Home Making a Difference... One Animal at a Time!

DAWS News

June is Adopt-a-Cat Month!

Each year DAWS finds homes for nearly 300 cats and kittens.  This is just a tiny percentage of the estimated 3.4 million cats that enter U.S. shelters annually, of which, only 37% of get adopted.  Celebrate Adopt-a-Cat month this June and help us prevent this CAT-astrophe!

Read More

Environmental Enrichment for Cats

Your cat is a sensory-driven creature who needs an outlet for her energy. If she is faced with a boring environment and no means to release tension, the consequences may be detrimental. Creating an enriching home environment is something every cat parent should focus on to keep kitty happy and healthy.

Read More

DAWS Celebrates Another Pets for Patriots Adoption

We're celebrating!  Dolly, a 6-year-old Coonhound mix, became the second DAWS dog to be adopted as part of the Pets for Patriots progam.

Read More

Your Voice Can Make a Difference!

The voices of animal lovers throughout Connecticut wer heard! Desmond's Law passed the House and Senate and is making its way to the Governor's office for signing.  Three additional pro-animal bills need your support.  Learn how you can help.

Read More

Is Your Pet Suffering from Allergies?

The same allergens that can wreak havoc on your nasal passages can also cause discomfort in your pets.  Pets affected by allergies may suffer all of their lives because we don’t recognize the symptoms.  Knowing the signs of allergies in our furry companions can help alleviate that suffering.  

Read More