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Seattle City Hall becomes “Kitty Hall” … and “Bunny Hall” for the day

Three baby bunnies “crash” the feline-focused event While the kittens were the main attraction at Kitty Hall, this year’s event brought party crashers – in the form of three adorable baby bunnies. For the fifth straight year, Seattle City Hall became “Kitty Hall” for the day, renamed in a proclamation… [ Keep reading ]

Limited cat services at Seattle Animal Shelter

Update 9/12/18: We’re back to full cat services! See this blog post for an update. Yikes! We have had some unexpected issues in our cat wards, so we have moved as many of our cats to foster as possible. While this means that you won’t be able to meet adoptable cats… [ Keep reading ]

Want to cuddle a kitten? Come to “Kitty Hall” on Thursday, Aug. 30

City Hall to become “Kitty Hall” for the day Fifth annual Kitty Hall event return to raise awareness and encourage cat adoptions CORRECTED: This post originally listed the event ending at 1:30 p.m. This has been updated to 1 p.m. The kittens are back! The fifth annual Kitty Hall returns… [ Keep reading ]

Air quality alert! Remember to protect your pets.

With the poor air quality we are experiencing in our region, it is important to take steps to protect ourselves and our families—including our pets. Just as extreme temperatures and other weather or environmental conditions impact people, our pets are impacted, too. The risk is even greater for animals with respiratory… [ Keep reading ]

SAS X-ray suite dedicated to retired K-9 Ziva

Each year, the Seattle Animal Shelter cares for thousands of animals who come to us in need for everything from spay and neuter surgery to prevent unplanned litters to those who are most in need of help, compassion, hope and a new forever family. Thanks to the Seattle Animal Shelter… [ Keep reading ]

Adopt a cat or critter for free July 18-22

Shelter overflowing with cats and critters The number of adoptable cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, birds and reptiles coming under the Seattle Animal Shelter’s care this summer has steadily increased, so the shelter is offering a special promotion to find them forever homes. To ensure the shelter has plenty of space… [ Keep reading ]

Keep Calm and Prepare for the Fireworks

by Katie Johnson July Fourth should be a day of fun and celebration—not fretting over an anxious pet. Here’s how to keep your pet calm and safe during Fourth of July festivities, or any time you expect loud noises. Be prepared: Update all… [ Keep reading ]

What to consider before adopting a rabbit

By Katie Johnson With the Peter Rabbit movie out in theaters and Easter just around the corner, the Seattle Animal Shelter is fielding more questions about rabbit adoptions. We love rabbits here at the shelter, and we have many rabbits looking for their forever families! And while they are incredibly… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Animal Shelter provides comfort and joy to pets with its “fospice” program

By Katie Johnson If you’ve ever thought about becoming a pet foster parent, consider becoming a fospice parent. The fospice (foster-hospice) program is for pets that come into the Seattle Animal Shelter’s care that are nearing the end of their lives. Volunteer foster parents provide a home, and the shelter… [ Keep reading ]

Every day is “Spay Day” at the Seattle Animal Shelter

Feb. 27, 2018 was officially World Spay Day, but every day is Spay Day at the Seattle Animal Shelter. The Seattle Animal Shelter has been working since 1982 to ensure that all dogs, cats and rabbits are spayed and neutered, regardless of access to services or an owner’s ability to… [ Keep reading ]