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Celebrating 25 Years of Saving Lives

In the past 25 years we have saved more than 10,000 cats and fixed 30,000 felines with our low-cost spay/neuter services. That’s 40,000 feline lives changed with your help. YOU are the secret to our success.

Chat With Your Cat

Learn what your cat has to say at the next Feline Fundamentals class on May 7. Only 4 seats left!

Affordable Spay & Neuter Services

Make an appointment to spay or neuter your cat today. We have low-cost and free options to help you and your pet!

Salsa the tabby with socks waits in the rainbow bed

If you love cats and don’t want to see them suffer, donate to SAFE Haven for Cats. We will take immediate action to save cat’s lives.

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Orange kittens snuggling in bed

Visit our adoption center and our trained adoption counselors will work with you to find just the right cat for your home.

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McAlister drinking milk from a bottle

The SAFE Care Feline Spay / Neuter Clinic opened in 2001 to help address the pet overpopulation problem in Wake, Durham, Orange, and Franklin counties.

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Saluda looking for love

YOUR TIME IS VALUABLE. Donating your time allows us to put that money toward better medicines, better housing and better care.

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News & Alerts, The Cat Chronicle & The Scratching Post

Heartwarming Adoption Stories

Our Volunteers Save Lives

Our Volunteers Save Lives

Our Volunteers Save Lives 😺 You could be one of them! 😺   For 25 years, our volunteers have helped make SAFE Haven for Cats what it is today. We need volunteers that are outgoing, hardworking, and want to make a difference. Come to our Volunteer Information...

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Cat Tales Wanted. Do You Have One?

Cat Tales Wanted. Do You Have One?

Help Us Celebrate 25 Years Of Saving Lives! We're Looking For A Lot of Cat Tales!  We can’t believe it’s been 25 years of cat cuddles, kitty kisses, and happy furever homes. You helped find homes for 10,000 cats over all those years. Thank YOU for being part of our...

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A #Twinning Celebration

A #Twinning Celebration

All of our SAFE Haven alumni are winners, but here’s a winning story perfect for March Madness. Pippen, a 3-year-old Tuxedo cat adopted by Kathryn Fromson, was named the winner of a bracket-style contest to find a twin for Instagram cat Max (@mrpawsome). The contest,...

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We Can’t Save Cats Without You!

We Can’t Save Cats Without You!

We Can't Do This Without You! We've saved more than 10,000 cats in the last 25 years. How? With your support.That's why we want you to come party with us at the Tuxedo Cat Ball - because there are more cats to save. Proceeds from the Tuxedo Cat Ball support SAFE...

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Our Volunteers Save Lives

Our Volunteers Save Lives

Our Volunteers Save Lives 😺 You could be one of them! 😺   For 25 years, our volunteers have helped make SAFE Haven for Cats what it is today. We need volunteers that are outgoing, hardworking, and want to make a difference. Come to our Volunteer Information...

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Cat Tales Wanted. Do You Have One?

Cat Tales Wanted. Do You Have One?

Help Us Celebrate 25 Years Of Saving Lives! We're Looking For A Lot of Cat Tales!  We can’t believe it’s been 25 years of cat cuddles, kitty kisses, and happy furever homes. You helped find homes for 10,000 cats over all those years. Thank YOU for being part of our...

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The Cat Chronicle – April 2019

The Cat Chronicle – April 2019

LAST CHANCE to Dance to Save Kitties!  It’s almost here – the Tuxedo Cat Ball is just a week away. There are only a few tickets left so act fast! You won’t want to miss our 100 auction items, delicious dinner, dancing, and fun. Click here to get tickets so you don’t...

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A #Twinning Celebration

A #Twinning Celebration

All of our SAFE Haven alumni are winners, but here’s a winning story perfect for March Madness. Pippen, a 3-year-old Tuxedo cat adopted by Kathryn Fromson, was named the winner of a bracket-style contest to find a twin for Instagram cat Max (@mrpawsome). The contest,...

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Meet Our Beautiful Rose

Meet Our Beautiful Rose

Rose’s arrival at SAFE Haven was a little different than most our cats. She was trapped by a local county shelter as a feral and, unexpectedly, gave birth in the trap. The shelter was in a difficult position. They had to find an organization willing to take in a feral...

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Upcoming Events

CLOSED at 1 pm for Volunteer Event

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
We’re closing at 1 pm on Sunday, April 28 for a volunteer event. We’ll re-open on our no...

Apex PeakFest 2019

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Come say “hi” to your SAFE Haven friends at Apex PeakFest, where we will have a booth. Live musi...

Adoption Event at PetPeople

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Are you thinking about adding a new cat to your family? Join us for a kitty meet and greet at PetPeo...

Unleashed’s Spring Fling

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join us at Unleashed’s Spring Fling, an annual dog and cat fundraiser. Come say “hi” to yo...

Featured Cats

My name is Zaria and I am ready for adoption. Learn more about me!
Zaria
Female - Young Adult
My name is Catnip (Bastet) and I am ready for adoption. Learn more about me!
Catnip (Bastet)
Female - Mature
My name is Ottawa and I am ready for adoption. Learn more about me!
Ottawa
Female - Young Adult