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Paws to Care

Paws to Care seeks to help the feral cats that reside on APSU's campus by transforming individuals' kindness into organized care.

Austin Peay is home to more than 15 feral cats and kittens. Feral cats have had very little contact with humans; they typically are born to stray cats or are stray cats that have reverted to feral behavior. From living in the wild, feral cats are more susceptible to feline leukemia, rabies, and FIV (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus). Also, as they have never been spayed or neutered, feral cats reproduce at an exponential rate that easily can increase a population from 12 to 2,000 in four years.

To view the available Kittens or Cats, go to: www.facebook.com/apsupawstocare

Informational Video explaining further about Paws to Care: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2dzSTmFmZ8

How You Can Help

Paws to Care appreciates your donation, regardless of the amount. As mentioned above, a group, organization, or club can participate in the Adopt-a-Cat program. By sponsoring a cat for $300, you provide one feral cat with vaccinations, a spay/neuter procedure, and food for one year.We also gladly accept Purina Cat Food coupons to be used toward the purchase of food for the cats.  If you have coupons to donate, see Lynne Halliburton in the Morgan University Center 206 (Student Affairs).
But even a $1 donation helps. However, a group, organization, or club with more resources can participate in the Adopt-a-Cat program. For $300, you can provide one feral cat with vaccinations, a spay/neuter procedure, and food for one year.
To make a donation to Paws to Care, follow this link: https://www.apsu.edu/advancement/giving; type “Paws to Care-APSU Cat Colony Discretionary” in the field labeled, “Please specify your gift designation.”
For more information about how you can help, please contact Lynne Halliburton by email halliburtonl@apsu.edu or phone 931.221.6844.