Meet our cats & kittens

Please come and visit all the wonderful animals we have for adoption, who are looking for loving homes.


Dining for Dough

Dining for Dough

Want to enjoy a wonderful Italian meal and help MetroWest at the same time - well, you can do both on Wednesday October 5 at Bertucci's at 414 Washington Street in Holliston. Bertucci's will donate 15% of your bill to the shelter, take out or eat in, if you mention MWHS or use the attached coupon, which is also available at the shelter.

Job Opportunity

Shelter Assistant; Part Time/25 hours per week Shelter Assistant will ensure the shelter environment is maintained and sanitized; that all shelter cats are monitored and cared for in a safe, kind and respectful manner; and that all health/medical, physical and emotional needs of all resident cats are addressed and monitored. This position is responsible for the daily cleaning, feeding and basic care of all the cats in the shelter.

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The MWHS 2017 Calendar is ready to order

This calendar features many heartwarming adoption stories and some great photos, plus if you buy multiple copies, we'll give you a quantity discount! You can pick up a calendar at the shelter during normal adoption hours or order yours on-line and have it shipped to you.
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Love and Learn

Love and LearnThe purpose of our on-going special "Love and Learn " adoption campaign is to urge people to adopt pets who may seem less adoptable simply because of the way they look, their age, they are shy, or because they have a medical condition.
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An advocate for animal welfare, MWHS focuses on the well-being of cats in the Metrowest Boston area, including finding loving homes or providing life-long care while educating the community and reducing the feral/stray cat population.

MWHS is a volunteer-led, non-profit, no-kill shelter dependent on charitable donations.

Adoption Hours

TUE & FRI 1:00- 4:00 PM
WED 6:30 - 8:00 PM
SAT & SUN 12:00 - 4:00 PM

Holiday Schedule


30 Pond Street
Ashland , MA 01721
Phone:(508) 875.3776

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1068
Framingham, MA 01701

We are located on Rt 126 South (Pond St), across the street from the Market Basket Plaza.
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