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AnimalKind, Inc.

Rating: 5 stars   3 reviews 1,390


PO Box 12568 Raleigh NC 27605 USA


AnimalKind's mission is to end the unnecessary euthanasia of cats and dogs in NC shelters by helping low-income families prevent accidental pet litters.

Target demographics:

low-income pet owners

Geographic areas served:

North Carolina


THE $20 FIX, which provides pet spay/neuter financial assistance to low-income pet owners in Durham, Orange, Caswell, Person, and Wake Counties, the SpayNC Helpline, which provides information to residents all across NC about the pet spay/neuter resources in their area, and ReTails Thrift Shop, which supports our programs financially.

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Rating: 5 stars  

AnimalKind is providing wonderful services for the less fortunate animals and their people in North Carolina!

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The low cost spay & neuter vouchers they give to poorer families to get their pets snipped!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Open a branch in every city.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have volunteered with AnimalKind since 1998. I started serving on the board in 2010. I've watched AnimalKind grow in response to the needs of the animal community. It wasn't long after AnimalKind started THE $20 Fix program that I noticed more and more people were familiar with AnimalKind and the importance of its mission. By providing targeted low-cost spay and neuter vouchers, THE $20 FIX directly started saving lives while at the same time indirectly educating the community in general and the rescue community in specific on the importance of preventing pet overpopulation before thousands of homeless pets end up in shelters facing euthanasia. I've seen the understanding and emphasis begin to shift from sheltering to addressing the issue at its origin. Other non-profits as well as municipal animal services now turn to AnimalKind to gain understanding and focus. I am proud of and grateful for the work of AnimalKind.

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When I was answering calls for AnimalKind, I was touched by the stories shared of how AnimalKind made it possible for families to keep and care for their pets. A single mom who was struggling to make ends meet. An elderly woman living with her cats on a fixed income but wanting to be able to care for her feline companions.

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The only improvement I could see is having the funds to take low-cost spay and neuter statewide allowing the numbers to turn so that euthanasia isn't the standard method of addressing pet overpopulation.

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I had become a volunteer for Animalkind but my emotions kept me from continuing. I would hold the depressed kitty's and cry into their fur. I wish that I were able to take them all home. No one else does what Animalkind does. They take in all abandoned and orphaned felines giving them all a second chance at life and love. Since I am unable to volunteer directly, I am able to give them donations of needed items as well as a monthly monetary donation. I did adopt an extremely lovable, now HUGE, black tabby named Avery. There was no fee for adoption and he had already been neutered and been given all of his vaccines. They are also tested for certain feline diseases and Avery was also microchipped. Everyone who loves cats as much as I do should give a donation to Animalkind to help with everything that they provide for these homeless sweethearts. I have 9 cats and all are from rescues. Open your hearts and give or adopt as many as you can take care of. You get so much love in return.

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By adopting my HUGE MUSH Avery. We just love him to pieces. He is such a loving feline!

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They do everything that they can for homeless kittys. If I were a millionaire, I would build them an enormous new facility for more cats with a large staff to help out.

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