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Nov 2016

Ragdoll was a special girl who came to us in poor circumstances. When first brought to the shelter, she was suffering from mange, as well as other conditions that caused her grief. Although she was successfully treated for her mange, she was left with scarring in her skin, that gave her a rough coat. But […]



Sep 2016

Pretty Miss Brownie lived a long life as a resident of the shelter, mainly residing in the Quiet Room. ¬†She was usually a timid girl, but treasured time with one of the volunteers, Jack, who would sit with her on his lap. In the end, she relied most on Maureen, Tracy, and Rindie, to treat […]


Beanie Baby

Dec 2016

2016-12-21: Beanie Baby, a long time resident of the shelter, passed away recently, while in the loving care of Diane, one of the board members and most dedicated volunteers for the shelter. He was a big, friendly guy, who would greet people at the shelter, and was just nice to all. When he was being […]



January 6, 2016

A beautiful special needs girl, with dignity and grace.



June 5, 2015

Twilight was a sweet girl waiting for her forever home, in the loving care of Maureen



May 3, 2015

Cover-girl for the 2015 Cat Guardians calendar


Austin Powers

Jan 14, 2015

April 1, 2002 – January 14, 2015 Austin Powers, our timid, sweet boy, passed away on the evening of January 14, 2015, from complications of a blood-clot. Coming to us as a kitten, in our care, he blossomed into a beautiful, friendly, and loving cat. Although very timid around other cats, and the volunteers, his […]



July 2014

Roughly 3 years ago I brought Laney home from Cat Guardians. I originally found Laney in the “special needs” room, and although her brother Robbie was a social one and the charmer, she hid in a little cubby hole in the kitty condo and all you could see were her eyes looking out at you. […]



March 23 2013

5 1/2 pound kitty with a giant personality.



February 7, 2012

We’re sad to announce that London has passed away. He was diagnosed with late-stage cancer last week and went quickly and peacefully Sunday evening. While he lived at the shelter, London was one of the older semi-ferals who mostly stayed on top of the cages in the back. But toward the end, he became quite […]