When the local Animal Shelters and Rescues are full, many domesticated cats on Long Island, are often abandoned by their owners to live on the streets and not spayed/neutered. Feral cat trappers and colony caretakers come across an overwhelming abundance of stray cats and kittens that deserve to be rescued off the streets and adopted into loving homes.Tender Loving Cats, Inc. came from that need and with this goal in mind.
Founded in January 2017, Tender Loving Cats, Inc. is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit 501(c)(3), no-kill feline rescue concentrating on reducing Long Island's community cat population through Trap-Neuter-Return and the rehabilitation of homeless cats and kittens for adoption. As a part of this mission, all cats and kittens adopted from Tender Loving Cats, Inc. are spayed or neutered prior to adoption. We educate the public on the importance of Trap-Neuter-Return and work with colony caretakers to help them implement Trap-Neuter-Return in their communities.
In 2017 Tender Loving Cats, Inc took in 143 cat/kitten(s) into our program and adopted out 102 of those cats & kittens that were all rescued from the streets of Long Island, NY. All of our cat/kitten(s) are tested for FIV/FeLV, fully vaccinated up to and including rabies, fully de-wormed, spayed/neutered & microchipped. This would not have been possible without YOU (our supporters, donors & volunteers) or without the local veterinarians who support our mission. We have come so far in such a short time because of their dedication to saving the lives of homeless cats & kittens on Long Island. Thank You to Dr. Jason Mansfield & Staff at South Shore Animal Hospital, Dr. Alison Rhein, Dr. Suzanne Ravitz, Dr. Lindsay Whisher and the entire staff at Dix Hills Animal Hospital & the incredible Dr. John Berger, Tina Berger & staff at Long Island Spay & Neuter.
Tender Loving Cats, Inc relies on donations from the public to continue this life saving work. By making a tax deductible donation you will be helping us Rescue the Mistreated, Save the Injured and Love the Abandoned.
Board of Directors
President Rebecca Caro Treasurer Richard Bertuglia Secretary Layne DiPaola Officers Barbara Teska Alicia Curci
We proud to announce that we have reached the GuideStar Platinum Nonprofit Profile participation level and we're committed to the highest level of transparency!
Tender Loving Cats, Inc. is a proud to have been accepted into the BISSELL Partners for Pets program!