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What are Community Cats? From the Animal Humane Society: “Community cats are un-owned cats that live outdoors in the community. They may be feral or friendly, may have been born into the wild, or may be lost or abandoned pets.” Community cats usually live in colonies with other cats. Community cats are everywhere – colonies […]

What are Community Cats? From the Animal Humane Society: “Community cats are un-owned cats that live outdoors in the community. They may be feral or friendly, may have been born into the wild, or may be lost or abandoned pets.” Community cats usually live in colonies with other cats.  Community cats are everywhere – colonies […]

Wherever you live, chances are pretty good that you’ve seen a community cat- you just might have mistaken it as a neighbor’s indoor/outdoor pet. If you’ve ever tried to interact with a feline who is unfamiliar to you, only to have him run away, instead of circling your feet and asking for food- he’s probably […]

Marie says that she was once depressed and lonely. And then one day, everything changed. Marie went to ACCT (Animal Care and Control Team) to get a cat- and that’s when she saw Checkers. He was 2 months old and the cost to adopt him was $85.  Marie didn’t have the money, but she had […]

William Yerger recently brought in his rescued dog, Bane, for his first-ever round of vaccinations. Bane is such a lover, and greeted everyone in our clinic with sloppy wet kisses! Although William isn’t sure exactly how old Bane is, Emancipet’s veterinarian conducted a thorough examination and estimated his age at about a year and a half. […]

We’re just gonna say it. There is nothing cuter than a kitten, and we love what we call springtime at Emancipet: “kitten season.” In all seven of our low-cost pet health clinics, our lobbies and exam rooms are full of kittens bouncing around, knocking things off exam tables, and generally being adorable troublemakers. Most importantly, […]

Philly Pet Pages For the past 18 years, Emancipet, a non-profit founded in central Texas, has served more than a half a million pets. A growing organization, Emancipet is building a national low cost veterinary care system, and in February of 2017, Northeast Philadelphia became home to an Emancipet low-cost pet clinic. This clinic is […]