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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.

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

SAFE Haven Stories Submitted by YOU!

Help Us Say YES to Cats in Need

Help Us Say YES to Cats in Need

Our monthly giving Paw Pals members help keep our doors open to all the cats in need. Through monthly gifts, we are able to say YES, we can take care of any cat in need. One such kitty is Flittermouse, who recently came to us from a concerned rescuer. This tiny...

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More Cats! More Tales!

More Cats! More Tales!

Y'all have been so great! We’ve heard from so many of you with stories of your SAFE Haven alums. It’s brought a lot of memories back for our staff and longtime volunteers and we’re asking for MORE! In case you haven’t shared your story yet, here’s how: on our special...

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Vibrava (now C.B.)

Vibrava (now C.B.)

C.B. came to us as Vibrava to foster and never quite went back. We felt qualified as she had had her front leg amputated due to an injury she sustained as a hoarding survivor and we already had a black cat who was missing his back leg. Both cats were black and as we...

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Help Us Say YES to Cats in Need

Help Us Say YES to Cats in Need

Our monthly giving Paw Pals members help keep our doors open to all the cats in need. Through monthly gifts, we are able to say YES, we can take care of any cat in need. One such kitty is Flittermouse, who recently came to us from a concerned rescuer. This tiny...

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More Cats! More Tales!

More Cats! More Tales!

Y'all have been so great! We’ve heard from so many of you with stories of your SAFE Haven alums. It’s brought a lot of memories back for our staff and longtime volunteers and we’re asking for MORE! In case you haven’t shared your story yet, here’s how: on our special...

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The Cat Chronicle – June 2019

The Cat Chronicle – June 2019

Bundles of Kitty Joy!    Thank you to everyone who donated or adopted during our Kitten Shower and Kitten Palooza. 31 kittens and cats found their homes during the event! We also had hundreds of cans of kitten food, blankets, and other kitten supplies donated,...

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Vibrava (now C.B.)

Vibrava (now C.B.)

C.B. came to us as Vibrava to foster and never quite went back. We felt qualified as she had had her front leg amputated due to an injury she sustained as a hoarding survivor and we already had a black cat who was missing his back leg. Both cats were black and as we...

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Floki and Rascal

Floki and Rascal

Floki (the black and white kitty) was adopted just after Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina. He was the youngest of three as I already had 2 eleven year old's back at the house. Floki was 4 months old and just wanted play, the older cats didn't want anything to do...

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Upcoming Events

Fill A Truck

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Support SAFE Haven by purchasing much-needed items from our wish list! At the Walmart in Wake Forest...

Adoption Event at PetPeople

July 6 @ 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...

Adoption Event at PetPeople

July 20 @ 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...

Catsino Royale

August 2 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us at the Sixth Annual Catsino Royale for your summer party fun and to benefit the cats at SAFE...

Featured Cats

My name is Shirley Temple and I am ready for adoption. Learn more about me!
Shirley Temple
Female - Young Adult
My name is Lavender Sky and I am ready for adoption. Learn more about me!
Lavender Sky
Female - Young Adult
My name is Nurse Jackie and I am ready for adoption. Learn more about me!
Nurse Jackie
Female - Adult