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Grey Cat

About Us

Our Vision

To pawsatively better the world.  One cat a time.

Our Mission
We improve the lives of cats through humane care, spay/neuter, adoptions, education, and support services.

What We Do
Guided by our core principle of "it's all to benefit the cat", we operate as a boutique-style, volunteer-based, limited intake, live release, feline-only, rescue.  We provide a variety of services to the local community, including:

  • Maintaining a network of foster homes and residence facilities providing safe, loving, and enriching environments for cats until they are placed in their forever homes.

  • Providing TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) Services for feral/community cats including providing traps, support services, and important vaccinations as part of our low-cost spay/neuter surgery

  • Offering Low Cost Spay/Neuter Surgery assistance for individuals who have a cat, or cats, in their care that need these services.  

  • Being an active part in the local community by forging partnerships with other organizations, participating in a variety of educational and outreach programs about responsible pet care and offering assistance for spay/neuter and injured animal needs.

Who We Are

The Board of Directors provides oversight and creates the long-term vision of Sheltering Hands Inc.

Each member is passionate about their love of animals (especially cats) and is committed to the mission of Sheltering Hands. 

Our Professional Staff members work, under the direction of the Board, to fulfill the operational needs of the organization.

Leslie Hinson

President, Board of Directors

Dr. Susie Fromm, DVM

Vice President, Board of Directors

Elena Goulet

Treasurer, Board of Directors

April LeSage

Secretary, Board of Directors

Sylvia Tucker

Member-at-Large, Board of Directors

Dr. Tecla Myrick

Medical Director

Diane Kupchak

Member-at-Large, Board of Directors

Dr. Patty Dingman


Susan Nastav

Lead Vet-Tech

Mary Loveday

Cat Care Specialist

Stephanie McCole

Cat Care Specialist

Terry Schwartz

Cat Care Specialist

Laurie Cammarn

Operations Manager

Stella Brantley

Adoptions Assistant

Robert Vass

Director of Outreach and Development

Sharon Cummings

Cat Care Specialist/Spay-Neuter Check-In Receptionist

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