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OCTOBER  2, 2019

Stan’s Donuts Are Getting Neutered


Stan’s four kittens, Beignet, Apple Fritter, Peanut Butter Pocket, and Boston Cream, are almost ready for adoption. The actual Stan’s Donuts has agreed to give a dozen donuts to the lucky adopters of each.

kittens with stan the cat

CHICAGO, IL – October 2, 2019 – A young, neutered male cat named Stan was recently admitted to Tree House Humane Society along with four unrelated kittens. The kittens, it seems, sought Stan out in his cage, seemingly looking for comfort, and they all became a team. Making a sweet story even sweeter, Stan’s Donuts & Coffee will be giving away a dozen free donuts with the adoption of each kitten.


Tree House frequently pulls cats from the city shelter to assist with overcrowding issues, which is where they found Stan. Tree House and other shelters see vast numbers of kittens coming in with mothers during the summer season. Many kittens arrive orphaned, but it is rare to find a group of kittens with a male cat. All five cats arrived at Tree House in the same carrier, and Tree House was surprised by the level of caring Stan showed to the kittens, a rarity for a male cat, and immediately put up a video of the adorable snuggles on YouTube


Tree House’s Shelter Shift Lead Grace Ryan decided to name the kittens after donuts. When Tree House reached out to Stan’s Donuts to see if they’d be interested in supporting the adoptions, they were all for it.


 “We were excited to be able to help support the adoption of these kittens,” said Stan’s Donuts. “The aim of our business is to bring a smile to peoples’ faces every day, so we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate the adoption of these kittens than with some of our favorite donuts.”

Stan’s will be serving up a dozen donuts to each adopter of any of the five, and they’re helping Tree House spread the word. 


All five cats will be spending some time in foster homes prior to being adopted to make sure they’re healthy and ready for their neuter surgeries. Tree House is seeking adopters and donations to help care for these five cats. Potential adopters should check Tree House’s website for real time updates on adoptable cats. Stan will be available for adoption this Friday, October 4. 



About Tree House Humane Society

Since its founding, Tree House has created innovative and progressive approaches to animal welfare that not only enhance the lives of companion animals in the community but also bring a greater awareness of animal welfare issues to the general public. Tree House’s vision is to see every cat thrive. For more information about Tree House Humane Society, visit



About Stan’s Donuts & Coffee

Stan’s Donuts & Coffee serves up freshly made donuts of extraordinary flavors and textures and an excellent cup of joe. In 1963, Stan Berman opened his eponymous donut shop in Los Angeles, continuing a generations-long family tradition of baking. His donuts quickly became legendary in the Los Angeles area. Meanwhile, in Chicago, Rich Labriola followed a passion for all things bread to create one of the most renowned bakeries in the Chicago area from the ground up. After seeing Stan on a travel show, Rich reached out to Stan and the two became friends over their shared passion. The friendship turned into a partnership as Stan passed the torch to Rich, who opened the first Stan’s Donuts & Coffee in Chicago in 2014 with his own recipes inspired by Stan’s classics. Since then, Stan’s has grown to 12 shops in the Chicago area. For more information, visit or follow Stan’s on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. For more information about Stan’s Donuts & Coffee, visit