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Second Annual Kitten Baby Shower will support the foster program at CAT

Sure, it seems like the words “kitten season” are a match made in heaven, but the reality is that kitten season is a tough time of year for animal shelters. Kitten season brings with it a large shelter population spike, and vulnerable kittens require extra attention. These adorable little fuzzballs are a big drain on resources—requiring additional staff and volunteer time and attention,… Read More »

Cat Adoption Team reduces adoption fees to empty the shelter for construction

Thanks in part to a generous $13,000 grant from The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA®), the Cat Adoption Team (CAT) will begin a housing renovation project at its Sherwood shelter. The project will result in improvements to enhance the health and welfare of all cats and kittens in the shelter’s care.

Special Adoption Promotion
Because cats will need to… Read More »

Snow days mean fewer adoptions, more cats looking for homes

The winter storms that blew through the Portland metro area this past weekend interrupted business-as-usual for the Cat Adoption Team (CAT) in Sherwood, Ore. Following a four-day weather closure, CAT is reaching out to the community to encourage adoptions.

“A dedicated group of staff and volunteers who could safely reach the shelter came in to care for the cats during the snowstorm,”… Read More »

It’s “La Vida Buena” for Uno and Tres

Although they are now in their loving forever home, Uno and Tres had a bumpy beginning. These darling litter mates originally came to CAT as kittens and were quickly adopted together. But after about 5 months in a home, they came back to CAT because they weren’t socializing well with the people who had adopted them. After that experience, it was clear that these two kittens would need some… Read More »

CAT Receives Community Lifesaving Award

Maddie’s Fund recognizes the Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland

CAT and the other organizations that make up the Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland (ASAP) are doing a lot of things right when it comes to the cats and dogs in local animal shelters.  Since founding ASAP in 2006, these organizations have worked diligently to save cats and dogs in our local shelters.

ASAP award Karen Green et al•Starting with a… Read More »

Two lives saved

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 »

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