Kira’s Kitten Kits

“If I can do it, you can too.” That was Kira Serisky’s moto. Vermont resident, Kira, was just 14 years old when she began her mission to save kittens and educate others while doing so. Kira believed that everyone is capable of pitching in to help cats and kittens in some capacity, no matter how […]

Clear the Shelter 2021

The sun was shining as Lawrence Humane staff arrived early in the morning to the animal shelter on Saturday, September 18th. With high hopes, we prepared to find homes for more than 100 animals in a single day. Kennels were cleaned and plans were made for fosters to bring their foster pets to the shelter […]

Roscoe & Bleu Livin’ the #FarmLife

A couple, Bill & Cathy, who live outside of town on several acres of land came by one afternoon with high hopes of finding a new member to add to their farm full of goats and llamas! Bill was quite partial to a 6-year-old australian shepherd named Rosco who had been at the shelter for […]

Happy 19th Birthday to Polly Prissy Pants!

“Honey, you’ve gotta see this cat!” my wife called from the other room. Having adopted a sweet little tortie from LHS just a few months previous, we weren’t looking for another cat for ourselves – we were just trying to help a friend find her match. But the minute I saw Polly Prissy Pants’ photo, […]

Take a look at Sugar’s Catio!

Hello, friends! It’s Sugar here…with my first ever blog post! When you only have one and a half paws – typing takes a while, you know? I bet you’ve been enjoying the summer! What’s not to like, right? Sunshine…blue skies…a nice breeze…bird watching…munching on some cat grass while laying on your belly… Oh! Wait…that last […]

Love From A Dog Named Calli

Sydney was attending college at the University of Kansas back in 2015 and was feeling overwhelmed by her course load. She opted to get her degree in three years instead of four and the pressure was really taking a toll on her mental health. As many college students do, she was struggling to feel like […]

Tips For a Safe 4th of July

For people, the 4th of July can mean fun, food, friends and fireworks, but for our pets, it can be one of the scariest days of the year! Make July 4th holiday a whole lot better for your furry friends by following these steps for a stress free day for both you and your animals. Prepare […]

$35,000 Petco Love grant will help save more pet lives in Douglas County

The Lawrence Humane Society announced today a $35,000 grant investment from the newly named, Petco Love, to support their lifesaving work for animals in Douglas County. Petco Love is a nonprofit leading change for pet nationally by harnessing the power of love to make communities and pet families closer, stronger, and healthier. Since their founding […]

Meet our new board chair!

Meet John Hanley – Lawrence Humane’s new board chair! John lives in Lawrence with his wife of 17 years, Amy Hanley, who serves as a district court judge for Douglas County and his three cats, which we will meet in just a moment! John spends his days working as the chief marketing officer for Equity […]

Lawrence Humane is officially a Mightycat Partner!

The Lawrence Humane Society is thrilled to announce that we have been chosen by the Orphan Kitten Club to be a Mightycat Partner organization, and have been awarded a $17,850 Mightycat Program Grant! Orphan Kitten Club’s (OKC) mission is to end the killing of neonatal kittens and give every kitten a chance at a full […]