North County Humane Society

Cat Adoption Center, Atascadero, California


Cat of the Month - Opolo

Opolo is a beautiful tortoise-shell cat with the most striking colors running through her gorgeous fur and a 'half-length' puffy tail.  She is soft, affectionate and loves attention.

Opolo is approximately two years old and was found abandoned, at the Opolo Winery. She came into our shelter on January 7th of this year and would love to find her forever home.  Please come see our beautiful girl!

NCHS Cat of the Month is being sponsored by Sunset Honda of San Luis Obispo.  Read more here, and please visit the Sunset Honda Facebook page.


Kitten Update

Kittens have arrived att NCHS.  There are currently about 45 that are being bottle fed at foster homes, and several kittens at the shelter.  See our Kitten Page for the latest information.


Upcoming Events 

Spay and Neuter discount certificates available for North County residents - read more here


Annual Baby Shower - May 22 and 23





Shelter Hours:

NCHS Shelter is open Tuesday thru Saturday

Visiting Hours:  10:00 am to 4:30 pm

The Shelter is closed on Sunday and Monday



Do you have stories or photos of the cats or kittens that you adopted from NCHS?  Tell their tales and show off their pictures on our Facebook Page!!


Donate your Car for NCHS with CARS

Read about it here -  or call 877-721-7387


Walk you dog for NCHS

Get the WoofTrax app for your smartphone,  and start earning donations to NCHS for every mile you walk.  Read more at the WoofTrax  FAQ page.


About the North County Humane Society

The North County Humane Society was founded as Action for Animal's Rights in 1977, and moved to its current location in Atascadero in 1997.  NCHS runs a “no kill” cat shelter, and the organization’s goals are to prevent animal homelessness and over population.  The cat adoption center is open Tuesday through Saturday, and additional programs are available for spay/neuter, feral trapping, microchipping, and homeless kittens.

We are grateful for and depend upon the monetary, time, and in-kind support of donors, members, sponsors, and affiliates for our funding.  We welcome your contributions.  Please stop by and visit with the cats, kittens and friendly staff at our shelter.


Cat's Eye View of the NCHS Shelter

Video by Tom Lott


5th Annual Sassy Tails Fashion Show - See Photos here 

January 30, 2015 - Atascadero Lake Pavilion

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Upcoming Events

Sunday August 23, 2 to 4 pm, Castoro Cellars in Templeton more info


Have fun at Bowling for cats, Oct. 24, 5 to 8 p.m., at Paso Bowl more info

Donate Options
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