Animal Shelters and Rescue Groups
Rescue Groups for Cats
ANIMAL RESCUE AND CARE FUND
PO Box 14956, Portland, OR 97293-0956
Volunteers provide foster homes for cats until adoption into responsible permanent homes. Our animals can be visited by appointment only.
CAT ADOPTION TEAM (CAT)
14175 SW Galbreath Dr., Sherwood, OR 97140
Limited-admission, no-kill rescue and shelter. CAT partners with shelters in the Portland area to make sure no healthy, adoptable cat is ever euthanized. Shelter closed on Mondays.
CAT'S CRADLE RESCUE
P.O. Box 8, Hillsboro, OR 97123
A no-kill foster-home based rescue group that welcomes cats to our home environments as they await adoption. Accepts cats only when a foster home is available.
Mailing Address: 6715 NE 63rd St., Ste 450, Vancouver, WA 98661
Maintains a selection of adoptable cats at The Cats Meow Boarding, 330 NE Chkalov Drive, Vancouver, WA 98684
No-kill rescue and adoption organization serving the Vancouver-Portland area.
HOUSE OF DREAMS
PO Box 30971, Portland, OR 97294
No-kill, free-roam shelter and sanctuary. One of the few facilities in the nation for cats carrying the Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV).
Animal Shelters: Oregon
Portland and Multnomah County
ANIMAL AID – no kill
5335 SW 42nd Ave, Portland, OR 97221
Rescues cats and dogs from high kill-rate shelters. Cats available for adoption at the Animal Aid shelter and in foster homes; adoptable dogs are housed in foster homes.
MULTNOMAH COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES
1700 W Historic Columbia River Hwy, Troutdale, OR 97060
The only open door shelter in Portland. The primary agency responsible for lost pet care, animal abuse investigations and animal rescue in Multnomah County. Also offers dog and cat licensing, lost and found pet services, and animal adoptions through its shelter in Troutdale.
OREGON HUMANE SOCIETY
1067 NE Columbia Blvd., Portland, OR 97211
OHS is today the largest humane society (SPCA) in the Northwest. Investigates allegations of animal abuse and neglect with jurisdiction statewide. Offers low and no-cost spay and neuter services for low-income residents.
PAWS ANIMAL SHELTER (PET ADOPTIONS WESTSIDE) – no kill
1741 Willamette Falls Dr., West Linn, OR 97068
Shelter houses cats and rabbits; dogs and other animals are in foster homes.
HOME AT LAST HUMANE SOCIETY
200 River Road, The Dalles, OR 97058
No-kill shelter serving the Mid-Columbia region; takes in strays from law enforcement, accepts owner released animals as space permits.
BONNIE L. HAYS SMALL ANIMAL SHELTER
1901 SE 24th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123
Washington County Animal Services is located here. Handles stray and lost cats and dogs in the county. Usually will not accept owner-surrendered animals.
OREGON FRIENDS OF SHELTER ANIMALS – no kill
4240 SW 185th, Beaverton, OR 97078 (Office and Clinic)
Rescues cats and dogs from kill shelters throughout the West. Houses rescued animals in foster homes, and holds adoption events at various PETCO and PetSmart locations on the Westside.
Animal Shelters: Southwest Washington
HUMANE SOCIETY FOR SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON
1100 NE 192nd Ave, Vancouver, WA 98684
Serves as the only municipal shelter for Clark County; does not euthanize for space or breed.