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!
***IMPORTANT UPDATE*** Unfortunately, our low-cost vaccine clinic scheduled for May 26 at Hamilton Health Center is CANCELLED. Please click here for the location and time of our next clinic. We apologize for the inconvenience.
We are currently in need of Non-clumping (clay) cat litter, Liquid Laundry detergent, Paper towels, Hand soap, Ziplock style sandwich baggies (any brand), 13 and 60 Gallon Trash bags, Purina Healthy Weight Cat Chow (orange bag- dry food), Purina ONE Sensitive Stomach cat food (dry food), Kitten canned food (any brand), Soft and chewy dog treats, Gift cards for Gasoline (for animal transport and cruelty investigations); Pet Stores (for animal supplies and food), Local stores (Walmart, Weis, Giant, Home Depot, Lowes- for emergency supplies and building repairs); Office Supply Stores (paper, ink cartridges, etc). If you'd like to help out, please drop some off at the shelter!
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.
May 5 | 5K Run/Walk for the Animals
May 10-12 | Shelter Buddies Yard Sale
July 21 | Christmas in July
CFC (Combined Federal Campaign) – 77697
SECA (State Employees Combined Appeal) – 4401-0027
United Way – 3022