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The impact of your lifesaving friendship

The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society’s animal welfare programs and services help thousands of pets and families every year. Collectively, we have the ability to ensure GMHS remains a beacon of hope and safe harbor for all those in need. Each pet has their own story, and we would like to share a few of those with you.

“Kelly,” a senior cat with diabetes, spent 236 days in GMHS’s care. She became a staff favorite as she was the most affectionate feline ever. In our care, she was always in the mood for some cuddles and pets. Thanks to the reach of social media, Kelly found her forever family in North Carolina and is now living her best life. She gets to spend her senior years happy and healthy in her forever home. You could not ask for a happier chapter for her story.

Two-year-old “Lynelle” was transferred into GMHS from another local shelter. Her whole body would wiggle with excitement when she saw you. During her intake exam, this affectionate dog tested positive for heartworm d...

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