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Sincerity is the virtue of the Mind.

Decision is the virtue of the Will.

Courage is the virtue of the Spirit.

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*50,398 homeless cats & 31,830 unwanted dogs were killed
in Virginia facilities in 2008.  Please - NEVER breed or buy a pet when thousands
of friendly, loving felines, canines, & small animals' lives hang in the balance
at your local shelter.
 You can make a difference: Spay/neuter your pets!
ADOPT A PET OR 3!
"Just one litter" is too many.  NEVER buy from a pet store, breeder or online!

Welcome

CATS RULE! Feline Rescue is a collective of animal lovers, rescuers,
& friends based in Fairfax, VA.
 We help needy animals of all kinds, with
a focus on feral cats & animals on death row in high-kill shelters.

CR!FR is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit 501c3, no-kill rescue & advocacy organization.
 We rely on donations & volunteers to accomplish our life-saving work.  Donations to CATS RULE! Feline Rescue are tax deductible &
greatly appreciated
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 Every penny goes directly to the care, medical needs, & support of our rescued cats, kittens & dogs.
Please help us save homeless cats
The rescued cats at our sanctuary come from hard circumstances: the mean streets, the highway rest stops, behind restaurant dumpsters, patches of scrubland near businesses, high-kill shelters; most are born homeless.  Many have medical problems that require continued treatment.  Happily, they are now safe at our cat sanctuary; well-fed, well-cared for & loved.  And it shows!

We help a lot of animals but there are still thousands that need the intervention of a kind samaritan for their very survival.  Not everyone can take in 10 or 20 animals & give them a loving home.  But you can help animals by supporting local rescue groups.

You can be a part of happy endings!
With the support of caring people who share concern & compassion for animals, we can continue to offer shelter to animals with no home to go to & no one to care for them.

The work of rescuing & providing for homeless animals is a labor of the heart.  Please consider a donation to help us help cats.  The support of other caring people makes all the difference in our efforts on the front lines of the animal over-population crisis.

We're hoping our site will inspire you to take action & become involved, more so if you already are!


A WORD ABOUT CATS

There is a serious feline over-population crisis in this country.  Millions of friendly, healthy cats are killed in U.S. shelters each year, simply because no one came to adopt them.  And millions of homeless & abandoned cats breed in colonies in the shadows & corners of our cities & neighborhoods.  Without human contact, these cats revert to their wild instincts & become feral.  They struggle to eke out an existence behind restaurants & truckstops, in alleys & the woods, in cities, suburban & rural areas.  They also have an impact on wildlife.  And they are killed by the millions in U.S. shelters every year.

Life is hard for feral cats & is nothing like the life a pet cat enjoys.  Hunger, illness, injury, parasites, predators, cruel people, & traffic are daily battles for cats living in parking lots or storm drains scavenging from dumpsters.  Kitten mortality is estimated at 50%.  When feral cats are taken to a shelter or removed by animal control, they are killed because of the faulty logic that they are unadoptable as pets.  TNR is the humane way to maintain a colony of feral cats; killing them is wrong & unnecessary.

Humans must take responsibility & get this cycle of suffering under control by taking action — preventing litters of born-homeless kittens, spaying & neutering their pets, & using TNR for stray/feral cats.  It's a daunting task but it CAN be done - & CR!FR is helping to do it!

Please — make time in your life to help needy & homeless cats & animals.  Spay & neuter every cat (& dog) you can get your hands on & encourage others to do the same (see Low Cost Spay-Neuter Options).  Never buy from breeders, pet shops or online & discourage others from doing so.  Educate yourself on the harsh realities most animals face.  Eat less/no meat/dairy.  Help rescue groups, most are desperate for assistance & funds.  Advocate for animals, intervene on their behalf, speak up, take action.  Foster &/or adopt several cats!  You will not regret it :)

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1 - To help needy, unwanted, & feral cats & animals by providing shelter,
7 - nourishment, medical care & lots of love.

2 - To find permanent loving homes for adoptable animals & to provide a
7 - permanent loving home for those who are not.

3 - To reduce euthanasia in shelters by spreading awareness of companion
7 - animal over-population, the importance of spaying & neutering & the plight
7 - of feral cats.

4 - To assist with local TNR efforts & respond to requests for assistance with
7 - feral cats.

5 - To improve the lives of animals by promoting responsible pet care, &
7 - advocating for the welfare & humane care of animals.

6 - To encourage acceptance of all living creatures as special & worthy of
7 - respect, protection & care.


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