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Causes: Animal Protection & Welfare, Animals

Mission: Saving the lives of loving cats that will be automatically killed in high kill animal control facilities because they are blind, leukemia positive or FIV+. Educating the public about blind, FIV+ and Leukemia Positive Cats. Sponsor a strong spay neuter program for feral & stray cats.

Results: As of mid Sept 2015 we have spayed/neuters 1104 cats this year.

Target demographics: animals

Direct beneficiaries per year: 150 blind/felv/fiv cats, spay/neuter for 182 cats

Geographic areas served: the US

Programs: Educating people about blind, FELV+ & FIV+ cats. Providing life time care sanctuary for blind, FELV+ & FIV+ cats. Started 9/2014 a spay/neuter program for feral & stray cats. We fixed 182 cats in 2014. Our goal for 2015 is 1500 cats

Community Stories

657 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Sherry84

Donor

Rating: 5

These people do amazing work. They give homes to cats that would otherwise be euthanized. But instead here they find a forever home until they cross the rainbow. Charity work is thankless, let's all take an opportunity to thank them.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I can't remember how I found BCR on Facebook but so impressed by the way Alanna and and all the helpers work so tirelessly to help and care for these cats who otherwise be put to sleep, with this safe haven these cats spend the rest of their lives knowing only love and kindness. I had no idea just how many cats were affected by FIV and FLV and so often neglect by us humans has such devastating effects on these innocent little lives. I live in the UK and now the proud mum of Toby, a little FIV boy. I would love to visit BCR one day but until then do the daily click and any competitions I can to support the amazing work of this dedicated team

Donor

Rating: 5

I have been a supporter of BCR for a couple of years now. What a wonderful organization that takes care of the hardest kitties to find homes for and gives them a lifetime of soft beds, warm food and plenty of unconditional love until they cross the rainbow bridge.

annielaurieburke

Donor

Rating: 5

I discovered BCR through another humane society I support. I was impressed with the work they do with blind cats, as so many shelters just euthanize them. Some of the cats they have saved are amazing and would not have had a chance otherwise. BCR shares news of their work with donors, and responds personally and promptly to donations, questions and comments. I am glad to know there is such a caring organization for these special needs cats!

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Donor

Rating: 5

These folks are awesome. It's hard caring for the dumped pets of America, especially the ones with health problems (usually the reason they have been dumped). I know from personal experience, as I have a small, private, no-kill shelter for cats and small dogs, and most of my rescues are animals with chronic health issues. BCR does so much, not only to help the cats with disabilities, but also to educate the public. They are one of my regular charities, even though I am on a fixed income..

Kimberly168

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I found BCR one day by accident on Facebook when I happened to see one of their daily live tours. I had no idea how much that would change my life. I get such joy out of watching the kitties and I feel like they are mine too. BCR does an amazing job with the babies. They take cats that are blind, FIV+, and FELV+ that would otherwise be put down and give them a home. Each cat that comes there is promised a forever home. Even after they cross the rainbow bridge they are brought back and placed in the memorial garden. Each cat gets the best food and top notch medical care. They are loved so much. You can tell how happy they are by watching them. There is nothing better than watching a new kitty miraculously transform from a shy baby that wants to hide into a happy and confident cat. If I were I cat I wish I would be so lucky to live at BCR

MiaDravis

Donor

Rating: 5

They do amazing work providing forever love for cats in need. They educate the public regarding what causes blindness in cats and make people aware of the fact that blind cats are amazing!

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

The work they do with cats that have special needs in incredible!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I believe that all kitties are in the best of hands with all that Blind Cat Rescue and Sanctuary do. They give hope for all those loving and beautiful cats that cannot see and may be afraid or feel uneasy. They provide a lot of information regarding what they do and I truly wish I had so much more funds to give away for this organization. They truly shine providing education to all of us, helping the cats finding homes for adoptable ones and a safe haven for those that cannot be adopted. Thank you so much for all the love and all you do for our best furry friends.

Donor

Rating: 5

What a generous and selfless organization... Virtually all the donations go to care for their cats.

Donor

Rating: 5

I have been following Blind Cat Rescue for a couple of years now on Ustream and Facebook. I think what these folks do for the kitties is amazing as otherwise these cats would have been put down. It's nice to know they have a forever home at the rescue and will never have to worry about being thrown out on the street. Bless these people. Bless the cats.

Donor

Rating: 5

Many years ago, I had a Manx who lost his vision when he was 15 years old; he lived to 17. He was amazing in how he dealt with his blindness. I stumbled across Blind Cat Rescue several years ago and am totally impressed with the love, care and concern Alana and those who work with her have for the cats. I have been a donor since. It touches my heart that BCR has now expanded to include FIV and FeLV cats as well. The newsletters always make me smile and the cats look extremely well cared for and happy. Even when one has to cross over the Rainbow Bridge, it is done with such compassion and kindness; you will, of course, cry for each one ... yet their lives can be celebrated because at BCR they ALL matter!