Project Purr is a fantastic organization. This is truly a labor of love. They are dedicated and passionate about making a difference in the lives of cats. We have adopted 6 feral cats from Project Purr and it was a wonderful experience. Our 4 acres are rodent free and the cats provide daily entertainment chasing each other through the treetops and much needed companionship for our sole dog. There is nothing funnier than watching the cats deal with the chickens stealing their food and sunny napping spots. The cats enact revenge and tackle the hens when they're rooting about. Even my cat hating husband is now a fan of our beauties. They work hard for their Friskies and come when they are called.
Project Purr is an incredible organization with a compassionate mission, a solid management team, and dedicated volunteers. Project Purr has made a huge impact in the community by humanely controlling community cat populations through Trap-Neuter-Return, rescue efforts for kittens, and adoption. They also educate people about how to humanely help feral cats while also providing advice and assistance. They have spayed/neutered thousands of cats, which has humanely prevented future generations of homeless cats from being born. Not only do they help cats, they also address the root causes of cat homelessness. Project Purr is a truly exemplary animal welfare organization!
Project Purr helped us save two feral cats who were living at Lakeview Middle School but needed to be relocated. We had previously had the cats fixed but our principal said they had to go anyway. We found a new home for our ferals (through a flyer at Aptos Starbucks) but had no idea how to successfully transition the cats to their new environment. Lynne at PP let us borrow a hutch (for 3 weeks) and all the supplies we needed (for free), plus she spent hours answering all my questions. I am happy to report the cats have stayed put in their new home and seem to be happy and healthy.
I needed a trap on short notice (having found a dumped kitten running around my neighborhood, clearly hungry and terrified). Lynne called me back right away, I got the trap, got the kitten, kitten rescued/adopted out by Project Purr. Quick action on everyone's part saved the day. This is not the first time PP has stepped forward for me, and for the animals, it's just the most recent example.
Project Purr comprises an extraordinarily dedicated and compassionate team that serves feral cats and kittens in Santa Cruz County. They oversee a large TNR program, maintain feral communities that don't reproduce but do hold the niche. They also place ferals who have no safe colony as barn or garden cats, providing extensive wisdom and support to help people establish these beautiful helpers as rodent control troops. They hand tame and socialize feral kittens, and place them in loving adoptive homes. And, last but certainly not least, they are active advocates, educating and assisting. They are well organized and they truly care. I have had only positive experiences and I recommend them without reservation.
Just found the Great Non-Profits site tonight. Was posting a review for something else (unfortunately a very bad experience) when one of my "fur babies" jumped in my lap. Thank you, Project Purr, for bringing these super sweet little kitties into my life.
We had a great initial meeting, a smooth adoption, and 2 (!) cute additions to our family.
We continue to send the foster parents updates. Thank you for helping these small beings who need someone!