Pet Adoption in Montclair NJ – PAWS Montclair Inc.

Pet Adoption in Montclair NJ for 40 years.

Paws Montclair NJ Pet AdoptionPAWS, (Pound Animal Welfare Society of Montclair, Inc.) is an animal rescue and shelter organization dedicated to the humane treatment of animals.  We facilitate pet adoption for stray and abandoned cats and dogs in our community. Founded in 1977, PAWS has been serving Montclair NJ and the surrounding communities for 40 years.

We are extremely proud of our pet adoption history.

PAWS has facilitated adoptions for vast number of animals over the years; successfully placing them with loving families.  Many of these cats and dogs came from dire circumstances and were given another chance to share their lives with their new humans.

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    Guffaws For PAWS 2018

    Please join us

    for a fun evening of comedy,
    complimentary refreshments, and a chance to win prizes.

    Performers include Sharon Simon, Host of Gay Pride Parade, Doug Adler, Comedy Time TV, and headliner Chris Monty, Kevin Can Wait, The Blacklist.

    Date and Time

    Fri, May 11, 2018
    7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT


    First Congregational Church of Montclair
    40 South Fullerton Avenue
    in the Guild Room
    Montclair, NJ 07042
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    Tickets $25 in advance, $30 cash at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased at PAWS adoption days and online at Eventbrite. Also check this site for event details.
    Doors open 7:00pm for Basket Raffle and 50-50 Raffle tickets, buffet table and general admission Cabaret style seating. Show at 8:00 pm.

    Feel free to BYO beer/wine.

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    Swirls'photoSwirls was a semi feral kitten when our fosters took her. They spent time socializing her, but anytime a potential adopter came to see her she would hide.

    Finally after more than 2 months in foster, a furever home was found. The fosters were too in love with her to let her go they kept her!!

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    Chanel and Bella

    Chanel's photo


    Chanel and Bella

    Chanel and Bella were being fostered together for more than 6 months.

    Finally Chanel got a wonderful, loving home. A month later, the same adopter came back for Bella.

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Adoption Days at Petco

kittens-petcoWe have feline adoption days on Saturdays, at Petco, Verona and the Montclair Farmer’s Market.  Please check the event calendar for upcoming dates and times.

Private one-on-one appointments are welcomed, and easily scheduled.  So come meet and sociaize with our cats and dogs. Contact us to arrange a meeting.

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