• MEOW! It’s our 25th anniversary!

    Twenty-five years ago, a few caring souls decided to come to the aid of the 300+ free-roaming cats just surviving along the Newburyport waterfront. The effort they launched was one of the first in the nation to use Trap-Neuter-Return to improve the lives of … Continue Reading...

  • Do you love cats? We’d love to meet you!

    MRFRS is a volunteer-driven organization. We couldn’t achieve our mission without our wonderful, passionate volunteers who help both in the shelter and out in the community. There are many roles to play: helping care for cats, assisting with special events, … Continue Reading...

  • Catmobile appointments available in a town near you!

    Book your Catmobile appointment today by calling 978-465-1940, or by using our online booking system. Spay packages are $120, neuter packages are $80. Packages include spay/neuter surgery, brief exam, rabies vaccine (if old enough), FVRCP vaccine, and a nail … Continue Reading...


    Do you have an old car, truck, boat, or RV you're ready to part with? Consider donating it to MRFRS and get a great tax deduction in return! It's quick and easy -- and you'll feel great knowing that … Continue Reading...

    The 2017 MRFRS Cat Calendar is available now!

    Click here to order your 2017 MRFRS Cat Calendar today — featuring photos of our supporters’ cats (and many MRFRS alums!), plus a retrospective of covers from past calendars, along with photos of some … Continue Reading...

    Give a special birthday gift that’s purr-fectly meaningful…

    Give the gift of love and support for our FeLeuk kitties! As one of the only shelters in the region to take in cats testing positive for the Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV or FeLeuk, for short), we … Continue Reading...


    • March 11, 2017 9:00 amLow-Cost Rabies & Microchipping Clinic for Cats & Dogs
    • June 4, 2017 12:00 pmMRFRS Strut for Strays
    • October 15, 2017 1:00 pmLow-Cost Rabies & Microchipping Clinic for Cats & Dogs
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    • January 23, 20171-Catmobile Holbrook - CANCELLED
    • January 24, 20171-Catmobile Leominster - FULLY BOOKED
    • January 25, 20171-Catmobile Tyngsboro - FULLY BOOKED
    • January 28, 20171-Catmobile Brockton - FULLY BOOKED
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    • January 22, 2017Feral Spay Neuter Clinic *RESERVATIONS REQUIRED*
    • February 12, 2017Feral Spay Neuter Clinic *RESERVATIONS REQUIRED*
    • February 18, 20171-Catmobile Brockton Feral Clinic **Reservations Required**
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    Get your cat spayed/neutered today! 

    **Please note that feral cat spay/neuter clinics are for un-owned, free-roaming or “wild” cats only. No owned or pet cats will be accepted. If you’re interested in low-cost spay/neuter services for your pet cat, please contact the Catmobile for more information.**