Programs and Events

Whether you’re looking for help or looking to help, there is  something for every cat lover at Cat Care Society. 

The Nine Lives Guardianship Program

The Nine Lives Guardianship Program allows Cat Care Society to serve as temporary caregiver for your cats should they outlive you. This is a key benefit of the Nine Lives Legacy Society.

The program is available for your cats, whether or not they were adopted from our shelter.

Your cat will be brought to our shelter by one of our compassionate staff members or volunteers. It will then be given a physical exam by our caring on-site veterinarian. Depending on the situation, your cat will be placed in one of our loving foster homes or kept at the shelter for better exposure to adopting families.

Rest assured that your cat will receive the best care and affection from our experienced staff and volunteers during its stay. Cats will also receive ongoing medical care from our veterinary staff to ensure their continued good health.

How to Enroll

The first step is to make a provision for a gift to the Cat Care Society in your estate plan. Then let us know so we can add you to our roster of the Nine Lives Legacy Society members.

You will receive the following:

1) Estate Planning Notification form (to be returned to us).
2) Personality profile form for each cat you wish to enroll (to be returned to us).
3) Informational magnet to place on your refrigerator.
4) Wallet ID card to alert others to the plans you have made for your pets.

You may submit additional pet profiles to enroll cats you adopt in the future. It is important that the personality profile be filled out completely and thoroughly and submitted to CCS for each cat you want included in the program. Attaching a picture of your cat is critical! This profile not only helps the staff at CCS, but it will also help your cat’s future new family.

When enrolling more than one cat, it is recommended that Cat Care Society be notified during the process so that we can plan accordingly.

For more information on this program, please contact Suellen Scott at sscott@catcaresociety.org.

Temporary Care

While we believe that we have an excellent shelter, and our cats are provided with the absolute best care, no animal shelter can compete with a loving home. That is why Cat Care Society is proud to offer a temporary care program for people who are unable to care for their cats temporarily due to a home foreclosure, temporary homelessness, an extended hospital stay, etc.  We provide food, shelter, and medical care for the cat(s) for up to 30 days, at which point they return to the families who love them most. This program not only keeps families together, it keeps cats out of animal shelters. Note that CCS has limited spots for temporary care cats, and participation in the program is subject to space and availability. 

Please contact our shelter for more information: 303.239.9680 option 3.

Nibbles ‘n’ Kibbles

Nibbles ‘n’ Kibbles is Cat Care Society’s program to offer free cat food and cat litter to people who are experiencing temporary financial challenges. This helps them continue to care for their cats, who may be one of their few comforts during this time. It also helps prevent them from turning the cats loose on the streets, neglecting them, or taking them to a shelter.

You can help by offering donations of dry and canned cat food and cat litter.  Please clearly mark your donation as for Nibbles ‘n’ Kibbles, and drop them off at the shelter during shelter hours. We can provide a receipt for you for tax purposes.

The cats thank you!

Traveling Cats

The shelter isn’t the only place that you’ll run into our cats. We’ve partnered with several nursing homes and assisted living facilities and bring cats by regularly to visit the residents. Not only does this provide enrichment and a change of scenery for our cats, but it is also an occasion to look forward to for many residents who many not be able to have pets of their own. We have also partnered with select Petco locations to offer cats for adoption. Our cats never stay at the store for longer than seven days before returning to the shelter for a check up, so if you meet one you love don’t hesitate! We also take cats to offsite locations for special events such as Pride Fest, Snow Cats, and other major events throughout the year. 

Monthly Events

Looking to have fun and do good in your community? Look no further than our monthly events! Each month Cat Care Society hosts Catty Hour, Yoga with the Cats, and Movie Night with the Cats. Have fun, spend time with friends and family, and support homeless cats all at the same time! For more information contact sscott@catcaresociety.org. Due to COVID-19, all monthly events have been canceled until further notice. Please check our social medias for future updates. 

 

Cat Care Society also hosts monthly educational seminars featuring feline behaviorist Billie Reynolds of Good Kitty Behavior. Topics includes clicker training your cat, introducing a new cat to your family, the benefits of play, and more. Seminars have gone online in response to COVID-19. Please check our social medias for updates and to stay current on our upcoming events.

 

For the month of August, Balefire Goods will be donating a portion of sales to the  Cat Care Society. Cat Care Society has been improving the quality of life for homeless, abused, and injured cats for over 30 years. Join them in supporting our mission to continue enriching the lives of people and cats in Jefferson County and beyond. Consider adopting a cat into your family, volunteering, or supporting our work through a gallery purchase this month. 

Visit vww.balefiregoods.com to shop and donate.

 

Fundraising Events

 

 

Paws on the Green Charity Golf Tournament-

Rescheduled for September 11th

 

Join us for a morning of golf, food and fun. All proceeds benefit the cats at Cat Care Society. 

Individuals-$ 125

Sponsorship’s begin at $250 

Click here to view all registration fees. Ready to sign up? Register and pay securely online!

Tails of the Painted Cats Gala Dinner & Auction

Calling all artists: we are now accepting applications for Tails of the Painted Cats 2021! 

New this year: Painted Dogs!

Artists wishing to participate may download an application packet online or send a mailing address and three samples of recent work in JPEG format to Jane Dorsey at jdorsey@catcaresociety.org

View all the Painted Cats from years past (note: they are all sold). 

 

Upcoming Events

May 10th-Online Kitten Shower

All Day Join us on Facebook and enjoy the playful antics of our cutest kittens from the safety and comfort of your home. Learn more here.

June 13th - Volunteer Orientation-Cancelled

10:30 am – 12:00 pm Learn what it takes to be a CCS volunteer, including current volunteer positions. Email amartin@catcaresociety.org for more information.

September 11th - Paws on the Green

7:00 am – 3:00 pm Join us for our annual Golf Tournament at Evergreen Golf Course. Register here.

Nibbles "N" Kibbles

By Appt. Only  Free food, litter, and other supplies to those in need. Located at the back entrance of the shelter. Contact jstoner@catcaresociety.org to schedule an appointment.

Get In Touch

We are open by APPOINTMENT ONLY during our regular hours of operation. Please call 303-239-9680 or apply online and you will be contacted to schedule an appointment time.
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