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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 five 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!


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 Hero7 Black (for taking cat videos and photos, of course!).

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 AmazonSmile!

Watch or Play with the Cats in FIV Land!

We have a new live cam in our FIV Land Sanctuary! Just visit to download the Petcube mobile app and search for Purrfect Pals. You can even entertain the kitties virtually with the camera’s built-in laser pointer!

Have Room in Your Home & Heart?

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

We Want to Share YOUR Cat’s Story!

We’re getting ready to unveil our brand new website! The new site showcases Purrfect Pals kitties and their adopters and we would love to share YOUR stories and photos with the world. Visit our Share Your Story page today to tell us about your Purrfect Ending!

Order Purrfect Pals Shirts on!

Check out the fun shirts we now have available on Amazon! Purrfect Pals receives a portion of each sale and new items and designs will be posted regularly so be sure to visit our shop often at!

Upcoming Events


The 2019 Average Joe Cat PHOTO CONTEST!

There Just Aren't Enough Cat Photos on the Internet. Let's Fix That!

The Average Joe Cat Photo Contest is an annual online celebration of cats and their quirks. Starting on Sunday, April 15th, we invite you to enter YOUR favorite cat photos in our 2019 contest, powered by GoGo Photo Contest.
We have some fantastic prizes up for grabs this year including a GoPro Hero7 Black. Every crazy cat person needs a great action camera for taking cat photos and videos! Winners will be selected based on the number of online votes they receive between April 15th and May 31st and all proceeds will support Purrfect Pals.
Let’s make this annual fundraiser a huge success so we can provide much-needed second chances for the many homeless cats and kittens who need our help!
Visit starting April 15th to enter (or vote for) your favorite photos!

Summer Sanctuary Open House

Please join us at the Purrfect Pals Sanctuary in Arlington (230 McRae Rd NE) on Saturday, August 24th for our Summer Open House!

Between 11am and 4pm, we will have sweet treats and beverages for you to enjoy and there will be plenty of Purrfect Pals cats, employees and volunteers to mingle with.

We hope to see you there!

Save the Date for our 2019 Black Cat Ball Gala!

Save the Date for our Black Cat Ball Gala on October 26, 2019!

Please join us at the Meydenbauer Center in Downtown Bellevue for this fun and festive Halloween-themed event on the evening of October 26th, 2019! Tickets will be available this summer but, in the meantime, mark your calendars!

Meydenbauer Center
11100 NE 6th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004

This fun and festive Halloween-themed event will feature 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. Guests are invited to come dressed in formal or business attire or a costume.

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

Blue: A Second Chance Story

Blue: A Second Chance Story

Guest Post by Meg Brunner, Secretary, Purrfect Pals Board of Directors As a member of the Board of Directors at Purrfect Pals for the last 6 years, I’ve heard my fair share of great “second chances” stories. It wasn’t until last year, though, that I finally got one of my own. That story actually begins about three years ago with a foster kitten named BJ. BJ was born at our...
Purrfect Pals Earns Third Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Purrfect Pals Earns Third Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

ARLINGTON, WA – February 1, 2019 - For the third consecutive year, Purrfect Pals’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the third time that Purrfect Pals has been rated by Charity Navigator. Since 2002, using objective, data-driven analysis, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally responsible organizations a 4-star rating....
Meet Myla and Ali: Special Sisters Looking for a Home Together

Meet Myla and Ali: Special Sisters Looking for a Home Together

Myla and Ali are two special girls in search of a special home. They are the best of friends so we are looking for a family with room in their home and hearts for them both. The girls have a condition called Cerebellar Hypoplasia which affects the part of their brain which controls motor function. They are more wobbly than typical kittens but don't seem to notice that they are...