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).
NORTHWEST ANIMAL COMPANIONS
Foster-home based rescue for cats and dogs. Holds adoption events at Tanasbourne PETCO on certain Saturdays.
SALEM FRIENDS OF FELINES
4157 Cherry Avenue NE
Kaiser, OR 97303
A limited admissions rescue that operates a shelter and adoption center to serve Marion and Polk Counties.
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.
COLUMBIA HUMANE SOCIETY
2084 Oregon Street, Saint Helens, Oregon 97051
Columbia Humane Society is a nonprofit and no-kill animal shelter for cats and dogs located in St. Helens, Oregon.
GREENHILL HUMANE SOCIETY
88530 Green Hill Rd., Eugene, OR 97402
Green Hill is a nonprofit shelter for cats, dogs, and other animals. Also offers TNR, low-cost spay/neuter, pet food bank, and more. Open 7 days a week, 11 am to 6 pm.
SAFEHAVEN HUMANE SOCIETY
32220 Old Hwy 34, Tangent, OR 97389
Shelter for cats, dogs, small animals, and stray animals.
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.
HOMEWARD BOUND PETS
10601 SE Loop Road, McMinnville, OR 97218
No-kill shelter for cats and dogs, formerly known as Evergreen Doe Humane Society.
Animal Shelters: Southwest Washington
SECOND CHANCE COMPANIONS
PO Box 2343, Battle Ground, WA 98604
No-kill organization uses foster and private homes; does not operate a physical, independent shelter.
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.