Attention Supporters, HSHA has closed early this evening, November 15, due to the winter weather advisory. We plan to reopen tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. in accordance with our standard schedule. Thank you for your understanding and patience as we wait out the snow storm.

Sugar Maple

Sugar Maple was the sweetest of cats with a beautiful mix of grey and buff colored coat. She came to the shelter in September 2015 when her owner could no longer properly care for her and her five other brothers and sisters. She patiently waited for seven months until the exciting day when her new owner discovered her peering through her kennel bars. It was love at first sight! 

This weekend we received an update on Sugar Maple from her new home and owner. The McWilliams Family wrote, “Greetings from Sugar Maple aka MaggieLu. Yes, my name has changed. I wouldn't respond to my name and gave my new mommy a hard time at first. She accidentally called me Maggie and I looked so the name stuck. I am doing much better now and like my new home.”

She is still a little hesitant but slowly getting aklimated to her new home. MaggieLu is coming out of her shell a little more each day. Purchasing the suggested toys by the HSHA staff made a world of difference. “She's coming around, out of the bedroom and not hiding in corners. When she wants a safe place she's on the kitchen chair or under the table. “

Congratulations MaggieLu on your new home and family! 

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How Can I Help Homeless Animals in My Community Today?

Currently our greatest need is canned food for both dogs and cats! Our cats prefer pate but the pups aren't picky! In addition, we could use some Clorox Wipes to help maintain a safe, clean, and healthy environment for all the sheter's residents.

Check out HSHA's Amazon Wish List for more specific needs.

We have several dogs and cats that are looking for a foster home.  If you think you may be able to help, please visit our Fosters Needed page.


November 17 | Fur Ball Gala & Auction
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December 1 | Holiday Adopt-A-Thon

January 1 | Penguin Plunge
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