Donating to The Dewey Fund?

Please choose “The Dewey Fund” during checkout!

Please consider a donation to help cover food, supplies, medicine, veterinary care, and more for our furry friends. Proceeds go directly to the care of the animals. For example:

$1 = a can of food for a cat
$5 = one microchip
$30 = a cat can be tested for FIV/Feline Leukemia
► $80 = spay/neuter AND vaccines!

Other Ways to Help:

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For a quick and convenient way to make sure you are donating what’s most needed, please check our Amazon Wish List!

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Choose Scruffy Paws and shop and make sure to shop at!

Shop at, choose Scruffy Paws Animal Rescue as your charity, and then Amazon will automatically donate 0.5% of all purchases directly to us!

eBay for Charity

Do you sell on eBay? Consider donating a portion of each sale to Scruffy Paws – just go to to find out more. Consider buying items from our supporters as well!

Online Pet Supply Retailers

If you shop online for your pet, consider one of our partnered e-retailers, they donate a portion of each purchase back to us. (make sure to choose Scruffy Paws if asked!)
Choose Scruffy Paws at checkout!

Local Drop-off Locations

The Shelter

You can drop off supplies at our shelter in Warwick, but please contact us first to arrange a day/time to make sure a volunteer is there to meet you.

Scruffy Paws Animal Rescue Shelter
2944 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886

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Partner PetSmart Locations in Rhode Island

Donations can also be purchased / left at one of our partner Petsmart locations in Johnston or North Smithfield, RI (directions below). Just make sure you tell them it’s for your friends at Scruffy Paws!

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PetSmart Johnston (#40)
1386 Atwood Ave.
Johnston, RI 02919

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PetSmart North Smithfield
15 Dowling Village Blvd
North Smithfield, RI 02896

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PetSmart Warwick
1275 Bald Hill Road
Warwick, RI 02886

Get directions

Have Time to Donate?

Consider volunteering or fostering. Areas of volunteer we are specifically looking for:

  • Fostering in your home
  • Cat care on-site at our shelter
  • Volunteering at our partner PetSmart locations’ cat centers
  • Transportation to and from veterinary appointments
  • Event assistance
  • Fundraising
  • Processing adoption applications
  • Social media assistance

Do you think you can help with any of the above? Great!!
Check out more on our Foster page, Volunteer page, or if you have another idea of how you’d like to be a part of the team, contact us today, we’d love to hear from you!