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Mission: Cats Haven’s Mission: To provide a non-institutional shelter (no cages) for cats and kittens. Cats Haven was founded for special needs cats or kittens with birth defects, visual impairments, neurological problems, or medical issues or injuries that require veterinary care. Cats Haven strives to educate the public about available resources and proper care of companion animals. 

Results: Have the outdoor cat enclosure done. Cats Haven now has vet tech part time, she was hired this past summer. The upstairs big cats' room has been freshly painted. there are now additional cat trees and new hiding spots for the shy cats.

Target demographics: Indianapolis, IN

Direct beneficiaries per year: cats

Geographic areas served: Indianapolis, IN and around the state

Programs: Providing shelter and medical services for elderly and special needs cats in an open (no cage) environment. Veterinarian services, food and litter take most of our resources. Cats haven only accepts cats from other facilities when adoption is doubtful or euthanasia is the only option.

cats haven frequently covers medical expenses for individuals who wish to keep their companion animals, but cannot afford veterinarian expenses or pet supplies.

cats haven provides food and medical services for numerous feral colonies and foster homes.

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2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

2 Adrian K.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

My twin cats, Moe and Larry, are from Cats Haven. They are 16 years old. Larry died in May 2015. Until that day Moe and Larry eere never separated from each other. Cats Haven never separated them from each other to ease adoption. They look after cats' wellbeing. My son calls Ms. Barbara and staff there "angels". I agree with him. Once you see how genuinely they care for every single cats under their care, you will plainely see it why they are "angels". Thanks to them, I have been blessed with Moe and Larry.

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I had the opportunity to visit the house that was used to shelter their cats several years ago. I was able to convince the management at a former employer to donate some of the money we had raised to Cat's Haven. Wonderful organization that is doing tremendous work in the Indianapolis area.