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National Adoption Weekend at Petco

National Adoption Event WeekendThinking of adopting a cat or kittens? Take home your forever friend on Sunday, September 11 from Petco in Salem, NH or Plaistow, NH and your kitty will be paying their good fortune forward to another feline in need! As a Petco adoption partner, Animal Rescue Merrimack Valley is eligible to receive a $35 grant for every adoption that takes place during this National Adoption Event Weekend, generously sponsored by the Petco Foundation. Thats enough to give several stray and street-born kitties a fighting chance at a happy, healthy life. It also helps us in our mission to keep our feral cat population down through ongoing Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR) efforts, which not only helps the cats, but also the people and pets in the communities where they reside.

Stop by one of our weekly adoption events for more information, and to meet some of the wonderful adoptable cats and kittens we currently have available! We hope to see you on Sunday, September 11!

The “A” Team: Adele, Alvin and Alex

The “A” Team: Adele, Alvin and Alex

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Adele is a young mom who recently gave birth to a litter of beautiful black and white kittens. Her daughter was adopted today, but she and her sons Alvin and Alex are looking for their forever homes! Adele has striking green eyes and is on the small side for an adult cat. The boys get along great and love to cuddle each other. They would probably love to go home together. All three are sweet and playful.

Adele, Alvin and Alex are all spayed/neutered, up to date on age-appropriate vaccinations, tested negative for FIV/FeLV, and are microchipped. Adele’s adoption fee is $125. Alvin and Alex are $175 each or $325 for both.

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Considering adoption? Download an adoption application HERE and mail to debbrq@hotmail.com to get pre-approved, or bring it to an adoption event. Let us know who you are interested in meeting and we can coordinate so that he or she is at an upcoming adoption event to meet you!

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Mom and Daughter Seek Forever Home

Mom and Daughter Seek Forever Home

This little baby is the only surviving kitten to a semi-feral Mom found outside on a very cold day. A friend of ARMV called to tell us she found a mom giving birth in her yard in Lawrence. We rushed there but unfortunately 3 of her babies had already died. We scooped Mom and this kitten up and placed them in a nice warm Foster home where they will stay until the baby is old enough to be adopted. She and her mom hope to be adopted together!

If you are interested in adopting, please fill out an Adoption Application and email it to debbrq@hotmail.com.

Mother Cat Rescued Just Before Giving Birth

Mother Cat Rescued Just Before Giving Birth

These beautiful babies were born just days after we trapped this feral Mom in Bradford at one of our feeding stations. When babies are weaned, mom will be spayed and vaccinated and returned to her colony where we will continue to care for her.

Stories like this are just one of the reasons we do what we do. Even if a mother cat is feral, her kittens can be socialized and taught to trust humans if we can rescue them in the early weeks of their lives. Without a central shelter, we rely on a network of loving foster homes to care for the cats and kittens until they are adopted. We also rely on the generosity of our donors to ensure all of them are spayed, neutered and vaccinated so we can ensure the cycle does not continue. Additionally, we care for and feed local feral colonies with the generous food donations collected at our donation boxes. To support our efforts as a foster or a donor, please download our Foster Application and email to debbrq@hotmail.com and/or click HERE for information on how to donate. We appreciate every bit of help we get, and we know the cats do most of all!

If you’re interested in adopting please fill out an Adoption Application and send it to debbrq@hotmail.com. Kittens are adopted quickly, so get your application approved now before it’s too late!