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Knox County Humane Society



Would you like to help out with your physical presence?  We are always in need of great volunteers to help socialize and play with our cats, help with fundraisers, clean up the grounds and other projects! Click here to go to our Volunteering page to find out more about how you can help today!

Adoptable cats
Open Hours:

Monday: 11am-4pm

Tuesday: 11am-4pm

Wednesday: CLOSED

Thursday: 11am-4pm

Friday: 11am-4pm

Saturday: 11am-2pm

Sunday: CLOSED

Special Hours:

Spay/Neuter Surgery Animal Drop Off

Monday, Thursday: 8am-9am 

Low Cost Wellness Clinic Hours

Every Tuesday: 9:30am-3pm

(by appointment only)

Surrender Evaluations

Friday 9am-3pm (by appointment only)


Cat of the week


Alexandria is a petite girl looking for a family to love.  She likes people, toys, petting...and did someone mention treats?  She is outgoing and ready for her next adventure.  She would love it to be with you!  Come visit her today!

Abuse and Neglect Concerns

Currently, we do not have the facilities or ability to conduct humane investigations. Please call 740-393-6713 to talk to a representative of the Knox County Animal Shelter.  Our appointed Humane Agent works out of this facility. Thank you for your concern.


Past Event: $5 Rabies Vaccine Clinic - 5/30/20, 11am-2pm

Come out to KCHS-CATS and bring your dog(s) or cat(s) for our public service rabies vaccine clinic.  $5 Cash or Check for a 1 yr or 3 yr rabies vaccine (with a previous, non-expired rabies certificate). Help us make Mount Vernon a safer place for all of us!

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Sienna is a sweet, petite girl! She is a bit shy, but that doesn't stop her from eating up all the love she can get! She continually makes bread with her paws and rubs her face on your hand if you stop petting her for even a second. In the short time she has been here, she has made tremendous progress. Her last family said that she did great with other cats and hid from large dogs. Come visit her today; she would be glad to make your acquaintance - maybe for a lifetime! Age: ~2 yrs Intake: 6/5