“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged on the way its animals are treated." - Mahatma Gandhi
NESAA's Mission Statement:
To advocate, protect and rescue, abandoned and abused animals using a proactive, humane approach. We are committed to our "no kill" programs, increasing community awareness and creating progressive changes in animal welfare.
Facts: NESSA's belief is that informing individuals about about the real issues within their community is critical. With their new- found knowledge, this will inspire them to join our "no kill" efforts for compassionate, humane changes.
Each year, over 7 million animal friends are euthanized (needlessly killed).
Massachusetts is ranked 16th in the U.S. for cat ownership and 50th in dog ownership for the US (American Veterinary Medical Association - 1/07 survey).
Despite the above statistic the cat is the least valued pet in the state of Massachusetts (MSPCA)
The state of Massachusetts has over 800,000 free roaming cats (MSPCA).
The state of Massachusetts has no known free roaming dogs to even create a statistic (Animal Rescue League). Free-roaming does not mean surrendered to a shelter