#ShelterSunday: KC Pet Project, A Progressive Program

KC Pet Project is the open-admission, No-Kill municipal shelter for the city of Kansas City, Missouri.  They are tasked with the care of nearly 11,000 pets per year. The shelter provided medical care and housing for nearly 3,800 cats and kittens in 2014 alone! Most of the cats that are brought to the shelter are surrendered by their former owners or brought in as strays by a member of the public. KC Pet Project has also handles large scale cat hoarding cases, as well as a thousands of underage and neonatal kittens during lengthy “kitten seasons.” The number of cats and kittens coming in to KC Pet Project has more than doubled in the past 3 ½ years.

Kansas City Pet Project’s mission is to end the killing of healthy and treatable pets in Kansas City, Missouri by using the most progressive and lifesaving programs and promoting effective animal control policies.