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CFA Rescue & Adoptions

CFA offers a small, personable rescue and adoption program.  Our rescued animals are housed at the CFA office and with board members until they are healthy and ready for adoption.  Finding the perfect home and match takes time and personal attention!




is a handsome little lovebug waiting for his furrever family! Brian is a purr-happy bundle of orange fluff that's been at Concern For Animals for over 3 months. He is unique in so many ways- but perhaps the most adorable is his love of tummy rubs! Brian has a beautiful ringed tail and a sweet disposition. He loves to snuggle, most of all if you're reading a book or enjoying a movie! Brian does not, however, get along with other pets. We learned early on that when he was placed with another cat, he would bond STRONGLY with the cat and revert back to his fractious ways towards humans. He will do best in a home with no other pets. Is Brian the one you've been waiting for? Call our office to set a meeting! (360) 489-1478


is a sassy senior in search of her forever home.
Chloe has been spayed and is up-to-date on her vaccines. She is picky when it comes to the company she keeps. She does not do well with children, dogs or other cats. She does, however, love her adult humans! If you're interested in meeting Chloe, give our office a call!




These adorable, loving, domestic bunnies were rescued by a concerned citizen in the Rochester area after a breeder that was using them as bait abandoned and released them into his own backyard. With a little help from the public (which we're still in need of!), CFA has been assisting the caretaker with spay/neuter procedures, food, supplies and adoption.
There are 26 bunnies that currently need homes - 22 of them still need to be spayed/neutered. YOU can help!
Donate today with a note attached to your donation stating you wish to donate to the Bunny Fund! Or, call our office to schedule an adoption meeting!

You can also visit our Petfinder page at  CFA can provide a 'courtesy' posting for pet owners needing to place their animals in another home.

Have a Pet that Needs a New Home?

If you have a pet that needs a new home, you may email us at with your contact information, the pet information and a picture.  We would be glad to create a "courtesy posting" on CFA's Petfinder page.  You may also post a message on CFA's Facebook page as well.

You may download our adoption application here: CFA Adoption Application.

Thank you for your continued support and patience as we look towards the future to "help those who cannot help themselves."

PetSmart®, Petco and MudBay Adoption Day

Watch this page for upcoming dates and locations for adoption days! For more information about all our adoption animals waiting for a forever home, click on Petfinder.          

Cost of Adoption:  $80 cat | $100 dog

The Life of a Cat

by Michael M. Middleton, who adopted Blackie in 2012

To live the life of a cat
would well be worth
the few years given.
A life of true freedom,
at peace with oneself,
is a life that’s worth the livin’!
To live each moment in wonder…
like a child
the world to see;
to simply play and to run
or lounge in the sun;
that seems like a good deal to me.

Successful Adoption Stories

Four Socks: In December 2011, my cat Molly began to get sick, and, due to liver failure, I had to put her down in January 2012.  That was a very hard thing to do.  I wasn’t ready to get another cat right away, so I waited a few months.  Around late March or early April of 2012, I had been trying to find a female tuxedo kitten to adopt.  I tried all avenues I knew about, Craigslist, PetFinder, etc.  None of these options worked out for me.  I had contacted JoAnne from Concern for Animals the first part of April, and explained to her what I wanted.  She told me that she had a cat named Blackie who just had kittens and some were female tuxedo kittens.  She sent me photos via e-mail, and I fell in love with the one she had named 4 Socks. 

I went to meet her at the CFA house when the kittens were about 3-4 weeks old, and definitely knew that I wanted to adopt 4 Socks.  I brought her home on May 12, 2012, and have enjoyed having her ever since.  I re-named her Amelia.  She is such a beautiful cat, and very playful.  I found it interesting that she was born May 22nd, and my cat Molly, that I had lost in January, was born on March 23rd, just different years.  Amelia has some of the traits that Molly had, but she also has her own personality.  I am glad I was able to adopt Amelia, as she has been the perfect cat for me.  My other cat Mittens has adapted to her well. 

I am glad Concern for Animals is there to help the animals that need a home, and encourage everyone to support them in whatever manner you can, whether it be financial, time volunteering, or fostering animals until they get their forever home.  They are a great organization.  - Brenda Taylor