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SPCA International awarded five Shelter of the Week grants to needy, grassroots animal welfare organizations in conjunction with our participation in the 11th annual Broadway Barks held in New York City and founded by Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore. These grants will go a long way in helping each rescue group survive these tough economic times and continue their vital life-saving work. Take a moment to learn about these special organizations and the great work they are accomplishing. We know their stories of dedication and success will inspire you.


Urban Cat League, Inc. is committed to improving the lives of homeless cats in New York City. This awesome organization is sheltering and protecting multiple feral cat colonies around the city. It provides foster homes for cats in search of their forever homes and they provide shelter for feral cats through the wind, rain and snow.

Pet-I-Care is an amazing organization run by a dedicated group of passionate individuals. They regularly whisk dogs and cats out of the New York Animal Control system just hours before they are scheduled to be euthanized and give them the love and attention they need. Pet-I-Care works closely with volunteer veterinarians, trainers and behaviorists to help the animals in their care get placed in permanent loving homes.

Loving Touch, Inc. is run entirely on volunteer energy and passion. This dedicated group is committed to improving the lives of animals in New York through extensive educational outreach. Loving Touch focuses its work on spay and neuter, emergency veterinary care for strays and homes for the abandoned.

Long Island GreyHound Transfer, also known as L.I.G.H.T., was founded by a group of 6 friends in 1995. They are steadfast in their commitment to educate their community on the plight of the Greyhound once its racing days are over. To date, this incredible organization has placed over 1,200 Greyhounds in forever homes.

PLUTO Rescue on Staten Island is committed to humane education and saving homeless, abandoned, sick and unwanted animals. PULTO operates both a foster care network and shelter space borrowed from compassionate community entrepreneurs. This duel effort allows it to save and place more animals. This volunteer-run organization saves lives daily.

SPCA International awarded these grants through our Shelter grant program and the financial assistance has already been put to work. Thanks to your donations and support, SPCA International is able to give financial grants to shelters and rescue groups worldwide every week.

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