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(DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO VIRUS - check back here for updates)
(Decision: Thrift Store will be open Wed & Fri (7/1 & 7/3) & then we'll re-evaulate)

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The MCFA Thrift Store will open July 1st and 3rd from 1-4pm.

(DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO VIRUS - check back here for updates)
(Decision: Thrift Store will be open Wed & Fri (7/1 & 7/3) & then we'll re-evaulate)

We will resume normal operations Wednesday thru Saturday 10-4 beginning July 8th.
Masks will be required.
A limited number of customers will be allowed in the store at any one time.
We have missed our customers and look forward to seeing you again.
Stay safe.

 
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Monroe County
Friends of Animals:
Volunteer Support
to the Shelter

 

 

 

Proud to be the FIRST
Pets for Patriots Shelter
in Tennessee!

2020
Spay Neuter Assistance for Pets, Inc
(SNAP)

Spay/Neuter Assistance for Pets, Inc. (SNAP) will issue free spay/neuter vouchers to low income Monroe County (TENNESSEE) Residents:

The July 18th session
will be a "phone in" session.
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(click here for more info).

We would like to see more cats (including barn cats) using our spay/neuter vouchers. House cats and outdoor cats can be placed in a carrier to take to the vet.

Please do not bring your pets to the voucher sessions ... VOUCHERS ONLY will be issued at the session. Vouchers are available to qualified Monroe County (TN) residents. Proof of county residence is required.

For more info, go to SNAP Web Site
(Madisonville, TN):
SNAP

Prevention is wiser than destruction.
Please neuter your pets.

 

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Please support
Monroe County Friends of Animals
 

For information about lost or found pets and adoption, contact:
Monroe County Animal Shelter (MCAS)
170 Kefauver Lane, Madisonville, TN 37354
animal.shelter@monroetn.com
423.442.1015

Map to Shelter
located behind Wal-Mart | Hours: Tues - Fri 11am to 430pm; Sat 11am to 2pm.
Closed Sun/Mon.

To report strays or abused pets, contact:
City of Madisonville, TN - call Animal Control at 423-519-1008
City of Sweetwater, TN - call City Hall at 423-337-6979 and ask for Animal Control
Monroe County, TN - call the Sheriff's Department at 423-442-4357, choose option #4 and ask for Animal Control.

To become a member of Monroe County Friends of Animals (MCFA), make a donation,
volunteer either in the shelter or in another venue
, contact:
Monroe County Friend of Animals
P.O. Box 106, Vonore, TN 37885
phone: 423.442.1015
email: MCFA37885@gmail.com

 
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~~~The MCFA Thrift Store is presently selling furniture via their Facebook page!
"Thrift Store of MCFA"
Please check often to see postings off/on during the day.
GREAT deals ... cash only ...
someone would meet you at the store for you to pick up your new furniture ...
cribs, sofas, tables, desks, cabinets, dining room sets, TVs, etc.

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The shelter has reopened with the regular hours of
Tuesday - Friday 11:00 - 4:30
and
Saturday 11:00 - 2:00.

Click HERE for New Shelter Policies

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Email animal.shelter@monroetn.com animal.shelter@monroetn.com
or call 423-442-1015
for more information about any posted pet.

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Here is a link to an article (summary) about pets and COVID-19 from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) via the Facebook page from a Knoxville Vet: www.facebook.com/VillageVetMD

PLEASE know that the COVID-19 virus is NOT transmitted by pets. You cannot get the virus from your furry friends.


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TN Monroe County Animal Shelter
is the official Facebook page for the Monroe County Animal Shelter (MCAS)

Pet of the Week:
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Dora - Israel - Isla - Sabrina

We have four beautiful cats for the Pet of the Week:   
... read more ...

Other Pets:
For more information about our pets or to adopt,
please email animal.shelter@monroetn.com or call 423-442-1015.

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Shelter Statistics for the Week Ending Saturday, 06/27/2020 - 48 Intakes:

2005 - 2019 Statistics Summary

  5   Shelter/PetSmart Adoptions
  11   Transferred to rescue
      2
18
  Reclaimed by grateful owners

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If you're interested in adopting any of our furry friends, please email animal.shelter@monroetn.com
or call 423.442.1015

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***URGENT*** Calling kitten Fosters: "Kitten Season" is here! We need you NOW! The kittens and the shelter need you. As a foster home, you can choose to foster kittens that need to be bottle fed, a nursing Mom cat and her babies, or a little older weaned kittens that just need to grow up/gain enough weight so they can be spayed/neutered and be adopted or maybe just un-socialized kittens that have not had any or minimal human contact - they just need some TLC so they can be adopted - nothing better than cuddling a kitten. And the best reason for being a cat/kitten foster is that even if it's pouring rain, you don't have to walk them! Please call the shelter for additional information.

The Shelter is currently filled to near maximum capacity, so we are looking for people to help foster some of the animals (esp. now). Many of the animals are housebroken, sweet, and family-friendly. They are often placed in the Shelter because their owners are no longer able to care for them. If you are interested, please email animal.shelter@monroetn.com or call the Shelter, 423-442-1015, and they will put you in touch with Cathy Barrett, Foster Coordinator.

Also, the Monroe County Sherriff's Office has placed the trustees on lockdown; therefore, the Shelter is in desperate need of volunteers to walk the dogs and assist with other Shelter needs. If you are able to help, please call the Shelter.

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Since so many of us are either off from work or working from home, this is a great opportunity to spend some time outdoors with your family and pets. East Tennessee has an abundance of hiking trails and outdoor activities to keep everyone happy and busy. Take advantage of this time to get to know them better.

