Guidelines for How to Help Animals In Need

Updated: Jun 6

If you've found a kitten, cat, puppy or dog, below are a few guidelines for what to do.


Found Newborn Kittens: Unless the kittens are sick or in danger, please leave the kittens with their mother. If the mother isn’t present, ensure the kittens actually are abandoned before relocating them. Many times a mother is hunting or in the process of relocating them. Remember - their best chance for survival is staying with mom!


Found Healthy Stray Cat: We are now able to again begin taking stray cats found in Wayne County. We also recommend posting pictures of the cat on Facebook. If possible, check with a local veterinarian to see if the cat is microchipped. Call us with questions and to set up an appointment to bring the cat in!


Found Cat in Immediate Danger: This includes, but is not limited to: pregnant or nursing mothers, unweaned kittens (their eyes will be blue), or cats who are declawed, flea/tick infested, have infected eyes or ears, missing fur, limping, sick, emaciated, etc. Please contact us with a cat that fits this description, or one you have concerns about!


Don’t forget about our cats at PetSmart - you DON’T need an appointment to adopt them! We look forward to seeing you!



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