North County Humane Society

Cat Adoption Center, Atascadero, California


Catnip Christmas




New - NCHS Tee Shirt Shop

3 different shirts to choose from.  Call the shelter to order one for Christmas.  See our Tee shirt page.


See Available Kittens (here)



Pours 4 Purrs - Thank you to all who participated in the Pours 4 Purrs wine weekend fundraiser.

  Click here for photos from the weekend.


2014 Fall/ Winter Newsletter (PDF)


About the North County Humane Society

The North County Humane Society was founded as Action for Animal 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.


Cats Eye View of the North County Shelter

Video provided by Tom Lott

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Upcoming Events

Help decorate the cats’ Giving Christmas Tree with ornamental donations. more info


Join us at the Atascadero Lake Pavilion for the 5th Annual "Save Our Tails" Fashion Show benefiting the North County Humane Society. more info

Donate Options
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