Cat Shelter

Resources for feral and stray cats and other pets.


Cat Shelter Directory Directory (It's meta!)

These sites offer the most comprehensive directories of animal shelters. If you're looking to adopt a cat or if you found a stray and want to find local help. Click around below.

ASPCA - Find a Shelter PetFinder Shelter and Rescue Directory
Animal Shelter - Directory Hug for Homeless Animals - Shelter Directory
The Rescue Shelter Network Regional Shelter Directory
Adopt a Pet - Find a Shelter Bring Fido - Worldwide Shelter Directory


Other Cat Humane Resources

Want to find or post a rescued animal? Looking to start a Trap Neuter Return (TNR) program in your area? Do you want to volunteer or start a group in your area? Use the resources below.

Alley Cat Allies Pet Finder
The Humane Society of the United States People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
American Society for the Prevention or Cruelty to Animals Trap Neuter Return
Declawing Shelter Pet Project
Rescue Me The Queenie Foundation


Want to start your own non-profit humane organization / charity / rescue?

Head to the IRS' helpful non-profit page for info on what paperwork to file to apply for non profit status. Also, there's a phone number if you want someone to walk you through the process--no charge! Start an organization today.


Are you going to contact using the link above re: a cat you or somebody else found?

Here's the stock response you'll get:

Thanks for visiting is a site that links to directories of cat shelters and related humane organizations. If you're looking for help with a furry friend please head back to the site and click around to find out about humane resources in your area.

I'm just a guy with a meta informational website. Yep, it's a directory of directories. How weird is that?!

Good luck on your noble venture and thanks for caring!