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June is Adopt-a-Cat Month!

Each year DAWS finds homes for nearly 300 cats and kittens. This is just a tiny percentage of the estimated 3.4 million cats that enter U.S. shelters annually, of which, only 37% of get adopted. Celebrate Adopt-a-Cat month this June and help us prevent this CAT-astrophe! June is Adopt-a-Cat Month  It is estimated that there […]

Environmental Enrichment for Cats

Your cat is a sensory-driven creature who needs an outlet for her energy. If she is faced with a boring environment and no means to release tension, the consequences may be detrimental. Creating an enriching home environment is something every cat parent should focus on to keep kitty happy and healthy. Keeping Cats Enriched Environmental enrichment is […]

DAWS Celebrates Another Pets for Patriots Adoption

We’re celebrating!  Dolly, a 6-year-old Coonhound mix, became the second DAWS dog to be adopted as part of the Pets for Patriots progam. Pets for Patriots Adoption On May 1st, the second Pets for Patriots adoption was finalized, and we’re thrilled! Dolly, a 6-year-old Coonhound mix, became the second DAWS dog to be adopted as […]

Your Voice Can Make a Difference!

The voices of animal lovers throughout Connecticut wer heard! Desmond’s Law passed the House and Senate and is making its way to the Governor’s office for signing.  Three additional pro-animal bills need your support.  Learn how you can help. Raise Your Voice for Animals Thanks to animal lovers like you, Desmond’s Law (HB 5344) is […]

Is Your Pet Suffering from Allergies?

The same allergens that can wreak havoc on your nasal passages can also cause discomfort in your pets.  Pets affected by allergies may suffer all of their lives because we don’t recognize the symptoms.  Knowing the signs of allergies in our furry companions can help alleviate that suffering. Allergies in Your Pet There are many […]

Realtor Kim Gifford Sponsors 5K Race

DAWS is pleased to announce Kim Gifford, Realtor with William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty, as the Title Sponsor for the 4th Annual Run Your Tail Off 5K Race. As a realtor, Kim helps families find their home, and she is thrilled to help cats and dogs find loving homes through her sponsorship of our event. […]

Custom DAWS T-Shirts for Mother’s Day!

Get your beautiful, custom designed DAWS T-Shirt for Mother’s Day! Surprise the mom in your life with our unique “Love” design, printed on a 100% cotton, soft quality Gildan short or long sleeve T-shirt, available in several color choices.  Featuring a dog and a cat, this design will let everyone know how much you love […]

Focusing on Animal Rights in Connecticut

As the February session of the Connecticut General Assembly begins, a number of bills have been raised that can help in the fight to ending animal abuse and neglect in Connecticut.  Raise your voice in support of these bills. The Connecticut General Assembly Considers Bills That Will Benefit Animals The February session of the Connecticut […]

From Love Stories to Love Matches

Not long after being featured in the Love Stories article in the February newsletter, three of our long-term residents at DAWS found the love that they deserve with new families. From Love Stories to Love Matches In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, an article called Love Stories was written for the February newsletter to feature […]

DAWS Gets TV Exposure on Pound Posse Presents

Thanks to DAWS supporter, artist ShawnaLee Kwashnak, DAWS benefited from some unexpected TV exposure on the February 6thepisode of the weekly local show Pound Posse Presents. ShawnaLee relayed the story of how she was asked to paint the mural that adorns a wall in our shelter’s Greeting Room.  This was unexpected, but fantastic promotion. DAWS […]