The Kitten Rescue Homeless Cat Sanctuary is a private, no-kill shelter located in the Atwater Village neighborhood of Los Angeles. 

Los Angeles is a city with a serious animal overpopulation problem. Every year, tens of thousands of unwanted cats and kittens are euthanized by city and county shelters. Thousands more are neglected, abused or abandoned on the streets. At the Sanctuary, we believe every cat has the right to a high quality of life, a loving home, or long-term care at our shelter. One by one, we hope to make a difference for our city’s feline population. 

Owning a shelter has been one of Kitten Rescue's primary goals since it was founded in 1997. That goal was achieved in March of 2006 thanks to our amazing volunteers who, when the opportunity arose, sprung into action to raise funds needed to purchase the property. The Homeless Cat Sanctuary has greatly increased our ability to help cats in need throughout the city, and even though we continue to rely on a critical network of volunteer foster homes for most of our rescues, having the Sanctuary enables us to save more animals, move faster in emergencies, and perform large-scale rescues. 

The Sanctuary houses approximately 150 cats at any given time. Many of them are highly adoptable cats waiting to find their forever homes. Others may, more likely than not, spend the rest of their lives here – either because they are feral, have a chronic medical condition or are elderly and therefore less likely to be adopted. What they all have in common is that they are safe, loved and well cared for by our staff and our dedicated volunteers. 

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Kitten Rescue is a 501(c)3 corporation. Donations are tax deductible under state and federal tax laws.