Toledo’s Only All Feline
No Kill Shelter

Paws and Whiskers is a non-profit, 501c3 organization specializing in the care and placement of felines in forever homes. Our facility can support approximately 50 cats. Come visit us today and find a furever friend!


Adopt a Loving Companion


Volunteer to Help at the Shelter


Your Donation Goes a Long Way


Have you heard of #GivingTuesday? This national day of giving focuses on non-profits during the busy holiday season. On Tuesday, November 28th donate and YOU can help Paws & Whiskers even more. The Toledo Community Foundation will match up to $500 of our donations that day! Simply go to our donation page on November 28th and fill out the form and add #GivingTuesday to the purpose line. Make your donation count and help us help more cats in our community. 

We’re looking for a part-time Office Manager to join our team. If you have experience in accounting, organizational skills and a passion for our mission, take a look at our job opportunity and submit a resume.  

We’re nominated in the Toledo City Paper as best Pet Adoption Service! You can vote for us online through December 20th. Please take a minute to vote and share with your friends!


We have a terrific fundraiser going on with Carruth Studios. Every purchase you make from the exclusive Paws and Whiskers catalog gives back to the shelter. You can look at the catalog online then either come into the shelter or call us to charge your order. Everything will be delivered in time for the holidays, gift wrapped for you convenience. Thank you again for always supporting the shelter and our precious kitties. 

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Have you gotten your 2018 Paws and Whiskers Calendar yet? They’re still available and make the perfect gift. Stop by the shelter and pick one up! Only $15 each or $16 if you pay by credit card. Get one while we still have them! (Sorry we can’t mail them – they are available for pick up at the shelter)

Our Mission

Paws and Whiskers provides care, comfort and compassion to our feline friends in need while engaging the hearts, hands and minds of our community to bring about an end to the killing of abandoned and orphaned shelter animals.

Thanks to Our Partners!

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