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If you’re a cat person, you’re in the right place.
Whether you're here to adopt, volunteer, or find out more about our services, CAT can help.

We Know cats!

Portland’s Cat Adoption Team (CAT) is the largest cat shelter in the Pacific Northwest. We offer adoption, foster care, and veterinary services to homeless cats and kittens.

Take a peek at our latest cats up for adoption. Our experienced adoption counselors will help you choose a cat likely to be a good fit for your family.

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CAT Thrift Store

Get amazing deals on clothing, shoes, craft supplies, books, housewares, jewelry, vintage items, and other great finds.

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Adopt a Cat Or kitten

See cats and kittens currently available for adoption from our shelter, foster homes, and offsite adoption centers.

See a list of foster volunteer's social media accounts.
Follow Our Fosters

CAT's foster volunteers care for over 1,000 cats and kittens each year. Check out the list of foster families on social media!

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I cannot rave enough about CAT!! They go above and beyond to care for these cats and kittens!

– Kara B.

Get Involved at CAT

Join CAT as a volunteer, donor, or foster family and help save lives with your time, love, cash donation, supplies. Your worthwhile support and contribution to CAT gives our precious cats a fresh start, essential vet care, and a chance to find loving homes.

Together, we can help homeless cats land on their feet and live happy, healthy lives.

Cat News & Happenings

Who Rescued Who: Melanie & Rumi’s Love Story

-Guest post by Melanie H., Cat Adoption Team adopter After losing my two dear senior cats in 2013, my chronic depression worsened. Cats are crucial to my well-being, so after some time, I made the trek to Cat Adoption Team. October 26, 2013 was the day my life would be

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Cats + Rehab?! Absopawsitively!

— Guest post by Dr. Natasha Bui, PT, DPT, CCRT, Amicus Animal Rehabilitation Did you know that cats are actually pretty great physical therapy patients? Hear me out… Cats, just like dogs, have common orthopedic and neurologic conditions that, if left untreated, can significantly affect their quality of life, mobility,

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You've Got Questions, We've got Answers
Wondering why your cat does that? Want to learn how to train your new kitten? Looking for other cat care tips? CAT's Resource Center is here to help!