Application Status: Emmah currently has 1 prospective adoption applicants. Emmah found her way into Kitty Devore Rescue’s care back in October of 2019 when a former rescue partner rescue group of ours had to close their doors. They still had many kitties in their foster care program. We took over 20 of them into our […]
ADOPTIONS IN THE TIME OF COVID-19
During this unusual time, people everywhere are taking precautions to safeguard their health, and the Kitty Devore Rescue team is no exception.
Yes, we are still operational! With the addition of new foster parents and rescue partner rescue groups joining our mission and our network, we’re still saving the kitties of Devore Shelter. However, in the interest of safety and precaution, we are observing the governmental social distancing guidelines through May 2020, when it comes to our adoption process. For that reason, we have temporarily amended our adoption procedures.
You can fill out our adoption application here!
Cats Available for Adoption
Adoption Application Status: Madeline currently has 4 adoption applicants. Introducing Madeline! Madeline and her large family (momma and her SEVEN kittens – Momma Babe, Amelia Bedelia, Ramona Quimby (adopted), Curious George, Matilda Wormwood, Paddington Bear (adopted), and Corduroy (adopted) – were rescued from Devore Shelter in San Bernardino at the end of June when she and her siblings were barely 8 weeks […]
Application Status: Squirrel currently has 0 prospective adoption applicants. Hi! I’m Squirrel! I was given the name because of my unique and beautiful coloring. I am such a sweet kitty and I love to play all around the house with my siblings and my mom Sloane. I love toys and my absolute favorite toy is […]
Adoption Application Status: Shirla currently has 2 adoption applicants. Shirla and her two boys, Shadd and Shaydon, were admitted to Devore Shelter in June of 2018. She was estimated to be 3 years old at the time. By a strange bureaucratic twist of fate, the little family was later transferred to Riverside Shelter in early […]
Adoption Application Status: Graison currently has 1 prospective adoption applicants. When Graison decides he trusts you, he is all yours to love. But he’s painfully shy when meeting new people and this has made it challenging for him to find his forever person and home. He’s a gentle soul and prefers gentle humans. He’s quiet […]
Adoption Application Status: Kringle currently has 0 prospective adoption applicants. Meet Kringle! He is a slim, shy, 4 year old kitty who needs a very patient person that understands cat behavior and is willing to give Kringle all the space and time he needs to feel safe. Kringle came to me in March of 2016; […]
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 8 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. Our fundraising goes directly toward helping the cats we take into our care. 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.