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       MISSION STATEMENT

Promoting nutrition, alternative healthcare, networking, and transport to give animals every chance at a better life. We believe that all animals regardless of condition and circumstances, deserve a right to a full and good life, and our goal is to build a sanctuary for those animals that require a lifetime of care and protection.
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CAT OF THE WEEK

 

Pepe

Pepe came to SMART Paws as a tiny kitten dropped off on someone's porch in the late spring of 2021. He was half the size for his approximate 6 weeks of age, mistaken for a 3-week-old. He needed to be syringe fed for about a week until he started eating on his own. He had a severe upper respiratory infection, that only exhibits itself in some rapid sneezing, and then he is fine. As you can see by the pictures, this little guy loves to inhabit any place he can fit his little body into. However, don't let his small stature fool you. He easily stands up to cats twice his weight and size, and often can be a bit of a bully if he finds an easy target. He loves to play with cats that are equally confident and playful though. Pepe loves to be cuddling with his humans and often tries to help a bit too much on computer work. It's hard to be upset when those brilliant big green eyes look up at you.

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DOG OF THE WEEK

 

Thank you for looking, currently we don't have any dogs available for adoption!​

Adoptable cats
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Adoptable dogs

No dogs

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ABOUT
US

Shores of the Mitten Animal Rescue and Transport (dba SMART Paws) is an animal rescue in the Great Lakes Bay region of Michigan that was established in 2015. As a rescue, we are currently operating in foster-based homes and are limited solely by the number of homes we have available. In addition to increasing our ability to take in and care for animals that we plan on placing in suitable, loving homes, our long term goal is to build a sanctuary for animals that require lifetime care and protection. Currently we are expanding our foster network, building relationships with other rescues and shelters, developing community education outreach programs, and providing rehabilitation services for wildlife that we are allowed by state law to take in. In our sanctuary, we plan to design and create environments that are optimal for the individual needs of animals with plenty of human interaction and lots of space to explore, play, and rest. We will also focus on sound animal nutrition and optimal health care practices. SMART Paws is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. 

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CONTACT US

Email: info.smartpaws@gmail.com

PO Box 1021, Midland, MI 48641

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