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It’s Raining Kittens, Reduced Adoption Fees, and Prizes at the Good Mews Kitten Shower

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Kitten season is in full swing, so Good Mews is having a “Kitten Shower” on Friday, September 19th from 3 pm to 8 pm. This open house/adoption event will feature games, refreshments, and door prizes. Also, for the month of September, the adoption fee for all kittens (9 months & younger) is $50 for one kitten or $50 “two-fur-one”. All kittens have been spayed or neutered, received rabies and other necessary vaccinations, and are micro-chipped. The regular adoption fee is $125.

Why not bring something from the Kitty Shower “registry”, Scoopable clumping litter, Liquid Laundry Detergent (for high-efficiency machines), Dish washing liquid, Diapers-Simple Solutions size XS, Gift Cards (Pet Stores, Walmart,Target)
Good Mews offers an alternative to traditional animal shelters in the metro Atlanta area by providing a no-kill, cage free haven for homeless, abused or abandoned cats until placing them in permanent, loving homes. Good Mews promotes public awareness regarding the value of pets, animal welfare, pet overpopulation, and quality human-animal companionship through education and outreach programs.

Good Mews is located at 736 Johnson Ferry Road in Marietta, in the Fountains of Old Towne shopping center. For more information, visit www.goodmews.org or call 770-499-CATS (2287).

Shop Good Mews Animal Foundation Spring Flea Market weekends in May

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Good Mews Animal Foundation will be holding its annual Spring Flea Market weekends until Sunday, May 25. Hours on Saturdays, and Friday May 10th are 9am-5pm; hours on Sundays are Noon-5pm. New merchandise will be on display each weekend. The Flea Market will be held at Sandy Plains Exchange Shopping Center, 1862 Sandy Plains Road at Scufflegrit Road in Marietta, behind Quick Trip -the same Publix shopping center where the Good Mews Holiday Décor Market was held.

Good Mews also needs your help collecting items to make the flea market a success. Donated items will be accepted at the storefront on Saturdays from 10 am-2pm and Sundays from 12-3pm through Saturday, May 10. Check the website (www.goodmews.org) for all the latest Spring Flea Market information, including what items are being accepted. All donated items are tax deductible with receipts provided and 100% of the proceeds benefit the cats and kittens of Good Mews.

To help with planning, please notify Kelly (kmcnamara@goodmews.org) of your planned donation drop-off time. Items must be in good condition and working order. Not being accepted: Tools & Automotive Items, Large Exercise Equipment, Mattresses/Box Springs, Drop Side Cribs, Used Baby Car Seats, Fax Machines, Printers, Large Appliances, Computers, Keyboards, Overhead Light Fixtures, Ceiling Fans, Clothing (Adult/Children), or Holiday/Christmas Items.

The Spring Flea Market benefits Good Mews Animal Foundation, a local non-profit organization, which operates a volunteer-based, no-kill shelter for homeless, abused and abandoned cats. Located at 736 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, GA, the shelter provides a cagefree environment for its residents, offering them comfort and security while assertive adoption programs find them happy, loving homes. Good Mews has a strong commitment to the practice of spaying and neutering as the most important step in reducing the pet overpopulation problem. Good Mews also promotes public  awareness regarding the value of pets, animal welfare and quality human-animal companionship through educational and outreach programs.

To join this growing organization, or to find out more about what you can do to help, call 770-499-CATS (2287) or visit www.goodmews.org.

 

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Good Mews encourages residents to “Adopt til you Drop”

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They say it’s the biggest shopping season of the year, but Good Mews says it’s the biggest adopting season too! They are excited to feature “Adopt til you Drop”, an adoption special running for the entire month of December. All Good Mews cats and kittens have a reduced adoption fee of $75. 
 
Forget the mall – don’t shop, adopt! With so many great pets waiting to go home for the holidays, Good Mews is making it easy to give yourself the gift of a fabulous cat. Their sweet kitties are asking for nothing more than families of their own this holiday season.
 
Supported by national animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society, 100+ animal rescue groups and shelters across the country are participating in this special promotion! Visit the Good Mews website to learn more about their adoptable cats and kittens. 
To join this growing organization, or to find out more about what you can do to help, call 770-499-CATS (2287) or visit www.goodmews.org.

 

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Good Mews Animal Foundation “Meowiday” Gift Market

Good Mews Animal Foundation “Meowiday” Gift Market, will be held on Thursday, Dec 5, from 6-9pm at Unity North Atlanta Church, 4255 Sandy Plains Rd., Marietta, GA. “Meowiday” Gift Market, will feature original artists and craftspeople as well as local business selling jewelry, artwork, home decor, stationary, pet products, and more!

This is a great way to get some holiday shopping done while supporting the cats and kittens of East Cobb’s Good Mews Animal Foundation, celebrating 25 years of providing a no-kill, cage-free haven for homeless, abused or abandoned cats! Several vendors have already signed up — see www.goodmews.org  — more are coming soon. Contact Andrea at acartier@goodmews.org to participate.

 

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Good Mews 25th Anniversary Gala November 16th

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You’re invited to celebrate Good Mews Animal Foundation’s Silver Anniversary on November 16 from 7-11pm at the Atlanta Country Club, 500 Atlanta Country Club Drive, in Marietta/East Cobb. Your ticket includes a 3-course seated dinner and 2 drinks per person. The evening will feature a silent/live auction, dancing, and live entertainment! Auction items include a Six Day African Safari, week-long stay at a beachfront condo in Isle of Palms, original artwork & jewelry from local artists, Tiffany & Co. merchandise, dining gift certificates, electronics, and much more! Pete the Cat has asked that you wear cocktail attire (black tie optional).

