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Jonah’s journey to a fur-ever home

You make second chances happen at Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society every day.

Because of your support, GMHS remains a beacon of hope and safe harbor for homeless pets in the many communities we serve. One of the many pets who was about to make a heart connection because of you is “Jonah.”

Jonah came to GMHS as a scared stray cat in January after being picked up by Gloucester County Animal Control. A handsome 10 lbs., three-year-old brown tabby, Jonah had the tiniest kitten-like meow. He would chat with visitors and rub his body on the glass of his cage to be petted, but was afraid to be touched.

Jonah wanted to be social but did not know how. After three months in our care, he continued to take his time warming up. We thought a change might help, so he was transferred to one of our adoption-guaranteed rescue groups through our Highway to Home program.

Upon his arrival at our partner shelter, Jonah joined his foster family, who, along with their older cat Marius, immediate...

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