Kitten Baby Shower Saturday May 9

The kittens are coming, the kittens are coming!!!!

Please join us for our 8th annual Public Baby Shower & Donation Drive to support the shelter as we take on kitten season!

Saturday, May 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the shelter!! 

Enjoy free cupcakes and punch!

NOTE: Howell Avenue (38) is under construction. It is best to come from the east, turn on to East Bolivar Avenue, and park on either East Bolivar or South Burrell Street. There is no parking on Howell Avenue, and you cannot turn east on Howell to Bolivar.  

Please help Second Hand Purrs by bringing us our most needed items during kitten season.

Donation Drive Wish List:

 Kitten Food (dry): Purina Kitten Pro Plan, IAMS Kitten, Chicken Soup for the Kitten Lover's Soul, and Nutro Max Kitten

NOTE: We are no longer feeding Purina Kitten Chow due to ingredient change.

Kitten (no Adult) Fancy Feast canned cat food-turkey flavor only (can be purchased at Petco, PetSmart, Pet World, or Pet Supplies Plus)

Note: Please no adult Fancy Feast, Kitten only

Jars of chicken baby food, Gerber or Beechnut brands

Clorox disinfectant wipes (no Lysol wipes)

30 gallon drawstring heavy duty trash bags

High Efficiency Laundry Detergent

Bleach (no splashless or gel)

Clay Cat Litter

Paper Towel

Antibacterial Dish Soap and Hand Soap

Once again, we will be selling the delicious Pies for Purrs.


Pies: Pecan, Rhubarb, Strawberry-Rhubarb, Cherry, Blueberry, Apple: $25/ea or $6/mini size

Cobblers: Blueberry, Rhubarb, Cherry - $25 each

Pies are limited, so first come first served!


Eat for the Kitties at Transfer Pizzeria May 4-18

Save the Dates!!! Our annual fundraiser with Transfer Pizzeria starts May 4!!!

Please print the flyer below and eat at Transfer Pizzeria anytime between May 4 and May 18. This applies to take-out orders as well!

You must present the flyer to your server when ordering for Second Hand Purrs to receive credit.

The give-back rate is 20% Monday – Wednesday and 10% Thursday – Sunday.

Spring Cleaning???

Think of us! We can definitely use more gently used items for our rummage sale. June is fast approaching and we are cleaning and prepping items for our sale! The last day we will be accepting donations is May 30. Please no holiday decorations, clothing, or non-digital TV's.

Items can be dropped off at our shelter during open house: Thursday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Thank you for always pulling through and making this a great event!!!

We are open from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. on Thursdays and 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturdays. You can also view our adoptable pets at   voice mail line: 414-727-7877 (PURR).

(414) 727-7877 (PURR)

A sanctuary for abandoned cats and kittens, Second Hand Purrs believes that every cat deserves a second chance at love. While we have several residents in long-term care, our goal is to place each animal in a loving forever-home. Your help ensures our success!