Paws up for Paperless Adoptions!

If you’ve been to the Adoption Center lately, you may have noticed a change in our office area: where there used to be only two large desks, you can now see four shiny new standing workstations with stools. This office re-design has a very special purpose: we’re going paperless!  Paperless adoptions are certainly more efficient: […]

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Farley Finnagan

On a recent outing, a local hiker was surprised to see an animal in a rest area that wasn’t part of the wildlife: a fluffy orange cat. When she got closer, she discovered the poor kitty was friendly. She also saw a large tumor on his leg. Knowing he wouldn’t survive in the wild, the […]

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Greek Kitties: The Sequel

A Big Fat Greek Happily Ever After… Do you remember back in December when we told you the story of two blind Greek kittens? Their American dream came true when a dedicated volunteers Shanna and Eric found them while vacationing in Greece. Shanna eventually went back to Greece to collect them and managed to transport them […]

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Keeping Your Indoor Cat Happy

You’ve probably heard the statistics: while an indoor cat usually lives 15-20 years, outdoor cats survive only 2-5 years on average. Outside, there are predators, cars, and toxins… But can a cat ever really be happy as an indoor-only kitty? Fortunately, the answer is yes! Here are some things you can do to make sure […]

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Finn’s Story

Finn is a quirky kitty with a lot of love to give, so it was very hard for him to be without a family of his own for almost 2 months. Why did a handsome, friendly young cat wait so long for a home? Finn uses his mouth to communicate what he’s feeling (meaning he […]

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Introducing the New Executive Director

This month, we’re thrilled to welcome Emily Sprong, Seattle Area Feline Rescue’s first ever Executive Director! For most non-profit organizations, the Executive Director is the first staff position to be filled. Our grass-roots organization evolved along a different path, adding staff positions one-by-one and waiting until now to create and fill the role of Executive […]

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Socializing a Shy Cat

Helping a shy kitty blossom takes time and patience—but it’s also incredibly rewarding! From first purr to first headbutt, there will be many milestones to celebrate. As you teach your new feline friend to relax and trust humans, you will gain her devotion and loyalty for life. Here are some tips for socializing a shy […]

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Now Hiring

SAFe Rescue is currently hiring for two positions: CUSTOMER CARE / ADOPTION COUNSELOR LEAD: this position assists the public and staff in resolving a wide-range of adoption center needs including adoptions, training, retail sales, and office work. It involves direct contact with cats, humans, computers and paper. The position includes assisting and training volunteers when needed. This […]

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