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RichmondSPCA
Robins-Starr Humane Center, 2519 Hermitage Road, Richmond, VA 23220
Every Life is Precious. TM
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“There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.” - Albert Schweitzer Local composer and recording artist, William Johnson, has experienced the truth of Schweitzer’s words. His adopted felines Titan Kitty, Sereno Whiskerdo, Artemis, Zeus and Nishka Blue have all had a tremendous impact on... Continue reading
Posted 34 minutes ago at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Oliver The Richmond SPCA had a stellar adoption week with 55 cats and 24 dogs finding homes! One of our notable adoptions included sweet Oliver. We are thankful he found a warm home for the holidays! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Meet the Real Housecats of RVA at our adoption center today! It was a wonderful adoption week with 50 cats and 32 dogs finding homes! Through the month of December, we are running the "Real Housecats of RVA" adoption promotion. Through this promotion, we are reducing all adult cat adoption... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Beatrix We had a great Thanksgiving adoption week with 44 cats and 28 dogs meeting their match! We are happy to announce that Beatrix, a long-term senior resident, found a home for the holidays! Through November 30, we are reducing adoption fees by 20 percent, so please stop by and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Barclay We had a great adoption week with 39 cats and 35 dogs meeting their match! Barclay, a long-term senior resident and adoption ambassador, went to a wonderful home! We are reducing adoption fees by 20 percent for the month of November, so please stop by and add another furry... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We are pleased to announce that 59 cats and 29 dogs met their match last week! We are reducing adoption fees by 20 percent for the month of November, so please stop by and add another furry member to the family! You can help spread the word about our available... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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“Art must be an expression of love or it is nothing.” - Marc Chagall Susan working with Percy in the outdoor playpen. Richmond SPCA Green Team volunteer Susan Kernyat engages smell-driven Percy in a game of “find the treat.” He presses his nose to the ground and searches the Richmond... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Chandler Bing We had a great start to November with 42 cats and 29 dogs meeting their match! Long-term residents like Chandler Bing and Snickers were adopted! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a fantastic adoption week with 47 cats and 23 dogs meeting their match! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Cats who were... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Burt Long-term residents like Burt, Swan and Carl found homes this past week! Overall, we had a wonderful adoption week with 33 cats and 21 dogs meeting their match! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Native Virginians know two things for certain: Fried Oreos are required eating at the State Fair, and Virginia weather is unpredictable. LVT Lindsay Brockman snuggles with Brindle, a patient at the Susan M. Markel Veterinary Hospital. We’ve all experienced them — those days during the colder months where we step... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a meow-azing adoption week with 28 dogs and 46 cats going home to amazing families. You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Cats... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a woof-tastic adoption week with 32 dogs and 34 cats going home to amazing families. You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Cats... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Iris We had an amazing adoption week with long-term residents like Iris and Thomas going home. Overall, October saw a strong adoption start with 54 cats and 24 dogs going home to fantastic families! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a wonderful start of the fall season with 46 cats and 22 dogs going home to fantastic families! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook. You can also follow us on Twitter... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Thank you to our wonderful adoption counselors who worked hard to match 51 cats and 31 dogs with their new families last week! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook. You can also follow... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Arya was a spontaneous addition to our family. We were looking to get a kitty at some point but not on the day she came in to our lives. We know it was meant to be, and now we can't get enough of her. She greets us when we come... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had an amazing adoption week including the adoption of our longest resident cat, Henrietta. Henrietta came to the Richmond SPCA in 2013 and suffers from a condition called feline hyperesthesia, also called rolling skin disease, which is a type of seizure disorder that causes rippling skin, erratic behavior and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Do you know who Nemo is? Not Captain Nemo who was the ship captain in Jules Verne’s Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. And, not the wayward little fish in “Finding Nemo.” More recently, another Nemo has been in the news who is the new dog of President and Madame... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Animal Brigade is one of the programs Michelle Russell oversees as coordinator of volunteers and programs at the Richmond SPCA. When I first applied for the position of Coordinator of Volunteers and Programs with the Richmond SPCA, I was ecstatic to have the opportunity to recruit individuals dedicated to our... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had an amazing adoption week over the Labor Day weekend! Thank you to our fantastic adoption counselors who worked hard to match 41 cats and 23 dogs with their new families last week! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog