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9th Annual 100 Cats for the Holidays

  • November 21, 2022
  • Catherine

$50 Spay and Neuter for 100 Cats PITTSFIELD, November 21, 2022 BERKSHIRE HUMANE SOCIETY’S 100 CATS FOR THE HOLIDAYSLOW COST SPAY AND NEUTER Residents of Berkshire County can get their cat spayed or neutered for a $50 registration fee, which includes surgery and a... Continue Reading

“Choose Your Subaru” Raffle

  • June 23, 2022
  • Catherine

Congratulations to winner Rose Goddard of North Adams! Rose bought her winning ticket at Baker’s Gold Center and chose a Forester. Berkshire Humane Society and Haddad Subaru have launched their 11th annual “Choose Your Subaru” car raffle. The winner has the choice of a... Continue Reading

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Canna Provisions, Berkshire Humane Society Team up for Free Pet Rabies Vaccines

  • May 16, 2022
  • Catherine

Low-cost microchips also available for “Chip Your Pet” Month With a grant from Canna Provisions, Berkshire Humane Society is offering free rabies vaccines for cats on Tuesday, May 24 from 4:30 to 6 pm and for dogs on Wednesday, May 25 from 5 to... Continue Reading

MSPCA Files 15 Felony Animal Cruelty Charges in Western Mass. Cat Cruelty Case

  • March 3, 2022
  • Catherine

After 15 Cats Found Cold and Freezing before Storm, Organization Collaborates with Lanesborough and State Police to Seek Justice Berkshire Humane Society Caring for 11 Lucky Survivors BOSTON and Pittsfield, Mass., March 2, 2022 – Eleven cats abandoned amidst-freezing temperatures and a winter storm... Continue Reading

Animal DREAMS, Berkshire Humane Society Merge

  • December 22, 2021
  • Catherine

Animal DREAMS, once a separate volunteer organization helping feral cats in Berkshire County, is now officially part of Berkshire Humane Society. Although the two nonprofits have joined to streamline shared administrative processes, it will still be business as usual for cats of Berkshire County.... Continue Reading

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Berkshire Humane Society Offers 8th Annual 100 Cats for Christmas

  • November 19, 2021
  • Catherine

After a year hiatus due to the pandemic, Berkshire Humane Society has for the eighth year received a grant from Massachusetts Animal Coalition’s license plate program, which will support the shelter’s 100 Cats for Christmas low cost spay and neuter initiative. Residents of Berkshire... Continue Reading

Adopt a Senior Cat or Dog for $50 in November

  • November 3, 2021
  • Catherine

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month and to celebrate, all adoption fees of cats and dogs at least seven years old at Berkshire Humane Society are only $50 through the end of the month. Also, if you are at least 60 years old,... Continue Reading

Watch and Win – no purchase needed

  • October 15, 2021
  • Catherine

We’re having a little Halloween fun again this year promoting our Choose Your Subaru Raffle. From now through October 28th, watch our Facebook page ( to see which guest character will pitch the raffle. You don’t have to have a Facebook account to watch.... Continue Reading

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And the Winners Are . . .

  • April 26, 2021
  • Catherine

Contents of our April 16th E-tales: Berkshire Humane Society’s National Pet Day Photo Contest Winners Silver Lining of Social Distancing: Training for Berkshire Humane Society Staff Available Animals for Adoption Scroll to the bottom of the page to sign up receive a new E-tales... Continue Reading

I Found a Stray Cat. Now What?

  • April 26, 2021
  • Catherine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Catherine Hibbard, Marketing Communications Manager(413) 447-7878 PITTSFIELD, April 21, 2021FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: With temperatures rising, and better weather on the horizon, you are likely to see more cats roaming your neighborhood. But where are they coming from, and do... Continue Reading