Cat Adoption Team

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Year in review 2010

Adoption:

  • 2,771 cats/kittens
  • 1,371 of those were female kitties
  • 1,157 were male kitties
  • 31.6% were black or mostly black cats
  • 24,649 total adoptions since founding in 1998 (through December 31, 2010)

 

Intake:

  • 2,546 cats/kittens from other shelters and the public
  • 64% of these cats came from other shelters and 36% came from the public
  • 911 kittens were fostered with 38% coming from Willamette Humane Society in Salem; 30% from Multnomah County Animal Services; 28% from the public; and 4% from other organizations
  • 153 adult cats were fostered, including pregnant or lactating cats with kittens

 

Spay/Neuter:

 

CAT’s In-Shelter Hospital:

  • 49 dental cleaning
  • 3 amputations
  • 1 anterior cruciate ligament repair
  • 1 perineal urethrostomy
  • 44 cases of ring worm treated
  • 6,284 vaccinations administered

 

Cat Food Bank:

  • 34,682.25 pounds of cat food distributed (more than 2008 and 2009 combined)
  • 59,204.60 total pounds distributed since opening in June 2008 (through December 31, 2010)
  • 4,982 cats fed (more than twice as many as fed in 2009)
  • 1,563 cat-owning families helped
  • First organized pet food bank in the Portland-area
  • 3,768 pounds of cat food provided to home-bound seniors through partnership with two Meals on Wheels centers

 

Volunteerism

  • 680 active volunteers touching all aspects of CAT’s operations
  • 112 foster families
  • 10 offsite adoption centers staffed and run by volunteers
  • Over 62,000 hours of service donated, which is equivalent to 30 full time employees
  • 16.82% of volunteer hours were from off site adoption center work
  • 8.83% of volunteer hours were from adoption counseling
  • 40.10% of volunteer hours were from fostering

 

Donation Programs:

  • 103 Meow Team Members - monthly automated giving program
  • 416 donors supported CAT through the Willamette Week Give!Guide year-end program
  • 427 runners/walkers registered for the 2nd Annual CATnip Friday 5k & Mouse Miler

 

Internet Networking:

  • CAT had 1,942 Facebook fans at year’s end (85% increase from 2009)
  • CAT’s Twitter page had 859 followers by year end (up 43.66%)
  • CAT’s website had 76,668 visitors (6,389 monthly average) (up 14.47%)
  • E-Tail (CAT’s monthly electronic newsletter) grew to 5,772 subscribers (32.21% increase over 2009)

Best Sellers at CAT’s in-Shelter Boutique:

  • Cat carriers
  • Playstation toys
  • Litter boxes
  • DaBird Teasers
  • Incline cat scratchers

Click here for CAT’s 2010 Asilomar report