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Spring has long been over, but kitten season is still in full bloom at Paws!
We have babies of all ages and colors, with more arriving soon.
Born July 23, 2014
Mulan was trapped in a junkyard. Because Paws of Plainville has such a wonderful trapping and evaluation protocol, it was determined this lady was not only friendly, but pregnant. Mulan was swiftly moved to a foster home. This past Thursday night (August 14th), her labor began and with the assistance of our the wonderful volunteers and veterinary help, Mulan gave birth to one baby naturally and two via c-section. We are so grateful that our shelter system is so caring and efficient and shudder to think of what may have happened to our
Mulan had she had such a difficult labor outside, alone. We are asking for all of your prayers and positive thoughts during the next few weeks as this feline family takes its delicate new steps into our world.
Born August 14, 2014
WATCH US GROW!
In addition to helping homeless and abandoned cats, Paws of Plainville, Inc. also helps pet owners who may be overwhelmed with caring for too many animals. We work with pet owners to establish a plan that keeps pets healthy and safe, and makes pet ownership manageable for those who feel overwhelmed.
Most recently, a pet owner asked for help from Paws when her two female cats became pregnant. The owner loves her cats and wants to keep them but felt that two litters (a total of 9 kittens) were too much to manage, so she turned to us. Paws of Plainville designed a plan to place the two mother cats in foster homes until the kittens are old enough to be weaned. At that point, the mother cats will be spayed and then they will return to their owner. When the nine beautiful kittens are old enough, they will be adopted out through Paws of Plainville to new forever homes.
You can follow the development of both litters in the
Watch Us Grow section of this website and our Facebook page.
Our shelter friend Zoey recently celebrated her birthday. Her gift request? She asked that all her friends and family donate items or funds to help all the kitties at Paws of Plainville, Inc. What a great gesture! Zoey came to the shelter to deliver all of the presents to the cats. She brought so many toys, food and treats…it was amazing!! The kitties truly thank you Zoey.
We hope you had a wonderful time at the shelter. Please come back and visit anytime. All of us at the shelter, including the kitties, congratulate you on your birthday!!!
Donations Are Always Appreciated
Items from our wishlist are always needed and donating is now even easier. We have donation bins for dropping off donated goods at the Plainville Stop & Shop and now at The Village Groomer, 2245 Providence Highway, Walpole (moved from its former location at the Chickadee Seed & Feed on Route 1 in Walpole).
We also have an online wishlist registry at Amazon that enables you to order items online and have them shipped directly to us.
We are currently in particular need of Purina kitten chow and Fancy Feast wet kitten food.
KITTIES SEEKING ADOPTION
The love bundles pictured below are looking to join your family.
(Click on any picture below to go to a page with additional photos and each cat's story.)
If you are interested in meeting any of the cats waiting for a home, please call (508) 695-4707
(leave a message if need be!).
OUR LIST OF ADOPTABLES AS SHOWN ON ADOPT-A-PET.COM:
HELP CATS, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Rather than having can/bottle drives, Paws of Plainville has set up an account with the Horace Mann Educational Associates (HMEA) Recycling Center at 1 George Street # 4/5, Plainville, MA 02762, (508) 695-1889. You can go in and turn in your cans and bottles at your convenience and ask that the money be put towards the Paws account.
With one act, your recycling will help the environment, you will be helping to provide meaningful work and wages to individuals with disabilities and you will be providing funds that will help us continue to feed and care for cats in need.
We depend on independent contributions from people like you so please consider helping us by making a donation through PayPal. Click the "Donate" button below to proceed.
Any amount helps and the animals are extremely grateful. If you would prefer not to use PayPal:
MAIL YOUR DONATIONS TO:
Paws of Plainville, Inc.
P.O. Box 2236
Plainville MA 02762
All donors will be acknowledged.
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