June is Adopt-A-Cat Month and if you’re considering a new feline addition to the family, we want you to know that when it comes to cats, PAWS is the Whole Kitten Caboodle.
A few PAWSome facts about PAWS and cats:
- PAWS has 22 full-time staff members who work with cats.
- Our staff have a combined 70 years of experience with PAWS cats.
- Currently, 121 volunteers per week are devoted exclusively to cats.
- A cat’s average length of stay from admission through adoption is just 8 days.
- PAWS adopts about 2,500 cats per year.
- PAWS takes in cats with special needs such as those who test positive for FIV.
- About 1,500 cats and kittens are fostered annually.
- PAWS has two cat adoption locations – PAWS Cat City, a unique colony-style, cat-only adoption center in Seattle, and PAWS Companion Animal Shelter at our headquarters in Lynnwood.
- PAWS Adoption Specialists are experts at matching people with cats.
- PAWS provides post-adoption support.
- PAWS is a certified Jackson Galaxy Cat Pawsitive Pro shelter using positive reinforcement with clicker training.
The frosting on the caboodle is our large selection of cat retail items for sale at PAWS Cat City in Seattle and PAWS Companion Animal Shelter in Lynnwood. Great news – our supplies, toys and food are competitively priced. Greater news - 100 percent of the profits go to save more homeless cats!
So whether you’re adopting from PAWS for the first time and need a starter kit like one of the ones below or you’re an experienced cat guardian looking to purchase cool cat stuff, PAWS is your place to shop.