Helping Massachusetts pets & the people who love them since 1992.
Nicco and Orion are two special cats who are very bonded and would like to stay together. Nicco is a very affectionate 7 year old who is deaf and has a very loud purr. Orion is a quiet and gentle 13 year old who weighs a whopping 29 lbs! They previously lived with a dog and other cats and should be fine with other pets in the home.
Each year, our shelter finds homes for an average of 500+ animals and reunites dozens of lost pets with their grateful owners. Our pets come from every corner of the state and stay with us as long as they need. We do not-- and have never -- euthanized for length of stay or shelter space.
Helping animals means helping the people who love them, too. Recent programs include a 24/7 free pet food pantry for any pet owner facing financial need due to the pandemic, as well as ongoing low cost neuters and veterinary care for community pet owners.
Our programs help to keep our region's feral cat population in check, while improving quality of life for these vulnerable animals. At SAS we trap, neuter, and then release feral adults to live out their lives more healthfully, without producing litters of homeless kittens. Any kittens born stray are adopted, generally in pairs. Our volunteers further provide winter shelters and monitor feral colonies to ensure the cats are healthy.
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