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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.


ZOEY'S GIFT

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!).




Breeze
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Chips
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Cotton
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Fleece
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King Richard
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Linen
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Llewelyn
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Marco
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Mindy
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Noodle
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Poppy
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Pretzel
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Pringle
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Ritz
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Scarlett
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Triscuit
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Wendel
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OUR LIST OF ADOPTABLES AS SHOWN ON ADOPT-A-PET.COM:

Up-Coming Fundraisers

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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Click on the logo to see our cats at
Adopt-a-Pet.

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Click on this logo to see our cats at
Petfinder.

Adopting From Us
  • Our adoption fee for a kitten under 6 months of age is $140 for the first one and $120 for the second one. For cats 6 months and over is $125 for the first cat and $100 for the second one.
  • You must provide proof that you have spayed or neutered the adopted animal pursuant to the terms of the adoption contract (for animals that are not already spayed or neutered). If the shelter is unable to spay or neuter the animal prior to adoption (in cases of kittens who are too young at the time of adoption), the shelter charges a State-mandated $40 spay/neuter deposit be paid at the time of adoption, which is refundable upon receipt upon proof of the spay/neuter. The shelter can provide referrals for low cost spay/neuter clinics. Ask your adoption counselor for more information.
  • You must be 18 years or older.
  • If you rent where you are living, you must have a copy of your lease or written permission from your landlord stating that you have permission to have a cat living on the premises. If you live with your parents or other relatives that are the property owner then you need written permission from them or they need to sign the adoption contract. Having this paperwork with you while filling out the adoption application can greatly reduce the processing time.
  • You must complete both sides of the adoption form and answer all questions.  Our adoption counselors will evaluate the information on the form and will speak with you about your responses.  Please be patient this process may take several days.
  • All adoptions must be approved by at least two of our adoption counselors.
  • Adoptions are done on Saturday mornings and all required adoption fees must be paid in full at the time of adoption.
  • We will provide all medical information that is known about the animal. You become responsible for any veterinarian bills once the animal has been adopted.
  • If for any reason, you cannot keep the adopted animal, you must return the animal to the Paws of Plainville Animal Shelter.
Adoption Comments
  • Applicants are not able to take the animals home immediately.
  • Adoptions counselors need to evaluate the application and make sure it is a good fit with the needs and temperament of the animal in question.
  • It typically takes several days to process an adoption application. 
  • Please be patient; we want the best for both the humans and the animal.