The New England Society for Abandoned Animals

Proactive Humane Programs for  Abandoned Animals





“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.

If you would like to make a one time donation to our foundation please click the button below and donate any dollar amount you wish.  All donations are greatly appreciated!

(if there is a problem with the online donation, please email:

Supportive words from Mariel Hemingway, a member of NESAA's Board of Directors.


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


P.O. Box 1041, Osterville, MA 02655

(508) 771-7800 . Fax (508) 771-7801

NESAA's Stray Cat Cram a Van
Saturday, November 22 from 10-2:00
Click here for info flyer: scan_for_nesaa.pdf
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Special Thanks for our First Annual Spay-Ghetti Family Supper!

Thank you to the following sponsors: 

'Vito Corleone' 
Hyannis Animal Hospital
Jack and Penny Scott
Karen Girouard 
Sarah Engelman

'Tony Soprano' 
Hyannis Food Supply
Dave A. Whelan Plumbing & Heating
The Comfort Man, Inc.
R.& R. Construction
Veterinary Associates of Cape Cod 
Lynch, Malloy, Marini, LLP
Lisa Kiele

'Wise Guy' 
Sam & Mary Sarah Fairweather
Roy-L. Groomingdales
Shannon Gilbert