PAWS SERVICES DURING COVID-19: OUR OLD CITY ADOPTION CENTER IS OPEN! CATS ONLY, APPOINTMENTS RECOMMENDED. BOTH CLINICS OFFER VISITS FOR SICK PETS, VACCINATIONS, AND SPAY/NEUTER BY APPOINTMENT (CURBSIDE SERVICE); NO WALK-IN SERVICES. WE CONTINUE TO RESCUE ANIMALS! FOSTER PLACEMENTS AND DOG ADOPTION BY APPOINTMENT AT OUR GRAYS FERRY SHELTER.
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08.25.2022

Taylor, Ed, and a family of Felvies


Just a few years ago, cats with feline leukemia (FeLV) were considered unadoptable due outdated assumptions about their quality of life. Now, one couple is on a mission to open their home to as many of these special cats as possible! Since adopting their first "felvie" in 2019, Taylor and…
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Recent News

07.12.22

PAWS dogs shine at Franklin Square Park!


This month, PAWS dogs got the VIP (Very Important Pup) treatment! With Philly shelters critically full and adoptions slow due to summer plans and traveling, it’s more important than ever find unique ways to spotlight our adoptable dogs and help…
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Abby: Sometimes the smallest pets have the biggest spirit! 


It was clear from day one that Abby was different. Found in an abandoned property with her mother and siblings, this fragile kitten was less than half the weight of her brother and sister. It soon became apparent that her…
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06.23.22

Porkchop’s new beginning


Porkchop was brought to the city shelter by a Good Samaritan after showing up on their doorstep, and it was unclear how long he’d been fending for himself in the cold. Porkchop had no vision, matted fur, and a mouth full…
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06.16.22

Calling Coffee Lovers: the Bean2Bean PAWS roast has arrived!


Coffee aficionados and animal lovers rejoice - our friends at Bean2Bean Coffee Co. have created a special PAWS roast with proceeds supporting our lifesaving work! Bean2Bean has been a friend to PAWS since 2018, and this chocolaty, nutty creation is…
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