Volunteer Spotlight: Hope

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Did you know that Ten Lives Cat Rescue is run entirely by volunteers? We currently have over 90 volunteers in various roles helping us achieve our mission—to save homeless, abused, and abandoned cats by providing veterinary care, rehabilitation services, and then placing them into loving adoptive homes.

Hope has been volunteering with us since our rescue was founded in 2018! Hope is one of our incredible fosters—she mainly fosters under socialized cats. While under socialized cats require time and patience, Hope helps these cats learn to trust humans, and is fortunate enough to watch amazing transformations as these cats begin to blossom under her care. She is also our Microchip Coordinator. Hope has three resident cats: Merlot, Miel, and Colette. Merlot and Miel are brothers, and Colette is their mother—Hope went looking for kittens, and she couldn’t leave Colette behind!

Hope and one of her foster cats, Sable
Stella on her first day with Hope
1. How did you originally hear about us, and what made you decide to become a volunteer?

I met Melissa (Ten Lives’ Executive Director) through Instagram and started fostering through the organization where she previously fostered. Melissa mentioned to me that she was starting a rescue, and I decided to support her and foster with Ten Lives. 

2. What is your favorite story or memory while volunteering with us?

I had a foster cat named Stella, who was 6 or 7-years-old when she joined Ten Lives. She had spent her whole life outdoors, having lots of kittens. When she was humanely trapped, she was terrified. It took some time for her to acclimate to indoor life. She was a part of our “Forgotten Felines” program, and there were some days where I thought she might not be adoptable.

Eventually, though, she started to relax and interact with the other cats in my household and with me. It took a lot of time and patience to gain her trust, but when you gain the trust of a cat like Stella, it is so special. Stella went to her furever home after spending 459 days with me, and is living the life with wonderful parents and a fursister who is black and white, just like her.

3. What have you learned during your time as a volunteer?

Patience! Cat time and human time are not the same! I have also learned so much about cat care and cat behavior!

4. What do you wish other people knew about us?

We take in any cat that is in need, as long as we have a foster for them. It’s not just about cute little kittens! Our commitment to our cats continues through adoption or their return to a colony.  Once a Ten Lives kitty, always a Ten Lives kitty. Ten Lives also supports their fosters like no other rescue that I know of – both with supplies and having a network of people to help out.

5. What do you do when you aren’t volunteering?

I am a high school teacher. In my spare time, I love to play games, enjoy my backyard, watch birds, and entertain.

Stella with one of Hope's resident cats
Hope's first foster, Latte
6. How do you think Ten Lives Cat Rescue will change over the next five years?

I think Ten Lives will continue to grow and find ways on a bigger scale to positively impact cat overpopulation.

7. Why should others consider volunteering with us?

The volunteers at Ten Lives really are a team that you become a part of – no one has to feel isolated. If you have never fostered before, there are so many people who want to help you be successful. Before I started fostering, I had lots of questions…some of the basic ones dealt with medical care and supplies, and others included the fear of fostering a cat for forever if no one wanted to adopt him or her. With Ten Lives, supplies and medical care are covered by the rescue. We also have a great resource with PetSmart in Warwick, so kitties can go there to be adopted once they are fully vetted and deemed ready by their foster families.

8. What have you gained while volunteering with us?

I have gained a sense of purpose in helping to better the lives of cats.

9. How much of an impact do you feel your volunteer work has had with Ten Lives Cat Rescue?

For the under socialized cats that may not have been helped by other rescues, I think my work with Ten Lives makes a big impact. We can only help cats if we have enough volunteers to do so, and not everyone wants to work with a hissy, scared cat. Those cats are my favorite type because while they take time, when you see progress, you know all of the hard work is paying off.

Are you interested in volunteering with Ten Lives Cat Rescue? Read about our open volunteer roles and fill out a Volunteer Application, become a foster, sponsor a Forgotten Feline, and purchase needed supplies through our Wishlist!

Hope's resident cats

May 2022 Adoptions

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Last month, 13 cats and kittens found their forever homes! The month’s group ranged from approximately six months to six years old – several of these cats and kittens arrived to our rescue due to unfortunate circumstances that were no fault of their own, while others were humanely trapped as strays thanks to our community cats efforts.

