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'Middle TN Staging' Helping Furries Find Homes For The Holidays
'Middle TN Staging' Helping Furries Find Homes For The Holidays

Pet Adoption & Welfare Services (PAWS) is partnering with local home staging company, Middle TN Staging, to find forever homes for shelter pets this holiday season. Thanks to Middle TN Staging, those with good homes can adopt at no cost during the "15 Days of Christmas" adoption special December 9-23.

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UPDATE: At least 100 CATS Seized from Camper in Murfreesboro
UPDATE: At least 100 CATS Seized from Camper in Murfreesboro

UPDATE: WGNS has more information on the 100 cats taken in by the Pet Adoption and Welfare Services office in Murfreesboro.

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100 Cats Seized / Taken In by PAWS of Rutherford County - Adoptions a Priority
100 Cats Seized / Taken In by PAWS of Rutherford County - Adoptions a Priority

The Pet Adoption and Welfare Services office in Murfreesboro has an emergency on hand as they just took in some 100 cats. Hannah Bleam explains...

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PAWS Revamping Animal Intake Area Beginning February
PAWS Revamping Animal Intake Area Beginning February

In an effort to better serve the citizens and animals of Rutherford County, beginning February 1, 2018, Rutherford County PAWS will be moving to intake by appointment.

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No pet adoption costs at PAWS on John R. Rice Blvd. in Murfreesboro
No pet adoption costs at PAWS on John R. Rice Blvd. in Murfreesboro

No-cost adoption fees, multiple local vendors on-site (including VIP Petcare) and hundreds of guests to celebrate National Clear the Shelters...

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PAWS "Reading To Dogs" Program Works!

On Tuesday, PAWS Public Relations and Media Specialist Lindsay Frierson told the Murfreesboro Rotary Club that the local animal adoption group's Reading To The Animals program is about to grow.

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Chevrolet Buick GMC Will Pay for Pet Adoptions for Public
Chevrolet Buick GMC Will Pay for Pet Adoptions for Public

Chevrolet has really gone to the dogs, sponsoring "Dog Day", Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Pet Adoption & Welfare Services (PAWS) of Rutherford County.

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Operation: Rutherford Recycles will be hosting the Tennis Balls for PAWS
Operation: Rutherford Recycles will be hosting the Tennis Balls for PAWS

Operation: Rutherford Recycles will be hosting a "recycling" booth to collect flat or lightly used tennis balls for PAWS of Rutherford County. It will not only benefit PAWS, but will provide an outlet for the community to get their used tennis balls out of the landfill and into the shelter for the animals to play with.

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Stones River Mall, Doggie's Day Out present Rutherford County P.A.W.S with Springtime Donation
Stones River Mall, Doggie's Day Out present Rutherford County P.A.W.S with Springtime Donation

"This is the first year we have partnered with Doggie's Day Out during Wags & Whiskers to collect donations, and we couldn't be more thrilled with the turnout," said Melinda Noblitt, Marketing & Events Manager for Stones River Mall.

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Paws & Pearls a Fun Event for You and Your Dog to Benefit the Beesley Animal Foundation
Paws & Pearls a Fun Event for You and Your Dog to Benefit the Beesley Animal Foundation

The Annual Paws & Pearls event this year will be fun for not only you, but also your dog Fido...

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PAWS has Pit Bulls in Murfreesboro for whatever you want to pay, even a penny
PAWS has Pit Bulls in Murfreesboro for whatever you want to pay, even a penny

All Pit Bull and Pit Bull Mixes will be a on a 'name-your-own-price' adoption special, during the entire week.

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Adopt a local cat for only a penny this month
Adopt a local cat for only a penny this month

The Rutherford County PAWS shelter in Murfreesboro will be adopting cats all June for "Name your own price." In other words, you can adopt a cat for as little as a penny or as much as $200,000 - whatever you choose to pay.

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Pit Bull bites the hand of a man taking out the trash
Pit Bull bites the hand of a man taking out the trash

The 59-year old victim told police he was taking out the trash when a Pit Bull Dog jumped up and bit his hand. 

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Celebrate Adopt-a-Shelter Cat Month with RuCo PAWS
Celebrate Adopt-a-Shelter Cat Month with RuCo PAWS

MURFREESBORO - The joys of summer: cookouts, vacations, swimming, kitten adoptions….wait…kitten adoptions? That’s right, during June, Adopt-a-Shelter Cat Month, do not forget the many cats and kittens at Rutherford County Pet Adoption and Welfare Services that are in need of a forever home.

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Adopt an animal from Rutherford County Pet Adoption and Welfare Services This Weekend
Adopt an animal from Rutherford County Pet Adoption and Welfare Services This Weekend

All animals will have age appropriate vaccinations and will be previously spayed or neutered. 

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Free Sterilizations for dogs and cats in Rutherford County *For the humans that qualify
Free Sterilizations for dogs and cats in Rutherford County *For the humans that qualify

Rutherford County Pet Adoption and Welfare Services is offering a limited number of free sterilizations for dogs and cats... For the humans who qualify. 

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"Maggie" Doing Well In The Country

An update on the story of a dog who laid by her deceased owner for hours waiting for help, and how Maggie is adapting to a new home in the country.

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UPDATE: Beloved dog of man crushed by car in Smyrna, sat by his side for up to 6-hours

What we did not report, was that Sibert's small dog named “Maggie” was found sitting by his side when authorities arrived. Sibert's sister Susan Hughes lives in Missouri, but was told that the small dog sat by her brothers' side for an estimated 6-hours before a passerby noticed that Sibert was actually under the vehicle.

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UPDATE: Beloved dog of man crushed by car in Smyrna, sat by his side for up to 6-hours

What we did not report, was that Sibert's small dog named “Maggie” was found sitting by his side when authorities arrived. Sibert's sister Susan Hughes lives in Missouri, but was told that the small dog sat by her brothers' side for an estimated 6-hours before a passerby noticed that Sibert was actually under the vehicle.

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If You Live in Smyrna or LaVergne, Get Your
If You Live in Smyrna or LaVergne, Get Your "Cat" Spayed or Neutered for FREE
The Rutherford County Pet Adoption and Welfare Services Office in Murfreesboro is offering FREE cat or kitten spay and neuter services to residents of Smyrna and LaVergne.
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HOWLOWEEN Pet Special: Pet Adoption and Welfare Services Have
HOWLOWEEN Pet Special: Pet Adoption and Welfare Services Have "Name Your Own Price" Adoption
Rutherford County Pet Adoption and Welfare Services invites the public to their 2nd Annual Howloween Adoption Event October 23-26 during normal business hours. 
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CAT DEAL: Name The Price that You want to Pay to Adopt a Cat for in Rutherford County
This month you can adopt any neutered cat or kitten for whatever price you want to pay. 
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The Dogs Are Happy! They Have a New Travel Trailer with the Local Animal Shelter...
The Pet Adoption and Welfare Services office (PAWS) in Murfreesboro has a brand new adoption/rescue trailer for dogs AND cats.
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Police respond to irrational behavior over the adoption of a cat at animal services office
Police had to advise the two women who were from Alabama to leave the center and not return. The two women were “trespassed” from the property. In other words, if they return, they could be arrested.
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Local animal shelter has numerous cats available that were recently recovered from one owner
Local animal shelter has numerous cats available that were recently recovered from one owner
“These cats came from far less than ideal conditions and deserve a second chance on life. We desperately need the public’s help in placing these cats in forever homes.”
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