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Rescued Animals Looking for Forever Homes

The Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS) is calling on the community to help find forever homes for animals who were rescued in two seizure cases. Up to 370 animals, including cats, rabbits and guinea pigs, that were rescued from two homes are now up for adoption at the shelter. “We have… [ Keep reading ]

Update on the Seizure of 220 Animals from West Seattle Home

The following is an update as of 10/16/20 on the animal cruelty investigation currently being conducted by the Seattle Animal Shelter. Media inquiries can be sent to Melissa Mixon at melissa.mixon@seattle.gov. If you suspect an animal is being harmed, please contact the Seattle Animal Shelter at 206-386-7387. More than 220 animals… [ Keep reading ]

$5000 reward: Seattle Animal Shelter investigating two cases involving three severely malnourished dogs

The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for starving three dogs in the Seattle area. Seattle Animal Shelter animal control officers are investigating two separate cases in… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Animal Shelter offers tips to owners to protect pets on the Fourth of July

Lost pets typically increase following fireworks celebrations As Seattle residents begin planning Fourth of July celebrations, Seattle Animal Shelter reminds pet owners to take proper precautions, as there is often an increase in lost pets following the holiday festivities. Fourth of July celebrations often include fireworks and other commotion, which… [ Keep reading ]

Creeptacular returns to Seattle Animal Shelter Oct. 6

Meet and greet furry, scaly and feathered critters, photo booth and more Creeptacular returns to Seattle Animal Shelter on Saturday, Oct. 6, as the shelter dons spooky decorations and invites the public to meet and greet furry, scaly and feathered critters. From 1-4 p.m., visitors to this free, kid- and… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

Dogs and salmon don’t mix

Spawning salmon are a Northwest treasure but pose a real risk to dogs Spawning salmon have returned to creeks in the Pacific Northwest, and one of the best viewing locations in Seattle is Piper’s Creek in Carkeek Park. Through the end of the year, this creek, and many others in… [ Keep reading ]

$5,000 reward for information about abandoned dog

Seattle Animal Shelter investigating dying dog tossed from vehicle in West Seattle The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons who failed to provide veterinary care for a dog… [ Keep reading ]