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10/27/2014 2:23 PM
 

Purrs And Whiskers Shelter, Inc.

Purrs And Whiskers Shelter (PAWS), Inc. PAWS is a non-profit 501 (c) 3, all-volunteer organization. We are dedicated to helping cats and kittens through rescue, foster, and adoption activities. We find loving homes for unwanted, abandoned, homeless, or abused cats and kittens. Most of our volunteers work full time in addition to helping PAWS!!  Please see our Special Needs Cats area, our volunteers are AMAZING!

Since our inception in 2000, we have found loving, caring homes for over 2000 cats/kittens. We finished out the end of 2008 with 2008 adoptions done (how's that for ironic). We usually adopt cats every Saturday at a local pet store (locations vary).  Click here or call our adoption hotline at 321-795-6306 to find out “where” we will be on Saturday. We have wonderful cats and kittens of all colors, shapes, sizes, and ages. Each of our felines has had all their medical requirements tended to --- we work with several veterinarians that ensure this.  

PAWS Adoption Fee for Vet Costs is $75 and covers:

·      Age appropriate vaccines
·      Spay/Neuter
·      Wormer
·      Combo test for Feline Leukemia and Feline AIDS (age appropriate)
·      Flea Treatment

National Average Vet Cost for a cat is $236 for:

·        An office visit and first shot
·        Fecal exam
·        Wormer
·        Combo test for Feline Leukemia and Feline AIDS
·        Two follow up visits with vaccinations 

Sterilization costs:

·        Average cost to have a male neutered is $60
·        Average cost to have a female spayed is $110 

Other than adoption fees, which do not cover the full costs of most of the animals we have vetted, our ONLY source of funding is from the donations we receive from caring people like you. We are not government-funded.  If you would like to donate money, please use the "Donations" page or use any of the "PayPal Donate" or "Donation Form" links on our site. If you would prefer to donate supplies or in another way, take a look at our "Events & Fundraisers" page.  We will be glad to furnish a donation receipt.  Every little bit helps!!

Thank you!

A copy of the official registration & financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendations by the state. 800-435-7352 Reg. # SC-12062 100% of each contribution is retained by PAWS.