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Caring About The Strays Inc. Animal rescue in Westwood, NJ

Since our founding in 1995 by Lynn Cancro, Caring About The Strays (C.A.T.S.), Inc. has worked to find “forever homes” for abandoned, unwanted, neglected, or abused companion animals.

All the animals in our care are in foster homes, which helps socialize the cat or dog and allows us to identify the best type of home for each animal to ensure a successful adoption. We also work to reduce the overpopulation of feral cats with our Trap-Neuter-Release program. In addition, our team also strives to educate the public about the importance of spaying or neutering their pets to decrease the number of unwanted pets.

C.A.T.S. is not a shelter in the traditional sense; we rely on private foster homes to house the many unwanted animals in our care.

Our Resale Shop (80 Kinderkamack Road in Westwood, NJ) helps fund our efforts. Please consider donating to our Resale Shop. Donations of brand-new and gently-used items are needed year-round and can be donated during shop hours Monday – Saturday 10:00 – 5:00.

Contact
Email
Address
80 Kinderkamack Road
Westwood, NJ 07675
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Meet their adoptable pets

80 Kinderkamack Road

Westwood, NJ 07675

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Create an alert, and we'll notify you every time a new pet comes in who meets your criteria.

Adoptable pets at Caring About The Strays Inc.

We'll also keep you updated on Stella's adoption status with email updates.
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Stella

American Shorthair

Female, Young
Westwood, NJ
We'll also keep you updated on Hershey and Truffle's adoption status with email updates.
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Hershey and Truffle

American Shorthair

Male, Kitten
Westwood, NJ
We'll also keep you updated on Reese's adoption status with email updates.
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Reese

Domestic Mediumhair

Male, 3 mos
Westwood, NJ
We'll also keep you updated on Mary Kate and Ashley's adoption status with email updates.
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Mary Kate and Ashley

American Shorthair

Female, Kitten
Westwood, NJ
We'll also keep you updated on Charlotte and Jaclyn's adoption status with email updates.
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Charlotte and Jaclyn

American Shorthair

Female, Young
Westwood, NJ
We'll also keep you updated on Frieda's adoption status with email updates.
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Frieda

American Shorthair

Female Young
Westwood, NJ
We'll also keep you updated on Igor, Alexis, and Vincent's adoption status with email updates.
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Igor, Alexis, and Vincent

American Shorthair

Male, Kitten
Westwood, NJ
We'll also keep you updated on Scarlett's adoption status with email updates.
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Scarlett

American Shorthair

Female, Kitten
Westwood, NJ

Rescue FAQs

Primarily, but not exclusively, Pascack Valley area (Montvale, Park Ridge, Woodcliff Lake, Hillsdale, Westwood, River Vale, Washington Township and Emerson) within Bergen County.

Additional adoption info

The first step in our process is to fill out our online application at our website, www.care4strays.org. Once received, it will be reviewed by one of our trained volunteers. If approved, we'll be in touch to arrange a "meet and greet" with the animal. All of our cats/dogs are in private foster homes.

Adoption application

https://www.care4strays.org/adoption-application

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We'll also keep you updated on Gracie's adoption status with email updates.
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Gracie

Domestic Mediumhair

Female, 1 yr 1 mo
New York, NY
We'll also keep you updated on Bear's adoption status with email updates.
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Bear

Belgian Shepherd

Male, Adult
New City transport, NY
We'll also keep you updated on Sir Peter Porker III 1/2's adoption status with email updates.
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Sir Peter Porker III 1/2

Pig (Potbellied)

Male, Young
Flanders, NJ
We'll also keep you updated on Vienna's adoption status with email updates.
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Vienna

Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Australian Cattle Dog

Female, 3 mos
Smithtown, NY
We'll also keep you updated on Lancelot's adoption status with email updates.
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Lancelot

American Pit Bull Terrier/Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, Adult
Madison, NJ
We'll also keep you updated on PUPPY CORA's adoption status with email updates.
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PUPPY CORA

Pointer

Female, Puppy
Sussex, NJ

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