Standish Humane Society

P.O. Box 634, Duxbury, MA  02331   781-834-4663

We speak for those who cannot speak for themselves

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Welcome to Standish Humane Society
We are a non-profit, tax-exempt organization of volunteers founded in 1969 dedicated to the care and placement of stray and abandoned pets in southeastern Massachusetts. We operate a no-kill shelter and adoption center in Duxbury, MA and an Adoption Center in the PetSmart store in Braintree, MA. Through an active placement and reduced cost spay-neuter program, Standish works to reduce the critical pet overpopulation problem.  Standish Humane is dependent on charitable donations to provide for the care of cats and kittens awaiting adoption.  We find Forever Homes for more than 350 cats and kittens annually.


Meet our Featured Cat of the Week






Hi everyone, this is Lenox again.  I’m the gorgeous one-year-old girl with the irresistible purrsonality still waiting for someone to take me home.


We’re going into my third week as featured cat, and every time the phone rings, my ears perk up hoping that the call will be someone wanting to come see me.  So far, I have been disappointed.  People have come to see me but end up going home with someone else.  Don’t get me wrong . . . I’m very happy to see one of my roommates find a home, but I’m confused as to why no one is taking me.


I’m trying to keep my spirits up, but if I don't get adopted by the end of my third week as featured cat, another cat will take my place.  I am afraid if that happens I will be forgotten forever.


I am a great cat, and there is nothing I love more than people!  I dream about the day I will have my own person to love.  I want a person to snuggle with me when it is cold, and to pet me when we’re just hanging out.   I just want to have a best friend.  I’m a very low maintenance girl that will just go with the flow.  I love to play and I love to sit on laps.  I also have beautiful, silky hair that is very easy to brush if you want to.


If you need someone to love you unconditionally and think of you as the greatest person who ever lived, you need me. I promise to entertain you with my kittenish antics, to warm your heart when it is heavy, and to make you feel like the most loved person in the world.


I have waited so long for a forever home, and I want one so much.  If you can't adopt me, please share my story with your friends and family and on Facebook.  I promise to make someone's life very happy. 


Thank you for reading my story.




Featured Cats at PetSmart Adoption Center   
 located in The Marketplace, 250 Grossman Drive in Braintree
An Adoption Counselor will be in the Adoption Center on Saturdays from 10 - 2
 You can contact us by phone or email for more information about the kitties.
Some find homes before they get to PetSmart so we can't always know when they will be here.
Note: at PetSmart we can accept only cash or check for adoption fees

Three cats have arrived at Petsmart January 23
Stop by to get a peek at them

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to see what's happening!
Annual Benefit Drawing 
 January 25, 2015
Great Prizes !!
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