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AJ's Best Friends Purebred Rescue, affiliate of Purebred Rescue through the US.

Persian & Himalayan Cat rescue located in Arizona.


Nine Lives Foundation

Founded on November 5, 2003 by Monica Thompson, D.V.M., the Feline Well-Care Clinic started as a veterinary hospital that occasionally rescued cats. As time went on, Dr. Thompson discovered that her passion was rescuing cats from Bay Area shelters who would otherwise be put to sleep. She eventually established the no-kill Nine Lives Foundation in December of 2004, which is a community-based not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization. Nine Lives Foundation is located at 3016 Rolison Road, Redwood City, CA.  Phone:  (650) 368-1365.

Purebreds Plus Cat Rescue
Rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of Persians, Himalayans, Siamese, Tonkinese, Balinese, Ragdolls, Main Coons, Birmans, and other purebred and exceptional cats.

California's Directory of Pet Adoption Resources

Give Me Shelter Cat Rescue.
They rescue cats of all breeds from shelters in the Bay Area.

Helping Persian Cats.
HPC always has lovely Persians and Himalayans available for adoption. Occasional Scottish Fold.

Cats About Town Society.
Orangevale, CA. Phone: 916-484-3700. Will take in Persians and Himalayans.

One At A Time Rescue - Rescues cats and dogs. Located in San Francisco only. Anne Feingold, cats; 415-334-1003 Jen Richardson, dogs 415-519-3250

Pet Adoption Fund. A Non Profit, No Kill shelter in Canoga Park. They are willing to take young adult through Senior Persian & Himalayan Cats when space permits. Contact Joanne Ventrusca: (818)761-3635

Cats at the Studio Inc.
(C.A.T.S. Inc.) [Woodland Hills]

The Cat House on the Kings.
A private, non-profit, no-kill sanctuary, rescue and adoption center for cats, run solely on donations and out-of-pocket. Founder, Lynea Lattanzio. Please visit this site. You'll be impressed.

Hopalong and Second Chance Animal Rescue.
A non-profit pet rescue and adoption organization. Email: Phone: (510)530-5154 This Rescue is based in Oakland, CA

Persians And Friends (PAF) Rescue
PAF Rescue Mission Statement: We are a NO KILL, non profit private animal rescue dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and placement of Persian, Himalayan, Bengal, Ragdoll, Abyssinian cats, mixed breed cats and pocket sized dogs.

A Safe Haven For Cats.
Rescue for kittens located in Redwood City, CA.


The Marin Humane Society. Located in Novato, CA

The Friends of San Francisco Animal Care and Control (FSFACC)
Founded in 2000, this is the only nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds for San Francisco's municipal, open-door animal shelter, Animal Care and Control (ACC), and its partnering rescue groups. FSFACC's mission is to enhance or establish programs and services that benefit animals and serve and educate the public. Popular FSFACC-funded programs have included free microchipping clinics, ACC's licensing of the lost and adoptable pet finder, and subsidies of the vet bills of numerous other nonprofits that rescue animals from ACC.

Yolo County SPCA - located in Davis, CA.

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Flat Faced Friends Rescue. PACFA licensed rescue organization specializing in Persians, Himalayans and other purebred type cats. Fort Collins, CO. Phone: 970-484-0111


Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
(Nevada SPCA). Las Vegas, NV 702-873-7722.


South Texas Persian Rescue. San Antonio, TX 78247 Phone: (210) 658-0914

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Petfinder. A great way to find a Persian, Himalayan, or any other breed of animal in shelters all across the Country. Easy to use, just type in your zip code and do a search.

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Friends of Roman Cats -- based in San Francisco, but works to help the many "free-roaming" cats in Italy.

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