Kittens In The Mitten, Inc., is depends solely on donations and volunteers.
Our board consists of amazing people who volunteer and do not receive any kind of salary.
Our mission is to have a significant impact on the rapidly growing feral cat populations, saving as many cats now and in the future from pain and suffering in these overpopulated feral cat colonies.
We also work extremely hard to provide people with the opportunity to adopt a healthy, happy, well behaved cat, who spent their time with us being smothered with love and care.
A cat (or more than one) with the personalities you would expect from any cat(s) who has been treated like royalty!
How will we acheive our goals???
To do so, we utilize social media to help educate the public and gain more support locally, nationally, and even internationally! We practice TNR (Trap, Neuter, and Release) if the cat is fully feral with little to no chance of being able to chnage. However, when we trap, if there is any chance of the cat becoming a happy, family cat, we work day and night to create an environment they feel is safe and comfortable, encourage and teach the cat to let the feral side of them go, and embrace the life of a king or queen.
Because that is exactly what they are to us.
We also help cats at shelters who are at risk for euthanasia, or cats who have special/medical needs that shelters have a hard time managing.
In fact, we take great pride in helping cats with Because we are primarily working with area shelters and rescues, we, unfortunately, are not able to take stray cats off the streets or cats that need to be re-homed. We are a small, volunteer-based facility, and we simply don’t have the space to quarantine new arrivals at our adoption center. We ask that people please do not bring outside cats into our adoption center – this facility is for cats who are ready to be adopted into their forever homes. We wish that we were able to help every cat in need, but it simply is not possible and we are doing our best to stick to our mission of giving second chances to at-risk cats. If you have found a stray or have a cat that needs to be re-homed, please contact Kent County Animal Shelter or Humane Society of West Michigan – both wonderful resources in our community that can help with these kinds of needs.