Thunder’s Warm Fuzzy Tale

Thunder is hard to miss! At 17 pounds, he is an extra large boy, but what makes him stand out most is his adorable, oddly human-like face. He came to Seattle Area Feline Rescue from a shelter in California on September 2nd. Incredibly matted, Thunder enjoyed every grooming session we gave to him and quickly […]

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The Rescue is Hiring

This is an especially exciting time for Seattle Area Feline Rescue: we are preparing to hire our first Executive Director. Adding this leadership position to our current staff is a significant milestone for our growing organization, and will bring opportunities to build upon our current work and to help more homeless felines. For most non-profit […]

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Monkey and Moses

The rescue cats and kittens are doing a happy kitty dance: they just found out that Seattle Area Feline Rescue is receiving a “Monkey and Moses” grant! The Monkey and Moses Fund was created by two local animal lovers and advocates who believe that all animals deserve a loving forever home. This project is named […]

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Why Won’t My Cat Use the Litter Box?

If Your Kitty Starts Thinking Outside the Box… When you come home to the frustration of a kitty “Oops,” your first thought might be that your companion is just acting naughty… or intentionally trying to annoy you. But what is your friend really trying to tell you with those litter box accidents? And how can […]

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Facts About FIV-Positive Cats

A Misunderstood Condition The concurrence of the discovery of FIV and HIV in the 1980’s—and the relatively frighteningly unknown nature of the latter—caused confusion and had a negative impact on cats diagnosed with FIV. Before more extensive research was done, shelters and veterinarians often euthanized FIV-positive cats without giving them any chance to find loving […]

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What It’s Like to Foster a Cat

Has it every crossed your mind what it would be like to foster a cat or kitten? If you have visited the Rescue to adopt or visit, or if you follow us on social media, you are only seeing part of the story of cat rescue. Each of these cats and kittens were brought into […]

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Gala tickets now on sale!

Dig out your old bellbottoms and bring your nicest platforms…  it’s time for “Caturday Night Fever“! Will you join us at Nine Lives Gala this fall for a groovy evening to help homeless kitties? Our annual Nine Lives Gala will take place on Saturday, September 23rd at 5:30PM at Shoreline Conference Center. With dinner, dessert, drinks, auctions, and entertainment—featuring celebrity host […]

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If You Need to Rehome a Cat

You are Your Kitty’s Best Advocate! 1)      If you or someone you know becomes unable to care for a feline companion and must rehome a cat, start by contacting your own networks. Try reaching out via email and social media to your family members, friends, neighbors, or co-workers. Your kitty’s new home may be closer […]

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German’s Story

German has the biggest purr—the rumble starts as soon as he sees you coming! Abandoned by his original owners, he seemed grateful to find safety at the rescue. At the Adoption Center, though, this outgoing orange and white kitty sometimes became suddenly irritable and his left ear seemed to bother him. A veterinary exam revealed the cause of […]

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