CARES Cat Shelter is the Canadian Animal Rescue and Extended Shelter. They provide shelter for abandoned, stray, and unwanted cats in a caring and nurturing environment. Any animals that aren’t adopted live the rest of their natural lives at the shelter and are taken care of.

Volunteers are needed for:

  • Shelter cleaning & Feeding cats
  • Adoptions
  • Medical Volunteers
  • Fostering
  • Kitty Kissers
  • Fundraising
  • Newsletters / Websites / Social Media

To rescue, shelter, and find loving homes for stray, abandoned, and unwanted cats.

CARES Cat Shelter

Become a Volunteer

  • Being a volunteering can have a positive affect on the lives of many animals that are homeless. You’ll care for them and make sure they feel loved.
  • CARES is seeking individuals who are able to commit 2 – 3 hours a week for at least 3 months.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Shelter cleaning and feeding cats: Cleaning the shelter and feeding the cats happens every morning, every day. This opportunity is for any volunteers who can commit about 2-3 hours per week.
  • Adoptions: Adoptions are at the Langley Petsmart Store. Volunteers will screen potential adoptive parents, matching the right cat to the right home.
  • Medical Volunteers: 1.5 to 2 hours per week, committed to giving out evening medication, observation of cats, a bit of housekeeping, and closing shelter for the night.
  • Fostering: Foster homes are needed for cats who need a break from the shelter, specials needs cats, and for mother cats and their kittens. Through socialization and love, the cats and kittens will be more adoptable.
  • Kitty Kissers: They come in on a regular basis to Luv A Pet inside Petsmart, as well as to the shelter. 2 hours per week is required, and the tasks include grooming, spending time with the cats, and a bit of chores.
  • Fundraising: Help is needed for regular fundraising events including the Walk-a-Thon, Pet Photos with Santa, Fun Bowling Night, weekly pub Meat Draws, Adopt-a-thon, etc.
  • Newsletters / Website / Social media: Articles are needed for the website and newsletter. Volunteers can help take photographs of the cats and other events, as well as write articles.

Dedicate your time at CARES Cat Shelter and share your love with all of the cats!