Our rescue relies heavily on donations from our amazing supporters to help us give the cats in our care the best possible chance at long, healthy lives where they are cherished by their forever families. In response to the cats in our program’s needs, we have created our Forgotten Feline program to help scared and under-socialized cats regain trust and confidence. We have also created The Lazzy Fund, which gives a second chance to those cats who have been neglected and forgotten, including cats in need of critical and lifesaving medical care. The Forgotten Feline program and The Lazzy Fund help many of our cats during their time in our rescue, and this month, three cats benefited from The Lazzy Fund, and one of our Forgotten Feline graduates was adopted!

If you follow our Facebook and Instagram accounts, you may recognize Mowgli. Originally known as Pumpkin, we received a request in April to help a five-month-old kitten who had been attacked by a dog and was in need of urgent medical care. Mowgli was suffering from significant injuries on both of his rear legs and needed extensive surgery to repair his mobility. Specialty care like this can be incredibly costly—in Mowgli’s case, his vet bill was estimated to be over $5,000. However, the alternative option simply wasn’t a choice for an otherwise healthy kitten with a great prognosis. The Lazzy Fund helped Mowgli get the urgent care he needed, and through the help of our supporters, we were able to raise the necessary funds for Mowgli’s surgery and rehab. Despite his significant injuries, Mowgli recovered and thrived, and resilience and personality captured the hearts of the vet staff caring for him. This month, Mowgli was adopted by one of the vet techs who assisted with his recovery!

Jo was previously featured as another recipient of The Lazzy Fund, and is a Forgotten Feline program graduate. Jo lived his whole life on the streets and was in bad shape when Ten Lives rescued him in early 2021. During his time in our rescue, he was diagnosed with FIV, feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD), and had severe dental issues. All of his teeth required extraction, and he was prescribed a urinary friendly prescription diet. During his first vet visit in early 2021, Jo was so feral, the vet couldn’t get within three feet of him. For months, Jo hid in his litter box and under beds. Thanks to the patience of both of his foster families, Jo began to trust humans, and his catfidence increased by the day. Today, Jo loves to be pet and has begun to purr, and began to sleep on his foster mom’s feet every night. After fostering Jo for over eight months, his foster mom officially adopted him, and has renamed him Jonah. To follow Jonah’s adventures in his forever home, check out his Instagram!

This month, one of the cats in our Foster to Adopt program also found her forever home! At two-years-old, Cayenne was rescued from a burned-out house in Marks, Mississippi, where abandoned and homeless cats congregate to try and find shelter. She joined an incredible rescue in Tennessee and was later transferred to our rescue in Rhode Island to find her forever home. Cayenne is a fun, playful, feisty cat who prefers the company of humans to that of other cats. True to her calico roots, Cayenne can be both sassy and sweet, and is an adventurer who wants to check everything out before settling down on her human’s lap. Cayenne also loves wand toys, and she loves to show off her hunting skills by jumping, leaping, and catching whatever is at the end of the wand. Cayenne joined our foster-to-adopt program and began her trial adoption in mid-May. Within a week, Cayenne’s adopters had fallen in love with her sassy and sweet personality, decided they couldn’t say goodbye, and chose to finalize her adoption!

Congratulations to Alex, Amherst, Binx, Cayenne, Daisy, Gillespie, Gus, Jo, Lakelyn, Lucy, Mowgli, Phantom, and Thelma for finding their forever homes!

Are you interested in adopting a cat from Ten Lives Cat Rescue? Take a look at our adoptable cats!

How can you help the cats currently in Ten Lives’ care? Sponsor a Forgotten Feline, become a foster, apply for one of our volunteer opportunities, donate to The Lazzy Fund, or purchase a needed item on our Wishlist.

Volunteer Spotlight: Johanna

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Did you know that Ten Lives Cat Rescue is run entirely by volunteers? We currently have over 90 volunteers in various roles helping us achieve our mission—to save homeless, abused, and abandoned cats by providing veterinary care, rehabilitation services, and then placing them into loving adoptive homes.

Johanna has been volunteering with us since September 2018, and she wears many hats! Not only is she a crucial part of our foster team, but she is also our Foster Intake Coordinator, our Pregnant Cat Mentor, and one of our Supply Coordinators. Johanna’s resident cats are two sisters named Pecan and Cranberry, who were adopted just over a year ago from a litter of foster kittens that were born in the rescue. Johanna and her family love them dearly, and thankfully, they are very accommodating to all the foster cats that they take in.

