About Us



CAWS is dedicated to improving the lives of cats and dogs in the North Fork Valley.

We provide:

Shelter to homeless cats of our community
Socialization to prepare them for their forever families
Education, pet food and low-cost spaying and neutering of cats and dogs for families in need
It is our mission to make the lives of our North Fork pets healthier and happier.


  • We put the needs of the animals in our care first in the way we act and the decisions we make
  • We remember to honor our customers (2 legged and 4 legged) and we welcome and respect their diversity
  • We tell the truth, hear the truth, and act truthfully
  • We value face to face communication
  • We are committed to the work we do in helping our community