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The North County Humane Society is a division of Action for Animals' Rights (AFAR), founded in 1977. We are a "no-kill" cat adoption center/shelter. Our mission is to reduce pet overpopulation and to promote responsible pet ownership through spay/neuter and trap, neuter and release programs; provide shelter, care and socialization opportunities for domestic cats awaiting permanent homes; and advocate for the welfare and humane treatment of all animals through education efforts in our communities. View our
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North County Humane Society

Some of the many kittens this season

KITTEN!!!!

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Katie Kaylor Christie

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Looks like Hootie and Eggnog.

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One morrrrrre ♡

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Bonnie Louwerens

Leia (Ashley) and her big brother Loki. Bestest Buds!

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Luv it!!!
So precious😍

Like · 9 Jul

We have that same blanket for the shelter kitties!

Like · 12 Jul

Joy Wilde

Has anyone called inquiring about a pregnant or just delivered black cat? We were keeping our black cat indoors because she was pregnant and she got out and now we can't find her. We are VERY worried because she should have had the babies. She

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Ricia Sorum

Hello NCHS! I lived in Atascadero about 5 years ago, and if I remember correctly, you have/had qualification for cat adoption that had to do with declawing (as in "you can't have this cat if you do it"). Some friends and I here in

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This is an article our Animal Health Coordinator posted in our local paper:

Like · 12 Jun

Nothing can break up a happy home faster than seeing your new kitten or cat scale your drapes or sink it's claws into your new couch or favorite chair! Cats scratch and climb to leave their scent, for visual markings, and to sharpen their claws

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Bonnie Louwerens

Leia aka "Ashley" and her big Bengal brother, Loki. These two are inseparable. So happy to have adopted from you guys! =)

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See she was a good Idea

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Holly Bushey

We love our new addition. Champ (now D.J.) is the perfect addition to our home

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North County Humane Society

Our fosters are having a blast taking care of all our little ones until they are ready to be adopted!

Kitten Season 2014

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This baby is beautiful!

Like · 7 Apr

So precious!! Awwwww!! <3

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Jackie Ward

We are so happy that Cleo (now renamed Theo, as in Theodora, because our last cat, lost to cancer, was Cleocatra) has found her forever home with us here in Atascadero. She is a sweetheart who loves to cuddle, lick our ears, give us love bites, purr

Like · Comment · Share · 24 Mar

How is tabitha doing ?

Like · 27 Mar

I remember her being extremely sweet and friendly at the shelter! So glad she found her forever home :)

Like · 14 Apr · 1 Likes

North County Humane Society

Kitten season has finally arrived! The first two babies of this year came in! These little ones will go out to a foster for another 7 weeks before they are big enough to come into the shelter and be put up for adoption.

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Oh no...It's heeeeere! ;-)

Like · 12 Mar · 1 Likes

So cute!

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Awwwwwww

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North County Humane Society

We are going to extend the free microchipping until SATURDAY! If you haven't had a chance to come in and get your pet microchipped, you can still do it until this Saturday!

Like · Comment · Share · 28 Feb

Thank you, NCHS! Sasha got her chip yesterday and her boosters today. We're all set for another year! Thanks, too, to Paws Cause for our precious Sasha!!

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Hi Heide: The very nice Rachel at Cause4Paws Thrift Shop funded those microchips! She is doing more than her part to help cats and dogs in our area. Thanks for tagging us so we could see pretty Sasha. Love that eye patch.

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North County Humane Society

LAST CHANCE! We are wrapping up our offer of FREE microchipping for the month of February. There are 3 more days to take advantage of this incredible offer. We normally charge $15 but at the vet they charge even more! Tell everyone you know to come

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North County Humane Society

February is the month of love, so why don't you love your pet and come in and get your pet microchipped for FREE! For the whole month of February (while supplies last) we are offering free microchipping. See the flyer for more details.

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Just a heads up you spelled lose wrong.

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North County Humane Society

Hey Everyone! Tomorrow is our annual "Save Our Tails" Fashion Show put on by Kelly's Casuals from 1pm to 3pm. This year we are holding it at the Atascadero Lake Pavilion because we outgrew our old location. This is a great event and

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I will miss being in the show this year. I hope it is a great success :)

Like · 17 Jan

North County Humane Society

This year has been a remarkable year for North County Humane Society. We broke our all time record for adoptions and intakes. This year we adopted out 342 cats into loving, forever homes! And we took in and saved 316 cats lives, 224 of which were

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I'm so happy for you guys! :)

Like · 3 Jan

Way to go! Our family was happy to adopt the first kitty of 2013, Mitzi (formerly known as Oz). Keep up the great work!

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anothe donation heading your way soon!

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NCHS Low Cost Microchip Clinic
We offer a microchip service for all animals in the community. Cost is $15.00. Bring your dogs on a leash and your cats in a secure carrier.

If you would like to have your pet microchipped call the shelter to schedule your appointment.
North County Humane Society

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North County Humane Society
2300 Ramona Road, Atascadero, CA 93422
Mail: slonchs.info@gmail.com
[T]: 805.466.5403
[F]: 805.466.2043
Hours of Operation
Tuesday thru Saturday from 10am ‐ 4:30pm
Wednesday from 10am ‐ 6:30pm
Closed Sunday, Monday, and Public Holidays
Shelter Cat visiting closes at 4:30pm

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