Standish Humane Society

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

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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, I’m Connor.  I ‘m a very handsome 1 1/2 year old buff and white boy.  I’m the perfect cat!  Everyone thought I’d be adopted right away but here it is, 4 months since I arrived at Standish, and I’m being featured.


I love everything!  I love to play and I love to be petted and I love to just hang out and watch the activity around me.  I’m a well-rounded guy.  I love all people, young & old, and I love other cats and dogs too.  I only have one flaw . . . I’m not crazy about “geriatric” cats and dogs that aren’t interested in playing.  However, if you already have a pet that’s looking for a playmate, that’s great, we’ll be fast friends.


So, if you are looking for a great cat with a “go with the flow” attitude, who plays great with his contemporaries, and just loves people, I’m your guy.  Did I mention how handsome I am?


Please come to see me at the shelter.  No one ever thought I’d still be here after all this time.  Give me a chance to show you just how perfect I can be in your home.


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
New Kitties are here!

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Thanks to everyone who participated in DoggiePawLooza 2013
 We had a great day!  Your continued support is appreciated. 
See photos and list of our generous sponsors  here
Save the Date for September 14, 2014