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Support Cat Adoption and Rescue. Why go to a cat breeder or pet store to buy a cat when you can adopt?

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Our Featured Lake Oswego, OR Partner:

The Oregon Cat Project

Cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

342 B Avenue
Lake Oswego, OR 97034

http://TheOregonCat.Org

Pets at Our Rescue Group:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

Our adoptable cats and kittens come from all over the western United States including Hawaii from rescues and individuals needing to find a new home for their cat or kitten. We currently offer feline services in Hawaii, Oregon, and Nevada.

About Our Rescue Group:

We are The Oregon Cat Project, a non-profit, no-kill rescue located in the Portland, OR, area and serving all cats regardless of zip-code or ownership status. We provide many services including adoption, rescue for FIV+ and FeLV+ cats and kittens, feral cat placement through our barn cat program, a food bank to feed the hungry and general support to all cats in need.

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

Come Meet our Pets:

Email theoregoncat@yahoo.com to schedule a time.

Our Adoption Process:

We have an interview process for adoptions and each is handled on a case-by-case basis. Our regular adoption fees for adult cats three and up is $40, Young adults two and under are $80 and 2013 kittens will be $120, but we often have special promotional fees.
Requirements for Adoption...
Before falling in love with one of our cats, please make sure that you are:
* At least 18 years of age and have a valid photo ID.
* Allowed to have a cat where you live. Check with
your landlord.
* Able and willing to spend the time and money necessary to provide the medical treatment and proper care for the cat .
* Able to provide an indoor home. (If you want an outdoor cat, let us know.)
* Okay with not declawing the cat. (If you require a declawed cat , allow us to find you one that has already been declawed. It is a cruel and painful surgery.)

Choosing the Right Cat...
Mandatory Spaying/Neutering
All of our pets are surgically altered before they go home. No animal adopted from our organization will contribute to the pet overpopulation problem.
We discourage the adoption of kittens to families with children under 6 years of age. Why? Because infant animals are very fragile and can be injured, even with the best intentions.
Remember that cats are only kittens for a few months, so the age of the cat you adopt should really depend on the level of maturity you're looking for.
Animals may not be adopted as gifts The animal must be chosen and adopted by the person/family who will be responsible for the pet.
Want a “mouser” or “barn cat”? We have a special program that can help match you with a feral or outdoor cat in need of a home.

Choosing the Right Cat...
Cats make wonderful pets. They tend to be less demanding than other pets and can easily adjust to a variety of lifestyles and living spaces.
A cat's personality, age, and appearance, as well as the kinds of pets you already have at home, are all things you should keep in mind when making your selection.
Also remember that because they are in an unfamiliar
environment, some cats who are usually quite social may be frightened or passive while at the adoption center. These are the cats that may need extra TLC to come out of their shell, but if you give them that, they will make loving, rewarding pets.

Adopt a Cat for Life...
Finally, remember that you're making a commitment to love and care for your new pet for his or her lifetime—and that could mean 10, 15, even 20 years. So choose your new best friend carefully and be a responsible pet owner. In no time at all, you'll know how wonderful sharing your home with a cat can be.

Our Adopted Pets:

We have helped lots of pets connect with loving and caring owners. Check out our adopted pets list!

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a cat or kitten versus getting cats for sale or kittens for sale from a cat breeder? When someone is breeding kittens, they are creating new cats who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of cat or kitten and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a cat for sale from a kitten breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with cats who must find homes. So rather than buying a cat or kitten for sale from a cat breeder, we encourage people to adopt a cat or adopt a kitten at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.