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09/14/2017 - 2:57pm

When a mother cat was trapped to be spayed, but her kittens scattered, Vivian went kitten fishing to humanely trap the kittens to stay with their mother.

09/06/2017 - 12:55pm
MCAS Officers continue to rescue animals in evacuation zones

We are so appreciative of the many offers to help animals impacted by the fires and evacuations in the Columbia Gorge. The desire to help with this local disaster is clearly very strong.

08/24/2017 - 2:29pm

It’s important to protect pets from the heat to avoid heatstroke, which can be difficult to treat once it begins, and can be life threatening. Please observe and share the following guidelines and resources for keeping pets cool in hot weather.

08/23/2017 - 4:00pm

Kitten Triage Tuesday took place every Tuesday from July 11 - August 22, 2017. Live video streams provided a weekly virtual tour of the Kitten Triage trailer, where viewers experienced the day in the life of a kitten foster, watched kitten feedings, asked questions about the kittens in the program, and more! At the end of the campaign, donors raised $18,525 for the Kitten Triage Program #

08/22/2017 - 12:22pm
Kitten driving a car

Shopping for a new car, or looking to get that old clunker off your property?  You can donate your vehicle to support the lifesaving Kitten Triage program at MCAS.

08/07/2017 - 3:58pm

Multnomah County Commissioner, Jessica Vega Pederson, adopted a new family member in July! "Marie Curie is an energetic, loving, eight-week-old kitten who has made fast friends everywhere she’s gone." Congratulations to Commissioner Vega Pederson and Marie Curie! #MCAShappyadoptions

08/04/2017 - 2:36pm

Kitten season is here! Over 800 kittens will come to Multnomah County Animal Services this year and we want to help them. Before the Kitten Triage Program started in 2013, only 67% could be saved. WITH the Kitten Triage Program, over 93%+ have been consistently saved, including the most vulnerable: bottle babies, sick babies, and feral babies. You can support the Kitten Triage Program to make

08/01/2017 - 11:40am

Join our team of humane animal care and customer service professionals, serving the pets and people of Multnomah County.  Learn about working for Multnomah County, such as how to apply, work locations, information for veterans, and career paths at multco.us/jobs.

07/21/2017 - 12:24pm
Krissy H. with the large Solid Gold Pet Food donation she helped secure

Thank you to Solid Gold Pet Nutrition for their recent donation of 13 pallets of premium dog and cat dry food, wet food, dog treats, and health supplements to benefit the animals at Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS).  Our warehouse and hearts are full thanks to this generous gift.

07/20/2017 - 7:05pm
Randall Brown with kitten

Randall Brown, Multnomah County Animal Services Field Services Chief, appeared on KGW's Portland Today show to discuss how to recognize and prevent animal cruelty and abuse in light of recent cases in our community.  Also appearing was a special kitten guest to promote the Kitten Triage Program #KittenTriageTuesday

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