I'm a friendly, playful boy, but somehow I ended up living on my own on the street. I wasn't doing too well outside. People in the neighborhood noticed I was having trouble going to the bathroom (No. 2, as you humans call it). Fortunately, a Rock Creek Cats volunteer took me to a vet, who determined I was suffering from severe constipation (yes, I know, gross!) because my rear end had been injured by a car (ouch!). The vet gave me laxatives and special food, and now I'm feeling much better and pooping like a champ! I guess that's why they named me Champ! (hee, hee)
Rock Creek Cats Inc. is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to helping less fortunate felines in the D.C. area.
Our main activity is helping outdoor, unadoptable (feral/wild) cats through what's known as Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR): humanely trapping them, getting them spayed/neutered and vaccinated, and returning them to their environment, while ensuring they have food and shelter. TNR averts the birth of kittens, prevents the feral population from getting out of control, and reduces the number of cats who end up in overloaded, high-kill shelters.
When we come across cats who are good candidates for adoption, we get them appropriate veterinary care and foster them until they are placed in loving, permanent homes. The adoption process includes an application, vet reference check (if applicable), home visit, adoption contract and adoption fee.
We receive no government funding and rely on donations to fund our activities. Rock Creek Cats is a 501(c)(3) organization, which means contributions are tax-deductible. Our mailing address is: P.O. Box 203, Garrett Park, MD 20896. For federal employees, our CFC Number is 81366.
Come Meet Our Pets...
Rock Creek Cats participates in adoption events at local pet stores. Visit www.rockcreekcats.org for more detais.
Our Adoption Process...
The adoption process includes an application, vet reference check, home visit and adoption fee. Adopters must sign a contract.
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