1. How did you originally hear about us, and what made you decide to become a volunteer?

Before joining Ten Lives, our family had already been fostering cats and kittens for about two years with another local shelter. We really enjoyed having fosters in our house and found it very rewarding to know we were helping save a life. However, the organization that we were with at that time didn’t give you a lot of flexibility when you needed to bring your fosters in for vet appointments. With two young kids aged 3 and 5, it was difficult to accommodate that lack of flexibility. I remembered seeing social media posts for Ten Lives, and so I decided to apply to foster with them and see if their vetting system worked better for us (it did!). 

2. What is your favorite story or memory while volunteering with us?

Gosh, do I have to pick just one?! I primarily take in pregnant cats so there are a lot of exciting birth stories. I think what stands out about most of the pregnant cats I have fostered is their palpable sense of relief to be in a safe space to have their babies. Once they settle in and figure out that they are in a loving home, you can actually see them let go of the stress of being outdoors and struggling to find a safe place to give birth. To see an initially stressed pregnant cat find her nesting box, go in, and start purring, padding, and then settle in for a good nap is so rewarding. Having a pregnant cat trust you enough to come curl up in your lap and let you put your hand on her belly to feel all the baby kicks is also a magical feeling.

3. What have you learned during your time as a volunteer?

So much! I have a background in physical therapy and have always had an interest in science and medicine. Most of our fosters come directly from outside, so they often have medical issues that need to be addressed. This has given me so many opportunities to learn about feline anatomy, physiology, pathology, and treatment. I love asking vets questions during appointments because I really want to deepen my understanding of not just what needs to be done for illnesses and injuries, but the why behind it. All this learning has led me to a place where I finally feel confident that I can handle just about any cat issue that comes into my foster room.

On the human side, I have learned that there are AMAZING people in this rescue. I have seen time and time again that Ten Lives volunteers are fully invested in ensuring every cat has the best life possible. From the trapping team being out working in the dark on cold, rainy nights, to the bottle feeders stepping up on a moment’s notice to take in newborn kittens, and all the administrative volunteers that keep Ten Lives running smoothly, I am continually blown away by what an awesome army of volunteers we have.

4. What do you wish other people knew about us?

I wish people knew that Ten Lives always needs more help. There is a lot of work that goes into keeping a rescue of this size organized and funded. We want to do even bigger things for RI cats, but that takes (wo)manpower. In addition to fosters, we need administrative help with screening applications and record keeping, we need help with fundraising and grants, and we need help with transporting cats to appointments. If people have some extra time, I encourage them to apply to volunteer in whatever capacity they have.

5. What do you do when you aren’t volunteering?

I have two kiddos (now ages 8 and 10), so they keep me pretty busy. I volunteer quite a bit at their school as well by assisting teachers in the classroom, and I am also on the leadership team of the school’s parent-teacher group. When I do have some down time, I am an avid reader and also love gardening (flowers, not food).

6. How do you think Ten Lives Cat Rescue will change over the next five years?

Having our own vet clinic and possible adoption center would be amazing.

7. Why should others consider volunteering with us?

Ten Lives is extremely reputable and absolutely goes above and beyond in helping every cat possible. We are very well structured and organized, and have a volunteer website that helps you through every aspect of fostering. We also have a network of foster mentors in place so nobody should ever feel like they are not supported while fostering.

8. What have you gained while volunteering with us?

A deeper sense of gratitude to everyone involved in animal welfare organizations. It’s humbling to see how much blood, sweat, and tears go into keeping a rescue going. Big shoutout to our founder and Executive Director, Melissa, for dreaming big and going for it!

9. How much of an impact do you feel your volunteer work has had with Ten Lives Cat Rescue?

It’s hard to pat myself on the back too much. I feel like I have gotten so much more in return for the time and energy I’ve put into volunteering!

Are you interested in volunteering with Ten Lives Cat Rescue? Read about our open volunteer roles and fill out a Volunteer Application, become a foster, sponsor a Forgotten Feline, and purchase needed supplies through our Wishlist!

April 2022 Adoptions

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19 cats and kittens went to their forever homes in April! The month’s group ranged from approximately 14 weeks to seven years old – several of these cats and kittens arrived to our rescue due to unfortunate circumstances that were no fault of their own, while others were humanely trapped as strays thanks to our community cats efforts. Additionally, three bonded pairs went to their forever homes this month.

