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America's First Animal Shelter
320
Animal Lives
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1561
Human Hearts
Touched
2019
Featured Pets

FEATURED PETS

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Brian
Brian

If the idea of Joy took on dog form, they'd be Brian - a bouncy boisterous boy packed with enthusiasm and excitement and, well, joy! This big friendly goofball likes people and other dogs. Are you looking for a buddy to play fetch with forever? ...

Animal Type: Dog

Gender: Male

Age: Adult (1 - 7 years)

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Imma and Lulu
Imma and Lulu

Sweet bonded BFFs Imma and Lulu have a sad backstory, trapped in a hoarding house and sick with heartworm. But they're not letting the past define them. What's important is that they were rescued and treated and are working hard to become pampered pups...

Animal Type: Dog

Gender: Female

Age: Adult (1 - 7 years)

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Jazz (aka Jonathan Byers )
Jazz (aka Jonathan Byers )

Kitty boy Jazz doesn't know why he's suddenly a strange shelter instead of the home he grew up in. He's pretty overwhelmed but trying to be brave. Just give him time and you two will make beautiful music together.

Animal Type: Cat

Gender: Male

Age: Adult (1 - 7 years)

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Chucky
Chucky

Here's Chucky! He's a happy bulldog-mix boy who loves company, chew toys, and spending time with his friends. This big-headed dude is looking for a active. loving home where he can be your only kid. Adopt!

Animal Type: Dog

Gender: Male

Age: Adult (1 - 7 years)

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Stripes (aka Max Mayfield)
Stripes (aka Max Mayfield)

Lovely lady Max Mayfield (aka Stripes) is a shy little tortoiseshell kitty. She’s looking for a loving, patient home where she can come out of her shell. Adopt!

Animal Type: Cat

Gender: Female

Age: Adult (1 - 7 years)

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JamCat
JamCat

JamCat is an absolutely magnificent longhaired lady, a stunning kitty looking for a happy home. Adopt!

Animal Type: Cat

Gender: Female

Age: Adult (1 - 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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EVENTS

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September
24
2019

America's First and Philadelphia's Own Yappy Hour!

Yappy Hour with Yards Brewing Company! Click to read more :)

September
30
2019

The Grand Review- Historic Print Online Fundraiser

An online, historic fund raising event to support Morris! Purchase historic prints now through the end of September.

October
05
2019

Rufftoberfest with Roxtoberfest!

Fun fall festival with furry friends!

October
05
2019

Pet Adoption Day at the Pretzel Park Farmers' Market

A Farmer's Market with Morris and Pretzel Park!

October
06
2019

Puppy Yoga! Rest, Relaxation, and Belly Rubs

Puppy Yoga with OpenBox Athletics!

October
06
2019

Blessing of the Animals at St Luke & the Epiphany

Bring your pet to be blessed!

Morris TV

MORRIS TV

News

NEWS

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December
31
2019

Mr. B, the Chonk

The Cat That Stole The Internet's Heart!

December
31
2019

Fund raise for Morris!

Thank you for supporting Morris with your bake sale!

October
01
2019

2020 Morris Animal Refuge Calendar Contest

Does your pet have what it takes to be a calendar model? Are they ready to be launched into stardom on the cover of our 2020 Morris Animal Refuge calendar? Do you want bonus votes through our Early Bird Special? If so, get ready to enter our second annual Calendar Contest starting September 1st!

October
01
2019

Closed for Labor Day

The Refuge will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 2nd.

September
30
2019

"Gimme Shelter" - 2019 Summer Newsletter

Celebrate our year with us!

September
30
2019

Buy a Membership, Help a Furry Friend

Stay active even in the extreme heat!

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