Our News Archive: 2019

A Great Give Thank You!

April 24, 2019

Thank you, Kitsap, for your generous support for the animals in our care during Kitsap Great Give! With your support, $73,622 was raised to help KHS care for the homeless puppies, kittens and injured pets who come through our doors at this time of year.  Our Kitsap community is compassionate and generous when it comes… Read Entire Story »

New Dog Play Yard Opens!

April 11, 2019

A shelter dog named Vander sniffed the fresh spring air and then did an enthusiastic round of zoomies for delighted guests during the debut Tuesday of a new, 4,000-square-foot shelter Dog Play Yard at Kitsap Humane Society. The Cody Allyn, David Ferguson and Pat and Bob Barbarita Dog Play Yard at Kitsap Humane Society was… Read Entire Story »

Newborn Kitten Alert!

April 4, 2019

If you hear little “mews” and see a huddle of tiny kittens all alone under a porch, in a barn, or in a garden, don’t assume they’ve been abandoned by their mother. In most cases, she’s out getting a bite to eat and will return home shortly to care for her nursing brood, or she’s… Read Entire Story »

Winter Pet Safety Tips

February 11, 2019

Keep Pets Safe in Cold Weather Snow and cold temperatures are expected all week, so here are some cold weather tips to help you and your pets weather the storm. Cats and dogs should stay inside It’s a common belief that dogs and cats are resistant than people to cold weather because of their fur,… Read Entire Story »

Pints for Pets is Growing!

February 8, 2019

Pints for Pets is so much fun! If you haven’t joined us at one of these events, come check it out! Now in its fourth year, Pints for Pets was voted Best Local Charity Event 2018 in Sound Publishing’s “Best of” Central Kitsap and Bremerton contests. In 2018, our fantastic brewery partners and event attendees… Read Entire Story »

Adopt a Barn Cat!

February 5, 2019

If you’ve got a rodent problem and want to address it with natural pest control, consider adopting a Barn Cat from Kitsap Humane Society. The Barn Cat Program is for cats who aren’t a good fit as a pet in a home setting, although many do become friendly with their adopters. Many of these cats… Read Entire Story »

What a Year for Animals!

January 21, 2019

The numbers for 2018 are in, and it was another amazing year for the animals at Kitsap Humane Society! For the first time in its 110-year history, the annual lifesaving rate at KHS rose to 97 percent – among the highest in the nation for an open-admission, public shelter that admits nearly 7,000 pets a… Read Entire Story »

Help for Pets in Crisis

January 4, 2019

New Pet Protection Program provides temporary housing in domestic violence, other crises Kitsap Humane Society’s new Pet Protection Program offers a temporary safe haven for cats belonging to victims of domestic violence and people experiencing job loss, homelessness or other unexpected life changes. The program provides a foster home for cats until the pet owner… Read Entire Story »

Adopting Over the Holidays

December 17, 2018

With kids on break and many adults taking time off over the holidays, it can be a wonderful time to add an adopted pet into the family. This can provide lots of time to bond, play, and spend quality time together! Make sure you’re ready for this important decision, though! Adopting a kitty or a… Read Entire Story »

Winter Tips for Barn Cats

November 5, 2018

Keep Your Barn & Community Cats Happy this Winter Do you care for outdoor community cats or have barn cats/working cats on your property? If so, you may be wondering about how your cats will do as we approach the cold, rainy season. Or maybe you have seen an outdoor cat around your neighborhood throughout… Read Entire Story »