Tickets to the gala are now available online; they are $110 if purchased in advance and will be $125 at the door. Sponsorship levels are also available. 50/50 Raffle Tickets are available for $10 in advance and the night of the Gala. Winner will receive half of the total amount raised through raffle ticket sales (Good Mews keeps the other half). Winner does not need to be present at the Gala to collect prize. Visit  www.goodmews.org or call 770-499-2287 for tickets or more information.

Located in East Cobb, Good Mews offers an alternative to traditional animal shelters in the metro-Atlanta area by providing a no-kill, cage-free haven for homeless, abused or abandoned cats until placing them in permanent, loving homes. Good Mews, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, was the first no-kill, free-roam, feline-only shelter established in Georgia, housing approximately 100 cats at any given time, with an additional 30+ cats living in foster homes. Since 1988, Good Mews has placed more than 6,500 cats in permanent homes. The shelter receives no government support, relying instead on donations of time, service, supplies and money from supporters, the public and area businesses. Good Mews is located at 736 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite A3, in Marietta/East Cobb.

For more information and hours, visit www.goodmews.org or call 770-499-CATS (2287).

 

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Good Mews Holiday Market starts this weekend!

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Good Mews Décor Market starts this weekend and runs November 9-10, 16-17 & 23-24. Stock up on a variety of gently used holiday items, décor, collectibles, and more! Proceeds will benefit the cats and kittens of Good Mews.

Open Weekends. Saturday: 9:30am-5pm; Sunday: 12-5pm. Sandy Plains Shopping Center, 1860 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta. More Info: 770-499-2287 or www.goodmews.org

 

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Shop the Good Mews Holiday Décor Market Weekends, November 2 – 24

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Get started on your holiday shopping at the Good Mews annual Holiday Décor Market, Saturdays 9:30am-5pm & Sundays 12-5pm from November 2nd through November 24th. Find the perfect gift and shop a wide variety of merchandise to celebrate the holidays! Choose from festive fall décor, collectibles, ornaments and tree trimmings, party platters and serving ware, knick-knacks and so much more! It will be held at the Sandy Plains (Publix) Shopping Center, 1860 Sandy Plains Rd at Scufflegrit Rd. Marietta (Suite 202, 2 doors down from Publix). Admission is free. Visit www.goodmews.org for the latest about the Market and Good Mews.

One hundred per cent of the proceeds benefit Good Mews, a local non-profit organization, which operates a volunteer-based, no-kill shelter for homeless, abused, and abandoned cats. Located at 736 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, GA, the shelter provides a cage-free environment for its residents, offering them comfort and security while adoption programs find them happy, loving homes. We have a strong commitment to the practice of spaying and neutering as the most important step in reducing the pet overpopulation problem. We also promote public awareness regarding the value of pets, animal welfare, and quality human-animal companionship through educational and outreach programs.

To join this growing organization, or to find out more about what you can do to help, call 770-499-CATS (2287) or visit www.goodmews.org.

 

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Good Mews takes Catmobile to the streets of East Cobb

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The Good Mews Catmobile

Did you see the Good Mews ‘Catmobile’ decked out for Saturday’s EAST COBBER Parade? Great job Good Mews folks. Meee-ooowww!!!

 

Located at 736 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, the Good Mews shelter provides a cage-free environment for its residents, offering them comfort and security while assertive adoption programs find them happy, loving homes. They have a strong commitment to the practice of spaying and neutering as the most important step in reducing the pet overpopulation problem and promote public awareness regarding the value of pets, animal welfare, and quality human-animal companionship through educational and outreach programs.

To join this growing organization, or to find out more about what you can do to help, call 770-499-CATS (2287) or visit www.goodmews.org.

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Book signing to benefit Good Mews

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New York Times best-selling author Gwen Cooper will be at the Good Mews Animal Foundation shelter in East Cobb on Thursday, June 6, from 6 to 8 pm. Good Mews is a nonprofit, no-kill shelter for cats.

A Capella Books of Atlanta will sell copies of  Cooper’s newest novel “Love Saves the Day” as well as her best selling book “Homer’s Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale,” about Cooper’s real-life blind cat, Homer. A Capella books will donate 10 percent of online and event sales to Good Mews.

This event is free and open to the public. Donations of shelter supplies are welcome.

Good Mews is located at 736 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite A3, in Marietta. For additional information, visit www.goodmews.org.

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Good Mews Animal Foundation Holiday Market Extended Until May 18

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Good Mews Animal Foundation will be holding a holiday market extended weekends until Saturday, May 18. Hours are Friday & Saturday May 10, 11, 17 & 18 from 9am-5pm and Sunday May 12 from Noon-5pm. New merchandise will be on display each weekend and both weekends will feature 50% off MOST merchandise! It will be held at a new location, Piedmont Commons (Publix) Shopping Center, 1050 E. Piedmont Road, Marietta, 30062 (at the intersection of Roswell Rd and E. Piedmont Rd).One hundred per cent of the proceeds benefit Good Mews Animal Foundation, a local non-profit organization, which operates a volunteer-based, no-kill shelter for homeless, abused, and abandoned cats. Located at 736 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, GA, the shelter provides a cage-free environment for its residents, offering them comfort and security while assertive adoption programs find them happy, loving homes. We have a strong commitment to the practice of spaying and neutering as the most important step in reducing the pet overpopulation problem. We also promote public awareness regarding the value of pets, animal welfare, and quality human-animal companionship through educational and outreach programs.
To join this growing organization, or to find out more about what you can do to help, call 770-499-CATS (2287) or visit www.goodmews.org.

 

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