Think You Can’t Foster? Think Again

Seven Reasons You CAN Be A Cat Foster Parent Every single year, thousands of cats and kittens are saved thanks to the power of fostering. We cannot overstate how vital foster homes are to our lifesaving success, but understand some people may be hesitant before...

Kitten Shower

Whether you are new to fostering or an old pro, we hope you can join us and Philadoptables on June 3rd and 4th for the annual ACCT Philly Kitten Shower! Featuring Fostering 101 classes for new fosters, free foster supplies kits courtesy of Philadoptables, light drinks...

May Adoption Events and Promotions

Main Shelter (Hunting Park Ave)  Kittens (under 6 months): $75 Adult cats (over 6 months): $25 Older adult cats (over 5 years): free with FAQ handout Cats with Kitty Colds: free with FAQ handout & medication Puppies (under 6 months): $100 Adult dogs (over 6...

5th Annual Bourbon Battle Fundraiser

Join us on Wednesday, April 26 at the Trestle Inn for The Bourbon Battle: the Flight of a Lifetime benefiting ACCT Philly! Come taste and cast your vote as four of Philadelphia’s slickest bartenders do battle with their best Woodford Reserve Bourbon cocktail!...

April Adoption Events and Promotions

Main Shelter (Hunting Park Ave)  Kittens (under 6 months): $75 Adult cats (over 6 months): $25 Older adult cats (over 5 years): free with FAQ handout Cats with Kitty Colds: free with FAQ handout & medication Puppies (under 6 months): $100 Adult dogs (over 6...

You Found a Litter of Kittens; Now What?

Did you find newborn kittens? Keep the following in mind when deciding what to do next: If you find young kittens without their mom, it does not automatically mean they have been abandoned by their mother. The mother could be out looking for food, or finding a more...

Adopt a Less-Adoptable Feline Friend

Adopt a Less-Adoptable Feline Friend! Sunday April 2 to Sunday April 16 – $10 adoption fees! 111 W. Hunting Park Ave. Philadelphia PA 19140 Adoption hours: 1pm-8pm Monday through Friday and 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday Cats that are considered less desirable or...

How is ACCT Philly Really Doing in 2017?

Measuring how well a shelter is doing isn’t simple. For a true picture, a lot of variables need to be evaluated–intake, adoptions, euthanasias, deaths, fostered animals—the list goes on. But two things that should always be looked at is the shelter’s live...

Length of Stay: What Does It Mean?

In an effort to be more transparent regarding our operations and data, we are pleased to kick-off a series of informational presentations and articles to help our stakeholders better understand how and why we make certain decisions.  The goal is to develop a more...

HVAC Update #2

HVAC Update We are happy to report that the HVAC construction is on schedule and should be completed by April. Thanks to immense support from the community, volunteers, and rescues, dogs are moving through the shelter quickly and euthanasia is minimal. Shelter...

March Adoption Events and Promotions

Main Shelter (Hunting Park Ave)  Kittens (under 6 months): $75 Adult cats (over 6 months): $25 Older adult cats (over 5 years): free with FAQ handout Cats with Kitty Colds: free with FAQ handout & medication Puppies (under 6 months): $100 Adult dogs (over 6...

HVAC Renovation Update

HVAC Project Update #1 – February 8, 2017 Thanks to a strong team effort from staff, volunteers, rescues and the City, we are pleased to say that the first days of HVAC construction have gone smoothly! The dogs are dealing with the construction well, and...

February Adoption Promotions

Main Shelter (Hunting Park Ave)  Kittens (under 6 months): $75 Adult cats (over 6 months): $25 Older adult cats (over 5 years): free with FAQ handout Cats with Kitty Colds: free with FAQ handout & medication Puppies (under 6 months): $100 Adult dogs (over 6...

ACCT Philly to Undergo HVAC Renovations

On Thursday we announced that ACCT Philly will soon undergo a major renovation of the kennel HVAC system. As promised, we’d like to share further details of this exciting project with you. What and Why The current heating and cooling system in the kennel area is...

MLK Day of Service Cat Winter Shelter Workshop

Join us and Best Friends Animal Society Philadelphia Community Cats Project for an MLK Day of Service Cat Winter Shelter Workshop. This free event is held at ACCT Philly on Monday January 16th from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Please RSVP and direct questions to...

January Adoption Events and Promotions

Main Shelter (Hunting Park Ave)  Kittens (under 6 months): $75 Adult cats (over 6 months): $25 Older adult cats (over 5 years): free with FAQ handout Cats with Kitty Colds: free with FAQ handout & medication Puppies (under 6 months): $100 Adult dogs (over 6...

Join ACCT Philly on Nextdoor.com!

ACCT Philly is excited to announce that we have joined Nextdoor, the free and private social network for neighborhoods. We will use Nextdoor to communicate with Philadelphia neighbors about lost and found pets, share opportunities for adoption of rescue animals, and...

ACCT Philly Dedicates Lobby to Jordan Barnes

This past Sunday, December 4th, 2016, ACCT Philly dedicated the shelter lobby to Eagle Scout candidate Jordan Barnes. Barnes, member of Boy Scout Troop 24 of Doylestown, received a Certificate of Appreciation in a “leash-cutting ceremony” for his efforts painting the...

Code Blue Declared – 12/8 6 p.m. – 12/12 6 a.m.

*CODE BLUE DECLARED*:  Thursday, 12/8 at 6 p.m. through Monday, 12/12 at 6 a.m. Code Blue Information Philadelphia residents must provide indoor shelter for their dogs during periods where Philadelphia declares a Code Blue or Code Grey advisory for extreme cold...

Opportunity Barks at ACCT Philly!

At ACCT Philly we do our best to care for every animal that comes through our doors, doing as much as we can so that they can quickly find their forever home! That’s why we reached out to the training and behavior experts at Opportunity Barks. Owner and Training...

December Adoption Events & Promotions

Main Shelter (Hunting Park Ave)  Kittens (under 6 months): $75 Adult cats (over 6 months): $25 Older adult cats (over 5 years): free with FAQ handout Cats with Kitty Colds: free with FAQ handout & medication Puppies (under 6 months): $100 Adult dogs (over 6...

Fee-waived adoption event starts Black Friday

ACCT Philly is thrilled to once again partner with Zappos.com and Best Friends Animal Society to offer fee-waived adoptions on all pets from Black Friday through Cyber Monday!  Come find your new best friend from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., November 25th-28th at the...

Donations matched on #GivingTuesday, November 29th

Donor pledges to match gifts made to ACCT Philly on #GivingTuesday  (Donate Now) Thanks to the generosity of one animal lover, all gifts made to ACCT Philly on #GivingTuesday, November 29th, will be matched up to a total of $10,000. Donations must be made to the...

Get Your Pet Partners with ACCT Philly

Get Your Pet Partners with ACCT Philly! The Future of Pet Adoption GetYourPet.com and ACCT Philly are teaming up to save your pets! GetYourPet.com is a newly launched, game-changing pet adoption site where owners needing to rehome pets and those seeking to adopt can...

November Adoption Events and Promotions

Main Shelter (Hunting Park Ave)  Kittens (under 6 months): $75 Adult cats (over 6 months): $25 Older adult cats (over 5 years): free with FAQ handout Cats with Kitty Colds: free with FAQ handout & medication Puppies (under 6 months): $100 Adult dogs (over 6...

Thank you for our best National Feral Cat Day ever!

This year we had a turnout of more than 100 attendees at the event and a little over 100 shelters were built! For all those who came out to help and those who couldn’t but still donated, we cannot thank you enough. Ready for the next winter shelter workshop?...