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2014 By The Numbers

Number of community cats that went trough the trap-neuter-return program
0 Public Intake
Cats taken into foster care from the public, as owner surrenders or from feral colonies
0 Humane Transfers
Number of cats transferred in from the Shelbyville-Shelby County Animal SHelter
0 Adoptions
Number of cats adopted from adoption centers, foster care, and Mega Adoptathon events
0 Foster families
Number of amazingly dedicated foster families who selflessly open their homes to care for cats in need

Animal Outreach of Shelby County is the only all-volunteer nonprofit cat advocacy organization for Shelby County.

We mainly concentrate on spay/neuter services for stray and feral cats. We provide humane traps to allow people to catch feral cats so we can take them into the vet to be sterilized and vaccinated. We do occasionally come across cats that can’t be returned to their outdoor home.  In those cases, we will place them up for adoption as an inside cat at Orscheln Farm and Home in Shelbyville and PetSmart in Greenwood.  We do not have a shelter, only a network of fosters. Our main goal is to reduce the feline overpopulation problem with spay/neuter efforts.