Shadow Cats Rescue

Rating: 4.96 stars   112 reviews

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

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Reviews for Shadow Cats Rescue

Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

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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Rating: 4 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

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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1 person found this review helpful

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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Rating: 5 stars  

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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1 person found this review helpful

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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1 person found this review helpful

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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Rating: 5 stars  

An amazing organization that has won us over with their incredible amount of compassion, love, and dedication to every life. From the resident cats at the sanctuary, to TNR and the cats in their colonies, to even reaching out to help shelters in other cities, including my hometown in Garland TX, their work truely is amazing. God Bless

 
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This sanctuary takes loving cats to a whole new level, by helping their cats at the sanctuary, the cats in the community with TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) and colonies, and cats they never even get to meet but that they reach out to,through the One Life Fund. This fund helps pets at shelters with funds towards their medical care and safety. I am very proud of being part of this organization, by showing support in sponsoring 2 beautiful cats at the sanctuary, Joey and Turbo. God Bless

 
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I found about Shadow Cats, when looking for more information on how to better understand the newest addition to our family, our sweet and loving Orion. We had been having a dog for a while, and now with a cat in the house, I knew we had to do a little research to make sure he felt comfortable and at home. This is when I came across Shadow Cats, and reading about their work just amazed me. I didn't know anything about the feline leukemia disease, upon reading up on it, realized this organization was just beyond words from the kindness, love, and care they provide on a daily basis, for cats that otherwise would sadly be euthanized at a shelter. Since that day, a few months ago, I have been a supporter, and my husband and I sponsor Smokie, one of the very lucky and blessed cats to call Shadow Cats home. God Bless. Lesley Quiroga

 
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1 person found this review helpful

Shadow Cats Rescue tackles the most difficult job of caring for cats with chronic illnesses and other issues that make such animals unadoptable. Yet each cat has a loving home and the best possible care for its long or short life. Through their social media posts, many of us have come to love the cats and admire the wonderful people who care for them. Please consider a donation. They are unique in caring for the cats that are euthanized in even the most humane shelters allowing them to live happy and often remarkably long lives.

 
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1 person found this review helpful

Shadow Cats is an amazing sanctuary for cats that might otherwise be euthanized. They are true to their mission and passionate about it. It's a very special place where cats live their best life in clean, comfortable surroundings.

 
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1 person found this review helpful

Shadow cats does everything it can to help cats in need have the best life possible.

 
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