Want to go on a facility tour? Perfect for school groups (ages 7 and up), clubs, scout troops, women's and social groups, retirement centers, and others who want to learn more about us. We offer tours of our 10, 700 square-foot cat adoption and education center. Advanced registration is required. Tours can accommodate up to 15 people.

Donations are gladly accepted in exchange for tours and educational programs.

Cat Depot facility tours can be combined with educational presentations:

  • Responsible pet care
  • Safety around animals
  • Overview of Cat Depot and ways to help

To schedule a facility tour, contact us or call 941-366-2404.


Girl Scout Troop 461 of Sarasota enthusiastically collected cat food for Cat Depot for their troop service project. The animal-loving girls collected cans of cat food by holding up “Give a Cat a Can” and other eye-catching signs during the morning student drop-off at their school. In total, Troop 461 collected 200 cans of cat food – an entire wagon full! Their service project culminated with a special visit to Cat Depot to deliver the canned cat food and to visit with the cats and kittens.

Thank you, Girl Scout Troop 461 for completing a successful service project and for supporting the kitties!




Girl Scout Troop 629 visited Cat Depot on Thursday, April 11, 2013. The enthusiastic group of eleven year-old scouts met in our Education Center to first learn about the history and mission of Cat Depot before making cat toys using colorful fleece strips. During the tour of our facility, the girls were able to personally distribute their homemade cat toys to the curious and deserving cats.

Thank you Girl Scout Troop 629 for your support!



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