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New Beginnings for Cats Cat rescue in Bourbonnais, IL

New Beginnings has been in the animal sheltering business for ten years. It started as a small trailer and grew from there adding a special needs shelter, and now we are a building a kitten nursery. We are known to go to the extreme to save cats lives. We have 5 full-time employees and about 15 volunteers. We our known to take in the "unadoptable cats" many shelters won't take because we fully believe every cat deserves a second chance at a new life

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Address
7701 E. 3500 N. Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Donation Donations are accepted on our website
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7701 E. 3500 N. Road

Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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Adoptable pets at New Beginnings for Cats

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

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 3 yrs 2 mos
Bourbonnais, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Connor's adoption status with email updates.
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Connor

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 4 yrs 1 mo
Bourbonnais, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Lucy's adoption status with email updates.
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Lucy

Domestic Longhair

Female, 2 yrs 11 mos
Bourbonnais, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Garfield's adoption status with email updates.
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Garfield

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 9 yrs 11 mos
Bourbonnais, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Benjamin (Benny)'s adoption status with email updates.
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Benjamin (Benny)

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 1 yr 11 mos
Bourbonnais, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Big Ben's adoption status with email updates.
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Big Ben

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 3 yrs 5 mos
Bourbonnais, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Melanie's adoption status with email updates.
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Melanie

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 9 yrs 2 mos
Bourbonnais, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Vivian's adoption status with email updates.
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Vivian

Domestic Mediumhair

Female, 3 yrs 7 mos
Bourbonnais, IL

Rescue FAQs

New Beginnings is a no-kill, cageless cat shelter, and sanctuary. We serve Kankakee and the surrounding counties.

Additional adoption info

We have a people friendly policy. We like to get to know you as a person or family, so we can work together to adopt the perfect cat for you.
Our adoption fees are $125.00 for kittens under 9 months old.
Cats 9 months and older are $100.00
This includes spay/nueter, all shots are up to date, including rabies. Our cats have also been microchipped and Fiv/FeLV tested negative. We also provide 30 days free insurance after you take your kitty for it's vet check.

Pets at shelters & rescues near New Beginnings for Cats

Kankakee County Animal Control & Adoption Center

1270 Stanford Dr,
Kankakee, IL 60901

Grundy County Humane Society/DANE911

120 W. 4th Street,
Coal City, IL 60416

New Rattitude - Illinois

Plainfield, IL 60586

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

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Kitten
Wheaton, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Maggie's adoption status with email updates.
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Maggie

American Pit Bull Terrier/Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, Adult
Valparaiso, IN
We'll also keep you updated on Dakota's adoption status with email updates.
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Dakota

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Adult
Aurora, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Loveland's adoption status with email updates.
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Loveland

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Adult
Wheaton, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Emerald's adoption status with email updates.
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Emerald

Domestic Shorthair/Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, Young
Matteson, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Lilac's adoption status with email updates.
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Lilac

Siamese

Female, 2 mos
Hammond, IN

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