PAWS - Animal Care, Adoption and Education Center

Paws is a no-kill and non-profit animal shelter and relies almost solely on donations to meet operating expenses.  We now accept donations through our web site by clicking on the "Donate" button above. Also consider us when estate planning.  You can make a difference in the lives of hundreds of animals in Washington County. 
Donations can also be mailed to:
368 South Street
Calais, ME 04619
 Thank you sincerely for your support!
Your donations may be dropped off at PAWS during our walk-in hours Thursday - Saturday 1-4 pm or left at the door in a weather proof bag.
Animal Care Supplies
Nylabones & Kong toys for Dogs
Kitten Milk Replacement - liquod or powder
Medium & Large Dog Collars
Kitten / Cat Safety harnesses and breakaway collars
Cat & Dog Grooming Tools - brushes, combs, nail cutters
Healthy dye-free Treats
Small Cat Carriers
Medium Dog Carriers
Stretch & Scratch cage scratchers
We do not need any blankets, sheets or towels at this time
Canned Cat Food
Friskies Pate style cat food in any flavor
Paper Towels
30 gal trash bags
Sturdy Rubber Gloves
Heavy Duty Black Trash Bags
Forever Stamps
Copy Paper
Business Envelopes
Post-it Notes
Laminating Sheets
2-4 drawer file cabinet - new or used
Upholstered Easy Chairs - used
Other Opportunities to Help PAWS:
Baby It's Cold Outside - builds simple and affordable insulated shelters for local community cats who live in outdoor colonies overseen by dedicated caregivers
Spruce Me Up - includes small painting or landscaping projects that can easily be accomplished through a day ot 2 of teamwork
Bed & Blanket Brigade - creates bedding to keep the animals in our care comfortable and make our wash loads smaller
Facility Fix-Up - requires someone with basic carpentry skills to make minor facility repairs, install cabinets or build sturdy foundations for our cozy cage banks
It's Playtime!! - enlists enthusiastic groups to build cat trees and condos (according to ready made plans) that enrich the lives of the cats living in our free roaming rooms