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PetsWALK a Success!!

July 14, 2015

Thank you to all our participants, sponsors, staff and volunteers who made PetsWALK a resounding success last Saturday! It was definitely a dog lover’s dream as runners and walkers gathered in Poulsbo’s Lions Park in the morning with dozens of different breeds on foot – and in strollers. All told, 383 people and more than… Read Entire Story »

New kitten kennels arrive!

July 10, 2015

If you visit KHS soon, you’ll notice that our lobby is looking extra fantastic! Thanks to generous grants from Petco Foundation and the Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island, we were able to purchase new, state of the art kennels for the kittens housed in our lobby area. Five new kennel banks containing individual living spaces… Read Entire Story »

Cat & Kitten Adoption Fees Reduced in July!

July 6, 2015

Summer is a busy time for the shelter, in part because the population of cats and kittens skyrockets as the weather warms. Last year Kitsap Humane Society took in over 700 homeless adult cats and over 1100 homeless kittens during the summer months. As the number of cats and kittens arriving at the shelter increases, adopters… Read Entire Story »

37,000 lbs of Pet Food Donated and Distributed

July 3, 2015

Kitsap Humane Society got a BIG (and we mean BIG!!!) surprise  this week, thanks to the Best Friends No More Homeless Pets Network and the Blue Buffalo pet food company. Blue Buffalo had reached out to Best Friends interested in helping out animal welfare groups around the country with hundreds of thousands of pounds of free… Read Entire Story »

Port Orchard Cat Program Extended!

June 26, 2015

Kitsap Humane Society (KHS) is happy to announce that our Community Cat Program in Port Orchard, funded by PetSmart Charities, has been extended from July to November, and expanded from just the 98366 zip code to the 98367 zip code as well! Through the Community Cat Program, residents of Port Orchard who own outdoor cats, or… Read Entire Story »

Dogs and Fireworks!

June 23, 2015

I have nothing against fireworks on the Fourth of July. It’s tradition after all – and a fitting way to commemorate our country’s independence. What does concern me, however, is the launching of fire crackers weeks before the Fourth and in the weeks following, mainly because the extended celebration is pure torture for my three… Read Entire Story »

Grant received from BISSELL Pet Foundation

June 16, 2015

This week, Kitsap Humane Society was thrilled to become the recipient of a grant from the BISSELL Pet Foundation! KHS was chosen out of 129 animal welfare organizations to receive a grant of $3,150 to support our growing foster care program. In 2014 over 800 animals went through KHS’ foster care program, and in 2015 that number is… Read Entire Story »

FREE Cat Day Friday June 12th!

June 10, 2015

Kitsap Humane Society is FULL of cats, so we’re having a Meow Luau on Friday, June 12th with FREE adoptions for all cats over six months old! As the weather warms in the spring, cats begin to procreate, and roam outdoors more, leading to higher numbers of cats arriving at the shelter. Unfortunately only a small… Read Entire Story »

Found Kittens? What You Should (and Should Not!) Do

April 3, 2015

Our recent warm winter and early spring means a long and fertile kitten season is on its way. During kitten season, it is common to find a nest of unattended kittens that seem to have been abandoned by their mother. When people make these discoveries, the first impulse is to scoop up the kittens to… Read Entire Story »

A Community Cats Success Story

March 2, 2015

Sometimes – after repeatedly dealing with uncooperative caretakers, disgruntled neighbors, sick or injured cats, and vague reports of feral colonies that cannot be located – Trap/Neuter/Return advocates and volunteers can begin to feel overwhelmed, disillusioned, and even discouraged. But then something happens that makes the time and effort all worthwhile, and reminds us why we… Read Entire Story »