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Cat of the Month

Jacqueline is a beautiful 13 year old ginger and white tabby. Her beloved owner, who had raised her since she was a kitten, passed away and the family couldn’t keep Jacqueline. She is a very loyal girl and likes to be petted on her terms. Jacqueline would be perfect for a quiet, single pet home where she could be the center of attention.


The adoption fee for the cat of the month is discounted by 50%.  Seniors (62+) plus are eligible to have the adoption fee waived as part of our Seniors for Seniors adoption program.


Adoption Options

Beginning May, 2018, HART has two new discounted adoption fee programs:  1) special needs cats and kittens will have their adoption fee reduced by 50%; 2) If you can adopt two felines at the same time, the adoption fee for the second cat or kitten will be reduced by 50%.  And remember, if you are a  Senior citizen (62+) you can adopt a senior kitizen (8 +) and the adoption fee will be waived.  We hope you will visit HART and meet the beautiful cats and kittens waiting for homes.

  • Click on Adoptions to learn more about adopting a cat or kitten from HART.  View all of the adoptable cats or kittens here .


6th Annual Wines, Pines and Felines Fundraiser

The 6th Annual Wines, Pines and Felines event was held at the Cambria Pines Lodge on April 4th.  There were 100 guests in attendance, including local veterinarians.  Prime Rib, macadamia-nut crusted halibut and quinoa with peppers were the entree choices enjoyed by attendees, along with a variety of included wines and followed by apple pie.  Music for listening and dancing was performed throughout the evening by local Rock'n Rollers "Jukebox Heroes".  Auctions and raffle prizes included travel to Oregon, as well as certificates for a variety of local services, restaurants and wineries.  The event helped raise over $12,000.00 for HART during the fun-filled evening. Many thanks to the underwriters, wine and prize donors and the volunteers who made the evening possible.

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Many thanks to the businesses and individuals whose support made possible the 6th annual Wines, Pines and Felines fundraiser held on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.


HART's Gift Shop for Cat Lovers

New merchandise this month includes many new t-shirts, new cat beds, cat toys, Jackson Galaxy toys, and new cat treats too.


The Gift Shop is located at the HART Shelter, 2638 Main St., Cambria, and is open Tuesday through Saturday from 12-5pm.


New Merchandise

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Kitten Season Underway

It’s Spring time, and the 2018 Kitten Season is underway.  This is an incredibly busy and expensive time of the year for HART.  You can help by donating money or kitten supplies to help us prepare for all the little ones.  Visit our Wish List on Amazon to see the type of supplies that can really help. smile.amazon.com


Foster Homes Needed

It's Kitten Season, and a very important part of caring for the little ones is providing them with a Foster Home.    Foster Homes are a safe place for kittens to grow and be socialized prior to moving to the shelter or their forever home.   Have you ever considered becoming a Foster parent for a cat or kitten or perhaps even a momma cat with kittens?  If so, we hope you will consider fostering for HART.


Prior experience is not required, just the desire and the time to nurture. Our HART Fosters are provided with training and guidance and the cats and kittens are provided with food, litter, medical care, and supplies.   To learn more, click here or call the shelter at 805-927-7377.


Don’t miss some of our upcoming events:

• Cambria Community Volunteer Fair, May 16th, Cavalier Oceanfront Resort

• Adoption Specials







For social media fans, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube to view entertaining photos and videos of HART cats and kittens, supporters, events, and activities.


You may also view the most recent issues of our newsletter by clicking on the issue below.






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