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. We're also on Instagram!

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We're having a SIDEWALK SALE

Saturday – July 13 12 noon – 4 pm
Colony Cats Adoption Center
2740 Festival Lane, Dublin OH 43017

Join us for a Sidewalk Sale – Saturday, July 13, 2024 from 12 noon – 4 pm in front of Colony Cats (& dogs) Adoption Center. We'll have lots of great deals on items for pets! While you're there stop by the Adoption Center and visit with our adoptable cats.

Be sure to tell your friends and family – the more the meowier! All proceeds from the sidewalk sale benefit Colony Cats (& dogs). Hope to see you there.

Image of a cat, reduced fee adoption event. Bissell Pet Foundation is sponsoring reduced adoption fees at 382 orgs in 43 states from July 8-31.


National Adoption Event:
July 8 – 31, 2024

Bissell Pet Foundation is sponsoring reduced cat adoption fees* at Colony Cats from July 8–31, 2024. Cat Adoption Fees* will be reduced to: $50* for cats 7 months and older | $30* for cats 7 years and older | FeLV cats for a donation* of your choice (*with an approved adoption application).

We encourage you to click here and submit an adoption application for pre-approval prior to visiting our adoption center for this reduced adoption fee event. Click here to view our adoptable cats.

BISSELL Pet Foundation is aiming to Empty the Shelters by sponsoring reduced adoption fees at 390+ organizations in 44 states to help pets find forever homes. Empty the Shelters National Adoption Event is July 8-31, 2024. Visit www.bissellpetfoundation.org/ets for more info.

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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 – Michael Rebar. The thing he likes best about volunteering for Colony Cats is caring for the cats in intake, and the reward of having a positive interaction with a cat who otherwise might be having a rough day.

Michael's advice for new Colony Cats volunteers is to embrace every new opportunity as you are learning the ropes – you never know what you might end up really enjoying doing around the shelter. Click here to read more and learn about Michael.

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Come by for a visit

Adoption Center Hours:
Tues – Fri 4pm - 7pm
Sat/Sun 12 noon – 4pm
(closed Monday)

Colony Cats Adoption Center is open to the public for regular hours. Come by and visit all of our wonderful adoptable cats and kittens. Interact with our cats as they play, perch, or snooze. You never know...you might just meet your forever furiend!

No Same-Day Adoptions or holds on cats or kittens    Guests with pre-approved applications can finalize adoptions during their visit. We encourage you to submit our online adoption application for pre-approval.

For adoption information, to view our available pets, or to submit an online adoption application for pre-approval click here to visit our Adopt page.

picture of a black and white cat caption says Got Pests? Hire a Barn Cat


Our Barnyard Guardians are all-natural, pesticide-free, rodent controllers. Whether you have a barn, warehouse, brewery, horse farm, grainery, etc., these beautiful healthy cats are pros at keeping pesty critters from moving in.

We provide spayed/neutered, rabies vaccinated, feral/semi-feral cats. (We do ask that you take two for bonding.) You provide shelter, daily food/water (cats can't live on mice alone), and veterinary care as needed. Most importantly you provide a second chance at life for a pair of homeless cats who may have had a less fortunate future.

Click Here to download our Barn Cats Information Flyer for more details. Print it out and share it with someone you know who might benefit from these helpers. If you have any questions, or are interested in barn cats call 614-570-0471 – leave a message and we will contact you – or click here to email.

Ready to adopt a pair of barn cats? Click here to fill out and submit our Barn Cat adoption application.

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Spay and Neuter at 4-Months Old

Cats and dogs can get pregnant much sooner than you think. 50% of all pets born are accidents. Spay or neuter your pet at four months old to help prevent those accidents and save millions from being killed in shelters each year. Click here to read an Alley Cat Allies article on why spay and neuter at 4 months old is so important. Click here for a great article from Best Friends Animal Society about the importance of spay and neuter.

Colony Cats is excited to announce that we are a network partner of Best Friends Animal Society. Best Friends believes that collaboration with local pet shelters and animal rescue organizations – the people who know their communities best – is key to ending the killing in America’s shelters.

Click here to see our listing of local, low-cost spay/neuter resources.

Order your Pet Food at Chewy.com and Colony Cats (& dogs) will get a $20 donation!

and Colony Cats Gets a Donation!

Here's an easy way to help our organization – order your pet food at Chewy.com and Chewy will proudly make a donation* of $20 to Colony Cats (& dogs)! (*Valid for first-time customers only, one per household.)

Chewy.com has a huge selection of pet food, treats and supplies. They offer fast, free shipping, and 24/7 customer service.

Thanks for taking part in this easy way to support Colony Cats. Ask your friends and family too! Be sure to order using our special link https://www.chewy.com/rp/7087 or click the orange "Shop Now" button above.

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It's a great time to enroll!

Looking for an easy way to help Colony Cats? Well look no further than your grocery bag. It's free to take part – just swipe your Kroger Plus card each time you shop and Colony Cats earns a rebate.

It's a great time to sign-up. Go to the KROGER WEBSITE and "Sign In" or follow the instructions to "Create an Account", then choose Colony Cats as your Community Rewards recipient. Colony Cats group number is CT262.

Once you're registered you'll see Colony Cats listed at the bottom of your store receipts as your community rewards recipient. There's no cost for you to take part – just swipe your Kroger Plus card when you check-out, and Colony Cats automatically earns dollars!

Thank you for taking part in this easy way to support Colony Cats. Spread the word and ask your friends and family to sign up too!

Colony Cats 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 • 614-570-0471

Donate items using Colony Cats' Amazon Wish List. Quickly and easily purchase food, litter and other supplies you wish to donate and Amazon ships them directly to us. Click here to shop on Amazon for useful items we've picked out. It's an easy way to donate supplies, and help the cats & dogs in our care!

Donate items using Colony Cats' Chewy.com Wish List. Quickly and easily purchase food, litter and other supplies you wish to donate and Chewy ships them directly to us. Click here to shop on Chewy.com for items we've picked out. Another way to easily donate supplies, and help the cats & dogs in our care!

Pictures of cats at adoption center


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 and Waiver.
You can either bring it by the Adoption Center (address above),
email it to us at: volunteer@colonycats.org
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 Adoption Center Volunteer Flyer.
Print it out, and share with your friends and family. The more the "meowier"!

If you have any questions about volunteering or need further information, please click here to contact us at volunteer@colonycats.org (Please note: We do have a limited number of youth volunteer opportunities for those under 15 years of age. All volunteers under 15 years of age must be accompanied by their parent.)

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