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Help Homeless Animals Have A Chance At Life!


Your patronage, as well as your donations, are so appreciated.  there are many ways to support the work we do.

There are lots of ways to support C.A.T.S.

Donate Directly to C.A.T.S. Inc.

This is a great help as it offers us the extra funds to pay for the very many vet bills for our existing fosters and rescues. It also allows us to buy food, supplies and any other necessities in caring for all of our animals. Thank you for any donation you give, every little bit helps! 


Shop our resale shop! 

Photo by  Kari Shea  on  Unsplash

Photo by Kari Shea on Unsplash

We have tons of great merchandise, with more goodies arriving each week.  All proceeds help feed, care for, spay and neuter homeless animals in our care.  And it’s always tax-free!

About the C.A.T.S. Resale Shop

Find the unique and one-of-a-kind at C.A.T.S. Resale Shop. Since opening in 1995, our goal has been to offer our customers a special and fun shopping experience, where 100% of the proceeds go directly to help homeless dogs and cats.

Whether purchasing goods or donating items, you’re making a difference in the life of a homeless animal. Every time you shop at our store or make a donation, you’re helping to provide food, shelter and medical care for our rescued animals.

New donations arrive daily – you never know what you’ve missed!

  • Designer and Upscale Handbags
  • Jewelry and Accessories in all styles from vintage to current (gold sells very quickly)
  • Gently-used and new Clothing and Shoes
  • Antiques and Collectibles
  • Small Furniture and Lighting Fixtures
  • Artwork
  • Home Decor
  • Houseware, Dinnerware, Glassware, and Linens
  • Books, CDs, DVDs and LPs
  • Pet Products and Accessories
  • …..and more!

We accept: Cash, Checks, and Debit/Credit Cards.

  • Staffed by a team of dedicated, trained volunteers who are ready to assist you!
  • Never pay tax at C.A.T.S.!
  • Shop for great items and help the animals too!

Please consider donating to our resale shop. Donations of brand-new and gently-used items are needed year-round and can be donated during shop hours Monday – Saturday 10:00 – 5:00. No appointment is necessary. Please do not leave any donations unattended outside. We are a 501(c)3 charity – donations are tax deductible; tax receipts will be provided upon your donation drop-off. Thank you for your support.

PLEASE NOTE: Our volunteer staff has limited ability to store, clean, mend or repair items. Your consideration in the quality of items you donate is appreciated.

Photo by  Paul  on  Unsplash

Photo by Paul on Unsplash

More ways to give!

  • Sign up for iGive.  Whenever you shop at thousands of online merchants, a percentage of each sale will automatically go directly to C.A.T.S.  Easy!
  • - Send a Gift Certificate to C.A.T.S. to help support our fostered pets!

  • Start a Dollar Drive! If everyone gave just one dollar, we could reach our goal in no time at all! Spread the word, and click the PayPal link to donate your dollar today. Thank you!

  • Raise Money When You Walk Your Dog. There’s a great new app for your phone called “WoofTrax.” You download it, choose Caring About the Strays/Westwood, NJ as your “cause” and a sponsorship amount.  Every time you take your dog for a walk, activate the app — and you’re raising money to help homeless animals!

  • Happy Tails by Megan Montemarano                                                                 This book, written by NJ Girl Scout Megan Montemarano for her Gold Award Project, outlines many touching stories of successful adoptions that have taken place at C.A.T.S. For every copy purchased, C.A.T.S. will receive a generous donation, so buy yours today!

  • Donations of cat food are needed to feed homeless, stray cats. You can mail them to us or stop by our Resale shop and drop it off!

  • We are in need of volunteers to help with the feeding of our cat colonies in the Ramsey/Upper Saddle River area. Any volunteers need to provide their own food and transportation. Call the C.A.T.S. Resale Shop at 201-666-5444 for more information or visit our volunteer page on how you can help.

Photo by  Josh Couch  on  Unsplash

Photo by Josh Couch on Unsplash