Murphy is great example of why senior cats rule

Hello Winston: Hello there anyone, delighted summer time! I am a large teddy bear named…

Hello Winston:

Hello there anyone, delighted summer time! I am a large teddy bear named Murphy. I am 10-years-young, and I was surrendered to the shelter because the household condition (with young children) was just not operating out effectively. I am comfortable, super sweet, affectionate and loving. I am declawed on my front paws.

I really like to be petted, so if you are seeking for a serious adore bug then I am the a person for you!

Even however I am a senior cat, very little will get in the way of me climbing up cat trees to sit on major and view what is heading on all over me. I would get along really wonderful with other serene and mellow cats. I don’t feel I would get together with dogs. Winston and audience, I would be a amazing companion and here are some good reasons why adopting a senior like myself would be a beneficial factor.

– Sincerely, Murphy

Pricey Murphy:

Right here are 10 reasons why senior cats rule:

When senior cats are adopted, they seem to be to realize that they’ve been rescued, and are all the extra thankful for it.

A senior cat’s temperament has presently formulated, so you are going to know if he or she is a excellent suit for your loved ones.

You can educate an old cat new tips. Senior cats have the consideration span and impulse management that tends to make them less complicated to prepare than their youthful counterparts.

A senior cat may pretty effectively already know fundamental residence etiquette (like not attacking your toes at evening)!

In distinct, senior cats are generally presently litter skilled and are much less likely to “forget” exactly where the box is.

A senior cat will not increase any larger sized, so you’ll know particularly how significantly cat you’re having.

Senior cats are usually material to just take it easy in your company, in contrast to young cats, who could get into mischief since they’re bored.

Speaking of soothing, senior cats make fantastic napping buddies.

Senior cats normally know that scratching posts (not furniture) are for scratching and toys (not hands or toes) are for biting.

Senior cats are some of the hardest to uncover houses for — so when you undertake a senior cat, you’re certainly conserving a everyday living.

So Murphy, I absolutely agree that senior cats rule! Not everybody who visits the shelter is fascinated in adopting a kitten, occasionally an older cat is just what a specific family needs to be a delighted a single. Visitors, you should cease down and go to this beautiful fellow and see if he’s the a person for you!

– Sincerely, Winston

Paws on the Green

The Humane Society of Rome is getting closer to its most significant fundraising function of the yr — the “Paws on the Green” Golf Tournament.

The celebration will held on Monday, Aug. 2, at Teugega Region Club. Get get your golf foursomes in early the charge is $150 per golfer and contributors delight in a working day of golfing, collectively with lunch – dinner – treats on the study course – entry items (golf shirt and golf balls) prizes and a lot more.

Sponsors are desired. Turn out to be a major sponsor or a gap sponsor — both is a great way to boost your enterprise even though supporting the shelter. Key sponsors also receive marketing on the Humane Modern society internet site and social media. Simply call Lynn or Peggy at 315-336-6870 for much more data.

Adoption updates

Cats: Vinny, Oreo, Kylie, Piggie, Whiskers, Daisy, Sawyer, Cali, and Ester.

Canines: Zoey, You May perhaps, Key, and Daisy.

Want list


Cat trees, towers, perches or jungle gyms

Purina Kitten Chow

3 Tier cat cage

Electronic Toddler scale


Miracle Nipple

We have current our Amazon Wish Record (ship to: 6247 Lamphear Highway, Rome, NY 13440):

Cease by any time!

You may prevent by the shelter any time we are open up! Whilst it is beneficial to our personnel if you make an appointment to surrender or undertake an animal, it is not essential.

Also you do not want an appointment to make a donation. We welcome you to quit by our shelter and appear forward to seeing you.

Science Diet program
Pet Foods readily available

We carry Science Diet regime Pet Meals that you can buy instantly from us! We have dog, doggy, kitten and cat food items.

Also if your pet is on a unique diet regime and demands a certain style of Science Diet program foods, we can purchase it for you. We may well have it in stock, so you should call 315-336-7070 and request. If we really do not have it, we will get it for you! We will also be far more than content to bring your purchase specifically out to your car or truck.

And we have colorful t-shirts and sweatshirts for sale at the shelter — decide on up just one as reward for somebody specific and one particular for your self way too. Recall that everything you buy from us, whether or not foodstuff or clothes, allows to help the shelter and the animals it serves.

Ways you can assist
the shelter 

Turn into a member


Donate (you can specify the place you would like your donation to go: Medical Fund, Spay/Neuter Fund, Creating Fund or Basic Fund) 

Also, did you know that if you enjoy animals but are unable to undertake at this time, you can continue to aid?

Sponsor the cost of an animal though it is residing at the shelter (pay the expenditures for their foodstuff, treatment, and many others.)

Sponsor an animal’s adoption payment

Sponsor an animal’s spaying or neutering fee

There are so a lot of techniques you can keep on to support us — the shelter web-site lists all of the distinctive means to help.

Call us

For data, get in touch with 315-336-7070 or go online to

The shelter is open Tuesday – Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.