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Knox County Humane Society

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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 Tuesday, Friday: 9:30am-3pm

(by appointment only)

Surrender Evaluations

Tuesday, Friday 9am-3pm (by appointment only)


Cat of the week


Tesla is a great cat with an outgoing attitude toward life. She likes to be queen bee of her hive. She would prefer a home without energetic people or animals - slow and steady is more her style. Take a nap on the couch, look out the window, cuddle with her favorite person...all things she is great at.  Could that person be you?

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.


Animals Light Up Our Lives - Date: TBA, early December

Join us for our annual tree lighting ceremony - virtually!  We will be streaming the service live on our facebook page.  Sign up your pets ahead of time to be a part of the ceremony.

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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