This #givingseason give the gift of love.. the gift of life.  Every gift DIRECTLY benefits the cats of Sheltering Hands. 
CLICK HERE to learn more about how YOU can help these amazing cats.


The kitties are honored with all the support they received this year and want to give back! 

They know that, sometimes, humans can
use some help too, so they're doing a
food drive to suppor the local community. 

Any donation is appreciated and will directly
benefit the First Step Food Bank.






Feral Fixer Day -
December 2021

December 22nd

$0 Fee for Feral/Stray Cats ONLY

Sponsored by the
Humane Society of Marion County

The event is BOOKED!

CLICK HERE to be added to the wait-list
should spaces open.

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Hi, I'm Marla, I'm a loving kitty once I get comfortable around you.  At first, I often get a little scared and may hiss at you when we first meet.  Don't worry though, hissing is just kitty language for “give me a little time and space”.  Talk to me though and I will more about Marla
Hi, I'm Gracie! Similar to my name, I am filled with grace... and love.  I adore attention and will roll on my back and look at you upside down to see if I can entice you to give me rubs.  My extra long curvy white whiskers that add to my adorableness don't you think?! I may be more about Gracie

Upcoming Events

Home for the Holidays Adoption Event
Dec 4th and 5th
PetSmart, Lady Lake
534 US-27, Lady Lake

Yardsale Blowout
Dec 11th

Olaf's Chili Challenge
January 8th
12:00pm - 4:00pm
McPherson's Field

In the News

"Nearly 400 feral cats sterilized in Marion County during event"; Ocala News, Oct. 28, 2021

"Other Voices: Why Sheltering Hands? - Guest Editorial" Ocala StarBanner, Sept. 17, 2021

"These groups need your help, Ocala/Marion County. So volunteer here."; Ocala StarBanner, Jan. 30, 2021

Connect With Us


Mailing Address

PO Box 773175, Ocala FL 34477

Adoption Info
Colony Registration
General Info
Volunteeer Info

Clinic/Main Location

10397 US-27, Ocala FL 34482

PetSmart Adoption Center
534 US-441, Lady Lake FL 32159