Cat Adoption Team

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Detour Routes to CAT August 21-23

If you are coming to the Cat Adoption Team (CAT) this August 21 through August 23, please be aware that traffic is being re-routed to accommodate a road closure. The detour signs by the city may not correctly route you to CAT, and GPS may be impacted as well. Please see our alternate route suggestions below.

About the closure
The railroad crossing on Tualatin-Sherwood Road between SW Oregon… Read More »

CAT receives $5,000 grant from Best Friends Animal Society

Grant funds help cover costs of adoption events and reduced adoption fees

Juneau photo by Lamm PhotographyThe Cat Adoption Team (CAT) recently was awarded a $5,000 grant from Best Friend Animal Society. A portion of the grant helped offset adoption event costs, while the remainder will cover adoption fees for senior, long-term, and special needs cats.

“Some cats take longer to find the right home, whether because of… Read More »

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 »

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