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Shadow Cats Rescue

Rating: 4.96 stars   112 reviews 5,721

Address:

PO Box 720 Round Rock TX 78681 USA

Mission:

Support and neuter activities

Results:

Over 3000 cats have been trapped, neutered and returned- potentially representing thousands of kittens that were not born to continue the cycle of overbreeding Over 500 cats adopted into indoor homes Over 200 cats have lived out their lives at the Shadow Cats Sanctuary.  We average of 75 cats at any one time.

Target demographics:

We target community wide areas interested in humanely reducing the free roaming cat population through TNR irregardless of social, economic or other issues

Direct beneficiaries per year:

The cats benefit. The community also benefits through the humane reduction of community cats, reduction of tax burdens by reducing the cat intake numbers at city shelters. We serve as a humane option and resource for ill and injured cats as we have space available.

Geographic areas served:

Central Texas

Programs:

We actively support spay and neuter activities by managing feral cat colonies by providing food, water and medical care for these cats. Kittens taken from feral colonies are given medical care including spay and neuter and then socialized and then adopted out. In addition, we provide medical care to any other kittens and cats taken into our care.

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(512) 922-9106
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I heard about Shadow Cats from a friend a few years ago. Since then, I have done my small part to help their very worthy cause by sponsoring a cat, Chipper. These folks care for cats that are not adoptable and some come to them with major injuries. With loving care, the kitties have a forever home with all the food, shelter, and love they could ever want. What a worthwhile cause!

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

Make them able to expand their facility.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2016

 
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Amazing work to rescue cats with special needs and provide a loving environment. I have sponsored several cats (including the 2 below) and actually visited the facility. Very clean. Very homey. Obvious love of cats. Keep up the great work!

 
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Doing phenomenal work with special needs kitties. Everyone has earned their wings. I'm proud to donate to this one!

 
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The loving attention to the needs of kitties who have tested positive for FeLeuk and FIV is impressive. I am blown away by the visibility I have as a supporter from half the country away!

Photos, videos and the use of webcams just make me feel pleased to support Shadow Cats.

As a pet owner with 1-2 cats at any given time, I have learned a LOT from the other portion of their mission...managing community cats and if possible integrating them into someone's family.

Through the information they provide through their Facebook page I gained enough confidence to adopt a former stray kitty from a local neighborhood. 17 months and my former stray is now a pushy love-bug.

Education is a huge part of their advocacy effort and that is not to be taken lightly!

 
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I found Shadow Cats through a friend on Facebook. I've been following them since and am very impressed by their organization. The love and care they show to all the cats at their sanctuary, community cats, and all cats in general is inspiring and awesome. I like their education efforts and support of other rescues. I have 8 kitties of my own and sponsor Ben with Shadow Cats.

 
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I happened upon ShadowCats from someone else's post on Facebook and began following them. Having 12 cats of my own, I always found their posts enlightening and their compassion unlimited. I was so taken by their work that I began to sponsor one of their kitties, and added another soon after. The retesting of the FIV positive cats that turn out negative after years of having the virus is inspiring and gives hope to cat lovers everywhere that kitties affected by this disease will have a better future. Their posts have brought me joy, laughter and tears. I can't possibly express the admiration for all those involved with ShadowCats. God bless them all!

 
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We were introduced to Shadow Cats when fiends of ours were employed there as cat nannies. We went to visit Shadow Cats, a 2.5 hour drive, during an open house they had to show the public their newly renovated cat living areas. We were very impressed with the living conditions, the care and concern shown by the folks and their constantly striving to find ways to fund the organization so they could continue to provide for these cats. We were even more impressed with their community services as well. Making and taking donated gift baskets to a local elderly care facility to list just one example. These are great folks in every aspect and you don't have to wonder how much of your money actually goes to the cats - you can see that almost all of it is used for cat or community service causes!

 
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Found out about the Shadow Cats through Central Texas Cat Hospital who provide their veterinary care - have been fortunate to visit them and meet the Cats who benefit from their care and whose quality of life has been vastly improved even though sadly with some of the residents medical issues that life may not be as long as usual. There are tears of joy and sadness both but SC do their best for every case no matter how the prognosis looks at the start. I sponsor three of the Cats to support the running costs of that love and determination.

 
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Shadow Cats is a real top notch organization, I found out about it last year. I have seen countless rescues, emergency surgeries and forever homes found only through the hard work of Shadow Cats ' volunteers. I always share their posts both positive and sad. I began donating this year but will continue to support their works for many years to come.

 
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I've been a volunteer with Shadow Cats for only a short time so far, but that time has been great.

 
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I have been volunteering with Shadow Cats for over three years and have had the opportunity to work with feral cats living in a colony maintained by the organization as well as with the sanctuary cats. I have also been able to provide assistance with some grants and administrative work. Although each aspect of this work is incredibly fulfilling, my #1 commitment is for the cats living in the sanctuary that have been diagnosed with feline leukemia (FeLV). These cats truly would not have had a chance without Shadow Cats. Their medical needs tend to be greater but they are worth it!

This is an organization that is truly heart-centered. The caring of each person involved for the cats is clear to anyone who visits or follows the organization. Each cat who enters is family and has a home here for however long it is needed. I am aware of how fiscally responsible this group is and I know that my gifts are utilized only for the well-being of the cats and in the most responsible way possible. I am proud to be part of the Shadow Cats family.

 
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