Visiting Hours
Tuesday – Saturday
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed Sunday and Monday

Please note that adoption paperwork and viewing of animals ends at 4:00 pm.
Phone: (248) 335-9290
Fax: (248) 335-0261

Intake Hours
Sunday – Saturday
8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Shelter Location
790 Featherstone
Pontiac MI, 48342

We are located on the southeast corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. & Featherstone, 1 block north of M-59 – just a mile west of the Pontiac Silverdome.

Partnering Adoption Locations
MARL houses a number of adoptable cats and kittens at the following locations:

PetSmart | 17677 Haggerty Rd, Northville, MI 48168
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 7:00 am – 9:00 pm & Sunday, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Pet Supplies Plus | 1170 Walton Blvd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm & Sunday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Email Contacts

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