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Organization Profile

Animal Safe Haven and Adoptions, Inc.

ASHA is a registered 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Animal Rescue Organization and does not receive funding from the county, state or federal government. We operate on the donations of our public supporters, donations and animal fees. All proceeds and donations go directly for the care and welfare of the animals. NO salaries are paid. Donations, fees or sales ARE tax deductible since we are a registered non-profit. Donate on-line today via PayPal or send a check to "Animal Safe Haven" to P.O. Box 2773 Columbia, MD 21045. We help animals that are in dire and extreme situations such as: Running up and down high ways or living in sewer systems. We work in areas that are too dangerous for original TNR programs, such as beside highways, in the center of the city or in a building planed to be demolished. We go the extra mile that other people and groups wont. We have many years of experience with domestic, stray, feral, abused & abandoned pets. Also; we have volunteers and board members with experience with small animals, farm animals, wild animals and exotic animals. We are dedicated to bettering the lives of any animal that is unwanted or homeless. Through rescue, rehab, spay and neuter, and adoption; we strive to lessen the number of animals that suffer from abuse and neglect. We treat every and any animal as family from the moment it comes in to our care and forever more. Any Animal once rescued by us is welcome back any time later in the future no matter what. We care about the animals because it is not their fault they are in the situation they are in, its never their fault. And because we are in a position where we can create a positive impact on their life we feel we must do all that we can. Stray and feral kittens and young cats that are caught and rescued are typically scared, aggressive and un-socialized at first. Thus; many places and people would deem them "un-adoptable" and would euthanize them on the spot, or send them back to the awful situation they came from. We do not. We believe that with time, patience and love they are able to be rehabbed and eventually learn to trust humans. Some cats may take just days, others weeks or even months. Their options are limited if they do not shown that they can co-habitat with people; So we work hard to find the perfect forever family, or farm, for each rescued animal. So we will do what we can, as often as we can, to help the animals that are in need. ASHA does NOT have a facility. We are a foster system that relies on volunteers like you to help care for and foster the rescued kitties in their homes. In doing so the kitties receive more one on one attention and thus we are better able to pair families with rescued kitties knowing the behaviors, attitudes, and personalities of each of them. We are always in need of more foster families! We prefer to have kitties fostered out independently; unless they are still under 8 weeks, or part of a bonded pair. Let us know what your living situation is like and what pets you already have and we will be able to match you with a foster kitty!

Columbia, MD, 21045

Volunteer Center

6310 Hillside Ct.
Columbia, MD 21046