UPDATE:  July 2024

Our intake capacity is limited in receiving surrendered cats at this time. We are making every effort to add more foster homes and volunteers.

The requirement to accept a cat into our care: 

* Must have our approval 

* Complete and submit the Surrender Form

If you have a cat-related vet emergency, please get in touch with BAY AREA PET HOSPITAL for assistance. 

Other local rescue groups for possible sources to help

-Community Cats of Benzie County, Frankfort (231) 383-3639

-Munchkins' Mission, Traverse City (231) 360-0303

-Kelly’s Kritters, Traverse City (231) 590-0924

-Cherryland Humane Society, Traverse City (231) 946-5116

-Sophiea Safe Haven Sanctuary, no address or phone #

-Missaukee Humane Society, Lake City (231) 839-3800
-Little Traverse Bay Humane Society, Harbor Springs (231) 347-2396
-Help from My Friends, Bellaire (231) 533-4070
-JUST CATS, INC, East Jordan 231-674-5261


Overpopulation is a serious issue and no other activity has a greater impact than targeted spay and neutering. The low-cost clinics below offer assistance for spaying or neutering your pet. For more information get in touch with them directly.

-1 Cat Spay & Neuter Clinic, Interlochen (231) 883-2959

-Wonderland Humane Society, Cadillac (231)  920-6405

-Missaukee Humane Society, Lake City (231) 839-3800

-SNAG (Spay Neuter Action Group), Manistee (231) 889-0182  - no website

-Shanti Bhuyan, DVM, Kingsley (231) 263-2550 -  no website

-Little Traverse Bay Humane Society, Harbor Springs (231) 347-2396

-AC PAW Spay & Neuter Project, Acme - No phone # available


-Tractor Supply locations

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