About Project Purr
Project Purr has a FERAL cat low cost spay/neuter Trap/Neuter/Return (TNR) program for residents of Santa Cruz County, California available at two locations, north and south Santa Cruz County. Animal Hospital of Soquel in Santa Cruz, and East Lake Animal Clinic in Watsonville, are the veterinary clinics currently providing services for this program. Find out more here.
Project Purr is a resource for FERAL cat colony caretakers and those who want to learn more about TNR or implement TNR programs.
Project Purr is not an animal shelter or cat adoption agency - although Project Purr does sometimes have cats/kittens available for adoption.. Please contact us at the following address and phone number:
Contacting Project Purr
NOTE: WE ARE NOT A HOTLINE SERVICE- if you have an animal emergency, call Santa Cruz County Animal Services at 831.454.7303…or Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital at 831.475.5400.
Due to the lack of enough funding Project Purr has no shelter facility. We foster as many cats/kittens in our own homes as space and time allows - usually these are cats we have trapped and rescued ourselves.
All cats have been tested for FELV and FIV, have current vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. A donation of $125. for kittens and $95. for cats (sometimes less) is requested at the time of adoption.
Other Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Services for Santa Cruz County
Animal Hospital of Soquel, 2651 Soquel Avenue (near 7th), in Santa Cruz, and East Lake Animal Clinic, 740 East Lake Avenue, Watsonville, offer a low-cost spay/neuter program subsidized through Project Purr for stray/feral cats and kittens of Santa Cruz County. Click here for more information.
If you are looking for low-cost spay/neuter for your DOMESTIC owned cat, dog or rabbit, and qualify as a Santa Cruz county resident of low-income status, please contact FOSCCA, Friends of Santa Cruz County Animals, at 831/454-7303 for information about the John S. Strauss Fund. Click here to read more about FOSCCA. Vouchers are available through Santa Cruz County Animal Services in Santa Cruz and Watsonville.