Tag Archives: Shelter Me Barn Cat Program (videos and how-to)

137 Shelter Me Inc barn cats (where they came from / how they’re doing)

Mazie and Amos by Adam Kesmetis Spice Elmo (photo at Julie Lovely stable) photo of Fluffy by D Carlisle Photo of Dougle on tractor byNancy Richardson Photos above by Christine Randle Photo of Whisky, the alpacas and the barn cat byShelter Me Inc Photo of boys and cats by Shelter Me Inc Photo of barn […]

The items we use in our Barn Cat Program

  If you purchase any of the items below after clicking through the listings – Shelter Me Inc. will receive a commission AT NO ADDITIONAL COST TO YOU and we will put the money back into our barn cat program. Here are photos of the set-up of the acclimation cage (in use) that we loan […]

Kids and Kittens (Shelter Me Barn Cats #81 and #82)

Kids and Kittens (Shelter Me Barn Cats #81 and #82)

The kittens are four month old male siblings. The kittens grew up outdoors and were a little too wild to place in a home. Feline Friends of New Hampshire rescued them  and asked Shelter Me, Inc. to find a barn home for them. We feel very lucky that we did.  The kittens look very comfortable […]

Q&A about the Shelter Me Inc Barn Cat Program

Shelter Me, Inc. helps other licensed rescue groups place their ‘hard-to-adopt’ cats in barns. The “barn” cats  typically fall into two categories- Strays, semi-feral, ferals. These animals do not/cannot adapt well to indoor life. Cats that are afraid of people. Scaredy cats.  They are not lap cats. They have a limited tolerance for petting.   Can individuals […]

How does a barn find barn cat?

The information that appears on this site – both in written form and in multiple videos – is meant to help barn owners understand how to acclimate semi-feral cats to their property.   If you are a barn owner seeking a cat (or cats), you would be well-advised to adopt a spayed or neutered cat, up-to-date on its shots, […]

Shelter Me Inc Barn Cat #80

Shelter Me Inc Barn Cat #80

Photos by barn owner Naomi Goumillout He was an unadoptable cat at Animal Rescue league and a very lucky guy, as it turns out. We brought him to a lovely barn in Haverhill. It appears that the white horse, one of his new roommates, is quite taken with him and the feeling is mutual. How […]

Stories about Shelter Me Barn Cats

Stories about Shelter Me Barn Cats

Medford, MA Tuesday, April 14, 2009 This time last year, we were just figuring out how to run a barn cat program. The following video is about saving the Gardner cats, our very first foray into finding barn homes for cats that were considered ‘unadoptable.’ It was an eye-opening experience. Now, we have 51 placements under our belt […]

Barn Cat Journeys

Barn Cat Journeys

This pony and cat are featured in the Barn Cat Journeys video. Photo by Brian Ciavola **********************************************************************************************

A note from Morene about Woody the barn cat

A note from Morene about Woody the barn cat

  Sara and Woody visiting with Corey Woody is now 13 1/2 years old, and we have been privileged to have him as a barn cat for the last 7 1/2 years.Our former neighbor was moving to Georgia.She was going to put Woody down because he had always been their outdoor cat and she couldn’t […]

Saving the Cats at Gardner Animal Control

Saving the Cats at Gardner Animal Control

This video is about saving the Gardner cats, our very first foray into finding barn homes for cats that were considered ‘unadoptable.’ It was an eye-opening experience. Check out this video series and please tell us what you think. We try very hard to match-up the needs of the barn, the personalities of the cats and the preferences of […]