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Cat Town

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Why Cat Town?
May 13, 2017

 I’m fundraising for an organization I care so much about - Cat Town! As a volunteer, I can tell you that Cat Town is doing amazing things  See more
Emily Wong

THE STORY:

CAT TOWN wrote -

Starting  as a foster-based program in 2011, when the euthanasia rate for cats at  the Oakland shelter was 42%, we focused solely on cats who had no other chance: cats who hid in the back of their cage or tried to bite anyone who came near; seniors who were devastated to find themselves in a tiny cage after their caretaker died; shy cats who were plenty lovable, but  too scared to show it when surrounded by the sound of barking dogs.   

In the six years we have been operating, we’ve helped over 1,600 cats and helped reduce the euthanasia rate at the Oakland shelter to 14%.  With your support, we can give every shelter cat a chance!     

Through innovative programs, like opening the first (and only non-profit) cat café in the  United States, our In It for Life Program (for senior cats), and Forgotten Kitten Project  (for older kittens who had no human contact during the time they are easy to socialize), we have proven that many cats who seem unadoptable in a shelter just need to be in an environment where they feel safe.  

We are weeks away  from opening a new cage-free adoption center for cats who need an  engaging but quiet space to feel safe. It’s the first of its kind, and  one more step toward ending the needless killing of cats in our local  shelter. At the same time, we are creating a replicable model for others  to do the same in their communities.

With over 100 cats in our care on any given day, your contribution will give needed medical care to sick and injured cats, provide lifesaving medication to cats with pre-existing conditions, and give all of Oakland’s adoptable cats a chance to get out of a cage and on with their lives.
 

Please help Cat Town save more at-risk shelter cats.
 

If you’d like more information about our organization, please visit www.cattownoakland.org. Thank you for your support of our mission!  

$904

MONEY RAISED
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  • Dave Wong

    $100

  • Liz Gordon

    $25

  • Peter Gordon

    $100

  • Gene Wong

    $100

  • Subi and Dags

    $25

  • Sally Sherman

    $100

  • Alexandra Verheecke

    $25

  • Julia Verheecke

    $25

  • Umi and Luna

    $250

  • Howard

    $54.16

  • Anne Callahan

    $100

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181% Raised of $500 Goal

The Team: $65,559 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

CAT TOWN

Amount Raised

$20,615

 

34% Raised of $60,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Ann Dunn

Amount Raised

$4,700

 

157% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Corinne Lamata

Amount Raised

$4,131

 

118% Raised of $3,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Steve Berley

Amount Raised

$2,975

 

99% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Stefanie Kraus

Amount Raised

$2,790

 

93% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jay Ruiz

Amount Raised

$2,445

 

122% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Gina Blus

Amount Raised

$2,315

 

185% Raised of $1,250 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jamie Miller

Amount Raised

$2,060

 

98% Raised of $2,100 Goal

Donor Comments

Anne Callahan

Anne Callahan

DONATION: $100

12 months ago

Howard

Howard

DONATION: $54.16

12 months ago

Umi and Luna

Umi and Luna

DONATION: $250

12 months ago

Julia Verheecke

Julia Verheecke

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Alexandra Verheecke

Alexandra Verheecke

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Sally Sherman

Sally Sherman

DONATION: $100

in memory of Shadow 1 year ago

Subi and Dags

Subi and Dags

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Gene Wong

Gene Wong

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

Peter Gordon

Peter Gordon

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

Liz Gordon

Liz Gordon

DONATION: $25

1 year ago