Our rescue relies heavily on donations from our amazing supporters to help us give the cats in our care the best possible chance at long, healthy lives where they are cherished by their forever families. In response to the cats in our program’s needs, we have created our Forgotten Feline program to help scared and under-socialized cats regain trust and confidence. We have also created The Lazzy Fund, which gives a second chance to those cats who have been neglected and forgotten, including cats in need of critical and lifesaving medical care. The Forgotten Feline program and The Lazzy Fund help many of our cats during their time in our rescue.

Lily’s story had a happy ending this month. At only two and a half years old, Lily entered our rescue under-socialized and scared. Lily’s foster dad, Kevin, began fostering her in April 2021, and he did an incredible job socializing her and helping her understand that the world wasn’t as scary as she thought! When asked about his experience with Lily, Kevin said, “My home office doubled as a foster room, and for the first month, Lily was clearly scared, and spent most of her day inside her carrier, which was inside of a crate. One evening, I caught her on the cat tower staring out the window, and I audibly gasped. It was just so exhilarating to see! After that, it was just a matter of patience and encouragement, always with her favorite squeeze-up treats as motivation. She started exploring the rest of my apartment later that fall, complete with naps on the living room ottoman. She was still relatively nervous and would run away if I got too close, but over time, she tested the waters.

Fast forward to my last weeks of fostering Lily, and you would not believe the transformation. She played with catnip mice! She begged for pets with sweet little meows! She rolled around and showed her belly! All of this was completely unthinkable when she first arrived a year ago, and to finally see her do “normal” cat things was really rewarding. I highly recommend fostering to people who work from home. Lily responded so well to the constant passive interaction (i.e., me typing away at my computer while she watched or slept), and giving her treats/pets was a nice way to break up the work day.”

This month, Lily found her forever home! We recently received an update from her adopter, who told us Lily is doing incredibly well! “I can’t believe it has already been one week since she arrived home. She has accomplished so much in so little time, which I wasn’t expecting at all. She has made my office her home, and now feels very comfortable there. She lets me scratch, pet, and brush her a few times each day. She’s an accomplished biscuit-maker and purring/drooling machine when she gets her daily scratches. Her appetite is also really good. In the past two days, I’ve opened the office door to the living room for supervised exploration in the evenings while I’m sitting on the couch.” We are truly grateful to Kevin for his patience as Lily’s foster dad, and for Lily’s adopter for giving her time to blossom in her forever home.

Nadia was a friendly stray who was being cared for and fed by one of our volunteer’s mothers starting in 2019. She had already been Trap-Neuter-Returned (TNR’ed) during this time; however, she was re-trapped in January 2022 because she appeared to be injured and wasn’t eating. Within days of her feeder notifying us, Nadia was humanely trapped, and the daughter of her feeder, Sherry, became her foster mom. Over the course of several months, Sherry nursed Nadia back to health. Nadia loves other cats. so once she was fully vaccinated, she fit right in with Sherry’s resident pets. Little by little, Nadia gained her cat-fidence, and Sherry tells us that she is truly a sweetheart. Sherry realized she couldn’t say goodbye to Nadia and adopted her this past month! Today, Nadia is thriving in her forever home, and spends her days with Lacey, a Ten Lives alum, and the rest of Sherry’s pack.

Nebraska was humanely trapped in April 2021 as part of what our volunteers called “Feral Fiesta” – as part of our Community Cats effort, we worked in conjunction with Providence Animal Control to offer TNR services to many cats in our community. Nebraska was returned to his colony with his amazing feeder, who has helped us save 19 cats! Over time, Nebraska became social and friendly, and with his feeder’s help, he was able to be re-trapped in March 2022 to join our rescue, receive additional vetting, and to find his forever home. Nebraska spent a month in his foster home enjoying the comforts of indoor life, and was adopted at the end of this past month!

Congratulations to Bodell, Cindy, Gizmo, Huey, Lily, Lizzo, Lois, Maxie, Missy, Nadia, Nebraska, Oreos, Peter, Pixel, Poppy, Pretzel, Pumpkin Spice, Twiggy, and Von for finding their forever homes!

Are you interested in adopting a cat from Ten Lives Cat Rescue? Take a look at our adoptable cats!

