New Arrivals

Note: If you plan on adopting,
please bring your own carrier.

cat

Bean
Domestic Short Hair-black & white
Medium
Young
Female

cat

Mooney
Tabby-orange mix
Medium
Young
Male

cat

Owen
Domestic Short Hair-black and white mix
Medium
Young
Male

rabbit

Chester
Lop Eared
Medium
Young
Male

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kittens

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News & Info

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.​

Keep PETS Safe in the HEAT

The Humane Society tells you how >

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!

Foster homes needed for kittens!

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 >

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The Challenges of TNR

kittens

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.

FOMAA sticker

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.

Our New Extended Hours

Monday: 4:00–6:30 pm
Tuesday: 4:00–6:30 pm
Thursday: 4:00–6:30 pm
Friday: 5:00–7:00 pm
Saturday: 12:00–6:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00–3:00pm

www.marblehead-animal-shelter.org