Rescue and Shelters

Cat House on the Kings
Parlier, CA.

Happy Tails Pet Sanctuary
Sacramento, CA.

Give Me Shelter
San Francisco, CA.

Helping Persian Cats
Beverly Hills, CA.

Maine Coon Adoptions
Northern CA.

Marin Humane Society
Novato, CA.

Persian & Himalayan Cat Rescue
San Francisco, CA.

Sacramento SPCA
Sacramento, CA

Safe Haven for Cats
Redwood City, CA

Southern California Abyssinian Rescue
Southern CA.

Spunky’s Rescue Ranch
Northern CA.

Toni’s Rescue
San Francisco, CA.

Town Cats
Orangevale, CA.

The Urban Cat Project
San Francisco, CA.

Davis, CA.

Greater Northwest Region

AJs Best Friends Purebred Rescue
Phoenix, AZ.

Cat Purebred Rescue
Seattle, WA.

Nevada SPCA
Las Vegas, NV.

Seattle Persian and Himalayan Rescue
Seattle, WA.

National Level

Best Friends Animal Society

Pet Finder

Purebred Cat Breed Rescue
(formerly CFA Purebred Rescue)

Useful resources!

Kitty Hill Resort for Cats is an innovative facility that boards kitties in the their own walk-in private rooms with windows, skylight lofts, art work, and furnishings. Located in Santa Cruz, CA.

Cat Behaviorist, Marva Marrow, is Breed Rescue Coordinator for CFA Breed Rescue, Southwest Region. She was Editor of the Cat Fanciers’ Association Mentoring Program for six years, helping to create this educational program. Recently she was Editor of, a website for the Cat Fanciers Association. She is an award-winning Member of the Cat Writers of America and is frequently quoted in national cat magazines and other nationally known publications regarding cats and behavior. She has over 30 years of experience with cats of all types and ages. Marva is a fully Certified member of the IAABC (International Association for Animal Behavior Consultants) and consults for private clients, rescue groups, shelters and veterinarians.

Marilyn Krieger, Certified Cat Behavior Consultant, owner of The Cat Coach, LLC ( ) solves cat behavior problems through on site and phone consultations. Marilyn helps stop unwanted behaviors through a combination of positive reinforcement, environmental changes and educating the cat’s human family. Too many cats are surrendered to shelters—too many euthanized for fixable behavior problems. Marilyn is certified through the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, where she co-chairs the cat division. She also a member of the advisory board for NBC’s Petside. Her award-winning book, /Naughty No More! /focuses on changing unwanted cat behaviors using a variety of methods including: clicker training, environmental management and other postiive methods. Please check out The Cat Coach, LLC ( ) for more information.

Rehoming a Pet – RentLingo is an apartment finding service that has a good article on rehoming a pet. Being forced to find a new home for your pet is one of the most difficult situations for pet owners. They have put together a guide to prevent having to rehome a pet, and tips on how to find a new home for your pet when it is absolutely necessary.

Purr…fect Fence The only cat fence enclosure system that can be installed free-standing or added to an existing fence or wall to make it cat-proof. Give your cats the freedom to enjoy the great outdoors without worrying about their safety.

Feline Minds – Creative Cat Behavior Consulting. A San Francisco Bay Area business offering effective, compassionate and affordable behavior advice to cat guardians. Our specialty is in-home consultations where we can observe your pet in the home environment.

Moving with Pets– This is a really good article that gives great advice on how to adjust your pet to the area as your moving and how to keep them calm during the move so it’s less hard on them.

Pet Resume Guide -This helps you create a resume for your pet with fill in the blanks. There are a surprising number of places for rent that require something like a pet resume, especially in college towns.

Low-Cost Veterinary Resources

The ASPCA lets you enter your zip code to display a list of resources within a specifed number of miles.

Spay California lets you look up listings by California county.

Love That Cat has a list of resources in order by area code.

Friends of the Animals of the Redwood Empire lists resources available to North Bay residents.

Friends of the Fairmont Animal Shelter lists spay/neuter resources in the East Bay.

The Sacramento Area Animal Coalition lists low-cost spay/neuter programs in Sacramento and surrounding areas.

Luv My Pet offers a weekly shot clinic, with various other services available, at Petco store locations.  The Luv My Pet web page includes pricing information and a search engine for finding clinic locations in or near a specific city or zip code.

VIP Petcare Services offers a weekly shot clinic, with various other services available, at Pet Food Express store locations.  The VIP Petcare Services web page includes pricing information and a search engine for finding locations within some number of miles of a specifed zip code.


Dr. Carol Mandell
Jefferson Park Vet Clinic
910 Jefferson Blvd.
West Sacramento, CA 95691
Tel: (916) 371-9400

Dr. Jeff Schmidt
Arbor View Veterinary Clinic
7441 Foothills Blvd, Suite 100
Roseville, CA
Tel: (916) 789-2211

Dr. Jean Metzler
Orangevale Veterinary Clinic
6248 Main Avenue, Suite D
Orangevale, CA 95662
Tel: (916) 987-2055

Dr. Lana Linton
Animal Eye Center Inc.
5175 Pacific Street
Rocklin, CA 95677
Tel: (916) 624-4364

Dr. Andrea Cannon
Animal Dermatology & Allergy
5175 Pacific Street
Rocklin, CA 95677
Tel: (916) 632-2400

Dr. Cristi Derenzi
Adobe Animal Hospital
396 First Street
Los Altos, CA 94022
Tel: (650) 948-9661

Midtown Animal Clinic
525 Rowe Place, #C
Davis, CA 95616
Tel: (530) 758-5650

Dr. Paul Umeda and Dr. Michelle Gonsolin
Arroyo Animal Clinic
1211 Sycamore Terrace
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Tel: (408) 241-4450

Dr. Timothy Sellmeyer
Veterinary Surgical Associates
7121 Amador Plaza Rd.
Dublin, CA 94568
Tel: (925) 771-2015

Dr. Erica Sullenberger
Animal Hospital of Soquel
2651 Soquel Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Tel: (831) 7475-0432

Dr. Anne Gratzek
Opthalmology 4 Animals
8053 Valencia St
Aptos, CA 95003
Tel: (831) 685-3321

Dr. Nicola Mohr
Santa Cruz Vet Hospital (Open 24 Hours)
2585 Soquel Dr.
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Tel: (831) 475-5400

Dr. Sara Hoggle, Dr. Tony Luchetti,
Dr. Kim Luikart and Dr. Carrie Wright
Baring Boulevard Veterinary Hospital
700 Baring Blvd.
Sparks, NV 89436
Tel: (775) 358-6880