Fur Ball General Square
Morris' Garden
Friday April 30, 2021

Click and join in on the fun!

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Sign up to be a Fur Ball Ambassador!
Thursday April 29, 2021

We are looking for Social Media Ambassadors to help us with our upcoming virtual Fur Ball campaign in April, 2021!

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2021 Fur Ball Sponsors
Thursday April 29, 2021

Thank you for your support!

Morris is Now Accepting Cryptocurrency Donations!
Saturday April 24, 2021

To donate cryptocurrency, just follow the link to our donation wallet!

Chips Toys
Chipstoys Cat Toy Fundraiser
Monday March 01, 2021

Get your kitty a catnip Liberty Bell, a catnip Philly Cheesesteak (above) and more!

Black History Month
Celebrating Black History Month!
Sunday February 28, 2021

Honoring the contributions and celebrating the achievements of African Americans in animal welfare, Veterinary medicine, and animal shelters.

Celebrating Black History Month (2/26/2021)
Friday February 26, 2021

Highlighting African American animal advocates who went unnamed and addressing actionable next steps

Dr Draper and Dr Tyler
Celebrating Black History Month (2/19/2021)
Friday February 19, 2021

A dynamic duo paving a path for diversity in veterinary medicine

Jordan And Pup
Animal Loving Lawyer Inspired to Make A Difference
Thursday February 18, 2021

Dr. Lila Miller
Celebrating Black History Month (2/12/2021)
Friday February 12, 2021

Celebrating African American Veterinarians

Celebrating Black History Month
Celebrating Black History Month (2/5/2021)
Friday February 05, 2021

"Pets as part of the family and African Americans within the history of animal sheltering"

Coco's story!
Thursday February 04, 2021

Coco was adopted!

Steps to Successful Adoption!
Sunday January 31, 2021

Read and be sure to follow all instructions.

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Make It Last Clothing
Sunday January 31, 2021

Sustainable clothing that gives back!

Mixed Feelings Art
Mixed Feelings Art fundraiser
Sunday January 31, 2021

Beautiful art that gives back!

An Open Letter to Champ and Major Biden
Thursday January 28, 2021

Our Ambassa-dog has some advice for the First Dogs!

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Closed for Martin Luther King Jr Day
Monday January 18, 2021

We will resume regular hours on Tuesday, 1/19/2021

Morris COVID Protocols
Saturday January 02, 2021
Animal Welfare

Morris Animal Refuge is open, but there will be some temporary protocols in place to keep everyone safe. Find out more!

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2020 Holiday Hours
Friday January 01, 2021

Check out our holidays hours!

Pet Lover's Holiday Hub
Thursday December 31, 2020

This Holiday Season, we have curated both incredible holiday gifts for pet lovers AND ways for you to give back while shopping!

Giving Tuesday 2020
Tuesday December 01, 2020

Together We Give!

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How to donate in kind items to the refuge
Monday November 30, 2020

All the information you need to donate items to the refuge!

A puppy with text describing how to enter the raffle.
Furry 50/50 Fundraiser!
Monday November 30, 2020

Enter our month long 50/50 in support of our furry friends!

Hot Tabby
Cocktail for a Cause
Monday November 30, 2020

For the month of November, enjoy a Hot Tabby from The Devil's Den! 100% of proceeds from the Hot Tabby will benefit the refuge.

Shop Raise
Monday November 30, 2020

Give back simply while you shop!

Holiday box
Give Puppy Love
Monday November 30, 2020

GivePuppyLove.com is an online pet supply store that donates a portion of each sale to a rescue organization of the buyer's choice.

Sunday November 29, 2020

Amazing gifts for every pet lover!

The Packed Weekend
Packed Weekend
Sunday November 22, 2020

Friday, November 20th - Sunday November 22nd! Packed Weekend, a fun, online celebration of animal adoption and the bond between dogs and their owners.

2021 calendar
Morris Animal Refuge 2021 Calendar
Saturday October 31, 2020

The 2021 Calendar Contest was a success! Check out our winners and pre-order a calendar.

