Cat Program for Stray Cats

1st Avenue Shelter is committed to helping the area’s stray cat population through returning cats to their owners, promoting spay/neuter, and adopting to new loving homes.

Click here if you have found stray kittens or a litter of kittens.

To prevent the spread of disease, cats must be vaccinated before coming into the shelter.

If you find a stray cat, please call the shelter at (541) 844-1777 to learn more about getting started in our Cat Program.

Cat/Kitten Qualifications:
– Cat/Kittens must be from areas within our contracts. Please ask Staff which areas we serve.
– Cat/Kittens must be friendly and able to be handled. 1st Avenue Shelter CANNOT accept feral cats.
– Cat/Kittens must be stray; 1st Avenue Shelter cannot accept pets from their owners. Please ask Staff for details.

Suggested program fee: $20 per adult cat or $20 per litter of kittens (under 4lbs each).

Finder’s Responsibilities:
If possible, finder pays $20 service fee to cover cost of vaccinations, flea medications & de-wormer.
In most cases, finder agrees to care for cat/kittens for at least 2 weeks (possibly longer if the shelter is full).
At 2 weeks, finder contacts 1st Avenue Shelter to make an appointment for the cat/kittens to be brought in.

If you have any questions regarding this program, please contact 1st Avenue Shelter at (541) 844-1777.