How can you help the cats currently in Ten Lives’ care? Sponsor a Forgotten Feline, become a foster, apply for one of our volunteer opportunities, donate to The Lazzy Fund, or purchase a needed item on our Wishlist.

National Volunteer Month

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Did you know that Ten Lives Cat Rescue is 100% volunteer powered? Since the rescue was founded in 2018, we have grown to include over 100 volunteers who dedicate their time and energy towards helping the cats and kittens in our community! Our volunteer team consists of fosters, adoption coordinators, transportation assistance (known as “cat cabs” to us!), fundraising and events, supply coordinators, and much more. Our team is passionate about saving cats, and we are so thankful they have chosen our rescue to help.

MEET SOME OF OUR VOLUNTEERS

Nancy is one of our Adoption Coordinators, who are responsible for reviewing adoption applications and working with fosters to match cats and their potential adopters. Nancy chose to volunteer with us because she loves cats, and she hopes that every homeless cat can find their forever loving home!

Linda has been volunteering for our rescue since June 2019. She is a foster, one of our Medical Records Coordinators, and a Supply Coordinator, and she helps at events and fundraising. She joined Ten Lives when she was looking for a new rescue to foster with. She chose Ten Lives because of the care and support we give to the cats/kittens and volunteers. Linda has fostered a newborn kitten who had to be bottle fed, a pregnant cat who had five kittens, a kitten with medical issues, several kittens, and many adult cats. She has had a lot of great experiences volunteering with us!

Ali is fortunate to have been a part of the Ten Lives team since 2018, when she began fostering her first cat, a one-eyed domestic long hair, Lily. Ali had her first “foster fail” after less than two weeks when she realize she could never say goodbye to Lily! Ali is so grateful to Ten Lives for helping bring Lily into her life. Inspired by our mission, she began volunteering as our Post-Adoption Coordinator. “Since starting with Ten Lives, it has been mind-blowing to see all the rescue has accomplished, and it’s amazing to be part of such an incredible team of people.” Ali still fosters cats, and she especially loves working with seniors and under-socialized cats. Last summer, she foster failed one more time and adopted Fernando, a kitten she cared for while he had ringworm.

Jillian became an Adoption Coordinator in September of 2020 after she and her boyfriend adopted their cat, Mochi! “He was rescued from a really unfortunate living situation that left him reactive and terrified. Mochi spent just under a year in the most incredible foster home.” His foster mom is a huge inspiration to Jillian because she stepped up to the plate for an animal that most people would have shied away from. In that time, she worked tirelessly to help him learn to trust humans and enjoy life again.

Jillian felt so much gratitude to Ten Lives Cat Rescue for giving Mochi a second chance that she filled out an application and has been volunteering with us ever since! It makes her so happy to help other cats find their forever homes. Jillian adopted her second cat, Moose, through our rescue and again had an amazing experience. This organization will always hold a place in her heart, and she’s honored to be a part of it.

Amy has been fostering with us for three years now, and it has been such a great experience for her whole family! Amy lost a very special cat named Lucky who could never be replaced, and at first, she was hesitant to even adopt again. However, she knew the best way to honor him would be to help save as many cats as possible. In her search for a new cat for her family, she came across Ten Lives and was impressed with their whole process. “It was so thorough, and they really give every single cat a fighting chance.” Amy didn’t really realize what foster-based rescues did, and she quickly learned that it only takes a spare room and a little love to help in such a big way. Amy is so proud to be a part of and grow with Ten Lives. She could not ask for a better experience for her young kids, either! “They have learned so much about patience and how to respect and care for animals through fostering.”

Aznif is more of a perinatal foster. She loves providing pregnant mommas a safe, warm, and worry-free environment to deliver their babies without any worries of searching and finding food for their newborns. Aznif loves watching momma cats care for their little ones through nursing, grooming, and cuddling with them. She also loves watching the kittens grow and reach all of their milestones as they transfer into friendly, loving kittens. Because of the nature of her job, fostering this group of felines suits Aznif best. Currently she is fostering two momma cats and 14 kittens! Aznif says she cannot wait to come home to them every day from work, and that it is such a rewarding and fulfilling experience. “I have worked with many rescues/shelters the past five years, but Ten Lives suits me the best because everyone involved does a wonderful job. Everyone gives the best of their best, and their leadership is always listening to the volunteers, their concerns (if any), and are always there to help to make everybody’s role easier. They listen and they care what we think, what we have to say, and they collaborate, communicate, and take action right away.”

