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Adopt A Cat Day, Sat 11:30-2:30 GiveBIG, May 10th!

ADOPT A CAT DAY-SATURDAYS Every Saturday 11:30-2:30. Come in and meet our wonderful cats - every one of them needs a home to call their own. If you need to schedule an appointment, please call 389-1085 or email cats@vipp.org. Shelter Address: 12200 SW 243rd Street - off of Old Mill Rd. Dog adoptions are by appointment only, call 389-1085 or email dogs@vipp.org. VIPP's dogs are not housed at the cat shelter, but are in foster homes or boarded on Vashon. Click here to see the current dogs:
http://www.adoptapet.com/vipp

For directions to the shelter - click continue below.

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SMILE.AMAZON.COM helps VIPP! ** Micro-chip your pet for $10Bucks!

USE SMILE.AMAZON.COM If you log into to Amazon.com using Smile.Amazon.com, you can choose Vashon Island Pet Protectors as your preferred non-profit and VIPP will receive .05% of your eligible smile purchases! It's easy!!!

Micro-Chip your pet for $10 now! For a limited time Fair Isle animal clinic and VIPP are running a great special. Get a mico-chip (normally $50) for $10 bucks! Keep your pet safe - it is the best way to be reunited with your pet if they are lost and that is so important, especially during an Island emergency. Call Fair Isle now 463-3607 for a voucher and to make an appointment.

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Disaster Care for Cats

Your cats will need supplies too

Disaster Kits

A. Food
Choose the brand your cat is used to.
Select small cans of moist food because of difficulty in storing open cans.
Plastic lid for opened cans & ice chest for storage.
Store a supply for at least one week. Rotate every 3 months.
Food dish and fork or spoon.
Can opener.

B. Water
Store enough for one week. Rotate every 3 months.
Store in dark or shaded area in sealed plastic container.
Non-spillable water dish.
Small container of bleach to purify water if necessary.

C. Litter
Have at least one week’s supply of scoopable litter in plastic bag.
Small plastic litter box and scoop.
A supply of small plastic bags for disposing of litter.

D. Medication
If cat is on prescription medication, keep a 2 week reserve in disaster kit with directions for administering. Include hairball medicine.
Check expiration date of medication and keep current.
Include a record of cat’s vaccinations in the kit.

E. Photographs
Have a recent photo of your cat(s) in case your pet is lost.
Include yourself in photo to prove ownership.

F. Cage
Have a crate for each of your cats with room for water dish & litter box.
Be sure the crate has ample ventilation and a secure locking device.
Write a release for emergency vet care with name and phone number of your veterinarian. Attach to crate.

G. Collar or harness plus tag
Include your name, address, and phone number on tag for each cat.

H. Micro-chip your pet
It is the best way to find a lost animal - It is very important to keep your information (name and number) up to date.