*All programs are
funded only, and so availability
Pay it Forward:
The expression “Pay
it Forward” describes the concept of
asking that a good deed be repaid by having it done to others instead.
fund was set up so people can donate money to help someone who cannot
afford to get their animal spayed/neutered. We do not give out
program is set up for our weekly spay/neuter clinic only.
This program is set up to help
with the day-to-day care of the
animals. You can pick which animal you would like to sponsor. This fund
allows us to discount our “lonely heart” animals that have been in the
for a long time, or really need to get a home quickly because they are
thriving in the shelter.
The Diamond Fund was set up in
2011 when a dog with a
gunshot wound in the shoulder came to the shelter. Luckily we were able
raise the money needed for “Diamond” to get her arm amputated and she
to be adopted and now lives a happy life. This fund helps us cover the
dogs and cats like Diamond who need surgery, medication or vet care.
does not cover long term or lifelong conditions.
The TNR program is
set up for people who are willing to trap
feral or barn cats, bring them into our weekly spay neuter clinic, and
release these cats back into the wild. This program is set up to cut
for these non-owned cats.
Knox County Humane Society sometimes has cats that cannot live as house
pets. Cats in their barn cat program fall into three categories: Cats
whose litter box habits make them unsuitable for house pets, cats that
are just too independent to appreciate being cooped up in cages in the
shelter cats that are shy/fearful of people, and prefer the company of
other cats and animals. They do not adopt cats who are suitable to be
house pets to barns, only cats without other options. This is the last
chance for these cats; they have nowhere else to go - and for some,
time is limited. All the selected barn cats will be spayed or neutered,
feline leukemia tested, have their initial vaccinations including 1
year rabies, been treated for fleas/ticks/worms.
Pets for Seniors:
Through this program, a select group of companion felines
are available for adoption for free for senior citizens. All the
companions will be spayed or neutered, feline leukemia tested, have
initial vaccinations including 1 year rabies, been treated for
We also have teamed
with Jamie Bell and The Tank Fund:
The Tank Fund was
founded in memory of and honor of Jamie’s
dog Sedona A.K.A Tank. The mission of this fund is to provide financial
assistance to pet owners who are unable to pay for emergency and/or
veterinary care for their companion animals. Please read more about