“The new layout was created around the cats’ needs, while allowing visitors/potential adopters the best environment to meet our feline residents…”

overview MCR

Save-A-Pet is currently embarking on Phase III of our Main Cat Room Upgrade project! We are planning to purchase brand-new cat condos and living areas of various sizes, providing the vertical territory that cats crave and need. The condos will also offer all of our feline friends a personal, secure space, allowing them to adjust to shelter life and stress levels while still “showcasing” them to potential adopters. Additionally, certain condos and living areas will be designated for adoptable cats who require a special diet, or have non-contagious medical needs.

We are pleased to offer you a unique opportunity to honor or memorialize a loved one, companion animal, or animal lover by naming a condo or living area in our Main Cat Room. In recognition of your generosity, a plaque (with your quote or tribute) will be placed on your chosen selection for a two-year (renewable) period.  Imagine the pride in having a room or area of our adoption center named in honor of yourself, or in honor or memory of a loved one.  Know the joy of providing our cats with cozy, comfortable, and private spaces as they await their forever homes!

You can help make their lives a little better!

To Name a Condo/Enclosure,

Please click HERE.

BENEFITS for Contributing to our Main Cat Room Upgrade:

Save-A-Pet is grateful for all contributions to our Main Cat Room Upgrade. Your gift is helping to build a better tomorrow for our feline residents. In gratitude and recognition of your generosity, you will receive:

  • Honor roll mention on Save-A-Pet’s website; email newsletter; Facebook page; and in our 2016 Tuxedos for Tails Auction program.
  • Follow-up email and photo of our completed Main Cat Room.
  • For those donors who named a condo/enclosure, an image of your engraved plaque will also be emailed to you.
  • Invitation to Save-A-Pet’s ribbon-cutting ceremony/donor appreciation event, upon formal completion of our Main Cat Room Upgrade.
  • Entry into special drawing for a private tour of Save-A-Pet facility (maximum 10 people).

Make an impact and be part of this amazing project — AND an important participant in continuing Save-A-Pet’s mission!
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Corner Unit Condo in Main Cat Room – SOLD OUT

[0] Unit Available
Cost: $3,500 each
Sizes: (4’ x 4-3/4’) and 4’ x 4’ sizes)

Corner Unit / Special Diet Areas on Porch
[2] Units Available
$3,000 each
Size: (4’ x 4’)

Cat Enclosure, (5’ x 8’)
[2] Enclosures Available
Cost: $2,500 each
Size: (5’ x 8’)

Large Condo – SOLD OUT
[0] Condo Available
Cost: $1,500
Size: (56” x 30”)

Medium Condo
[4] Condos Available
Cost: $1,000 each
Size: (40” x 30”)

Small Condo – SOLD OUT
[0] Condos Available
Cost: $750 each
Size: (36” x 30”)

To Name a Condo/Enclosure, 

Please click HERE.

PLEASE NOTE:
– See image condo collage below, for reference. Actual condos and enclosures will be customized for Save-A-Pet.
– Location of condos and nameplate placement to be determined by Save-A-Pet.
– Naming opportunities renewable after 2-year period.

MCR Cat Condo

SUMMARY OF OVERALL PROJECT

Save-A-Pet, a no-kill rescue and adoption center in Grayslake, Illinois — operating under the mantra of ‘Help, Heal, Home’ — is in the process of a long-overdue upgrade of its Main Cat Room.* Our vision to create a peaceful sanctuary, along with a stimulating, fun, and healthy environment for our cats is becoming a reality. The room’s design concept was donated by Rachel Bird of Once Upon a Design, and this soon-to-be-transformed space will greatly enhance the lives of our cats as they await their new families.

The new layout was created around the cats’ needs, while allowing visitors/potential adopters the best environment to meet our feline residents. The design will feature multi-level cat towers, discounted by the Mason Company. The room will also include solid, wood-constructed cat trees (made in the USA) — since cats prefer vertical space.

With help from Barron Paint in Grayslake, IL, Benjamin Moore is our paint of choice. We are selecting No-VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) paint, which is environmentally friendly and non-toxic. Feldco is also donating new windows. We have also consciously selected the calming color purple for the walls, as this color has been proven in research studies to significantly reduce stress in cats. Our healthy design approach with material selections will significantly benefit our cats and improve their quality of life.

And now a few comments from the perspective of two of our feline residents — Gary (a handsome orange tabby), and Mattie (a black and white beauty), pictured below:

Do you realize how exciting this is for all of us, a renovated space designed completely around us, in order to make our lives the best possible until we make our love connection with our new families? We have been calling Save-A-Pet home for a while, so needless to say, we can’t wait for all the work to be done. We are amazed at the generosity so far and, of course, all the hard work that has already gone into this project. Your donation will make a real difference in improving the quality of life for our feline friends. Thank you for visiting our page, and for your contribution. We hope to meet you soon in our new digs!’

* Images here are conceptual renderings of the newly redesigned Main Cat Room, along with ‘before’ photographs of our current space … and our Save-A-Pet feline ambassadors, Gary and Mattie.