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PHestivaL of Trees - Register to decorate a tree!
Saturday October 31, 2020

Can you sponsor and decorate a holiday tree for an upcoming family friendly holiday event to benefit animal shelters like Morris?

Trick or Treat Adoption
Halloween Adoption Special
Saturday October 31, 2020

Trick or Treat for your adoption fee discount this Halloweekend (Friday - Sunday)!

Betty & Marsha
A Fall Letter from our Executive Director
Thursday October 22, 2020

Fall at the Refuge

Addressing Barriers to Adoption
Thursday August 27, 2020

How can we be better?

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Photography Tips for Pets
Monday August 24, 2020

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!

Yawning Kittens
Gimme Shelter - 2020 Summer Newsletter
Saturday August 22, 2020

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

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Morris's place in the history of animal shelters!
Thursday August 20, 2020

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

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Wildlife Rehab Dos and Don'ts
Wednesday July 29, 2020

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.

Why is Fostering Vital?
Thursday July 23, 2020

The Importance of Fostering in the Animal Shelter System

Marble Cat Guide
How to Train Your Cat
Tuesday July 21, 2020

A cat lover's guide to training your cat!

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Fourth of July Weekend Hours
Saturday July 04, 2020

The Refuge will be closing early Friday, July 3rd at 2pm, and will be closed Saturday, July 4th for the Fourth of July.

Nutmeg the cat!
Closed for Juneteenth
Friday June 19, 2020

The Refuge will be closed Friday, June 19th for Juneteenth.

Morris Logo
A Message From Our Board President
Friday June 19, 2020

Training Classes for you Pup!
Sunday June 07, 2020

We are excited to partner with Kirby's Canine Academy to provide basic training classes for your pup that benefit homeless animals.

Official Refuge Statement
Tuesday June 02, 2020

Stay safe, hug your pets tight, and we will get through this together.

Kitten Shower
Kitten Shower
Monday May 18, 2020

Help us prepare for kitten season!

What's Happenin' At Morris
Monday May 11, 2020

Your go-to spot for all shelter happenings!

#GivingTuesdayNow with Morris Animal Refuge
Tuesday May 05, 2020

Join the movement!

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NFL Draft Pool 2020 Fundraiser!
Thursday April 23, 2020

Ready for the NFL Draft? Want to help shelter pets? Enter the NFL Draft Pool fundraiser!

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A Morris Virtual Zoom Background For You
Monday April 06, 2020

Have a Zoom meeting or get-together coming up? Show your support of the Refuge with our new Zoom virtual background!

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COVID-19 Update
Tuesday March 31, 2020
Animal Welfare

Due to recent State and City restrictions, the Refuge is required to be closed to the public until further notice. Find out what that means, and how to help.

Photo of good dog Judah
We Still Need Your Help
Tuesday March 24, 2020
Animal Welfare

During the COVID-19 outbreak, our supporters have been more important than ever. Adopters and fosters have helped us to completely clear our shelter! But we still need your help, more than ever. Find out how.

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Lucky Dogs & Cats Adoption Special
Friday March 13, 2020
Adoption Special

No St. Patrick's Day Parade? Have a PAW-rade instead with our Lucky Dogs & Cats Adoption Special through March 17th!

Morris Animal Refuge and COVID-19
Thursday March 12, 2020
Animal Health, Animal Welfare

Find out what precautions we're taking to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), how you can help our animals and staff, and ease any worries about COVID-19 and your pets!

Can't Make it to The Fur Ball?
Saturday March 07, 2020

Want to help support our largest fundraising gala, but can't make it out to the event?

Fur Ball
23rd Annual Fur Ball Sponsors
Friday March 06, 2020

Thank you for the support!

Jewelry for a Cause!
Saturday February 29, 2020

The perfect accessory for every pet lover!

A brown and orange mix dog surrounded by cartoon hearts
Happy Valen-Paws Day Adoption Special
Friday February 14, 2020

Can you be their Valentine and adopt?

Parvo puppy Jamison
Help Our Parvo Puppies
Friday January 31, 2020
Animal Health, Animal Welfare

Donate to the LifeSaver Fund!

