News & Info
Run for Rescue
Saturday November 7th
Race Starts at Noon
Chandler Hovey Park, Marblehead
Run or Walk 5K with your pooch, a friend or solo
Food, fun, prizes.
Join Team FOMAA today! >
Low-Cost Mobile Spay/Neuter for Cats
The Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society’s Catmobile Program is a subsidized mobile spay/neuter clinic designed specifically for cats. Their two Catmobiles are each staffed by a veterinarian and technician and can assist up to 30 cats a day.
The Catmobile program covers the North Shore, South Shore, Central MA, Metrowest, Merrimack River Valley, and greater Boston areas.
More info >
Top Ten Checklist for Cat Adopters
Thinking of adopting a cat? First, check out these helpful tips, gathered by American Humane Association.
Red Cross Pet First Aid App
More info >
Resources for helping homeless animals in Massachusetts
There’s some great info here on the Mass.gov blog >
Foster Homes Needed Now!
We are in desperate need of foster homes for kitten socializing. We will provide the cage for each kitten. We have brought in record numbers this year and there are still so many to be rescued. Read more >
The Challenges of TNR
The kittens in the litter box were recently trapped and are being socialized in hopes of adopting them out like the ones in this story.
Get your “I'm a Friend” sticker!
Your $2 donation goes to help FOMAA help more abandoned animals and each sticker placed on a vehicle will help find homes for more abandoned animals.
The stickers are available at the Marblehead Animal Shelter during adoption hours or from one of these Marblehead shops:
Creature Comforts, Crosby’s Market Place, Marblehead Pet Supply, Pawsitively Marblehead, Spirit of ’76 Bookstore, Shubies Marketplace and Worldly Pets.
Spaying And Neutering
Here are the places to go for low-cost spaying and neutering:
The CATMOBILE (978-465-1940) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Website Friends of Animals (at bottom) or call 1-800-321-7387
Order Your Massachusetts Animal Coalition Plate Now!
The funds collected will be used to prevent pet overpopulation by funding programs that provide services such as spaying and neutering to cats and dogs for free or at minimal cost. Click here!
No Fleas on Us
Our own Linda Greenberg has written a book about our extraordinary no-kill animal shelter. Read all about it here!
We are always in need of committed volunteers to walk dogs and feed cats; clean their cages, socialize with them; clean the grounds (seasonal); do fundraising. Please sign up at the shelter. Read more >
Facebook Group Page for Marblehead and Swampscott residents to post pictures and information about their missing pets and to share tips and sightings. Go there >