Each of our programs is dedicated to providing cats with happier, healthier lives and to provide knowledge to the public about human responsibility to protect and enhance the lives of these animals.

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Adoption and Rescue Program

We are a small not-for-profit organization with limited space, because of this we are only able to accept cats in medical crisis, pregnant cats, nursing mothers and kittens less than 6 months of age who are in need. If you have a stray or feral cat that is relatively healthy, but producing homeless kittens, they are eligible for our Trap, Neuter and Release Program.

If you or someone you know is interested in adopting one of our cats or kittens, please fill out the Adoption Application and Personality Match forms and email or drop them off to our location.

If you would like to know more about any of our cats or kittens that are available, please feel free to call us and ask for Julianne.

Trap, Neuter and Release Program (TNR)

Feral cats may have been born wild, or once been domesticated and turned wild to survive. Left unaltered, free-roaming cats can continue to reproduce at an alarming rate, creating more homeless kittens. Some communities find these cats and kittens a nuisance and want to be rid of them, while others show their concern by feeding them. Unfortunately, it is not enough to just feed them. These cats must be spayed and neutered so that they can no longer reproduce and leave more sick and hungry kittens to fend for themselves.

Our Trap, Neuter and Release program tackles overpopulation at its core. Spaying, neutering and returning these cats to their territory, allows them to enjoy their lives while ensuring no more kittens are born into this hard existence. By limiting free-roaming cat populations, fewer unwanted and homeless cats are taken to shelters and euthanized.

According to scientific studies, free-roaming cats gain weight and live healthier lives after being altered. TNR programs are proven to stabilize and significantly reduce the size of feral and stray cat colonies.

 

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How does TNR work?

If you know of free-roaming cats and kittens and are looking to help, please contact us and we can schedule and appointment to bring them in. If you require a trap, we can recommend where you can purchase or rent one for humanely catching them on your own.

There is a fee of $90.00 for each cat or kitten that is brought in to be spayed or neutered. This fee includes a health examination by a veterinarian, spay or neuter surgery, vaccines, blood tests for Feline Leukemia Virus and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) de-worming and flea and parasite prevention. Following their recovery, the cats are discharged to the individual who brought them in and are returned to their colony.

Haven’s Hope reserves the right to keep any tame strays and kittens for adoption. To avoid any cats and kittens being brought in for spaying and neutering that are pets, we have a surrender form that will be required to be signed by the individual bringing them in.

In seven years, one female cat and her offspring can theoretically produce 420,000 cats. On average only 1 in 12 of those cats will find a home.