Fluffy is a 15-year-old, beautiful, long-haired black and white girl with emerald green eyes. Fluffy is very affectionate and gets along well with other cats. Her first owners abandoned her when they moved, and she was rescued by a Good Samaritan in 2007 after she was attacked by a stray dog. Same-day emergency surgery saved her life. Fluffy’s … [Read more...] about Sweet, shy Fluffy is still looking for a home
Just in time to help celebrate GOCR's fifth anniversary of helping older cats find new beginnings, we have just finalized our 100th adoption! We couldn't be more happy for Lucy B and her new mom. Sweet, petite, 14 year old Lucy B made her most recent foster home her forever home, officially. It took Lucy a little time to feel safe after the … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Lucy B, Golden Oldies’ 100th adoption!
Smokey, formerly Panchito, has finally found his place in the world! Smokey first came to us in January 2020. He was adopted in April. It did not work out, and he came back to us in November. He then was adopted on February 20th of this year. And this handsome gray boy now knows he has his forever home. His adopter tells us he has become a … [Read more...] about Smokey home at last!
Meet Fiona: The Big One-Zero-Zero! There are 100 years in a century. On the Celsius scale, 100 degrees is the boiling temperature of water. There are 100 yards in an American football field. And now, Golden Oldies has taken in ONE HUNDRED CATS since we started on June 16, 2016! Fiona, a 16-year-old torti, earned that distinction when she … [Read more...] about Our 100th Cat
Golden Oldies is thrilled to announce that in March 2021 we received a $35,000 grant from the Mary Jo and Hank Greenberg Foundation. Program expenses are high for an organization that rescues older cats. Golden Oldies is the only older-cat-exclusive rescue in Monterey County, which spans almost 3,800 miles and has a population of close to half a … [Read more...] about Grant Received!
A warm thank you to Quilts to the Rescue, who sent Golden Oldies a beautiful handmade quilt. Quilts to the Rescue is a 501c3 non-profit that provides handmade quilts to vetted rescue groups to use as auction or raffle fundraising items. Their crazy cat ladies do the quilting and the quilts are given at no cost to cat rescue and cat sanctuary … [Read more...] about Quilts to the Rescue!
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 … [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!