Meet his Royal Highness Duke, also affectionately called Lover Boy by his foster mom. Duke is a super sweet guy who enjoys snuggling next to you or putting his head or front half of his body on your lap. A big guy, there is a lot of Duke to love and so much love he can give back. He likes head and chin scratches and rewards them with purrs. While … [Read more...] about Introducing Duke
Hooray! Our big lug of love and super 17-year-old senior Biggy found his 'dude' match April 6th. Biggy spent just 30 days in foster care after coming to us from San Jose Animal Care Services where he was being overlooked for adoption. While in foster in Carmel Valley, Biggy trimmed down from almost 20 pounds to a svelte 16 under the care of … [Read more...] about Biggy Adopted!
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!
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!