Your pet is probably not used to you being home full time and is loving the extra attention. But pets, like children, become bored with too much free time. Take your dog for extra walks or to a new location with all those new smells. This is also a good time to teach your dog new tricks or new commands. A long stay-down is always a good skill for any dog to have. Or perhaps you want him to bring the ball back to you after you've thrown it. Any new skill or trick keeps your dog's mind and body busy and prevents boredom.

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The MCFA Thrift Store will open July 1st and 3rd from 1-4pm.

(DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO VIRUS - check back here for updates)
(Decision: Thrift Store will be open Wed & Fri (7/1 & 7/3) & then we'll re-evaulate)

We will resume normal operations Wednesday thru Saturday 10-4 beginning July 8th.
Masks will be required.
A limited number of customers will be allowed in the store at any one time.
We have missed our customers and look forward to seeing you again.
Stay safe.

MCFA
***The MCFA Thrift Store is presently selling furniture via their Facebook page!
"Thrift Store of MCFA"
Please check often to see postings off/on during the day.
GREAT deals ... cash only ...
someone would meet you at the store for you to pick up your new furniture ...
cribs, sofas, tables, desks, cabinets, dining room sets, TVs, etc.

  • Looking for gifts for your loved ones? Check out the MCFA Thrift Store run by volunteers of The Monroe County Friends of Animals.
  • New merchandise arrives daily and is priced to move. Clothing, shoes, furniture, kitchen ware, bedding, appliances, books -
    we've got it all.
  • Donations are greatly appreciated and are accepted Wednesday-Saturday from 10 am-3:30 pm.
  • All proceeds go to help the homeless animals of Monroe County, TN.
  • Shopping hours are Wednesday-Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm and worker volunteers are always in high demand.
  • Like us on Facebook "Thrift Store of MCFA" for up-to-date sale information.
  • Location: 3949 Highway 411, Madisonville, TN (across from Kentucky Fried Chicken). Store hours are 10am-4pm,
    Wednesday - Saturday. 423-420-3412

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SNAP (Spay Neuter Assistance Program) and MCFA (Monroe County Friends of Animals) offers free vouchers to qualifying families for a spay or neuter procedure at participating local veterinarians (dogs and cats).

The July 18th session will be a "phone in" session. Please stay tuned for more details as we get closer to that date ... we are still working on and fine tuning the new process. .

Vouchers are available to qualified Monroe County (TN) residents. Proof of county residence is required.

For more info, go to SNAP Web Site
(Madisonville, TN):
SNAP
 

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Shelter Needs:
  • Pedigree dog & puppy - canned & dry food.
  • Friskies canned pate flavors.
  • Purina One dry cat & kitten food.
  • See our complete list: Wish List
  • Donations can be made from our website www.monroecountyfriendsofanimals.org
  • Or checks may be mailed to MCFA, PO Box 106, Vonore, TN 37885.
All funds are used for animal care including veterinarian fees, antibiotics, testing, vaccinations, flea and heartworm control, cat litter and sanitary litter boxes.

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The Monroe County Animal Shelter (MCAS) is at 170 Kefauver Lane in Madisonville (behind Wal-Mart) and is open Tues-Fri 11-4:30 and Saturdays 11-2. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. Call 423-442-1015 or check out all available pets on our website at www.monroecountyfriendsofanimals.org. TN Monroe County Animal Shelter is the official Facebook page for the shelter. Adoption Gift Certificates available all year.

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IMPORTANT NOTE:
Animal Control is administered through the Sheriff's office.
Call the Sheriff's office at 423-442-3911 to report cases of stray animals, animal endangerment or abuse/neglect.
Please do not call the shelter.

Thank you to the volunteers who continue to be faithful in coming to help us at the shelter, we appreciate you so much!

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NOTE: All animals are spayed/neutered before adoption.

Please spay or neuter your own pets
and
help us keep our county's pet population under control.


Do your part to keep Monroe County, TN beautiful and visitor-friendly.
Use the number below to report instances of stray or abused animals:
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Please note that this is not the direct number to Animal Control, but the Sheriff's Dispatch which takes a report and then relays information to Animal Control.


For information about lost or found pets and adoption, contact:
Monroe County Animal Shelter (TN)
(MCAS)
170 Kefauver Lane, Madisonville, TN 37354
animal.shelter@monroetn.com
423.442.1015

To report strays or abused pets, contact:
City of Madisonville, TN - call Animal Control at 423-519-1008
City of Sweetwater, TN - call City Hall at 423-337-6979 and ask for Animal Control
Monroe County, TN - call the Sheriff's Department at 423-442-4357, choose option #4 and ask for Animal Control.

Map to Shelter
located behind Wal-Mart | Hours: Tues - Fri 11am to 430pm; Sat 11am to 2pm.
Closed Sun/Mon.

To become a member of MCFA, make a donation,
volunteer either in the shelter or in another venue
, contact:
Monroe County Friend of Animals
P.O. Box 106, Vonore, TN 37885
phone: 423.442.1015
email: MCFA37885@gmail.com

(Updated: Wednesday, 07/01/2020)

Pet of The Week is brought to you by Monroe County (TN) Friends of Animals, a non-profit 501c3 group. We fund up to 1/3 of the operating costs of the Monroe County (TN) Animal Shelter. In addition our volunteers spend thousands of volunteer hours each year at the shelter the Friends of Animal Thrift Store, transporting animals, raising money and providing other services that would otherwise not be funded or provided.
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