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America's First Animal Shelter
320
Animal Lives
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978
Human Hearts
Touched
2020
Featured Pets

FEATURED PETS

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Luna
Luna

Luna is a genuinely wonderful cat. She prefers being pet and napping rather than playing, so you don’t need to worry about keeping her entertained. She has a heart of gold and just wants to be loved.

Animal Type: Cat

Gender: Female

Age: Senior (7+ years)

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Noah
Noah

Handsome gentleman Noah is one of several cats who came to us after his person passed away. He's scared and sad in this strange new place, and wishes he could have a loving home again. Contact us today to adopt this good cat!

Animal Type: Cat

Gender: Male

Age: Adult (1 - 7 years)

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Sebastian
Sebastian

Sebastian is a friendly chatty senior who's lived with kids and dogs!

Animal Type: Cat

Gender: Male

Age: Senior (7+ years)

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A Pioneer in Animal Welfare

Founded in 1874, the Morris Animal Refuge is America’s First Animal Shelter. We are committed to adoption, education and high-quality care, and as an open-admission shelter, we have never turned an animal away.

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August
27
2020

Addressing Barriers to Adoption

How can we be better?

August
24
2020

Photography Tips for Pets

Our Annual Calendar Contest is right around the corner! Getting a great photo of your pet can be tricky but we’ve got some tips to get the perfect photo of your furry friend!

August
22
2020

Gimme Shelter - 2020 Summer Newsletter

Check out what we've been up to this year!

August
20
2020

Morris's place in the history of animal shelters!

A brief history of animal refuges and Morris's place in that history.

July
29
2020

Wildlife Rehab Dos and Don'ts

Find an injured baby bird and not sure where the mom is? Are there bunnies in your yard? The dos and don'ts of wildlife rehab.

July
23
2020

Why is Fostering Vital?

The Importance of Fostering in the Animal Shelter System

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