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Shelter Hours – Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving approaches once again, we take a moment to thank our friends and volunteers who make our life saving work possible. In this season of gratitude, our thoughts turn to those of you who have continued to put your … Continue reading

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October Raffle Featured Prize Winner!!

Last but not least, congratulations to our grand prize October Raffle Winner Wendy Spivak!!! She and a guest will enjoy VIP tickets to “Annie” at the Citi Performing Arts Center | Wang Theatre!! Valued at $400. Share this…

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A Week of Winners!

Congratulations to our final winners for our October Raffle 2014! October 27th: A Vino Divino Wine Shop Gift Card -Winner, Patricia Arcure. October 28th: 1 Night Stay at the Holiday Inn, Waltham (just in time for holiday guests) – Winner, … Continue reading

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October Raffle Winners: Day 25 & 26

Our Day 25 Raffle Winner is Maria Kostandos who will be treated to a 1 hr massage at  Treat Me Right Muscular Therapy while our Day 26 Raffle Winner is Marianne Harrison who gets to select her choice of Gifford … Continue reading

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A Feline Affair – February 28th 2015

Join us at Congregation Mishkan Tefila at 300 Hammond Pond Parkway, Chestnut Hill for Gifford’s 2015 Feline Affair Live and Silent Auction. There will be a fabulous array of items on which to bid, delicious food, music and the chance … Continue reading

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International Cat Video Film Festival Comes to Boston

Join us for the International Cat Video Film Festival at Berklee Performance Center tomorrow night (10/30). A portion of the proceeds will be donated back to Gifford and other local animal welfare organizations. Share this…

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Join Us at the Shelter for our Fall Festival

Join us on Saturday, September 6th from 1 – 4 p.m. There will be games for the whole family, food, cat craft vendors, face painting, “Ask the Vet” and more! Be sure to take a stroll through our outdoor cattery, … Continue reading

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Especially for Pets & Purrfect Travels partner this summer in support of Gifford Cat Shelter

Purrfect Travels is a little book with a big mission.  On one level, this limited first edition photography collection of enterprising cats across 23 international destinations aims to shine a light on organizations advocating for the well-being of cats.  On … Continue reading

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Adopt Me!

Moo is a beautiful, black and white cow cat who is a big flirt! Check out this video to see for yourself!

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This petite kitty can often be be seen at the shelter rubbing up against visitors. But she particularly loves attention after she settles into a comfy bed. That's when she purrs up a storm. Sometimes Moo would rather just sit near you, so an experienced cat owner who will recognize her moods and body language would be best for her. Moo is super cute and funny and once she gets to know you, Moo will come running up to greet you. Wouldn't you want to see this little face when you come home from work?

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The Gifford Cat Shelter is a cageless, no-kill facility founded in 1884 and sponsored by Ellen Gifford.

The shelter is a pioneer in creating an environment that does not confine cats to small, movement-restricting cages.