Who We Are
Rock Creek Cats Inc. is an all-volunteer nonprofit dedicated to helping less fortunate felines in the D.C. area.
Our main activity is helping outdoor, unadoptable (feral/wild) cats through what's known as Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR): humanely trapping them, getting them spayed/neutered and vaccinated, and returning them to their environment, while ensuring they have food and shelter. TNR averts the birth of kittens, prevents the feral population from getting out of control, and reduces the number of cats who end up in overloaded, high-kill shelters.
When we come across outdoor cats who are good candidates for adoption (strays), we get them appropriate veterinary care and foster them until they are placed in loving, permanent homes. Adoptable cats can be viewed at the following link:
Our Adoptable Cats
The adoption process includes an application, vet reference check (if applicable), home visit, adoption contract and adoption fee.
We receive no government funding and rely mainly on donations to fund our activities. Rock Creek Cats is a 501(c)(3) charity, which means contributions are tax-deductible.
Rock Creek Cats
P.O. Box 203
Garrett Park, MD 20896-0203
We could use the following items:
Cat food (any kind)
Cat litter (any kind)
Towels and bed sheets (to cover feral cat traps)
Large plastic storage bins (to make feral cat shelters)
Used doghouses (to house feral cats)
Straw (to serve as bedding for feral cat shelters)
Dog cages/crates (for cat adoption events)
Folding tables (for cat adoption events)
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Rock Creek Cats in the News
Free-roaming cats stir emotional debate on bird safety (USA Today)
Blind kitten sees the fun in life (Examiner)
Lends a Helping Hand to Felines (Kensington Patch)
Fight over ferals boils down to one question: Do alley cats live a good life? (Wash. Post)
Rock Creek Cats offers adoptable kitties in D.C. area (Examiner)
Local groups help to control area's feral cat population (Gazette)
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