Recent News


Keeping Your Cat Cool During the Summer

Whether shorthair or longhair, your cat feels the summer heat and needs relief from the rising temperature. They are also at risk of dehydration just like us humans. So when the temperature starts to rise, make sure your kitty stays … Continue reading

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Meet Mandy, the Most Misunderstood Cat at Gifford

As you can see from the photo below of her snuggling in the arms of shelter director Eric (add to it the sound of purring), five-year-old Mandy can be incredibly loving with people she knows well. Unfortunately, when meeting people … Continue reading

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Unique Program at Gifford – Drawing out the Love in Shy Cats

The Gifford Feline Charm School is a socialization program that was started to help some of our undersocialized cats become more used to human touch and interaction so that they can be more easily adopted into a permanent home. It … Continue reading

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Looking for a Lap Cat? Look No Further…

Hi, my name is Ghost! I didn’t always have a happy life, but I love people once I learn to trust them. When I first arrived at my foster home I was scared, but I quickly learned that my foster … Continue reading

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Events


Paws + Pints Event on August 15

What could be better than a fundraiser at a Brewery…! Paws+Pints Event Night Shift Brewing Tuesday, August 15 6-10pm Night Shift Brewing is holding a benefit event for the shelter – but we need cat lovers like you to help make the evening a success! … Continue reading

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Buy Lularoe Clothing and Help Gifford on June 28

Come join us for a Lularoe pop-up event with a percentage of proceeds going directly to the shelter! Lularoe is fun, fashionable clothing that fits and flatters every woman! From our Lularoe representative: “I carry a variety of dresses, skirts, … Continue reading

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Run the GCS Meow Mile 5K on September 9

Gifford Cat Shelter 2017 Meow Mile 5K Come run, walk or pounce your way to the finish line at the Meow Mile 5K Road Rally to benefit the work of the Gifford Cat Shelter! Pets are welcome to participate! Show … Continue reading

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Paws + Pints Event on June 13

Paws + Pints Event Tuesday, June 13, 2017 @ 6-10pm What could be better than a fundraiser at a Brewery??!! Paws+Pints Event Night Shift Brewing Tuesday, June 13 6-10pm Night Shift Brewing is holding a benefit event for the shelter – … Continue reading

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    Josie is a gorgeous girl with sleepy eyes and a cute patch of gray under her chin. You will often find her curled up in a blanket in the sun, snuggling with one of her Gifford roommates or on her favorite perch. She is a very mellow girl who would prefer to watch while others run around the room! She loves to have her thick, beautiful fur brushed and will relax and close her eyes in contentment. She would do best in a home that understands her preference is to nap and observe, and that she most likely would not be up for any rigorous, high energy play. Josie would do fine as an only cat so she can get lots of pets from her person! If you have any questions regarding this cat please feel free to get in touch with the shelter. Get the application HERE.

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    The Gifford Cat Shelter is a cageless, no-kill facility founded in 1884 and sponsored by Ellen Gifford. The shelter is a pioneer in creating an environment that does not confine cats to small, movement-restricting cages.