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CAT taking in cats from major neglect case

Nearly 100 cats require assistance finding new homes after being rescued by Klamath County Animal Control from a neglect situation in Chiloquin. One of the largest pet rescues in Oregon history, this huge influx of animals is a stretch for any shelter, especially during this busy time of year. The Oregon Humane Society (OHS) is managing intake of cats from the case, and reached out to the… Read More »

Portland man reunites with cat after emergency double lung transplant

(Sherwood, OR - JUNE 5, 2015) — Gary DeCarrico was not expecting to be in the hospital for months. He had a severe headache and went to see the doctor. As it turned out, he would spend the next few weeks in intensive care before his health took an even graver turn.

DeCarrico contracted hospital-acquired pneumonia, an infection of the lungs. With his immune system already weakened by adult… Read More »

Meet CAT’s 35,000th adoption

The Cat Adoption Team (CAT) is pleased to announce that a five-year-old cat called Mildred became the organization’s milestone 35,000th adoption when she went home with her new family on Saturday, May 16.

Jenn Stephens and her daughter Lily weren’t thinking about adopting a cat when they first visited Purringtons Cat Lounge in late April. At the time, Stephens wasn’t even aware that… Read More »

Portland metro area #1 in saving lives

Portland animal shelters save an unprecedented 93.1% of homeless cats and dogs in 2014

Beyond brunch spots, breweries and bookstores, Portland has likely just achieved another #1 ranking—this one celebrated with a lot of wagging tails and purrs. In 2014, 93.1% of all cats and dogs entering the Portland metro area’s six largest animal shelters were saved. The region, with a human… Read More »

Bob Anderson wins $5,000 for CAT in Purina Volunteer of the Year Contest

The Cat Adoption Team is thrilled to announce that long-time volunteer Bob Anderson was recognized as one of four runners-up in the Purina Cat Chow Shelter Volunteer of the Year contest. As a result, Bob won a $5,000 donation to CAT.

Purina Cat Chow asked its 50 shelter partners – one in every state – to nominate a volunteer who spends countless hours providing additional support to… Read More »

Kitten Palooza: June 27, 2015

Kitten Palooza is the kitten adoption event of the year!

On Saturday, June 27, the Cat Adoption Team (CAT) will open early at 10 a.m. for our annual Kitten Palooza adoption event. This special event will feature more than 100 kittens waiting to meet you, plus lots of fabulous adult cats for adoption too.

Kitten Palooza is busy and fun, and you won’t want to miss this chance to find the… Read More »

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