Morris Animal Refuge

Pls see photo at one of our many community events.

Pls see photo at one of our many community events.

The Morris Animal Refuge adoption services cover the Greater Philadelphia Pennsylvania Region only; consisting of an area in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. In more than 120 years, no animal has ever been turned away from our door.

The Refuge, the first in the United States to care for cats, was founded by Elizabeth Morris, one of our nation's pioneers in animal welfare, in 1874. The Refuge continues to operate today in Center City Philadelphia at its home at 1242 Lombard Street.

The Refuge is run by a small and dedicated staff whose primary responsibilities include animal care, adoptions and humane education. Our volunteers provide many hours of additional support with all phases of animal care and fund raising.

****The 2006 Annual Fur Ball to benefit the Refuge's preventive, protective and adoption services for abused, neglected and abandoned animals will be held on February 11, 2006 at the Warwick/Radisson Hotel from 8:30PM until midnight. Please save the date! We hope to see you there! More information will be available soon.
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