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Lost, Found and Looking

Gratitude to foster homes, adopters...and kittens!

Pope Memorial Humane Society
May 19, 2020
Photo by: Pope Memorial Humane Society Foster families are a huge part to the shelter for helping raise and train kittens.

From the desk of Pope Memorial Humane Society’s Manager Theresa Gargan,

Tennyson wrote, “In Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to love.” Nowhere is that more evident than at the shelter where the mama cats and babies have been arriving at a steady rate. While we all appreciate a good love story, the results can be a bit overwhelming.

Thankfully, we have the most incredible foster homes willing to take in our mothers and babies. Under their care, our kittens become well socialized, well-loved and ready to make someone's family complete.

It isn't always an easy task, what with keeping everyone clean, fed (for some this means getting up every three hours to bottle feed the orphans) and accounted for, but they manage to make it look that way. We are incredibly grateful to our foster families for the huge difference they make in the lives of the kittens in their care.

How can you become an adopter of one of these fabulous little bundles of fur and fun? We are encouraging anyone interested to fill out an application and get it in for approval. You can find them at our website, Simply download the application, complete it and email to:

We will then contact you regarding the availability of kittens for adoption. Our file of applicants looking for kittens is getting thicker by the day, so don't delay if you would like to be considered an approved adopter.

To all of our generous supporters, your donations are greatly appreciated. You are why we are able to provide these animals a safe place, treat their injuries and illnesses and take the time to find them the loving homes they deserve.

Wishlist: 13 gallon and 30 gallon garbage bags, bleach, laundry soap, disinfecting wipes, hand soap refills, and of course kitten chow for our growing babies.

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