We've provided several categories of links to other sites to help you locate cat-related information and services.
Chicagoland Resources | Pet Care | Personalized Advice | Just for Fun | Spay/Neuter Resources
Online Animal Posting | Finding Other Shelters | Court Advocacy
Dedicated to educating the community about Trap-Neuter-Return.
Safe Humane Chicago
A campaign to stop the violence for our children and companion animals.
Winnebago County Pet Food Pantry
Kibble Korner (located inside the Rock River Valley Food Pantry)
421 S. Rockton Av.
Rockford, IL 61101
American Animal Hospital Association
Offers up-to-date information on behavior, nutrition, and common health problems, plus recommended reading.
Cat, Kitten, Puppy and Dog Names
Suggestions for naming your new or newly-adopted pet. Cat and dog names based on color, gender, country of origin and other categories.
Cat Names Meow
In addition to names, the site includes pet products, gifts, cat news, and blog.
Cornell University Feline Help Center
Cornell is the country's leading veterinary university. It offers consulting veterinarians who can answer your specific questions on cat care based on the most current information available in feline medicine. You can call this service at 1-800-KITTY-DR (800-548-8937) from 9 a.m. to noon, or 2-4 p.m. Eastern Time on Mondays and Fridays (excluding holidays).
Anti-Cruelty Free Behavior Hotline
This free service is available to all pet owners who are experiencing behavior problems with their pets. Two excellent behavior specialists are available to answer questions and provide solutions on everything from separation anxiety to aggression. To contact their behavior specialists, call 312-644-8338.
Cornell University Pet Loss Hotline
The hotline is staffed by volunteer veterinary students. Call 607-253-3932 from 6-9: p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday-Thursday. Please feel free to leave a message if all staff is busy. All voice mail and e-mail will be answered. The staff cannot provide medical advice.
Animal Planet's Yelpline
This site offers online information to solve some of those daunting pet behavior problems for cats as well as other pets.
Just for Fun
Website for the cat-possessed by artist Nicole Hollander, creator of the cartoon strip Sylvia.
- The Anti-Cruelty Society
- 157 W. Grand Av.
- Chicago, IL 60610
- 312-644-8338 ext. 347
- Appointments required
- PAWS Chicago
- Lurie Family Spay/Neuter Clinic
- 3516 W. 26th St.
- Chicago, IL 60623
- Surgery is free for residents of some ZIP codes, or based on financial need
- Appointments required.
Online Animal Posting
Search for the pet you want from shelters across the US. Also find a humane society near you, look at a list of breeds currently available, or put a pet up for adoption.
The Internet Lost and Found
An online lost and found database created to form a centralized community to exchange lost and found information regarding pets.
Finding Other Shelters
Lists animal shelters by city for the state of Illinois.
Hugs for Homeless Animals Shelter Search
Offers a worldwide shelter search.
Search for shelters nationwide by ZIP code. You can also locate spay and neuter facilities, emergency clinics and local veterinarians.
Become a Court Advocate
Dog Advisory Work Group
Voice Mail: 312-409-2169 Ext. 3
Help reduce dog fighting and animal cruelty in Chicago by becoming a court advocate. By monitoring specific court cases involving animals, D.A.W.G. Court Advocates ensure that police, prosecutors, and judges are aware of the community's support for violence-free neighborhoods.