MLK Jr. at the March on Washington
Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday January 20, 2020

The Refuge will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Happy New Year!
Saturday January 04, 2020

2019 was a year filled with growth, change, and one special viral cat!

Dog in snow.
Holiday Hours
Friday January 03, 2020

See our holiday hours!

The perfect gift for the holidays!
Wednesday January 01, 2020

Do you have a pet lover or an art lover in your life? Do you love art? Consider purchasing one of these three beautiful art pieces as holiday gifts. Each piece donates a portion back to The Morris Animal Refuge!

Giving Back this Holiday Season
Tuesday December 31, 2019

Four ways you can support The Morris Animal Refuge this Holiday Season!

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Donating through Millie!
Tuesday December 10, 2019

Through December 9th, 2019, set up a recurring donation to Morris Animal Refuge with Millie and they will donate $10!

The Freedom From Want painting but with dogs photoshopped in
Happy Pawlidays Large Dog Adoption Special
Wednesday December 04, 2019
Adoption Special

All large dog adoption fees are waived through 12/31!

Tuesday December 03, 2019

Join The Movement!

Give Back While you Eat Breakfast!
Tuesday December 03, 2019

Thank you to The Gold Standard Café! Now through December 3rd, proceeds from select breakfast specials will be donated to The Morris Animal Refuge!

Norman Rockwell's
Holiday Hours
Tuesday November 26, 2019

Thanksgiving Week holiday hours

Kids donating $108
Fund raise for Morris!
Wednesday November 13, 2019

Thank you for supporting Morris with your bake sale!

Victoria's Laws
Stop Animal Cruelty and Stop Puppy Mills!
Tuesday November 05, 2019

Help stop animal cruelty in animal mills and take action today!

Beejay large cat
Healthy Cats are Happy Cats
Thursday October 31, 2019

We all love our chonky cats -how could you not want to pet and hug a fluffy kitty right? ....

Supporter Shout Outs!
Thursday October 31, 2019

Thank you everyone!

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What Happened To Our Spay/Neuter Program?
Friday October 11, 2019

We ended our long-running Spay/Neuter Certificate Program earlier this year. Find out why, and see alternatives.

Fall has Arrived at the Refuge!
Wednesday October 09, 2019

Help us prepare!

Mr. B Viral Picture
Mr. B, the Chonk
Tuesday October 01, 2019

The Cat That Stole The Internet's Heart!

2020 Calendar Contest
2020 Morris Animal Refuge Calendar Contest
Tuesday October 01, 2019

Our annual calendar contest has closed! Now it's time to buy yours

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"Gimme Shelter" - 2019 Summer Newsletter
Monday September 30, 2019

Celebrate our year with us!

Brian the pit
Buy a Membership, Help a Furry Friend
Monday September 30, 2019

Thank you Optimal Sport!

Holiday Wishes
Petco Foundation Holiday Wishes Grant
Monday September 23, 2019

Share your pet's story and how they brighten you life for a chance at $1,000 shopping spree with Petco!

National dog day fancy dog
Enter the Rittenhouse Dog Day Raffle!
Monday September 02, 2019

Win a one night stay in the Rittenhouse and a unique pet dining experience!

Bear and his adopters
A Nation Wide Effort to Clear the Shelters!
Saturday August 17, 2019

Each year, over 1,000 animal shelters across the country join forces with NBCUniversal in a nation-wide effort to “Clear the Shelters.” This year, Morris Animal Refuge’s 2019 Clear the Shelters was an extra special day.

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Why are cats so great?
Wednesday August 07, 2019

Celebrate International Cat Day with Snoop!

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Stranger Cats Adoption Special
Tuesday August 06, 2019
Adoption Special

Stranger Things Have Happened.

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Barknado Dog Adoption Special
Wednesday July 31, 2019
Adoption Special

It's Shark Week. Enough said. Adopt a large adult dog for just $50 through August 4th with our Barknado Adoption Special!

