Cat Depot's mission is to save lives, find loving homes, and provide the resources and education to improve the destiny of homeless cats.

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Accomplishments in 2014

1. Rescued 1,123 homeless cats and kittens and placed 1,045 into loving homes. 

2. Worked with local animal welfare groups and Sarasota County Animal Services and accepted 246 cats and kittens to increase adoptions and decrease euthanasia.
 

3. Community Cat Program:

 - Community Food Bank distributed over 17,800 lbs. of dry food and 13,414 cans of wet food to those supporting feral cats and those who are in need of cat food for their personal pets in Sarasota and Manatee Counties. We helped feed 240 personal pets and over 500 community cats.

   - Loaned 465 traps to individuals and animal welfare organizations to capture injured cats and colony cats for sterilization. 

   
- Grants awarded to spay/neuter 834 community cats and personal pets.

4. Opened a Cat Care Clinic providing low-cost veterinary services to people who are unable to afford traditional veterinary care for their pets.

5. Continued Cat Depot Emergency Response Team (CDERT) efforts with partner American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), along with Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and Best Friends Animal Society. 

6. Rescued a total 58 cats from five hoarding situations in the state of Florida. We provided medical care, food and love to help the cats heal so they could find loving homes. 

7. Averaged 176 volunteers each month who contributed over 18,931 hours of their time.

8. SRQ Magazine Best of 2014 - Winner Best Nonprofit

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Goals for 2015

1. Find homes for over 1,000 homeless cats and kittens. 

2. Increase public resources to improve rescue efforts and reduce euthanasia. Work with local Trap/Neuter/Release groups to take their feral kittens and transform to adoptable cats.
 

3. Provide 1,500 lbs of dry food for community cats and personal cats every month.

4. Continue Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the ASPCA for disaster work in FL and the U.S.

5. Increase grant funds for Trap/Neuter/Release of all community cats registered in Cat Depot Community Cat Program.

 


CAT DEPOT, INC. MEETS ALL REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIED BY THE FLORIDA SOLICITATION OF CONTRIBUTIONS ACT. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE, OR GO TO WWW.FRESHFROMFL.COM. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. REGISTRATION NUMBER: CH16739.

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