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Monroe County
Friends of Animals:
Volunteer Support
to the Shelter

Proud to be the FIRST
Pets for Patriots Shelter
in Tennessee!

2015
Spay/Neuter Assistance for Pets, Inc
(SNAP)

Spay/Neuter Assistance for Pets, Inc (SNAP) plans to issue about 100 free spay/neuter vouchers to low income Monroe County Residents on Saturday, April 11 from 10 to 11am. Vouchers will be available at the Cora Veal Senior Center in Madisonville located at 144 College Street (across from Baptist Church). A picture ID or other proof of residency is required.

Any qualified low income resident of Monroe County can obtain      (click here for more)

See S.N.A.P. Information

For more info, go to SNAP Web Site: http://www.orgsites.com/tn/spay-neuter-monroe-county/ For information on how to qualify, contact Mike or Susan Cleverdon at 423-884-6801.

Prevention is wiser than destruction.
Please neuter your pets.

Please support our shelter.

MCFA

SAVE THE DATE! April 25th MCFA Gala, Tellico Village Yacht Club




MCFA
(Photo Credit: Dorothy Baxter)

                   

Naomi and Jules are this week’s featured furry felines. Naomi is a very sweet, sociable little girl less than 1 year old. She is a soft as black velvet short hair, with beautiful green eyes just waiting for you to take her home. Jules is a very friendly, young, handsome head-butting striped tabby with enormous green eyes. Both cats are “pre-owned” and are socialized and litter box trained. All pets adopted from MCAS are spayed or neutered, current on vaccinations, microchipped and have a new collar and name tag.

PPAW Spay/Neuter Clinic will hold their annual spring rabies vaccination clinic for cats and dogs on Saturday (4/25) from 9 am-12 noon in the parking lot at the Loudon County High School in Loudon. No income or residency restrictions apply. The cost is $10 for a one-year vaccination and $15 for a three-year vaccination. Participants must show proof of a previous rabies vaccination in order to receive the three-year vaccine. Dogs should be on a leash and cats should be confined in a pillowcase or pet carrier for safety. For more information, call PPAW at 865-856-7729.

Spring cleaning for your pets: Yes, it’s time to clean those pet beds, blankets, collars and even toys. Collars get stained with skin oil and dirt, and they may retain odors. Leashes are often dragged on the ground or accidentally peed on. Keeping them clean not only looks more attractive, it also helps keep your pet’s skin and fur healthy. Hand wash the collar and leash in warm water with mild, unscented dish soap. Scrub stained areas with an old toothbrush. You can also put nylon collars into the washing machine with the dog beds; make sure collars dry thoroughly in the sun before putting them back on your pet.

Now that we have a separate building for cat quarantines our new “pet project” is new, stainless, puppy kennels for use in the former cat quarantine location. Funding is needed for this project. If you can make a donation, please contact the shelter at 423- 442-1015…any amount helps the puppies! We strive to make the shelter a healthy environment for our animals-these cages will help meet that goal.

Shelter needs: laundry detergent along with the ongoing need for newspapers, bleach, office supplies, brooms, mops, blankets and towels. Take a shelter break - stop by and visit with our animals - the days are long at the shelter and an extra walk, cuddle or tummy rub makes a big difference in their lives. Also check out our web site at www.friendsofanimalsmc.org and like us on Facebook at TN Monroe County Animal Shelter. Call (423-442-1015) or visit the shelter at 170 Kefauver Lane in Madisonville (behind Wal-Mart) Tuesday-Friday from 10-5 and Saturdays from 10-2. The shelter is closed to the public on Sunday and Monday. Keep checking our Facebook page for adoptable pets and event postings.

IMPORTANT NOTE: At the present time there is NO full time Animal Control Officer in Monroe County. Please call the Sheriff’s office at 423-442-3911 to report cases of stray animals, animal endangerment or abuse/neglect. Please do not call the shelter.

                   

MCFA

We celebrate all the volunteers who work with the Monroe County Animal Shelter and the Monroe County Friends of Animals. They are a big reason so many animal's lives are being saved in Monroe County. Smokey and Miss Kitty represent us as good will ambassadors and live in their costumed characters through snow, sleet, freezing cold and blasting summer heat and humidity. A special thanks to Paul and Tina Wenner for their dedication.

 

NOTE: All animals are spayed/neutered before adoption.

Please spay or neuter your own pets
and
help us keep our county's pet population under control.


Do your part to keep Monroe County beautiful and visitor friendly.
Use the number below to report instances of stray or abused animals:
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Please note that this is not the direct number to Animal Control, but the Sheriff's Dispatch which takes a report and then relays information to Animal Control.


For information about lost or found pets and adoption, contact:
Monroe County Animal Shelter
(MCAS)
170 Kefauver Lane, Madisonville, TN 37354
423.442.1015

Map to Shelter
located behind Wal-Mart | Hours: Tues - Fri 10 to 5; Sat 10 to 2.
Closed Sun/Mon.

To become a member of MCFA, make a donation,
volunteer either in the shelter or in another venue, contact:
Monroe County Friend of Animals
P.O. Box 106, Vonore, TN 37885
phone: 423.442.1015
email: MCFA37885@gmail.com

(Updated: 04/18/2015)