In 2009 Marcia Scott’s minister discovered abandoned kittens living behind his house in Guilderland Center. As so many others have done in the past, the minister turned to Marcia for advice and help with the kittens. Unfortunately, this story is not unique.
Therefore, in September 2011, Happy Cat Rescue Inc. was formed for the purpose of helping out stray cats, abused cats, abandoned cats and cats who could no longer receive proper care from their owners. In 2011 alone Happy Cat Rescue Inc. was able to find loving, forever homes for more than 50 rescued cats and assisted in the adoption process for many others. Happy Cat Rescue Inc. is directly involved in rescuing and placing abused, unwanted, and abandoned cats and kittens.
Happy Cat Rescue Inc. requires that all kittens and cats are tested for FIV/FELV before they are allowed to join the rest of the group. They are examined, vaccinated, spayed or neutered and receive any and all necessary medical treatment before they are available for adoption to carefully screened adopters.
Happy Cat Rescue Inc. hopes to help raise the public’s awareness on the plight of homeless felines and educate people on the benefits of adopting an animal from a rescue group or a shelter.
In December 2012, Happy Cat Rescue Inc. received its 501(c)(3) status.