Lauren volunteers with Ten Lives in numerous capacities: she is an Adoption Coordinator, a foster, she assists with fundraising and events and PetSmart cat care, and she is a cat cab driver. Lauren discovered our rescue through our cats at PetSmart, and since then, she has tried to help in any way she can. “You don’t have to look farther than my foster cat Jo to see why I volunteer with Ten Lives Cat Rescue.” Six-year-old Jo was trapped February of 2021, and has been in vet care ever since preparing for adoption. When Jo was trapped, he had lacerations to his leg, severe dental disease, chronic kidney damage, FIV, and infections. After the removal of his teeth due to his dental disease, his mouth still can’t heal completely, and he will be on medication for life. None of this had to happen, but we are thankful Jo is safe with Lauren.

Lauren is passionate about the management of feral cat colonies, and about finding the best forever homes for these cats that have been through so much unnecessary pain. She is proud to be part of a rescue that really gives these cats a tenth life. “I’ve watched a lady cry, begging us to take her cat with a degenerative neurological disease; she had tried everywhere but couldn’t find a no-kill shelter or rescue willing to take on this cat until finally she found us. Besides the amazing things the rescue does for cats, you won’t find a better group of people anywhere!”

Alissa joined Ten Lives after adopting her cats, Charlie and Ghost, in late 2018. She was impressed with how responsive our rescue was to her questions and messages, and became inspired to volunteer after going through the adoption process. She couldn’t imagine her life without Charlie and Ghost and will always be thankful to our rescue for saving her boys from an uncertain fate. Alissa is our Adoption Contracts Coordinator, assists and leads our fundraising and events team, and recently joined our Board of Directors.

Matt and Becky volunteer and foster for the underdog, the abandoned or neglected, and those who wouldn’t have had a chance otherwise. Little ones like Piccolina and Squiggy, who wouldn’t have had a fighting chance without someone stepping in. It’s also why they founded Rhode Island Kitten Kits, so that they could help on a larger scale, and support organizations like Ten Lives and all of the other amazing volunteers who give so selflessly of their time and resources. “Every little life matters… every little life counts… and they all deserve to know love. This is why we help.”

Hannah has been volunteering with Ten Lives Cat Rescue since March 2021. Hannah helps at PetSmart every Tuesday morning to check on the cats, and she volunteers at our adoption events on the weekends. As a volunteer at PetSmart, Hannah changes all the litter trays, makes sure the cats have clean water and fresh food, and when needed, ensures the cats have their special food or medicine. Most importantly, she spends time socializing and playing with each and every cat at the cat room to make sure they feel important and loved. When we have visitors to the cat room at Petsmart, Hannah has been able to educate them on the purpose of the rescue and what Ten Lives does to save the cats and kittens. Hannah also informs visitors of the process of fostering and the adoption process, which she says has been rewarding! “It makes me so happy to see cats that are often overlooked or neglected getting a second chance at life and a loving forever home. Being a volunteer, especially coming off two years of the pandemic, has given me back my self-confidence both in dealing with the cats and the people I have met at PetSmart. I also have made many friends in the rescue along the way!”

Hannah volunteers with Ten Lives because it gives her purpose and allows her to utilize different skills. She loves animals, especially cats, and she feels that spending time helping them find homes is so rewarding. “Being a volunteer has brightened up my life and I am so thankful every day for all the awesome people in the rescue!”

Kelsey volunteers with Ten Lives as an Adoption Coordinator as well as a PetSmart volunteer. Volunteering with Ten Lives was one of the best decisions she made after adopting her two Ten Lives cats (Zuzu and Winnie) and wanting to help other people with the same adoption process. Kelsey has so much fun helping the amazing cats find homes, and it’s always the best part of her week when she gets to go to PetSmart to visit some of the rescue cats who are up for adoption. One of Kelsey’s favorite things about volunteering is receiving emails and pictures from adopters who are thrilled to share updates about how their new fur family member is thriving at their forever home! Each of the Ten Lives volunteers gives so much time, energy, and love to these cats to help them find loving homes and she’s grateful to be a part of this awesome rescue!

If you are passionate about saving cats and the well-being of the cats in our community, join us! Apply to be a foster, fill out a volunteer application, learn about meow ways to help, and attend one of our events. We look forward to welcoming you!