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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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3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

2 Janet127


Rating: 5

Cats Haven is a God send to these kitties that might have been put down just because they were old or had a chronic illness. The volunteers and staff here love each and every one of the cats that are here. I know this first hand because I use to be one of the volunteers and I still visit from time to time. Thanks to donations they are able to take care of all the cats needs. Barb founder of the shelter spends all her spare time making jewelry and cat toys and sells them to make more money to help the cats. She also is the one that will be up every few hours to feed orphaned kittens that were pulled from the Animal Control and saved them from being put down just because they lost their Mother. When you walk in you can see just how happy all the cats are here.

1 Victoria63


Rating: 5

The compassion of the staff and volunteers is unparalled. Barb's watchful eye makes sure every dollar donated is spent wisely. We are so blessed to have Cats Haven in our community.



Rating: 5

I believe in donating money to Cats Haven because they're a no-kill shelter for cats. Dogs get all the glory, so it's really nice that this shelter specializes in caring for cats.