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    Kitten Season is Right Around the Corner!

    Kittens are adorable, but shelters are overwhelmed by unwanted litters of kittens born to feral cats. Studies show that three out of four feral kittens will die before they reach six months old. We prefer to reduce the number of these kittens conceived and born. Contact MN SNAP at 612-720-8236 to schedule your feral/barn cats […]

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    Five Winter Care Tips for Community Cats

    Winter can be trying for community cats. Check out five ways you can help keep felines comfortable during cold weather. •    Build a Better Cat House
: Use inexpensive items like foam coolers and plastic storage tubs as cozy shelters for community cats. Follow these easy instructions. •    Warming Trends: 
Straw is the top choice for […]

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    Now accepting applications: Development & Marketing Manager

    Enjoy a rewarding career helping Minnesota’s companion animals! Every year, more than three million animals are euthanized in shelters in the United States, many of which are healthy and adoptable. Minnesota Spay Neuter Assistance Program (MN SNAP) exists to end the suffering and death of companion animals in Minnesota due to pet overpopulation by providing […]

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    Canine Influenza Virus

    Canine influenza virus (CIV) was confirmed in a dog at the St. Paul location of the Animal Humane Society this past week. CIV is a highly contagious respiratory tract disease that mimics kennel cough. However, unlike many cases of kennel cough, the dog needs veterinary care. While there is no vaccine for this strain, dogs […]

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    Pet Expo 2015

    MN SNAP met so many wonderful people Saturday, June 13 at the Pet Expo at the Minneapolis Convention Center. So many great dogs and people stopped by our booth to get their MN SNAP snaps taken. We posted the pictures on Instagram (https://instagram.com/mnsnap) and thought it would be fun to make a short movie of […]

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    MN SNAP Appoints New Executive Director

    Anna Kucera has been named executive director of Minnesota Spay Neuter Assistance Program (MN SNAP). Kucera joins the organization from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upper Midwest Chapter, where she served as marketing and public relations director. “We are delighted to have Anna on our team,” said Richard C. Gage, chairman of the board, MN […]

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    MN SNAP Sponsors TNR Blitz

    MN SNAP, like many animal advocates, supports Trap Neuter Return (TNR) as a humane approach to reducing the free roaming cat population.  Feral cats are not socialized to live with people.  They are fearful and generally avoid people.  It is estimated that there are millions of feral cats living in the United States and shelters […]

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    Save the Date

    Volunteer Appreciation Celebration May 2, 2015 4-7 p.m. Cocktails and Taco Bar Hopkins Center for the Arts,  1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN  55343 Join us on Saturday, May 2, as we celebrate YOU, our extraordinary MN SNAP volunteers.  It will be a late afternoon gathering filled with fun, with cocktails served by MN SNAP Board Members, […]

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    From the Staff – Volunteers thank you for all that you do!

      A few of the things the staff was talking about around the scratching post! Diane Bishop – Diane is my angel!  When a volunteer didn’t come to help today, Diane offered to come and cover the shift.  Thank you, Diane! –Christine Garbow Ann Bryant – repaired a broken Cat Grabber for us by re-sewing […]

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    MN SNAP Superstar Volunteer

    Brooke Bronson, MN SNAP’s Long Distant Reminder Caller Moving 700 miles away to Colorado doesn’t stop Brooke Bronson from volunteering for MN SNAP!  Brooke has been making reminder phone calls to clients for two years from Minnesota, and now is helping us from the Rockies!  We are so thankful for all our volunteers, but especially […]

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