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Matching Donation Offer to Help the SPA Save Cats and Dogs
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Matching Donation Offer to Help the SPA Save Cats and Dogs

By Megan Gabel and Jayn Corral The Sociedad Protectora de Animales de San Miguel de Allende, A.C. (SPA) is the only no-kill shelter for cats and dogs in San Miguel de Allende. We house an average of 100 unwanted and abandoned dogs and cats. Since 1980, we have provided food, shelter, and care for our...

Robin—A Tale of Love and Trust
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Robin—A Tale of Love and Trust

By Jayn Corral I have been fostering cats and kittens and volunteering at shelters for over ten years. While each cat and kitten is a precious life, some win over my heart more than others. I felt a special bond with Robin. This is a tale of love and trust. Brother Batman and sister Robin...

Sonny
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Sonny

Sonny is a handsome German Shorthair Pointer mix—light on the mix. He arrived at the Sociedad Protectora de Animales, known as the SPA, in January 2014 at eight weeks of age.

Everyone Needs a Good-News Day!
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Everyone Needs a Good-News Day!

I had a good-news day recently and gosh did it feel great! Within a few days, we were able to save so many cats and kittens that we more than doubled our cat population at the San Miguel Animal Protection Society, also known as SPA. We were thrilled.

Holiday Gift Ideas for Animal Lovers!
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Holiday Gift Ideas for Animal Lovers!

Right about now, you are probably starting to wonder what to do about your gift list for the holidays, made more complicated by COVID-19. We have the perfect solution for you! Celebrate Christmas, New Year’s, Thanksgiving, Chanukah, and Día de Reyes with the gift of an “In Honor Of” donation to the SPA. Supporting the SPA is a great way to make the gift-giver, gift-recipient, and the SPA feel happy!

The Cookies
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The Cookies

The Cookies arrived at the SPA in early August 2020 at the age of 3 months. They were scared then, but we all thought they would overcome their fear in time and with socialization. We have made some progress with Oreo, but Ginger and her sister, Ritz, could sure use your help to make their lives better.

Help the SPA by Sponsoring a Casita
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Help the SPA by Sponsoring a Casita

“Casita” is the fancy name we use for an animal’s residence at the SPA. The only no-kill shelter for cats and dogs in SMA, the Sociedad Protectora de Animales de San Miguel de Allende, A.C.

What Happens to Your Pets If Something Happens to You?
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What Happens to Your Pets If Something Happens to You?

I fell in love with them the first day that I met them, and my heart broke. They were wonderful, happy, well-cared-for cats until one day they found themselves scared and depressed, in an unfamiliar setting at a shelter, sharing space with many other cats. Death, especially an untimely death, can be cruel and devastating for those the deceased leaves behind.