Adopt a cat from the SPCA Serving Erie County's site at Eastern Hills Mall!
The SPCA's EASTERN HILLS MALL ADOPTION SITE

 

4545 Transit Rd.

Williamsville, NY 14221
716-635-4738


Read about this site's opening here!
See photos of felines at the mall and other off-site locations here!
 


MALL ADOPTION QUESTIONS

Where are you located in the mall? What are your hours?
Are your cats housed in cages? Why can't they roam free? 
Can I bring the kids to play with the cats?
What kind of animals do you have up for adoption at the mall?
I'm from CANADA...can I adopt and bring a pet over the border?
Can I surrender an animal/donate items to the SPCA mall location?
I'd like to sponsor one of the mall housing units...what do I do?
I'd like to volunteer at the mall post...how do I learn more?
Do you carry anything in addition to animals at the mall?


OTHER ADOPTION QUESTIONS ARE ANSWERED ON OUR ADOPTION FAQs PAGE
(fees, payment options, waiting lists, etc.) 


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Where are you located in the mall? What are your hours?

The SPCA's adoption site at the mall is at the back of the mall, directly across from Dipson Theatres and the DMV. Just go to the back and park near the cinema entrance. Current mall adoption site hours are Tuesday through Friday, 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Saturday, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm; and Sunday, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm. We're closed on Mondays. Holiday hours vary.

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How are your cats housed? Are they in cages?

Cats are in cages at this point in time. In the future, the SPCA hopes to provide some safe, free-roaming space for mall cats, as well as "get aquainted" areas similar to the rooms at our Walden Galleria adoption site. Limited group housing can be safe, also, when managed properly, and that is a future goal for this adoption site. To learn more about proper group housing of cats, read "All Together Now," written by Jim Baker of the Humane Society of the United States for the March/April 2012 issue of Animal Sheltering.  

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Can I bring my children to play with the cats?

We would be thrilled to show you a cat you are seriously interested in adopting. Cats are only removed from cages for new adopters, however...this prevents the cats from being overly-handled and from becoming stressed, which could also lead to illness.

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What kind of animals do you have up for adoption at the mall?

Currently, only cats are available for adoption at the Eastern Hills Mall adoption site. In the near future, we hope to be able to bring to the location adoptable smaller pets, including rabbits, guinea pigs, birds, hamsters, turtles, and more.

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I'm from Canada. Can I adopt and bring a pet over the border?

Absolutely! We will provide you with the necessary paperwork to travel across the border with your newly-adopted kitty or other pet.

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Can I surrender an animal to the SPCA mall location? Can I donate items to the location?

No, we cannot accept animals at our mall location. If you need to surrender an animal, please visit our Tonawanda shelter. We can accept the donation of small items on our WISH LIST. Please refrain from donating labels, wrappers, cans, compost, or recyclable beverage or other containers; the SPCA Serving Erie County does not participate in these refund programs.

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I'd like to sponsor the mall site in some way! How do I proceed?

To sponsor the Eastern Hills Mall site, contact our friendly Development Director, Jennifer Garver, at 716-629-3517.

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I'd like to join the volunteer team at the mall site! How can I get involved?

We really, REALLY need volunteers at this location! To volunteer at the SPCA's mall adoption site, call our friendly Volunteer Coordinator, Kelly Lindstrom, at 716-629-3503, or stop in at the site during business hours to pick up an application! Remember, we can also use youth volunteers ages 14 through 18!

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Do you carry anything in addition to animals at the mall site?

Yes, now we DO! In addition to our friendly, knowledgeable staff available to answer questions and assist you through the adoption process, we have a small Petique with cat products (toys, beds, collars, etc.).

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