Dear Friends of Golden Oldies, It’s hard to believe that just 4 ½ short years ago Golden Oldies started with a dream, a handful of volunteers and no funding. But thanks to all of you, we’ve helped 86 cats since that day in June 2016 when we came together with a vision of making Monterey County a better and safer place for older cats. It would be … [Read more...] about Happy New Year!
Dear Friends of Golden Oldies, Imagine a Tiny House designed and built solely for cats with an attached catio … a safe place for kitties, featuring lots of … [Read more...] about Coming Soon, with Your Help!
DEAR GOLDEN OLDIES FRIENDS, It may be the “dog days of summer” but here at Golden Oldies we think our older cats are perfect for every season! Golden Oldies has continued to operate throughout this pandemic, with no interruption in care to the cats or service to potential owners. You can help us support older cats and those who love them … [Read more...] about It may be the “dog days of summer” but here at Golden Oldies we think our older cats are perfect for every season!
Rusty and Marilyn were always meant to be. The two came into each other’s lives in February 2019, when 84-year-old Marilyn became a foster mom to Rusty, a beautiful but timid rust-colored kitty. A year later, the two were still together. By that time, Marilyn had fallen in love with Rusty. And Rusty, who came to us at 12 years old … [Read more...] about It’s Official! Marilyn and Rusty tie the knot
We would like to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to everyone who donated to us during our recent social media fundraiser. Because of your generosity, we raised $11,420.72 in just 44 days! Our goal was $10,000 for the event, which ran May 18-June 30. Eighty-four people gave gifts. Because of YOU, we will be able to help … [Read more...] about Thank You!
Golden Oldies was recently awarded a $20,000.00 grant from the Mary Jo and Hank Greenberg Foundation of Beverly Hills. The funds are earmarked for our Matchmaker Fund. The Matchmaker Fund was created in February so that we never separate a perfect match. If someone cannot afford to adopt a Golden Oldies cat but is the purr-fect home for … [Read more...] about Golden Oldies Awarded a Grant
If you are currently facing financial hardship and need help providing food for your cats and dogs, please reach out to the following resources in your community. MONTEREY COUNTY The Big Fix Pet Food Pantry Drive through pet food pantry. Check website for details, dates and application for assistance. https://www.bigfixmc.org Peace of … [Read more...] about Tri-County Pet Food Resources
These are challenging times for everyone, and here at Golden Oldies Cat Rescue our top priority is the health, safety and well-being of our volunteers, staff, cats and the community at large. As the impact of COVID-19 continues to spread across our communities, and with the recent Shelter in Place order implemented by the Health Officer of … [Read more...] about Covid-19 Update