Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) has a passion for helping families in distress keep their pets. MCAS officers went above and beyond this month to care for a dog in need of medical care.
Thank you to KGW for featuring Multnomah County Animal Services on Portland Today for National Pet Day.
Volunteers are needed for the Kitten Triage Program to help hold, feed, bathe, socialize, and play with kittens.
It’s not kitten season yet, but it several hoarding cases recently that have resulted in an unexpected number of cat admissions. Thirty percent (30%) of the cats available for adoption in the MCAS Cattery are previous victims of a hoarding situation.
More than a calling: Animal care technician Jodi Luffman shares the triumphs and challenges of animal rescue
Jodi Luffman laughs as she struggles to pull the thick straps of the plastic navy blue overalls over her shoulders without getting the clasps tangled in her shoulder-length blond hair. She steps into a tall pair of rubber boots and strikes a superhero pose, making fun of her heavy-duty uniform.
Nancy never expected the call she received last week; after missing for 3 ½ years, her cat Larry was found!
This little guy was quite the mess when the tow truck driver found him abandoned in a car. The story is muddy, but his owner may have been pulled out of the car unconscious as much as a week before the tow truck driver arrived, meaning Grover had been without food or water for the entire time. Luckily for him,
Come to MCAS on Friday, February 24th to see Scooby-Doo Monster Truck & driver, Myranda Cozad of Monster Jam from 12-1 pm. Monster Adoption Special gives 20% off adoption fees throughout the day!
Progressive shelter practices at Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) resulted in saving over 96 percent of dogs, and 92 percent of cats, the highest live-release rate in the history of the agency.