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Whiskers in Wonderland: Adoption Event for Senior & Special Needs Cats

To find senior and special needs cats homes for the holidays, The Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County will be holding its third annual Whiskers in Wonderland adoption event at Watson’s Greenhouse and Nursery in Puyallup on Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday, Dec. 10.


Starting at 9:00 am at 6211 Pioneer Way E, attendees can meet their new best furry friend. We will have plenty of golden girls and gents, and all volunteers and staff will be dressed in their winter best, adding to the festive feel. Hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday and 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on Sunday.


You can also learn what is new at The Humane Society! Community Outreach Manager Megan Kennelly will be onsite both days with information aplenty on Humane Society programs.


Whiskers in Wonderland is Community Cats Manager Patty Rusnak’s way of helping showcase those cats who are shy and timid in a shelter environment. These “cats may hide under their blanket or just spend time in the back of the cage. Don’t let this behavior discourage you from adopting them, as they are just telling you:  ‘Hello, I would like to meet you, but I am feeling timid.’”


Rusnak continued: “Our senior and shy felines will be wonderful companion animals once they get to know you. Give a ‘diamond in the rough’ cat the gift of a loving and patient home, and you will be rewarded with a grateful and loving companion.”


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We're simply smitten with seven-year-old Stella, who dedicated her birthday to the Humane Society! She brought in quite the haul of toys, treats, and other pet food (including some chow for our rabbits!). Thank you for thinking of our animals, Stella! Your efforts are deeply a"paw"ciated 🐶🐱🐰 ... See MoreSee Less

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We are live at Whiskers in Wonderland Cat Adoption Event at Watson's Greenhouse and Nursery! Check meow’t our fabulous felines until 5:00 pm today and from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm tomorrow ❄️🐱❄️ ... See MoreSee Less

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Your Friday warm and fuzzy!

Nate adopted longtimer Babe (now Princess) and remains absolutely captivated by the pitty. So moved was he by the experience, that a year and a half later Nate suggested Harborstone Credit Union raise funds for the Humane Society. Thank you for honoring us Nate and for giving Princess such a happy home!
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    We are closing at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, December 20. Thank you for your understanding!


Animals have been placed from January 1 to April 1, 2017


Lost pets have been reunited with their owners from January 1 to April 1, 2017.

Our current live release rate is 93.27% as of April 2017.

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