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About Us

About Us

SAFE Haven for Cats is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, no-kill animal shelter dedicated to finding homes for homeless cats and kittens.

Founded in 1994, SAFE Haven for Cats is Raleigh’s no-kill shelter and low-cost spay/neuter clinic. Since opening, SAFE Haven has orchestrated the adoptions of more than 9,000 cats and kittens and spayed or neutered over 26,000 animals in our clinic.

As a nonprofit organization, SAFE Haven relies heavily on donations from the community to support its lifesaving work and programs. To maximize the percentage of every dollar going directly to the care of the cats, we have only ten full-time paid staff members. All other work and love comes from our dedicated volunteers.

Here are helpful links to other information you might want.

Contact Us
Hours, Locations and Who to Contact

Our Mission and Impact
Our History and Who We Are
Mission, Vision and Values
Impact Statement

About the People
Staff Directory
Board of Directors
Work With Us

News
SAFE Haven News

Newsletters
The Cat Chronicles
The Scratching Post

Financials and Policies
Annual Report and Tax Return (Form 990)
Policies

SAFE Haven Mission Statement

The mission of SAFE Haven for Cats is to use no-kill principles and education to save cats’ lives through rescue, adoption, spay/neuter services and community programs.

Upcoming Events

Adoption Event at PetPeople

February 2 @ 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...

Basics of Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return (TNVR)

February 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Why do I see these outdoor cats with one ear clipped?  How can I help stop feline overpopulation? ...

Adoption Event at PetPeople

February 16 @ 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...

Spay-ghetti

February 23 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
SAFE Haven for Cats invites you and your family to enjoy a spaghetti dinner with us and raise awaren...

Adoption Event at PetPeople

March 2 @ 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...

Foster Sleepovers & Foster Information Fair

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Are there opportunities to foster kitties that do not require a long-term commitment? What if I feel...