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Feeding Newborn Kitten

OUR STORY

Celebrating 55 Years of Animal Rescue

and Anti-Cruelty Legislation

 The Closter Animal Welfare Society (CLAWS) was founded December 4, 1969.  With our network of dedicated volunteers, we rescue, foster, and find forever homes for abandoned and unwanted pets in the northern NJ area.  We encourage the public to spay and neuter their pets to reduce the number of unwanted animals in our area.  

 

CLAWS is not a shelter.​  CLAWS has no paid employees, receives no funds from the state, and exists solely on donations and money we make from fundraisers and adoption donations.  Because of this, 100% of every dollar raised goes directly toward the care of our animals.

CLAWS is licensed in the State of New Jersey as a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.

Feeding Newborn Kitten

CLAWS Officers and Trustees

Officers

President - Val Buchtmann
Vice President - Carolyn Burton

Treasurer - Katie Cook

Recording Secretary - Frances Urban

Corresponding Secretary - Jill Krapels

Trustees

Leanna DeSheplo

Mary Saltalamacchia

John Aramian

 

Digital Communication Team

Social Media Director

Alyssa Loonam

Leanna DeSheplo

John Aramian

Linda Martinez

Foster Home Coordinator

Jennifer Ashley Croce

 

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CONTACT US

Mailing Address

CLAWS (Closter Animal Welfare Society)

PO Box 172 Closter, NJ 07624

201-768-0200 

NOTE: This is an answering service. Someone will get back to you within 24 - 48 hours.

email: clawsadopt@yahoo.com

LAST YEAR WE RESCUED OVER 250 CATS AND DOGS

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