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MSPCA-Cape Cod Pulls out All Stops to Save “Hoarding House” Kitten

BOSTON, March 27, 2017 – A tiny kitten named “Patrick” used at least one of his nine lives in a Fall River home filled to the brim with dozens of other cats before he and 77 others were surrendered to the town’s animal control facility and the MSPCA-Angell in early February.

MSPCA-Nevins Farm Announces Second Fee-Waived “Companion Horse” Adoptathon

METHUEN, Mass., March 24, 2017 – March may come in like a lion but April will kick like a horse at the MSPCA-Nevins Farm, which announced today that all eight companion horses living on the farm will be available for adoption at no fee for the entire month of April.

Desperate Puppy Struck with “Worst Ever” Case of Mange Seeks Loving Home

BOSTON, March 15, 2017– Officials at the MSPCA-Angell in Boston have called the skin disease plaguing a homeless puppy the worst they have ever seen and are determined to do everything possible to cure the four-month -old canine before placing her into a loving home, the organization announced today.

Puppy Lands at MSPCA-Nevins Farm after Tumbling from Third Floor Window

BOSTON and Methuen, Mass. March 9, 2017 – A puppy who escaped serious injury after falling from the third floor window of a Haverhill, Mass. home on Feb. 25 is in the care of the MSPCA-Nevins Farm in Methuen following her surrender to a nearby veterinary clinic, the organization announced today.

Adopter Wanted: Loveable Special Needs Cat Seeks New Home

BOSTON, March 1, 2017– A loveable handicapped cat is bunking down at the MSPCA-Angell in Boston and staffers are hoping to identify one special adopter to bring him home, the organization announced today.

“Angell at Nashoba” Now One of the Fasting Growing Technical Programs at Nashoba Valley Technical High School

BOSTON and Westford, Mass. Feb. 28 2017 – It’s been one year since Angell at Nashoba opened at Nashoba Valley Technical High School and the test-bed veterinary assistant program has doubled in size, with 36 of the school’s 738 students choosing to devote their studies to the fast-growing veterinary medical profession, the clinic announced today.

Blind Chihuahua Puppy Underscores Danger of Buying Pets Online

BOSTON, Feb. 15, 2017 – A nine-week-old Chihuahua puppy purchased online two weeks ago was surrendered to the MSPCA-Angell after showing serious neurological symptoms that left him unable to see or walk, the organization announced today.

MSPCA-Nevins Farm Launches Low Income Spay and Neuter Program to Reduce Pig Numbers, Improve Behavior

METHUEN, Mass., Feb. 2, 2017 – The MSPCA-Nevins Farm in Methuen is calling on every qualified Pot Belly’d pig owner in the Commonwealth to take advantage of its special $100 spay and neuter program in February, to reduce the number of homeless pigs and blunt aggressive or unsocial behavior too often displayed by unneutered pigs.

MSPCA-Angell Rescues Nearly 80 Cats from Fall River Home

BOSTON, Feb. 1, 2017 – Fifty four cats are safe after they were removed from a house in Fall River on Tuesday and transported to the MSPCA-Angell’s animal care and adoption centers in Centerville, Mass., the organization announced today.

Bill to Help Animals Seized in Cruelty Cases Signed by Governor

Methuen, Mass., January 27, 2017 – Animal protection organizations, District Attorneys and municipal officials lauded Representative Linda Dean Campbell for passing a bill that will remedy problems that occur when animals must be seized as the result of animal cruelty investigations.