Adult cats that are fully vetted will be offered for adoption on weekends at this busy Gurnee Pet Supplies Plus. Since the cats are fully vaccinated, spay/neutered and microchipped, the adopter will be able to take their new pet home with them that very day. The selection at the Gurnee adoption center will be the same healthy, friendly and loving selection as is offered at the Riverwoods animal shelter.
As volunteers are trained, look for adoption days and hours to be expanded to full time.
Volunteers Needed: Orphans is currently looking for volunteers who are true cat lovers and who are interested in working hands on with the cats at the Gurnee store. These volunteers will be responsible for assisting with daily feeding, caring, cleaning and introducing the cats to potential adopters.
If you are a cat lover and interested in becoming involved with Orphans and our new cat adoption center, contact Jackie at 847-602-8508 or the shelter directly at 847-945-0235 and ask for Pam. This is a great opportunity for you to make a difference for the stray and abandoned cats of Lake County.
The shelter will stay open
until 8pm each Thursday.
Extended hours during holidays
The Von Feldts planned a day at Northbrook Court to have lunch and catch a movie. As they posted later on the Orphans Facebook page, “Lunch was good but we never saw the movie. Instead we adopted an amazing little yellow lab mix.”
Plans can change quickly when people unknowingly come across an Orphans of the Storm off-site adoption event. The Von Feldts ran home and returned with their black lab and his approval sealed the deal.
Visitors are welcome spend time in our adult cat room. It may seem a bit overwhelming to step into a population of 150-200 adult cats, but they will make you feel at home. And how do you select just one cat to adopt? Well, you don’t, because at Orphans of the Storm, your cat will pick you.
A recent addition to our cat wing is a private cat meeting room. Here, away from the general cat population, a family may spend quiet time becoming acquainted with a single cat or kitten that they may be considering for adoption.
Our kitten atrium allows visitors to interact with playful kittens. This space—small enough to feel cozy and safe, yet big enough for playtime and wrestling—serves as a brief home for these young cats who are quickly adopted.