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My name is Joel!

Domestic Shorthair Kitten for adoption in Belton, Missouri - Joel
Photo 1 - Domestic Shorthair Kitten for adoption in Belton, Missouri - Joel
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I'm being cared for by:
HELP Humane

Facts about Joel

  • Breed: Domestic Shorthair
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Kitten
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 82227
  • Hair: Unknown

Joel is a survivor, he was found outside by some Good Samaritans and brought to their veterinarian and told he had Cerebellar Hypoplasia. They tried to care for him but their veterinarian didn't have much info or help to share. So three weeks after they rescued him he had only gotten worse. By the time we took over his care, he was nearly comatose from lack of food and hydration. Cerebellar Hypoplasia is compared to Cerebral Palsy in humans. He needs help to eat and drank and once he came back from starvation and dehydration he was on to his life. Please ask more questions if you are the special person Joel needs to live his life well, we know there are special people out there ready to give this boy the family he longs for. Joel, boy, born 2016
Joel, Domestic Short Hair has been shared from Shelter Exchange.

About HELP Humane

About Our Shelter...

Who We Are:


HELP Humane: HELP Humane Inc. is a non-profit organization currently run by a small group of animal lovers in Cass County, MO (just south of Kansas City).


All HELP animals are treated by veterinarians receive age appropriate vaccinations, dewormed, spayed/neutered and those incoming after Oct 2005, have been micro chipped. Cats have been Feluk/FIV tested and are negative unless otherwise stated. Dogs have been heartworm tested and are on heartworm preventative.


HELP now has a no-kill shelter. HELP does not take in any owner relinquished animals. HELP rescues stray dogs and cats from the streets. We have been told by many adopters that the reason they liked adopting form us is because we have a happy place and all the cats are the friendliest ones they had ever met. HELP feels that ALL animal’s are worth saving. We have many FIV and FeLV+ cats in our care. They will live with us until they end their life’s journey or find a permanent home.


Currently we are in a financial crisis and desperately need more funding to continue our mission. We are also currently in need of foster homes. The more foster homes we have, the more pets we can help. We also need more volunteers and a grant writer. Of course donations of money and/or pet supplies are most helpful.


Our regular monthly meetings are at 7:00pm, the 1st Tuesday of each month. At our Shelter at 17122 Bel Ray Place, Belton, MO 64012.

Come Meet Our Pets...

HELP Humane is located 17122 Bel Ray Place, Belton, MO 64012, 816-318-HELP


Shelter Hours are:
Monday CLOSED
Tuesday through Friday 1:00pm to 8:00pm. Saturday 10:00am to 6:00pm and Sunday 12:00pm to 5:00pm.


On Saturday's and Sunday's we also have fostered animals available to meet.

Our Adoption Process...

We require potential adopters to fill out an adoption application. (It doesn't obligate you to anything.)

Adoption Fees:


All animals have been spayed/neutered, vaccinated, dewormed and the cats have been FeLuk/FIV tested and dogs heartworm tested. - $75/kittens or adopt a pair for $120.00. Adult cats are $65 and dogs $90


Our goal is to make the best possible match for the animal.


We are mostly staffed with volunteers, so please, allow time for us to get back with you.