be petted & love you! (107589) [ADOPTED!] Temperance is a sweet young lady, just 1 year old, who was found abandoned in a house. She loves dozing in the sunshine & is hanging out at our Bala Cynwyd  adoption center. (107576) [ADOPTED!] "I am Groot!" He's an easygoing 2 year boy who's full of love & affection & wants to be your cuddlebuddy! Will roll over and actually let you rub his tummy! (107631a)
           
    107488 (Jenny, black & white/tuxedo cat - adopted!) 107390 (Jammer, black and white cat - adopted!) 107307 (Squirt, black and white/tuxedo cat - adopted!) 107385 (Priscilla, black&white cat -adopted)
    [ADOPTED!] Sweet little Jenny's just 1 year old, but she's already had big ups and downs in her life. A kind person saved her from the street, but got sick, so she's looking for a home (107488) [ADOPTED!] Suave gentleman Jammer had some bad luck -  left at the Refuge gate, his original owner was unable to come get him - but he's never let it get him down! Neutered. (107390) [ADOPTED!] Squirt  is a cool, easy-going & very dapper older gentleman (although not that old - only 8). The landlord said he had to go, so he needs a new home. Neutered. (107307) [ADOPTED!] The lovely Priscilla is all grown up, but she still kind of looks like a kitten. A sweet and spirited kitty who's been waiting over 3 months for a loving home - maybe yours?  (107385)
  • Here are pets that need some extra help. They may not be perfect, but isn't that what love's about? You can foster them until they find a forever home - or maybe you could be that home?
    107631a (Oliver, orange tabby cat -Adopted! 107513 (Zephyr, longhaired calico tabby cat - adopted!) 107495 (Jake, brown tabby cat - Adopted!) 107601
    [ADOPTED!] "Please, sir, I want a home." Oliver's a gentle, super-friendly tabby guy who's had some bad luck, from having to live out on the street to catching FIV. Help him out! (107631a)! [ADOPTED!] Beautiful tabico Maine Coon-mix lady Zephyr is here at the Refuge office, waiting for you to adopt her! Sweet & lovely & looking for a calm, peaceful home. (107513) [ADOPTED!] Jake's a friendly, quiet guy who enjoys getting petted and loves company. He's been waiting for a loving home since Fall and is FIV+. Already neutered. (107495) Abby's a stunningly lovely fluffy little lioness with a free & independent spirit. She's been running the Refuge office but would love to have a real home with you. Spayed. (107601)
    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL
  • These cats are currently residing in the Morris Animal Refuge office while they wait to be adopted!
    106974a (Agate, tortoiseshell cat) 106833 (Brianna, brown and white tabby cat - adopted!) 107797 (Precious, calico cat) 107601
    ADOPTED! - Agate is a quiet, friendly and strikingly beautiful torbie (tortoiseshell tabby) girl, just 1 year old.  She's looking for a loving home and is hoping maybe it'll be with you!
    (106974a)
    ADOPTED! - Agate is a quiet, friendly and strikingly beautiful torbie (tortoiseshell tabby) girl, just 1 year old.  She's looking for a loving home and is hoping maybe it'll be with you!
    (106974a)
    Wonderful older lady Precious was adopted 13 years ago but sadly her person just died. A squeaky-voiced loving lap cat who enjoys napping under the desk as you work. Spayed. (107797) Abby's a stunningly lovely fluffy little lioness with a free & independent spirit. She's been running the Refuge office but would love to have a real home with you. Spayed. (107601)
    $30 ADOPTION SPECIAL

Animal Adoption

• Welcome to the Morris Animal Refuge's Adoption page. Thank you for choosing to adopt. We sincerely hope that you will open your heart and home to one of the many wonderful animals at Morris. Morris' adoption services cover the Greater Philadelphia/Pennsylvania Region including the tri-state area: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.

• To adopt you will need to fill out our Online Adoption Application or complete one at the Morris Animal Refuge (1242 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147). There you can view the available animals that are waiting for their new family to take them home.

• Applications generally take 24-48 hours for approval. There is a possibility for same day adoption if all information on the application is confirmed, but we cannot guarantee it. Once your completed application is reviewed by an Adoption Counselor you will be contacted to let you know you are approved and if there are any restrictions on your adoption. Bear in mind, that frequently an application may get delayed while waiting for all the necessary information from the references you provided to be confirmed.

• We begin our review of Adoption Applications by the next working business day after submission.  Reviews are generally completed within two working days of submittal. It is your responsibility to check with us after that time to determine the status of your application.

• No animal may be selected until your application has been processed and approved. You are welcome to walk through the shelter to view the animals prior to adoption.

• Once approved, you may come in to select any animal that fits the guidelines of your approved application. The Adoption Coordinator will review your selection and will make the necessary arrangements for taking the animal home. All animals are spayed or neutered before going home.  If the animal is not already neutered it will be necessary to wait a few days before picking up your animal.  You will be called after your new pet is neutered to come and take it home.

• Your approved application stays active for six months if there are no changes in the information you gave. If you do not see an animal you are interested in at this time, we encourage you to stop in anytime to see our current animals.

• The Morris Animal Refuge reserves the right to refuse any adoption.

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    Adoption
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  Adoption of Pre-
Neutered Animal
Dogs
Cats
  75.00
60.00
  $35.00
$30.00

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The Morris Animal Refuge
Main Office & Adoption Center
1242 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147
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General Info:  (215) 735-3256
Direct Line:  (215) 735-9570
Fax:  (215) 735-6398
Email:  info@morrisanimalrefuge.org

Hours of Operation
(except during holidays)

Mon, Tues, Sat: 11am-4pm
Wed & Fri:  11am-7pm
Sunday: 1pm-4pm 

The Refuge is closed to the public on Thursdays