Sponsor a Long Term Kitty

With being a no-kill shelter, we specialize in helping cats that would typically get euthanized in other shelters. We are proud to help all of the cats that wouldn’t have a chance otherwise. Unfortunately, they tend to come with large vet bills or specific medical requirements to help them live happy lives in their foster homes for long periods of time.

Here are some of our long-term shelter cats!

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(14-275) Louie is a big, sweet, neutered, older guy around 10 years old. He is just a laid back snuggly lover. He loves to sleep in bed with you. Due to his IBS, we found it is best controlled on a strict wet food diet. Due to Louie’s healthcare, we thought it would be best to have him remain in our care. If you want to support Heavenly Paws & the Louie lifestyle, please sign up to be a sponsor!

Louie’s  special needs include his wet food diet & vet bills.


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Sarabi (16-037) has been with us since January 2016. Although he is beautiful and could get adopted on looks alone he is a trouble maker! Unfortunately he came from a terrible hoarders situation that left him with trust issues, a horrible skin & bowel condition. After months of treatment and vet appointments we were able to heal his skin and grow his beautiful coat back. His bowels are still an ongoing issue that requires medications twice daily and frequent checkups. We are still continuing to try to potty train him.

As frustrating as daily potty problems are, his fosters love this cranky man and his need to join them in the shower every day.

His added expenses for the shelter are: monthly medications, special wet diet, and lots of carpet cleaner. Please help us support Sarabi’s daily needs!


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Blue (15-004) Our very own grumpy cat. He came to us in January of 2015 from another rescue with open wounds, fleas, ticks, and very underweight. So we got to work on getting him as healthy as possible but it turned out he doesn’t care for other cats, wasn’t potty trained, had urinary crystals, and had seizures causing him to injure himself! After many vet appointments, we were able to find out some of his triggers for seizures and start him on medication. He is also now pee pad trained and on a special diet to manage his crystals. Blue even goes to bed every night with his foster parents and their personal cats! He’s made great progress and they have managed to keep his seizures to once a month if he isn’t stressed. We hope to continue to give him the best life we can.

Blue’s extra expenses for the shelter are pee pads, seizure medications, special wet food diet, & blood work every 6 months. Please show Blue your support by becoming a sponsor!


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(16-030) This is Grace. We wish this beautiful girl came to us on better terms, but we were contacted after a concerned citizen felt she wasn’t getting proper care by a woman who was feeding her outside. It turns out she needed all her teeth removed and most of her jaw just crumbled away during her dental work, so she has permanent jaw disfigurement. The infection in her teeth didn’t stop there, but went to her skin and ears causing her to be in a lot of pain. She had tons of hair loss, discoloration to her skin, and open wounds.

Thankfully now that she is recovering from her dental and had her multiple rechecks she is much happier and just wants love now. Her fur is coming in so much softer and her appetite is coming back with a vengeance! She still has a hard time keeping weight on even though she mostly sleeps and sunbathes her day away. The vet still thinks she is deaf even though we were hoping to save some of her hearing by beating the infections. Because of her hearing issues, she does not do well with other kitties. We have no way of knowing how old Grace is, but have come to terms that old lady Grace will live her life in a foster home, yelling at the other foster kitties till they let her go back to her nap.

Grace’s additional shelter expenses include an all wet diet, her favorite Fancy Feast Broths, & vet appointments. Please help us keep Grace happy!


6e6025fa8ec44dfc8948389c88767f68(16-247) Oh little Trixie. Trixie came to Heavely Paws on July 14th of this year. She was found in Dillsburg by a very nice couple. They found her laying out in their mulch all but dead. When they first brought her in she didn’t even want to eat. She was severely matted from head to toe and very thin. Trixie has broken teeth and a rotten mouth. The vet is not sure how old she is because of the terrible shape she’s in. While we don’t know her age we do know she loves to snuggle! Who wouldn’t want to snuggle her. We are attempting to get Trixie stable enough to spay her and do dental work on her.

When she first came in her blood work was showing a severe infection but has gotten better. One x-ray shows something in her chest but the doctor is not able to tell if it is cancer or a pocket of infection.

Trixie is currently seeing a specialist for an ultrasound and biopsy. She is due to get her bone marrow biopsied soon. In addition to these costly appointments, Trixie will still need her dental work & spay done. If you can help with these costs, please sign up to sponsor Trixie


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(16-299) Meet Tiny! She is about 6 months old. She is very sweet and has the cutest squeak of a meow! She’s very curious and likes to talk so she gets attention! She is good with cats, but is a little leery of young children and quick movements. She would do best with a young cat friend as she misses her brother. Tiny is in a foster home on quarantine after her brother died unexpectedly. Hopefully Tiny will be adoptable again soon. Until then, you can sponsor her or apply online to meet her


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(16-153) Oh hi there! My name is Buttons. I’m a sweet & social girl that LOVES attention!!  I’m FIV+, but that only means I’m extra special!  Us cats with FIV can still live long, happy lives; even with other NON-FIV cats 🙂  Buttons would love to get a furever home of her own! She’s now hanging out at a foster home, so fill out an adoption application online!


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(16-234) Wobbles is our cute kitten friend. She was born in our shelter. She is currently in foster care for cerebellar hypoplasia (hence the name!). We are currently working on re-littertraining her. She is good with other cats but doesn’t like to be picked up because it throws off her balance. She does like to cuddle and snuggle. She LOVES to chase the laser pointer. Wobbles would appreciate if you would sponsor her or donate in her name!

Wobbles additional shelter expenses include annual vet visits, potty mats and extra food to keep up with her high metabolism.


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(17-058) Susie is an older gal around 5 years old. She came into the shelter with very bad periodontal disease. She has since had her teeth removed and has made great improvements. Susie is now on a total wet food diet. Currently she is only eating Friskies Chicken wet food. She is looking for a retirement home with a loving & caring family. Susie gets along with kids, dogs, & other cats. She LOVES kittens and was a terrific mother before coming into HP. She is currently seeing a vet ever 2 months for routine check ups.

Susie’s additional shelter expenses include routine vet visits and wet food.


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(17-057) Minnie is a 2 year old gal with Stomatitis and a food allergy. Due to her food allergy she is on a special diet and medicine twice a week. Minnie has been in foster care since February of 2017 and has been getting regular vet visits and careful monitoring. She has proven to be good with kids, dogs & other cats. She was found in York city. Minnie has silky smooth fur & loves to get lots of attention.

Minnie’s additional shelter expenses include routine vet visits, wet food and medication.


If you are willing to donate $10 towards their care, you will get a post card about the cat you are sponsoring. If you donate $20, you will receive updates on the cat you are sponsoring and a special gift from us. If you donate $30 or more, you will receive updates, a special gift, and a t-shirt with our logo! Please know that every bit counts and helps us care for these special kitties. All donations are tax deductible and you will receive a receipt in the mail. Please fill out the form below so we have your information in order to send you your goodies!

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