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Protectors of Animal Lives Society (PALS)

188 Case Road
Winthrop, ME 04364

Our Mission

P.A.L.S. is a no-kill cat shelter that began in 1980 as a non-profit, charitable organization. No public funds support this organization. P.A.L.S. is supported by memberships, fund-raising, memorial gifts, donations, and bequests. Your support is greatly needed. The shelter's living space consists of several rooms where the cats roam freely and have access to enclosed outdoor pens. Occupancy can range from 100 - 175 cats at any given time. Adoption hours are 8:00 am - 2:00 pm daily. We are closed snow days and holidays. An appointment is required before dropping off any cat or kitten. Please call 395-4274 for additional information about the shelter, adopting, volunteering, or surrendering a cat/kitten.

Adoption Policy

All cats adopted out of PALS have been spayed or neutered, received rabies, and distemper vaccinations, flea, tick and de-worming treatments, FIV, Leukemia and Heartworm testing, ear cleaning, and other medical treatments as needed. Adoption fees are as follows unless otherwise indicated in the cat’s profile. Please bring a carrier for your new friend!
Kittens: Up to 6 months: $175
Kittens over 6 months - 1 year old: $150
Cats over 1 year old - 5 years old: $125
Cats over 5 years old - 10 years old: $100
Cats over 10 years old: Donation - Minimum $25
FIV+ Kittens: $150
FIV+ Cats: Donation - Minimum $25
Special Needs Cats & Kittens: Manager’s Choice

PALS accepts cash, checks, or credit and debit cards through Square or PayPal

  • day hours
    Monday 8 am - 2 pm
    Tuesday 8 am - 2 pm
    Wednesday 8 am - 2 pm
    Thursday 8 am - 2 pm
    Friday 8 am - 2 pm
    Saturday 8 am - 2 pm
    Sunday 8 am - 2 pm
    By appointment only

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