34 “Tuxedo” Cats and Kittens Abandoned at Marin Humane Society

By |2016-09-08T17:41:37-07:00September 6, 2016|Blog, Other|

Contact: Lisa Bloch 415-506-6256 lbloch@marinhumanesociety.org 34 “Tuxedo” Cats and Kittens Abandoned at Marin Humane Society Shelter inundated as mysterious party leaves boxes of cats and kittens for the fifth time NOVATO, September 6, 2016—For the fifth time in the past four years, a large group of cats and kittens was anonymously abandoned in cardboard boxes outside the Marin Humane Society (MHS) in the middle of the night. The 34 felines are believed to be from the same group of people who’ve abandoned cats at MHS four previous times. The Marin Humane Society is extremely busy vaccinating, [...]

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Dog Left in Carrier next to Dumpster in Mill Valley

By |2016-08-30T15:09:59-07:00August 15, 2016|Blog, Special Cases|

NOVATO, August 15, 2016—A sweet but shy dog is learning to trust people again after being abandoned in a small, dirty carrier left by a dumpster in Mill Valley. A security guard at the Strawberry Village Shopping Center in Mill Valley found the two-year-old poodle mix behind Safeway when she was conducting her rounds. She contacted the Marin Humane Society which dispatched an Animal Services Officer to bring him to the shelter. He had no identification tags, was not microchipped and no one has come forward with any information or to claim him as their own [...]

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Marin Humane Society Responds To Proposed Rules Regarding Dogs In GGNRA

By |2016-09-09T13:35:09-07:00February 24, 2016|Blog, Other|

Contact: Lisa Bloch 415-506-6256 NOVATO, February 24, 2016—The Marin Humane Society today expressed its strong disagreement with the proposed rules by the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) governing where dogs, both leashed and off-leashed can be in the areas of Marin managed by the GGNRA and is urging dog lovers to take action. “We’re deeply disappointed that the National Park Service is proposing such a drastic step, one which will negatively affect the lives of thousands of responsible guardians and their dogs,” said Nancy McKenney, CEO. “We strongly encourage those who feel as we do [...]

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Marin Humane Society Announces Record Gift

By |2016-09-09T13:38:53-07:00January 20, 2016|Blog, Other|

Contact: Lisa Bloch 415-506-6256 Donation Made by Mark M. Glickman in Honor of Beloved Cat, Joe Willie NOVATO, January 20, 2016 – A generous cat lover is enabling the Marin Humane Society (MHS) to provide second chances for hundreds of special cats through the largest financial gift from a living donor in the organization’s 108-year history. Former Marin resident Mark M. Glickman was inspired by his cat, Joe Willie, who had significant medical needs when Mr. Glickman adopted him 25 years ago. In the years since, Mr. Glickman has been a top supporter of MHS, most [...]

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Record Broken As Missing Cat Returns To Her Family After Eight Years

By |2016-09-09T13:42:23-07:00December 4, 2015|Blog, Other|

Contact: Lisa Bloch 415-506-6256 Microchip reunites Ginger with her family NOVATO, December 4, 2015 – A cat who had been missing for eight years is now home safe with the family that adopted her as a kitten, thanks to her microchip. This is the longest period of time that has elapsed between an animal being reported missing and its reunion with its original family at the Marin Humane Society. Ginger, a sweet orange tabby, was brought to the Marin Humane Society as a stray on Wednesday, December 2. Rick Benson had been feeding Ginger near his [...]

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