March 24, 2013
Left to die in an 18 gallon Rubbermaid container in a dumpster with trash piling up around them, two young female cats are lucky to be alive today. Saturday morning (March 23), an employee of the Washington Square PetSmart discovered the cats discarded like trash behind the store.
They were both inside the nearly new, sealed blue plastic tub inside the dumpster with trash already starting Read More »
March 15, 2013
The Cat Adoption Team is pleased to announce that Chomper, a 3-year-old, FIV+, adult black cat, is the our 30,000th adoption.
Chomper was adopted Friday evening (March 15, 2013) by Theresa Brown of Beaverton (pictured), Ore. He will be Theresa’s only pet.
For the past week, Theresa visited CAT’s shelter to get to know a few of the cats she was interested in. It was Chomper who Read More »
March 7, 2013
CAT just put the finishing touches on an improvement project over 18 months in the making.
In November 2011, Petco Foundation awarded CAT a $15,000 grant to update and remodel the free-roam/colony rooms at the Sherwood shelter.
CAT staff began designing with an eye on improving the environment and enriching the lives of the cats in our care. Using recommendations from the Guidelines for Read More »
March 4, 2013
We are purring with excitement here at CAT.
Because we are so close to our 30,000th cat/kitten adoption. That’s 30,000 adoptions in just under 15 years!
Will it be Apple Box – named because he was found in one? He’s a sweet black cat who can throw his ample weight around to get your attention.
Will it be Ursula – CAT’s lobby ambassador? She’s a beautiful, yet particular, Read More »
February 7, 2013
Promoting both adoption and spay/neuter, local animal shelters have drastically reduced the numbers of homeless cats and kittens in this area.
It started in 2006 when the Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland was formed by local animal shelters to offer low-cost feline spay/neuter services. Since then, over 28,000 cats of owners in need of financial assistance have been fixed through the Read More »
November 29, 2012
The Grimm cast is now at our Sherwood shelter. Okay, we actually named an adorable litter of kittens after the characters of this hit TV show filmed and based in Portland.
Found when they were about 10 weeks old, the Grimm kittens were on the verge of becoming feral. They were skittish and fearful of people, with the exception of Captain Renard, who was quite social from Read More »