Petco Foundation Invests In Lifesaving Work Of Clear Creek Cat Rescue


Clear Creek Cat Rescue, of Southcentral Alaska and the Kenai, recently announced that it has been awarded an $8,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its efforts to rescue and care for cats most in need – the sick, injured and/or older - and find them good homes.

Clear Creek Cat Rescue, serving Southcentral Alaska and the Kenai, is a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing, caring for and rehoming stray, injured, homeless and feral cats. Since 2009, Clear Creek Cat Rescue has saved and found loving homes for more than 2,000 cats and kittens. 

The Petco Foundation investment will help to spay/neuter and provide vaccinations, microchips, feline leukemia testing and other needed veterinary care for rescued cats. 

“This generous Petco Foundation grant is vitally important for us as we continue our work rescuing cats that many rescue groups turn away. These are cats and kittens that are often require significant medical care and rehabilitation in order to find their forever homes,” said Kelleigh Orthmann, Clear Creek Cat Rescue Board President

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About Clear Creek Cat Rescue

Clear Creek Cat Rescue (CCCR) is a group of individuals in Southcentral Alaska and the Kenai dedicated to rescuing cats in need, giving them care, rehabilitation if needed and finding happy homes for them. CCCR volunteers share their homes with these cats, transport them from place to place, host adoption fairs, take pictures, post ads and offer financial help. Through this dedicated group of people, more than 2,000 cats have been saved and found loving homes.

About the Petco Foundation

At the Petco Foundation, we believe that every animal deserves to live its best life. Since 1999, we’ve invested more than $170 million in lifesaving animal welfare work to make that happen. With our more than 4,000 animal welfare partners, we inspire and empower communities to make a difference by investing in adoption and medical care programs, spay and neuter services, pet cancer research, service and therapy animals, and numerous other lifesaving initiatives. Through our Think Adoption First program, we partner with Petco stores and animal welfare organizations across the country to increase pet adoptions. So far, we’ve helped more than 5 million pets find their new loving families and we’re just getting started. Visit to learn more about how you can get involved.