WE ARE
America's First Animal Shelter
320
Animal Lives
Saved
1459
Human Hearts
Touched
2019
Featured Pets

FEATURED PETS

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Cali
Cali

Cali is an outgoing lady who was abandoned at the Refuge in October and has been waiting for a happy home ever since!

Animal Type: Cat

Gender: Female

Age: Adult (1 - 7 years)

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Samantha
Samantha

Samantha is a sweet senior girl, a loving kitty lady with an independent streak - loves being brushed, but rather not get picked up. Adopt!

Animal Type: Cat

Gender: Female

Age: Senior (7+ years)

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Rigby
Rigby

Rigby is a sweet senior Siamese-mix lady. Come meet her today and fall in love!

Animal Type: Cat

Gender: Male

Age: Senior (7+ years)

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Bradley
Bradley

I am a sweet, blind, senior man looking for my forever, patient home. Come meet me today!

Animal Type: Dog

Gender: Male

Age: Senior (7+ years)

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Beethoven
Beethoven

Beethoven is a big ol' shy, sweet Saint Bernard-mix looking for a happy home!

Animal Type: Dog

Gender: Male

Age: Senior (7+ years)

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Jasper
Jasper

Jasper is a big sweet gentle guy, and we mean big - 23 pounds! He was being bullied by other cats, but gets along with friendly kitties. He's looking for a happy home for help getting his best beach body ever - and a lifetime of love.

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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Events

EVENTS

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July
27
2019

Phillies Phundraising - Retro Night with Morris Animal Refuge & Philadelphia Phillies

A 1970's Retro Night out with the Philadephia Phillies & Morris Animal Refuge. Click to see more details!

July
31
2019

South Street Safari with Philadelphia Magic Gardens

Your favorite neighborhood scavenger hunt is back! Bring your dog, your family, and your friends and meet us at PMG.

August
26
2019

National Dog Day with Shake Shack

Celebrate National Dog Day Monday, August 26th 11am - 9pm with Morris Animal Refuge, Shake Shack, & your furry best friend.

November
14
2019

Paws-A-Palooza

Paws-A-Palooza with NACE & Morris Animal Refuge

Morris TV

MORRIS TV

News

NEWS

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September
30
2019

Buy a Membership, Help a Furry Friend

Stay active even in the extreme heat!

September
30
2019

"Gimme Shelter" - 2019 Summer Newsletter

Celebrate our year with us!

July
30
2019

Summer Pet Safety Tips

Helpful safety tips to keep your pets cool and safe in hot weather.

July
26
2019

Summer Lovin' Adoption Special

Super Summer Adoptions!

July
26
2019

Summer Lovin' Adoption Special

Make a great new friend this summer with our Summer Lovin' Adoption Special!

July
13
2019

Wildlife in Philadelphia

Living in the hustle and bustle of Philadelphia, it can be easy to forget the natural world around us. While these animals may not rely on us for canned food and a plush bed, they do rely on us to protect their “forever homes.”

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