Our News Archive: 2010

Pit N’ Kit Sponsored Adoption Special

May 2, 2010

Thanks to a generous donor, adoption fees have been waived for adult cats (3yrs +) and preselected pit bulls until our donation dollars have been depleted. This is a limited time, first come first serve offer. Adult cats and pit bulls account for the largest population of homeless shelter pets; therefore, Kitsap Humane Society is… Read Entire Story »

Save Washington Pets

April 23, 2010

Help save dogs and cats in Washington by supporting a spay/neuter assistance bill in the next state legislative session! A bill will be introduced that will help pay for spay/neuter surgeries for dogs and cats owned by low-income individuals, and spay/neuter surgeries for feral and free-roaming cats. We need affordable and accessible spay/neuter surgery throughout… Read Entire Story »

Shelter to Close for One Day for a Paint Refresh

April 19, 2010

KHS will be closed on Sunday, April 25 so that the lobby and other areas of the shelter can be painted. Many thanks to Darren Corliss and his colleagues for this wonderful contribution. Normal shelter hours will resume on Monday, April 26.

Euthanasia Rate Falls Again!

April 15, 2010

Once again thanks to skilled and compassionate teams, our euthanasia rate has fallen. Year to date, we are at 5%! This is in comparison to a rate of 47% in 2004, which settled to 24% for the next several years and continued. We anxiously await kitten season and its impact meanwhile, as the fight is… Read Entire Story »

A Message From Our Founder

April 9, 2010

Almeda Wilson followed her heart to realize a dream in the early 1950’s. She created the first Board of Directors in 1961, and incorporated KHS September 1963. She thanks all for keeping her dream alive. KHS since 1989 has operated from the Dickey Rd location. Most importantly, we keep the true Humane Society operating throughout… Read Entire Story »

A New Look and Feel at Kitsap Humane Society

April 2, 2010

Ah, the smell of fresh paint! A clean and upgraded look and feel is happening inside the KHS facility, thanks to Darren Corliss and his band of associates. We are grateful to Darren not only for donating his and his employees’ time, but also for introducing KHS to Color Consultant/Interior Designer Judith Rammel and the… Read Entire Story »

Bullet Proof Vests

March 31, 2010

Many thanks to a dedicated donor, worrying about lack of County funds and the state of our officers (and their families!) Our officers now finally have vests that are updated and functional, a frightening thought in light of recent events. Thank you!

Year of the Cat

March 12, 2010

May your whiskers be ruffled by only pleasant breezes, May your bowls be filled with tuna and sweet cream, May your dreams be blessed with legions of mice, And most of all, May you forever purr in peace –Barbara Younger

Statement from Executive Director Regarding Licensing Transition

Kitsap Humane Society truly values and thanks our county partners for collaborating on the transition of licensing services.This transition is in the best interest of all involved for the benefit of the community. For this we support and thank our partners Mr. Washington and Ms Buonanno Grennan, as well as the commissioners. The licensing program… Read Entire Story »

Join us at Wine, Wags & Whiskers

March 11, 2010

Join the Kitsap Humane Society for a night of wine, beer, food, music and more – all to benefit the homeless animals in the Kitsap Peninsula. Wine, Wags & Whiskers is an opportunity for the community to come out and try some of the great wines and beer from Western Washington. The wine or beer… Read Entire Story »