My name is Samantha. I have three amazing and wonderful cats, two of whom I adopted from CC4C. This is our story… My first kitty was rescued from an animal hoarder. Fiona was a nine year old sweetheart forced to live with nine other cats and five dogs. She was fighting for food and clean […]
Beginning November 3rd, our Lafayette adoption site will change their hours to 12-noon to 3pm on Saturdays & Sundays.
This is long overdue for me to write… 2012 was a challenging year for me– three very sick cats all at the same time, at my work. Boots was very sweet and friendly but had litter box issues and was unadoptable. She came down with the signs of an upper respiratory — congested, weepy eyes, […]
Click here to see the full version. of..Desperate Housecats. This headline calls to mind the weekly TV series, set on a quiet, residential street called Wisteria Lane. Like the characters in this series, the homeless cats on Contra Costa’s residential lanes (as well as urban streets and alleys) live desperate lives. The most poignant are […]
Rescued Treasures is Making a Big Move! Grand Opening June 14 CC4C’s thriving thrift store, Rescued Treasures, is leaving its successful location in Pleasant Hill and moving to downtown Walnut Creek. We have moved into the site formerly occupied by Tuesday Morning at 1270-I Newell Avenue, one block East of Whole Foods in the Newell Plaza Shopping Center. […]
This year marks another very successful year with Maddie’s® Matchmaker Adoptathon! We had 39 total cats adopted including adults, special needs, seniors, and kittens that went to new homes this past weekend. One of the adults was an FIV+ lovebug who went home with 3 kids— he’s thrilled to have so many people to love […]
CC4C’s work with homeless cats involves a lot of contact with the ferals – defined loosely as those who’ve been born in the wild and have not had positive human contact. They are mistrustful, frightened and sometimes hostile. Some people might think such creatures are nuisances, not worth caring about. We (obviously) disagree. Every feral […]
On the CC4C website we have a link that allows people to send us emails. They can ask general questions, report strays or ferals, or in the case below, share a happy ending with us. This is what we received: Lucky became one-eyed Jack… and totally loved! “Hi. We adopted a cat named Lucky about […]
Thanks to Susan S. and Justin for the bit of free press, courtesy of Diablo Magazine! Click here to see us in Diablo Magazine!
Pretty Boy was abandoned in an industrial area many years ago with his food dish! Thankfully, several ladies were already caring for the other abandoned cats and fed him and got him fixed. Earlier this year, he began to eat less and they worried about his teeth. I started working with CC4C 2 years ago […]