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Purrfect Pals works to end cat homelessness in the Puget Sound region...
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We believe that every cat matters...
including those with special needs.
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Through our placement and prevention programs, Purrfect Pals has been helping Puget Sound cats and cat owners since 1988.

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Purrfect Pals cats are available in our eight adoption centers between Arlington and Renton.
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We provide free cat spay and neuter and other resources for low-income cat owners.
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Open your heart and home
to a kitty in need. Become a Purrfect Pals Foster Parent!

Join us at our Second Chances Luncheon!

Please join us for our first annual Second Chances Luncheon! Our inspirational speakers will include cat behavior expert Jackson Galaxy and members of our community whose lives have been dramatically changed by Purrfect Pals and the cats we brought into their lives.

Get Ready for the Average Joe Cat Show!

The 14th Annual Average Joe Cat Show will be taking over Shoreline’s Spartan Rec Center on Saturday, May 6th!  Would you like to join us for this fun, family-friendly event?  Visit our AJCS page to enter your cat (or cat photos!) in the show, sign up to volunteer or learn more!

“People’s Choice” Voting Has Begun!

“People’s Choice” Awards will be issued to the Average Joe photo entry and cat show contestants with the most online votes. Votes are $1.00 each and there is no limit to the number of times you can vote. Best of all, all proceeds will support Purrfect Pals!

Become a Foster Care Program Sponsor!

Can’t Foster? You can still help Purrfect Pals provide second chances for thousands of special cats and kittens by supporting our foster care program as a monthly sponsor. Sign up online today with just a few clicks to help us in the fight to end cat homelessness.

KITTEN CAM: Meet Gaia and her Kittens!

One of our fabulous foster parents, “Foster Dad John”, streams a live Kitten Cam 24/7.  If you love kittens, you will definitely want to check out the Critter Room! Foster Dad John’s Kitten Cam was even featured in the Seattle Times and on KOMO 4 News!

Help Us Feed Hungry Cats & Kittens!

Help us save more cats by visiting our Amazon Wish List today! With just a few clicks you can order food and supplies to be shipped direct to our shelter, often with no shipping charge!  Now you can also stretch your gift thanks to Amazon’s giving program, AmazonSmile!

Follow Our Construction Progress!

Construction of our brand new 4,000 sqft building has begun! We have outgrown our current facility and our sanctuary expansion will significantly increase the number of cats we can rescue. CLICK HERE to learn more and view photos of our progress!

Adopt a Purrfect Pals Cat or Kitten Today!

In addition to our main shelter and sanctuary in Arlington, Purrfect Pals cats are available in eight offsite adoption centers between Marysville and Renton.  Looking for a new kitty?  Visit our Adoption Centers today and let us introduce you to your purrfect match!

Watch Our New Leuki Land Cat Cams!

Now you can watch the cats in our Leukemia Land Sanctuary thanks to our new 24/7 live streaming, powered by MeShare! Visit our Leukemia Land page for links to the two new cameras. You can also watch on your mobile device using the MeShare App!

Upcoming Events



AverageJoe-18 26342671953The Average Joe Cat Show is a fun, family-friendly event hosted by Purrfect Pals, a non-profit, no-kill cat sanctuary in the Pacific Northwest.

Dozens of cats will compete in silly cat show categories such as “Most Impressive Ear Hair” and “Loudest Purr” and our photography show will feature kitty models competing for titles like ”Best Cat in a Box” and “Guiltiest Looking Cat”.

The event will also feature volunteers, staff and adoptable kitties from ten Puget Sound shelters and rescue groups, hot dogs and gourmet ice cream, a vendor fair designed with cat lovers in mind and a silent auction to support Purrfect Pals.

Visit our Average Joe Cat Show page to learn more about this celebration of cats and the people who love them!

Second Chances Luncheon Featuring Jackson Galaxy!

Please join us for the first annual Purrfect Pals Second Chances Luncheon! Guests will enjoy a delicious gourmet vegetarian lunch while learning about our new behavior rehabilitation program and other ways in which we are providing much-needed second chances for homeless cats and kittens in the Puget Sound Region. Our inspirational speakers will include cat behavior expert and television star Jackson Galaxy as well as members of our community whose lives have been dramatically changed by Purrfect Pals and the cats we brought into their lives.

Jackson Galaxy is the host and executive director of Animal Planet’s hit show My Cat From Hell. The Cat Daddy has more than 20 years of experience teaching cat guardians to understand the world from a cat’s eye view, and helping feline family members get their “mojo” back.

There is no charge to attend the luncheon, but guests will be asked to make a donation during the event. A minimum donation of $150 is suggested.  For more information on this exciting event, please visit the Second Chances Luncheon page or contact our event team at 360-652-9611 (ext 15) or

SAVE THE DATE for the 20th Annual BLACK CAT BALL!

Please join us at the Meydenbauer Center in Downtown Bellevue for this fun and festive Halloween-themed event on the evening of October 28th, 2017! Tickets will go on sale in the summer but, in the meantime, be sure to mark your calendars and invite your cat loving friends to join you!

The Black Cat Ball features over 500 items for sale in a silent and live auction, a champagne reception and a delicious gourmet three-course vegetarian or vegan dinner including wine.

All proceeds from the Black Cat Ball support the life-saving work that Purrfect Pals is doing for cats and kittens in our community. Our goal is to end cat homelessness in the Puget Sound region and we would love for you to be part of that mission.

THE SCOOP - What's the Latest News at Purrfect Pals?

Will You Help Purrfect Pals Provide Second Chances for Kittens Like Edward?

Will You Help Purrfect Pals Provide Second Chances for Kittens Like Edward?

By the end of April, our shelter expansion construction project will be completed and we will have moved into our brand new building’s cat rooms and adoption center! This new space will allow us to care for up to 100 more cats and kittens at a time and keep them even healthier and happier. The timing could not be better because Kitten Season has returned and there are many sick,...
PURRFECT ENDINGS: After Over a Year, Second Chances for Baby Kitty and Eleanor Poly!

PURRFECT ENDINGS: After Over a Year, Second Chances for Baby Kitty and Eleanor Poly!

Seven year-old Baby Kitty is an adorable, black and white fluff ball and her BFF, ten-year old Eleanor Poly is a gorgeous, polydactyl, house panther. These beautiful cats were surrendered to Purrfect Pals over a year ago, in March of 2016 when their owner moved out of state. Sadly, after coming to us, Eleanor was diagnosed with small cell lymphoma, which has an average 1.5 - 2 year life expectancy...
Will You Provide Second Chances for Cats Rescued from a House of Horrors?

Will You Provide Second Chances for Cats Rescued from a House of Horrors?

Yesterday, Purrfect Pals took in ten cats from our amazing friends at Pasado's Safe Haven. The cruelty investigation team from Pasado's removed 23 cats and kittens from a devastating hoarding situation in Coulee City and reached out to us for help since they knew we could provide the medical care and rehabilitation these cats desperately need. Words cannot adequately describe the horror Pasado's employees and volunteers found in the home....