Santa Claws Magic for Walt on the Northside

For the holidays, we are asking you to adopt a community cat caretaker to thank them for their year round work. Walt is a retiree in his 70’s living on the Northside. This is a very special caretaker. He has a colony of 26 cats, all TNVRd. And every one of them is a black […]

Santa Claws Magic for Staci and Sean in Bridgeville

For the holidays, we are asking you to adopt a community cat caretaker to thank them for their year round work. Staci and Sean are in their 50’s living near Bridgeville Over the years, they have TNVRd eighteen cats out of their own pocket. Currently, their colony has 10 cats. Staci and Sean use nearly […]

Santa Claws Update

Adopt a Family Christmas

Our project intends to distribute gift cards to our neighbors who take care of cat colonies – gift cards for them, not necessarily pet food. Read more here. As of today, we have donations for two gift cards.  In our previous post about this holiday project, I listed the 25 caretakers on our list. But […]

Santa Claws Magic for Marie

Adopt a Family Christmas

For the holidays, we are asking you to adopt a community cat caretaker to thank them for their year round work. Marie is a cat rescuer and colony caretaker on the Northside. She’s in her late 60s. Over the years, Marie has responded to cat colonies all over the Northside – she currently manages 10. […]

Santa Claws Magic for Lenny and Mary Ann

For the holidays, we are asking you to adopt a community cat caretaker to thank them for their year round work. Lenny and Mary Ann live in Brighton Heights on the Northside  and cares for community cats. Lenny is Veteran who is disabled on a fixed income. We are both up in age and it […]

Santa Claws Magic for Denise in Carnegie

For the holidays, we are asking you to adopt a community cat caretaker to thank them for their year round work. Denise and her husband moved to Carnegie about ten years ago. Like many caretakers, it began with one homeless cat. Denise fed this little girl and after she realized the cat was pregnant, she […]

Santa Claws Magic for Cindy, 50, in Hazelwood

Adopt a Family Christmas

For the holidays, we are asking you to adopt a community cat caretaker to thank them for their year round work. Cindy is a caretaker living in Hazelwood. In her own words: I currently care for approximately 18 cats. All are from the streets but many are socialized. All except one is spayed or neutered.( […]

Be a Santa Claws for a Cat Caretaker in Your Community

Adopt a Family Christmas

Be a Santa Claws for a Cat Caretaker in Your Community Every neighborhood has at least one “cat lady” or “cat folx” as we like to say – the person who takes care of homeless cats, day in and day out. It is rewarding work, but work that can often be overlooked. Caretakers sacrifice time […]

Cats Need Help – A Complete List

Pittsburgh Pet Food Projects

I know that I’ve asked a lot lately – it certainly has been a rough month year. A friend asked to summarize the various needs so this post is for them and for anyone who is interested in helping. Marshall-Shadeland Cat Colony A friend has been working hard to manage a colony of cats on a […]

Delivering Cat Food to Neighbors in Need

This was an exhausting, but good week – I had the opportunity to deliver hundreds of pounds of cat food to neighbors managing cat colonies via the Pgh Cat Food Drive. We helped trap one lost cat (see that story here) and we are on the trail of another missing cat who escaped his trap […]