WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT?
Be sure to check our EVENTS page often (and "like" us on Facebook) to keep informed about fun events, fundraisers, and what we (and the cats & dogs) are up to.
It's kitten season again! Did you know it costs us $55/female and $45/male for each pediatric spay/neuter? To care for 50 kittens at $50 a pop that totals $2,500!
You can help by making a much needed donation
to Sponsor a Kitten(s): Click Here to donate.
• $10 – covers first vaccination and deworming
• $25 – covers above plus FL/FIV testing
• $35 – covers above plus microchipping
• $50 – covers one pediatric spay/neuter
• $100 – covers all of the above plus rabies shot
• $500 – covers full vetting for a litter of 4 kittens plus their mom
You can also bring/donate "gifts" from our Shower Wish List:
KMR milk replacer formula • Unscented NON-clumping clay cat litter • Canned food (pate style) • Purina One brand dry kitten food • Toys • Fleece blankets • and of course forever homes! For more shower gift ideas check out our Amazon Kitten Shower Wish List.
Drop off "shower gifts" at Colony Cats Adoption Center during open hours.
2740 Festival Lane, Dublin • Tue–Fri: 4 pm – 7 pm • Sat–Sun: 12 noon – 4 pm
Kitten Season is the unofficial term for the cat mating season (starting in spring, peaking during late spring/early summer, and ending in fall) when rescues are inundated with an overwhelming number of homeless kittens. Help us raise awareness in Columbus while we collect resources for the hundreds of kittens that will pass through our doors this year!
July Volunteer of the Month:
We love our volunteers! They give so much to help
us, so we're giving them a big "shout-out" with our Volunteer of the Month feature.
Introducing our July Volunteer of the Month –
Stephanie Jones-McKee. What she loves best about volunteering with Colony Cats (& dogs) is seeing the cats and dogs find "furrever" homes, and seeing the success stories.
Click here to read more and learn all about Stephanie (and whether she thinks cats or dogs rule).
NEW! Recurring Monthly Donation Program
A recurring monthly donation is an easy way to give animals in need a deserving second chance throughout the year. By signing up, the amount you choose to donate will automatically go to Colony Cats each month. These tax-deductible contributions are ongoing but you may change or cancel at any time by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
Setting up your Monthly Donation is easy – just click our "Donate" button. A PayPal page will open. Enter your donation amount and be sure to click the box labeled "Make This Recurring (Monthly)", then enter the rest of your information.
To make a one-time donation click our "Donate" button. A PayPal page will open. Enter your donation amount but don't click the box labeled "Make This Recurring (Monthly)".
Visit our Donate page to read more about how your donations directly benefit animals in need, and to learn about all of our donation options.
RAFFLE – OSU FOOTBALL
2014 SEASON TICKETS
We're raffling a pair of 2014 OSU Football, home-game season tickets! Raffle tickets are $25 each and benefit Colony Cats (& dogs). There is no limit on the number of tickets you may buy. Only 500 tickets will be sold. The raffle drawing will take place Sunday, August 24th. Raffle winner will be notified by phone.
Purchase tickets in person at Colony Cats Adoption Center or Kit & Kaboodle Boutique. Click here for addresses and hours.
Purchase tickets online by clicking the button below for the quantity of raffle tickets you would like to buy. A window will open – please type your phone number in the "add a note" box, then click "next" to complete your purchase. Your raffle tickets will be mailed to you.
Questions? Please email email@example.com with "OSU Football ticket raffle" in the subject line. Raffle ticket purchases are not tax-deductible.
SPAY/NEUTER - the only solution!
Overpopulation due to unaltered pets contributes
to problems of neglect, abandonment, suffering,
crowded shelters and sadly euthanasia.
Please be part of the only solution - please fix your pet.
There are affordable solutions and help available.
Click here to see our listing of local, low-cost
SOS of Ohio
$10 Spay/Neuter for 43204
Do you live in 43204?
If so, you can have your cat spay/neutered for $10!
Shelter Outreach Services of Ohio has a special low cost spay/neuter program for residents of the 43204 zip code.
Click here to visit their website.
Be sure to share this information with your friends, family and anyone you think might benefit from this program.
Call Shelter Outreach Services of Ohio
to make an appointment – (614) 396-8707 .
ADOPTION CENTER WISH LIST
A great way you can help out is to donate useful and much needed items to Colony Cats Adoption Center.
Here's a wish list our kitties put together - print it and take it with you while shopping, or post it in your community. Your donation of items will help make their wishes come true!! (Of course, their biggest wish of all is a forever home.)
Please drop off items during the Adoption Center's open hours: Tue–Fri 4 pm-7 pm • Sat–Sun 12-4 pm
2740 Festival Lane, Dublin OH 43017 • 614-593-0055
You can also donate items using Colony Cats' Amazon Wish List. Just click here to shop online for useful items that we've picked out. It's another great way to make a donation of things we really need!
VOLUNTEERING - WITH BENEFITS
At Colony Cats Adoption Center, the "pawsitives" of volunteering abound - literally! As a helper at our cageless center, you will be entertained by the playful antics of our cat adoptees - they're up, down and all around! Pitch in with other animal lovers to keep the center tidy and care for the cats. Hours are flexible to your schedule.
If one of your favorite sounds is "meow" please contact us now! 614-570-0471 or by email.
Colony Cats Adoption Center:
2740 Festival Lane, Dublin OH 43017
Hours: Tue–Fri 4 pm – 7 pm • Sat–Sun 12 noon – 4 pm
Ready to get started?
Just download and fill out the Volunteer Opportunities and Application Form.
You can either bring it by the Adoption Center (address above)
or mail it to: Colony Cats, P.O. Box 163904, Columbus, OH 43216-3904
Want to help us spread the word? Click here to download our Volunteer Flyer.
Print it out, and share with your friends and family. The more the "meowier"!