We do not take cats in from the public (our
mission is the trapping, sterilizing and
releasing of free-roaming cats), but we can give you
information and resources to help you find a
Ask friends and neighbors if they can help you.
Contact your veterinarian. You may be able to
put up a flyer in their clinic. Please remember
to ask for a donation and screen applicants so
your cat gets a good home.
You can place an ad in your local paper or on
Craig's list or the
Austin Pets Alive Handbill. Ask for an
adoption fee to prevent your pet from becoming a
research subject, dog bait, or worse.
Unfortunately we know there are some unsavory
people out there who would harm these innocent
Austin Humane Society (512) 837-7985 or
They do not usually take cats over
the age of 7, or adult cats during kitten
season. You may be placed on a waiting list. You
should expect to make a donation.
Consider other local shelters, such as the
Central Texas SPCA
Humane Society of Williamson County.
If you have cats of a specific breed, such as
Maine Coon or Siamese, check out local rescues
Austin Pets Alive! and
Positive Alternatives to Shelter Surrender
(P.A.S.S.) for more info.
The P.A.S.S. Program was created to help people
help their pets to find new homes or to stay in
their current homes. APA works together with you
to determine and implement the best solution for
you and your pet. They offer advice and
assistance with solving behavioral or medical
issues, and limited assistance with rehoming
your pet. If you have a question about a dog you
adopted or want to adopt, email
email@example.com or call
The P.A.S.S. program is staffed solely by
dedicated volunteers. We are committed to
assisting you, but resources are limited.