Standish Humane Society

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

We speak for those who cannot speak for themselves

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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 Cats of the Week



Lenox (black female) and Patrick (orange and white male)are our recent Featured Cats. They wonder why no one has come to adopt them, because all the other Featured Cats were adopted. We explained that the recent snow storms and frigid weather are keeping people close to home. Lenox and Patrick both say they will make it worth your efforts and will greet you warmly when you come to meet them--and then fill your heart with love when you take them home. They say they won't mind going out in the cold if it means a ride with their forever families.
Lenox would like to be your only cat who will snuggle in your lap and warm you up when you come in from the cold.
Patrick also wants to be the one and only cat who will melt your heart even if the snow doesn’t melt very soon.

Please call 781-834-4663 to arrange a convenient time to meet either Patrick or Lenox. They deserve a wonderful home--could it be yours?

 The adoption fees for Lenox and Patrick have been reduced to $ 75 each.

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 cats arriving Feb 27 

Be sure to visit our EVENTS page 
to see what's happening!
 Winter storms and bitter cold days
 are forecast for the foreseeable future.
Please keep your pets safe indoors.
Visit our Pet Care Tips page.