The Dancing Cat

We are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) animal rescue organization dedicated to saving local at-risk shelter pets from the San Jose Animal Care Center. Our goal is to give adoptable animals a chance to shine in a casual and relaxed environment, and expand opportunity for adoptions, thereby reducing the euthanasia rate in Silicon Valley. The Dancing Cat also seeks to create a community of cat lovers by providing a place for fun social and educational events.

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702 East Julian Street,
San Jose, CA, 95112

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Rescue FAQs

San Jose and surrounding areas

  • 1. Submit Application
  • 2. Interview
  • 3. Meet the Pet
  • 4. Approve Application
  • 5. Sign Adoption Contract
  • 6. Pay Fee
  • 7. Take the Pet Home

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Once the adoption has been finalized, we will deliver the cat to the adopter's home.

Note that we limit adoptions to within a 20-mile radius of San Jose.

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