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Project Purr has provided a spay/neuter veterinary package for feral cats/kittens to all residents of Santa Cruz County, regardless of income. Kitties must be at least 4 months (about 4 pounds).
This program is available year round to residents of Santa Cruz County regardless of income. It is only for feral/unsocial cats and is free for each cat or kitten. Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter has a low-cost spay/neuter program for domestic cats.
Must show proof of living within Santa Cruz County (includes all cities)
Cats must be brought to clinic in traps
Kittens must be 4 months old
FVRCP/Rabies vaccines and parasite control are included
Cats/kittens are given a mandatory eartip identifying them as fixed
Free humane trap loan from Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter (refundable security deposit is required)
Watsonville Animal Shelter
580 Airport Blvd, Closed Sundays
Santa Cruz Animal Shelter
2200 7th Avenue, closed Mondays
Phone: 831- 454-7200
Animal Hospital of Soquel
2651 Soquel Avenue (near 7th)
No Surgeries Saturday or Sunday
> Please call BEFORE you trap to ensure surgery space is available. If you fail to trap the cat, please call to reschedule.
> Drop off cats in individual traps Monday-Friday between 7:30am - 8:30am. Cats must arrive before 8:30am! Pick up before 6pm on the same day.
East Lake Animal Clinic
740 East Lake Avenue
Open 7 days a week
Surgeries 7 days a week. No appointment necessary.
Drop off cats in individual traps before 10am (Clinic open 6pm - midnight for emergencies ONLY)
> Pick up male cats before closing on the same day
> Female cats MUST stay overnight (no charge).
Call the day after surgery after 10am to arrange pickup time.
Visit www.projectpurr.org/ferals.html for more information on feral cats.