Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career at Cat Depot. Cat Depot is an equal opportunity employer. Career opportunities range from vet techs, cat care givers, adoption coordinators, administration and operations. 

Cat Depot, a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) free-roaming facility, is recognized for its progressive design and commitment to helping homeless, abandoned and injured animals. Cat Depot’s mission is to save lives, find loving homes, and provide the resources and education to improve the destiny of homeless cats. 


Veterinary Technician 

We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician or CVT with a minimum of two years' experience for surgery, dentals, intake, ordering, inventory, tracking, and cleaning.

We are a team-oriented organization with a respect for leadership capabilities. Excellent, competitive pay based on experience and skill, health benefits, and growth potential.

This exciting, life changing opportunity requires a positive, self-motivated candidate who wants to make a difference for shelter cats, adopters, and the community we live in.


  • Must be willing to work flexible hours and weekends.
  • Polished and personable with ability to multitask and assist with foster care program and education.
  • Strong knowledge of feline medicine and strong cat handling skills.
  • Ability to work with the public and with our passionate staff as a team player.
  • Strong computer and phone skills are needed along with a love for cats, both domestic and feral.

Email cover letter and resume to: with subject line "Veterinarian Technician Application." 


Cat Care Giver

We currently seek a positive, detailed, and attentive individual to join Cat Depot's Cat Care team. Primary responsibilities include daily thorough sanitation of all cat areas, laundry, dishes, cleaning and mopping of floors, and cleaning and maintaining all public areas throughout Cat Depot according to policies and procedures.

Outstanding powers of observation are required as you are the eyes and ears for what goes on with the adoptable cats daily.

Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds for 100 feet, bend and reach, work with a variety of cleaning agents, and willingness to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays is needed. Help with special events, building maintenance, pick-ups and deliveries of heavy supplies and emergency cat rescues are part of this position.

Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record, and current vehicle insurance coverage. No smokers please, as we are a non-smoking facility and property. Competitive wage and health benefits. Required education: High School or Equivalent.

Please e-mail resume with a cover letter stating why you want this position to No phone calls or walk-ins please. 


Janitorial Technician (part time)

Are you a clean freak? Is your passion for cleaning driving you to work for an outstanding organization who values you and shows it? If so, this is your opportunity to be part of a great team that loves their jobs and enjoys working together.

Cat Depot, the Resource for Rescue, Adoption, and Education, is looking for a long-term, reliable team member with good time management and cheerful personality, to join in caring for our facility 5 days a week, part-time days. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, stand for long periods of time, and be comfortable working around cats.

To apply, please send a cover letter to, stating why you are the person for this position along with your resume.

No walk-ins or phone calls please. We look forward to hearing from you!



FABULOUS VETERINARIAN needed to join Cat Depot’s atypical limited access rescue, adoption, education and resource center, located in culturally rich, outdoor sports oriented Sarasota, Florida, minutes from sparkling beaches on the Gulf of Mexico.  

As a highly skilled, passionate feline Veterinarian, you will be able to provide cutting-edge medicine, forward thinking leadership, innovation, and best practices in a beautifully appointed 11,000+ square foot facility with all the toys!

  • Our Shelter Medical staff provides exceptionally high quality care for homeless cats, with a hybrid of private practice and shelter medicine in a free-roaming environment. Our rehabilitation surgery and medicine exceeds shelter standards, and our behavioral enrichment is nationally recognized by the Jackson Galaxy and Maddy’s Foundations.
  • Cat Depot’s adjacent, full-service affordable care Clinic, serves a population who could not otherwise provide for their cats care. Alleviating pain and suffering, high quality care at affordable prices help you keep cats in homes where they are loved.
  • Fully equipped with dental radiography, digital x-ray, laser and ultrasound, our compassionate team is deeply committed to helping cats live a better, healthier, life of quality.


Do you want to practice best medicine AND give back to the community you live in?  Our ideal candidate for this position is interested in occasional rescue work and TNVR, can handle a large volume of cases in a fast paced and fun environment, can work some weekends and is flexible to the needs of the community, is a skilled surgeon and medical team player who is professional at all times, and is dedicated to the mission and passion we all share! Affiliation with AAHA, AAFP, HSUS, Best Friends or ASPCA initiatives and knowledge of paperless AVImark a plus.  

Email cover letter and resume to: with subject line "Veterinarian Application." 

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