No-Kill shelters

Local no-kill shelters in the Mass area

No-kill Shelters:

Metro West Humane Society Ashland (Formerly Framingham Animal Humane Society)

(508) 875-3776 (Foster care)

(508) 875-3776 (Shelter)

Ellen Gifford Home for Cats

Brighton, MA

(617) 787-8872

Baypath Humane Society

Hopkinton, MA

(508) 435-6938

Buddy Dog (cats too)

Sudbury, MA

(978) 443-6990 or (781) 237-4747

Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society

Salisbury, MA


Medfield Animal Shelter

Medfield, MA


No-kill Rescues:

Guardian Angels Cat Rescue

781-237-8405 or 508-651-1205

Broken Tail Rescue

Worcester, MA 774-314-2520 (we are able to respond more quickly to texts than to calls)

Kitty Connection

Medford, MA

(781) 393-9995

Melrose Humane Society

Melrose, MA

(781) 662-3224

SPIN – Stray Pets In Need

Wellesley, MA

(781) 235-1218

Temporary fostering:

Phinney’s Friends

Lincoln, MA


Trapper Volunteers

Trappers are needed to humanely trap a cat or colony of cats so they can be spayed or neutered, helping to put an end to pet overpopulation.

Foster Care Volunteers

If you enjoy caring for cats or kittens, BCCC is interested in talking with you about our foster care program.

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