Moderncat Rescue Round-up: September Update (Part 1)

Mon, Sep 21, 2009

Animal Welfare

Moderncat Rescue Round-up

So many great cat rescue and animal welfare organizations and fundraisers from the Moderncat readers this month! I’m going to have to post them all in two parts. If you have info about a cat rescue organization or fundraiser, please email a summary to kate [at] moderncat [dot] net.

  • Duncan’s Place (Loveland, CO) Come on out for Duncan’s Dinner fundraiser, Saturday, November 14 at Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano Promenade Shops at Centerra. A delight filled evening with a fine Italian dinner, Italian Champagne Toast, a silent auction and mystery entertainment to raise awareness and funds for Duncan’s Place.
  • Safe Haven For Animals (Tempe, AZ) Don’t miss the Psychic Fair for Animal Rescue fundraiser on October 17 at Purr-suasions in Scottsdale, AZ. The event will feature Mary Powers, renowned psychic reader.
  • Goathouse Cat Refuge (Pittsboro, NC) was founded by Italian-born sculptor and potter Siglinda Scarpa as a cage-free sanctuary for homeless cats and is located on a 16 acre farm in North Carolina (view map). The cats are housed in a studio building and are free to roam inside among the artists and cat volunteers and outside in a 3 acre, cat-safe enclosure. Open daily to visitors, between 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • Beaufort Community Cat Project (Beaufort, NC) This all-volunteer organization advocating non-lethal methods to reduce the free-roaming cat population using Trap-Neuter-Return was formed in August of 2006. To date the BCCP has helped facilitate TNR of over 100 cats in the community, along with organizing low-cost spay/neuter clinics for the community.
  • Jellicle Pet Sitting’s Inaugural Fall Park Romp (New Orleans, LA) September 26 at Coliseum Square Park. A day of fun, pets, pet people & play. There will be a photographer on hand, as well as a Silent Auction. All donations for photos and the auction go to the LA/SPCA.
  • Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (Baltimore, MD) The Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter, Inc. (BARCS) is a non-profit organization created in 2005.  BARCS’ mission is to prevent cruelty to animals by: rescuing animals, finding homes for the neglected and abandoned animals, promoting the health and welfare of animals through education, advocacy and pet population control and working cooperatively with other animal advocacy groups, shelters, and community organizations to continually improve the lives of animals.
  • Crash’s Landing Rescue & Placement Center (Grand Rapids, MI) A non-profit, no-kill cat rescue & placement center owned and operated by a veterinarian. All cats receive the best medical/preventative care possible while at the facility. Staffed by diligent, hard-working, cat-loving, non-paid volunteers who do this simply because they love our feline friends.
  • Pure Breed Cat Rescue (Wisconsin) This non-profit organization in southeastern Wisconsin has been around for 10 years finding quality homes for abandoned/surrendered purebred cats. The largest rescue organization of its kind in the Midwest, Pure Bred Cat Rescue uses its unique knowledge and ability to care for purebreds.
  • Philadelphia Community Cat Council (Philadelphia, PA) PCCC provides low cost spay/neuter clinics for the feral, stray and abandoned cats in the city of Philadelphia. PA.
  • Cathaven (Israel) A no-kill cat rescue organization in Israel specifically for cats that are handicapped, have been abused or tortured, or have chronic medical problems (such as cancer, FIV, diabetes, etc.).  These cats come from all over Israel and they receive medical care and a warm and loving environment for as long as they live .  They live in a caravan situated in the middle of half an acre of fenced-in land in the Negev desert close to Beer Sheva, within which they roam free.  We also take in kittens who have been separated from their mothers and need to be bottle-fed.  If the kittens are healthy, we try to re-home them after weaning. For more information, please contact Robyn Dror, Managing Director at Cathaven at ardror5 [at] gmail [dot] com.
  • Cat Adoption and Rescue Efforts, Inc. (Richmond, VA) C.A.R.E. is a non-profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to the rehabilitation, care, and adoption of cats and kittens rescued from euthanizing animal shelters in the Richmond, Virginia metropolitan area. C.A.R.E. is dedicated to rescuing cats and kittens from local pounds; these cats and kittens have almost no chance at adoption by the public.
  • Albuquerque Cat Action Team (Albuquerque, NM) Albuquerque and New Mexico’s first no-kill, non-profit, all volunteer cat only rescue organization dedicated to enhancing and protecting the lives of stray, orphaned, abused and neglected cats.  In just over 9 years we have helped over 2,260 cats and kittens!  We are looking for key volunteers and fosters!
  • Devon Rex Rescue League The DRRL is a non profit organization run by volunteers. The DRRL is a network of Devon breeders and fanciers all over the country that avail ourselves to the local shelters, humane societies and veterinarian offices so that should a Devon come to one of these facilities in crisis, we are able to offer help. Our mission is to ensure that Devon Rex that have been abandoned or abused end up in very happy homes. We feel that our breed is very sensitive and intelligent and like all cats, deserves the best treatment possible by their owners.
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2 Responses to “Moderncat Rescue Round-up: September Update (Part 1)”

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    Sandy

    I hate to criticize a rescue organization, but I wonder why most (if not all?) of Crash’s Landing Rescue’s cats are declawed?


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