Heathrow was rescued from Devore Shelter in July 2018. He’s a mature, gentle kitty who is past the wild kitty stage of his life. He is content to lounge around all day, eating lots of yummy food, being petted and loved, and playing with and sleeping on a pile of catnip toys. Heathrow shares […]
Cats Available for Adoption
Rami means “Love” in Arabic … and loving is what this handsome panther boy is all about. Pick him up, hug him, kiss him, pet him. He’s a purring, biscuit making, cuddly love machine! He’s of four siblings – Jabari, Themba and Anika – who found their way into Devore Animal Shelter in May of […]
Meet Wellesley! This stunning little Bombay mix was rescued from Devore Shelter back in August of 2014 and, at the time, was estimated to be about 2 years old. Welles, as her foster mom calls her, was also pregnant and gave birth to six adorable kittens but it wasn’t until all her kids were adopted […]
Glam was rescued from Big Bear Shelter, one of Devore Shelter’s substations, back in December of 2014. At the time of her rescue, this winsome tortie girl was estimated to be a year old. Lovely Glam has many opinions about the world and enjoys describing all the thoughts that run through her head. Granted, even […]
Meet Hornitos! He’s one of our five Tequila kittens – Hornitos, Patron, Cazadores, Milagro and Sauza. They’re all siblings and they’re all quite lively and intoxicating! Hornitos and his siblings were fortunate that they never saw the inside of Devore Shelter – but their lives didn’t start out as a fiesta. Their mother was abandoned […]
Peaches was rescued from Devore Shelter with her mom and 5 siblings back in 2014. She was a newborn when rescued. Since then, her mom, Giggles, as well as her sisters Raylee and Taffy and brother Finn have been adopted. Peaches and her brother, Einstein, are still waiting for their forever person or families to […]
Who We Are
Formed in December, 2011, Kitty Devore Rescue is an all-volunteer Southern California area nonprofit charity and 501(c)(3) foster-based rescue group whose sole mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome the cats admitted to Devore Animal Shelter in San Bernardino, CA, as well as cats who are within Devore Shelter’s jurisdiction and who are at risk of being surrendered there.
When we started, only an average of 8 to 10 cats out of every 100 admitted made it out of Devore Animal Shelter alive. Now, over 7 years later and thanks to our efforts, the efforts of our rescue partners and other non-affiliated rescue groups who joined the mission, the save rate for cats admitted to Devore is approximately 90%.
Most Kitty Devore Rescue members have full time jobs, families, homes to manage and other life endeavors that pull at us constantly and yet, every day, we still find the time to devote ourselves to working out rescue plans to save these kitties – because there’s not a day that goes by that another cat – and often several – is admitted to the shelter. No member of the team is paid a single penny. All our fundraising goes directly to the cats we save. It’s not easy work. Every day is a challenge to save these kitties. But for each Kitty Devore Rescue member, it’s truly a labor of love, determination and, for many of us, a vocation.
We do not have a facility. All the cats taken into Kitty Devore Rescue’s foster care program reside in the homes of our foster guardian members located in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties as well as Seattle, WA, until they are adopted. The number of foster homes is limited as there are always more animals in need than there are people willing to help them. We do our best with what we have and have to give. Join us!
We are not Animal Control and are unable to visit homes to round up or trap stray cats.