Our Featured Cresco, IA Partner:
SNAP OF NE IA
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.
Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:
We are located in NE IA. We focus on Cresco, IA first, but get calls from a 60 mile radius. We help whenever we can and refer people to others also.
We started out with a spay/neuter program with our goal of helping the stray cats. There was a need to save the city pound cats and then we stared fostering cats when we had foster homes available. We got our shelter license and 501c3. We volunteer because we want to save the animals and make the world a better place for them.
Donate to Our Shelter...
Please mail donations to 527 3rd Ave W, Cresco, IA 52136
Come Meet our Pets:
We have held a few adoption opportunities this past year. We have spent a lot of time on education and promoting spay/neutering. We just started a Be Kind to Animals Program at the community learning center (166 kids), will have an educational event on SPAY DAY in Feb., gave Pet Meets Baby guides to the prenatal classes at the hospital, and donated educational books to the library recently. We have several events planned this year. Because we don't have an actual shelter, we use foster families. When we are short on foster families, we encourage families to hold on to their pets & we call it a courtesy listing, not a foster adoption.
Our Adoption Process:
We start with an application, do an at home visit and call vet references. If the people qualify to adopt, we have them sign a contract and follow up within a month of the adoption. We ask if the adopters can reimburse us for the medical expenses, with a minimum received of $55 for males and $75 for females. There is a spay/neuter agreement in the contract.