About Miss Kitty Feline Sanctuary

Miss Kitty Feline Sanctuary, Inc. is an official 501(c)3 cat rescue organization located in Thomasville, Georgia

Mission Statement
Our mission includes the rescue and rehabilitation of abandoned and homeless cats in our community. As a safe and secure no kill facility with adoption services, we support spay and neuter efforts in our community for both domestic and feral cats.

We are a not-for-profit, volunteer-operated, no-kill / no-cage kitten and cat rescue. Our shelter relies on generous donations and volunteer efforts from community members, which help to keep our homeless felines safe, healthy and happy. In addition to providing shelter and holding regular adoptions, we help with transportation for low-cost spay/neutering. We are strong believers that it is essential to control the feline population. In general, cats and kittens from our facility are spayed or neutered prior to being adopted. We provide vaccinations for every feline we rescue, taking pride in the health and well-being of each cat and kitten that comes into our care. At any given time, Miss Kitty Feline Sanctuary provides shelter, food and medical care to over 60 cats in our nine-room facility.

Miss Kitty Feline Sanctuary provides shelter and medical care for cats in the process of finding their forever home. We also strive to assist the community with low-cost spay/neuter options for their personal pets, as well as assisting local feral cat communities with spay/neuters and feeding.

Goals of Miss Kitty Feline Sanctuary:

  • Promote the welfare of all cats: domestic, stray, feral and wild.
  • Operate a model no-kill rescue and adoption program that can be emulated throughout the country.
  • Practice spaying/neutering before adoption.
  • Promote the early-age spay/neuter of kittens as early as eight weeks old.
  • Assist groups and individuals to help rescue and place cats.
  • Assist caretakers with cat behavioral problems so that cats remain in their homes instead of being relinquished.
  • Help to promote a better understanding of feline diseases such as feline leukemia and feline immunodeficiency virus.
  • Keep cats out of the sheltering system, thus reducing euthanasia rates.
  • Advocate the sterilization of feral colony cats and provide information to colony caretakers on all aspects of Trap-Neuter-Return, including rabies control and issues surrounding wildlife and predatorial instincts.

Miss Kitty Feline Sanctuary provides information to others, and is actively involved in the rescuing and re-homing of domestic cats.

Miss Kitty Feline Sanctuary, Inc. was founded November 1, 2010 by Bettye and Jerry Henderson and seven other individuals concerned about the treatment of cats in Thomas County, Georgia. Beginning with 40 cats, Miss Kitty quickly grew to the building’s capacity of 70 cats within only six months.