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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!

It’s Time to Enter Your Cat Photos!

There just aren’t enough cat photos on the internet. Let’s fix that! Between April 15th and May 31st, enter (or vote for) your favorite pics in the Average Joe Cat Photo Contest! We have some great prizes up for grabs this year including a GoPro Hero6 Black (for taking cat videos and photos, of course!).

FELINE GROOVY: a Benefit Concert

We’re celebrating two of our favorite things, cat and music, with a family-friendly concert featuring music inspired by cats! Please join us on April 28th for Feline Groovy, a benefit concert for Purrfect Pals featuring the award-winning students and faculty of The Chopin Academy of Music in Issaquah.

Join Us at our Second Chances Luncheon!

Please join us on June 7th for the 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.

KITTEN CAM: Meet the Guardian Fosters!

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! John and the kitten cam were 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!

Have Room in Your Home & Heart?

In addition to our main shelter and sanctuary in Arlington, Purrfect Pals cats are available in seven 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!

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.

Give to Purrfect Pals with Confidence!

Our strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned Purrfect Pals a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. When you give to Purrfect Pals, you can trust that we are using your donations wisely!

Doing Any Shopping on

Help Cats in the Process!  Amazon will donate a portion of your sale to Purrfect Pals. Signing up is simple…Just visit AmazonSmile and select Purrfect Pals as your charitable organization to support, and to start all your Amazon searches at

Upcoming Events


Feline Groovy, a Benefit Concert for Purrfect Pals

Please join us for Feline Groovy, a benefit concert for Purrfect Pals featuring the award-winning students and faculty of The Chopin Academy of Music in Issaquah.
This wonderful evening of cat-inspired music is being generously presented by Dr. Ivona Kaminska Bowlby and Dr. Christopher Bowlby, cat lovers and founders of the Chopin Academy of Music.
Saturday, April 28 at 5:30pm
Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
4800 139th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98006
Tickets are Now Available for Purchase at
$15.00: Adult Admission
$5.00: Child Admission
(for children ages 12 & under)
All proceeds benefit Purrfect Pals.

Second Chances Luncheon Featuring Jackson Galaxy!

Please join us for the Second 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 once again 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 360-926-8447 or

The 21st Annual BLACK CAT BALL Gala Auction and Dinner!

Please join us at the Meydenbauer Center in Downtown Bellevue for this fun and festive Halloween-themed event on the evening of October 27th, 2018! Tickets will be available online starting in the summer but, in the meantime, please mark your calendars and be sure to invite your animal-loving friends and family 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?

New Beginnings for Two Grieving Kitties

New Beginnings for Two Grieving Kitties

One of the saddest things we see at Purrfect Pals is grieving kitties whose owners passed away far too soon. Earlier this year, one of our wonderful supporters lost her battle with cancer after a long, brave fight. The loves of Tara Jill's life were her bonded kitties, Melody and Ivy Jane, and she entrusted Purrfect Pals with their care after she left us. One of the most special things...
Purrfect Pals Welcomes New Executive Director!

Purrfect Pals Welcomes New Executive Director!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  ARLINGTON, WA – December 9, 2017 – The Purrfect Pals Board of Directors is pleased to share that Kathleen M. Olson, CAWA has been selected as the nonprofit organization’s new Executive Director. Olson will bring to Purrfect Pals 18 years of experience in animal welfare, most recently serving as Executive Director for the Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County for 10 years. Previously she was Executive...