PAWS-MONTCLAIR was founded 39 years ago. We are a non-profit organization, with 501(c)3 status. PAWS is dedicated to finding homes for the unwanted cats and dogs in our community. We are proud to have one of the highest adoption rates amongst the many animal rescues in New Jersey.
We are supported solely by donations. 100% of all donations go directly to the shelter. NO fundraisers are ever paid.
Donate to Our Rescue Group...
Come Meet Our Pets...
Our cats and dogs have been placed in our foster network, Please call or email to arrange an appointment to meet our animals.
Our adoption days are held at the PETCO in Verona, NJ.
Cat and Kitten adoption days are held the 2nd, 3rd and 4th (also the 5th if there is one) Saturdays of each month from 11 am-4pm. You can meet our cats there.
We also have adoptable cats at Petco in Orange, NJ.
Our Adoption Process...
To ensure our animals are placed in good homes all applicants are thoroughly screened and we do follow-up calls and visits. All adopted cats and dogs are given a 10 day health guarantee, providing the adopter uses the veterinarian we select.
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to help you keep track of which pets you've inquired about, and which shelters and rescues you've emailed.
NOTE: Some shelters have physical locations you can visit; some of these shelters may only have pets for a limited time, so please do not wait for a reply—just go visit the shelter!
Other organizations are rescue groups run by busy volunteers who may take a while to reply. You can find information about the shelter or rescue group caring for this pet, and their adoption procedures,
on the pet's details page on Adopt-a-Pet.com.