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Featured Cat

Henrietta the cat

Henrietta, adult female

Henrietta is about three years old and is the best lap cap in the main room. She loves people and will shower you with attention, but she likes to be the queen of the castle and doesn't get along well with other cats. If you're a home that would be happy with just one cat, she's the perfect match for you! Read more about Henrietta.



What's New

Yappy Hour at the Wine Bin: Friday, July 11

Join Small Miracles at The Wine Bin on Main Street in Ellicott City this Friday, July 11, for Yappy Hour!

The Wine Bin is hosting this fido-friendly event from 6-9 p.m., featuring live music and wine and chocolate tasting.

Come play with an affectionate group of adoptable dogs from Small Miracles Cat and Dog Rescue, and bring your own dog along for an evening of play and fun. All dogs must be leashed.

For more information, call 301-775-7661.

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Get Your Macy's Coupon to Benefit the Shelter

Small Miracles is once again participating in Macy's Shop for a Cause! Stop by the shelter during adoption hours to purchase your Macy's coupon for $5. The coupon is valid on Saturday, August 23, to save 25% off regular, sale, and clearance items in clothing, accessories, jewelry, and home, including many brands that are usually excluded. Save 10% off electronics, furniture, mattresses, and rugs. You'll also be entered into a drawing for a $500 Macy's gift card!

Every dollar raised goes back to the shelter, so please show your support and stop by to purchase your coupon!

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California Chihuahuas Up for Adoption

Small Miracles has received our seventh transport of 15 Chihuahuas from high-kill facilities in California! We have once again partnered with L.A. Pup My Ride, a program of Best Friends Animal Society that transports animals out of high-kill shelters.

Adoptable Chihuahuas are listed on Petfinder. The dogs will receive a veterinary exam, spay/neuter surgery, heartworm test, Lyme disease test, Bordatella vaccine, distemper vaccine, rabies vaccine if age appropriate, stool check, de-wormer and flea medication if needed. The adoption fee is $300, payable by cash or check.

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Golf Tourney Fundraiser Set For Sept. 29

Register now for the Sixth Annual Rudy Liskovec Memorial Golf Tournament, held in honor of our president Moira Liskovec's late husband, Rudy, who passed away from leukemia.

The tournament will be held Monday, September 29, at The Woodlands Golf Course in Windsor Mill. All proceeds benefit Small Miracles Cat & Dog Rescue and the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society of Maryland. For $120 per player, you'll receive a continental breakfast, round of golf, green fees, golf cart, range balls, beverage cart, buffet lunch, and prizes. The registration deadline is September 12.

Register today!

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Reduced Adoption Fees for Cats

Small Miracles is reducing adoption fees temporarily to encourage adoption and open up space to save even more felines.

The adoption fee for one kitten remains $135, but if you adopt a pair, the fee is just $200. Kittens love a playmate and companion, and they can share a litterbox and water bowl. Consider opening your home to two kittens instead of just one!

To help find homes for our adult cats, we have reduced the adoption fee to $50 for adult cats.

View adoptable cats on Petfinder!

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New Ways to Donate via Amazon.com

If you'd like to donate to the homeless cats and dogs awaiting adoption at Small Miracles, consider shopping online for the animals. We have started a wish list at Amazon.com. Items range in price from $5 on up. We've listed necessities, as well as some creature comforts and special treats for our furry friends. Items can be purchased online and shipped directly to the shelter, saving you a trip! Our #1 most requested item is Pedigree wet dog food. Thank you on behalf of all the animals in our care!

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Become a Volunteer or Foster Home

Do you love animals and want to get involved in rescue work? Small Miracles has several volunteer opportunities to fit various levels of commitment.

We are currently seeking volunteers to grow our foster home network. Fostering is a rewarding experience where you temporarily house animals in need in your own home until they are ready for adoption. Foster animals include pregnant dogs/cats, nursing dogs/cats and their litters, dogs/cats recovering from injuries or dogs/cats in need of socialization. We recommend having a separate area in your home to care for foster pets; a spare bedroom, bathroom or laundry room works great. The shelter provides all medical care and dry food. Foster homes provide wet food, litter for the kitties, bedding and daily care of the animals. Supplies you purchase to care for foster animals may be tax deductible.

We are also seeking volunteers for shelter and partner pet store operations. Volunteers are needed for cleaning cages, walking dogs, facilitating adoptions and showing dogs at pet stores on weekends.

Due to insurance regulations, volunteers must be at least 18 years old.

To fill out a foster/volunteer application, visit the Volunteer page.

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