Cat Folx Aren’t Saints, Heroes, or Martyrs. But We Are Your Neighbors.

Long post: giving back to your neighborhood Their are community cats in your neighborhood. And if you are lucky, someone is caring for them. We launched the petfood drives to specifically support cat colony caretakers in 2019 after learning they often were not eligible for many pet food distributions b/c feral cats aren’t pets. They […]

Why did the City Paper think we are collecting cards FOR cats instead of the cat caretakers?

So the Pittsburgh City Paper thought the #santaclawspgh project was about gift cards for cats, not cat caregivers. I was interviewed. I spent time crafting responses on a weekend night b/c of the deadline. Then they pulled the story because they said it is not “upbeat” enough about helping animals. I only found out about […]

Another #SantaClaws Update – Help us Give Gift Cards to the Colony Caretakers

As of December 12, we have 14 caretakers adopted —> 10 remain ungifted. Click to pitch in now.

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 Magic for Captain Roy

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. Captain Roy is a 96-year-old retired tugboat captain. Roy is a 94 year old retired tug boat captain. He is currently living on social security and has 2 inside cats, though he occasionally helps […]

Santa Claws Magic for Mike M.

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. Mike M. manages a colony of cats on the Northside and has been doing so for over 10 years. Mike is the rare person who opens his literal home to community cats – he […]

Santa Claws Magic for Mike

For the holidays, we are asking you to adopt a community cat caretaker to thank them for their year round work. Mike is a veteran who kept a promise to his dying daughter 18 years ago that he would continue to feed the cats in her colonies. Mike feeds 3 colonies and works with a […]

Santa Claws Magic for Kevin in Monongahela

For the holidays, we are asking you to adopt a community cat caretaker to thank them for their year round work. Kevin, age 68, lives in Monongahela and cares for community cats. Kevin is a former railroad worker. He was suffered a massive heart attack and is now on disability. He currently has 3 neutered […]

Santa Claws Magic for Al and Karen in West Mifflin

For the holidays, we are asking you to adopt a community cat caretaker to thank them for their year round work. Al and Karen are retirees living in West Mifflin. They are in their early 70’s. Over the years, they have TNVRd eight cats out of their own pocket. Currently, their colony has five cats. […]

Emergency LGBTQ Youth Food Drive – Please Help With a Gift Card

As you know, we have multiple agencies supporting LGBTQ youth and young adults. They work together. One of the leading organizations is Proud Haven. We’ve been supporting their drive to collect Burlington Coat Factory cards to help youth purchase their own winter gear. I just learned a few minutes ago that the unofficial food pantry […]