West Side Cats first opened its doors in 2008. We are a non-profit, no-kill rescue and adoption facility in Youngstown, Ohio, founded by individuals who didn't want to volunteer for kill shelters any longer. We take in injured and disabled kitties, kittens that are blind, missing limbs or have been born with Cerebellar Hypoplasia (a birth defect that affects balance), but we will also take in kitties living in dangerous circumstances. We outgrew our first location, moved to a larger facility in 2010, and most recently transitioned into our current location in 2018. With the exception of those being cared for in our clinic, all kitties await adoption in colorful, open rooms with plenty of beds and toys. Our shelter has several climbing trees, including a huge wooden tree custom made for us. Although we primarily serve Mahoning County and surrounding areas, people have come from other states to adopt our kitties. Every year we place between 300–900 cats and kittens up for adoption.
You should plan on spending some time simply visiting with the cats to determine the right one for you. This is a lifelong commitment to another living creature, so take your time. Once you choose your new feline family member, you'll need to show identification and fill out a simple adoption application and contract. If you rent your home or apartment, you’ll be expected to provide your landlord’s name and phone number so our adoption counselor can verify that you are permitted to have a cat in your home. If you know your landlord will not be available via phone, please bring a copy of your lease agreement that specifically states that pets are permitted. After that the process is easy. Your application will be reviewed by one of our adoption counselors and you may be asked some follow-up questions. We do not do same-day adoptions, as we are all volunteers and the approval process does take some time, so please do not expect to walk out with your new family member that day.
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