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Celebrate Shark Week with Morris !
Wednesday July 31, 2019


Bordeaux dog sitting in a toy pool. by Jan Steiner/Pixabay
Summer Pet Safety Tips
Tuesday July 30, 2019
Animal Health

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

Summer Lovin' Adoption Special graphic
Summer Lovin' Adoption Special
Friday July 26, 2019
Adoption Special

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

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FeLV & FIV in cats - what’s the risk?
Wednesday July 24, 2019

Let’s ask adorable FeLV positive kitty, Ambrose!

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Wildlife in Philadelphia
Saturday July 13, 2019

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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Kitten Kraze
Friday July 12, 2019

What to do if you find baby kittens!

Morris team
Ten Years of Growth at Morris!
Monday July 08, 2019

Celebration and growth with Morris Animal Refuge!

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MEWtany on the Moshulu
Monday July 01, 2019

A beautiful night out to support Philadelphia's cats! Thank you to The Mac's Fund for a stunning evening on June 20th!

Product Flyer
UnderDog Wonderdog Supporting Morris Animal Refuge
Sunday June 30, 2019

An awesome company working to support animals!

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Pet of the Week
Sunday June 30, 2019


Dog costume winner
Beer Week Fun! 6/1-6/2
Saturday June 01, 2019

Beer Weekend of Fun!

2019 Spokesdog Competition
Friday May 24, 2019

Pups for Clean Water!

Under Construction
Kitty Construction!
Friday April 26, 2019

Meet cool cats at our PetSmart adoption spot while the cat rooms are being renovated!

Game of Homes Cat Adoption Special
Game of Homes Cat Adoption Special EXTENDED!
Tuesday April 16, 2019
Adoption Special

[UPDATE: Extended through Sunday, May 19th!] Brace yourself - kittens are coming! Stand with us for our Game of Homes Cat Adoption Special.

22nd Annual Fur Ball Sponsors
Saturday March 30, 2019

Thank you for the support!

White House
Pet Help For Workers Affected By The Shutdown
Tuesday January 15, 2019
Animal Health, Animal Welfare

Help for pets affected by the shutdown

Adoptable dog Atlas
Morris Animal Refuge Betting On Eagles
Sunday January 13, 2019

The Refuge has challenged the Louisiana SPCA to a wager over Sunday's Eagles/Saints game.

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Holiday Presents for Animal Lovers
Monday December 31, 2018

Give a gift that gives back!

BISSELL Pet Foundation dog
BISSELL Pet Foundation Funds Low Cost Spay/Neuter Program
Friday December 14, 2018
Animal Health, Animal Welfare

The BISSELL Pet Foundation has granted us $9,050 for our Low Cost Spay/Neuter Program!

Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday
Tuesday November 27, 2018

Join the Movement!

Radio 104.5
Radio 104.5 Studio Sessions Volume 10
Monday November 12, 2018

Cool tunes for cool cats!

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Morris Clothing Campaign
Thursday November 01, 2018

Get your gear today!

Calendar Cover
Morris Animal Refuge 2019 Calendar
Friday October 26, 2018

Order yours today!

Dogs dressed up as ghosts for Halloween
Halloween Pet Safety Tips
Thursday October 25, 2018
Animal Health, Animal Welfare

Tips to help keep your pets safe this Halloween.

Calendar Contest
Morris Animal Refuge Calendar Contest
Friday September 07, 2018

Does your pet have what it takes to be a calendar model?

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3x Puppy Bowl Champions
Sunday February 04, 2018
Puppy Bowl

Lila and Hinesville were STARS at the Puppy Bowl XIV!

orange kitten in a shelter kennel in a blue blanket
Thursday January 01, 2015

Surrendering an animal is a serious decision that will affect you and your animal for the rest of their life. While shelters do their best to provide excellent care, even the best shelter isn’t a natural environment for a housepet. We hope we can assist you with alternatives that can help you keep your pet or bypass the shelter system entirely.

The famous 'Freedom From Want' painting but with dogs added.
Happy Pawlidays Large Dog Adoption Special
Sunday March 20, 2011
Adoption Special

All large dog adoption fees are waived through 12/3!