Rock Creek Cats

Our Adoptable Cats

Who We Are

Rock Creek Cats Inc. is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping less fortunate felines in the D.C. area.

Our main activity is helping outdoor, unadoptable (feral/wild) cats through what's known as Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR): humanely trapping them, getting them spayed/neutered and vaccinated, and returning them to their environment, while ensuring they have food and shelter. TNR averts the birth of kittens, prevents the feral population from getting out of control, and reduces the number of cats who end up in overloaded, high-kill shelters.

When we come across cats who are good candidates for adoption, we get them appropriate veterinary care and foster them until they are placed in loving, permanent homes. Adoptable cats can be viewed at the following link:

Our Adoptable Cats

The adoption process includes an application, vet reference check (if applicable), home visit, adoption contract and adoption fee.

We rely mainly on donations to fund our activities. Rock Creek Cats is a 501(c)(3) charity, which means contributions are tax-deductible. To sponsor an individual cat, click the "Our Adoptable Cats" link above and then click the "Sponsor Me" tab within the cat's profile.

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Adoption Events

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Sunday, Dec. 4, 1-3 pm
Sunday, Dec. 18, 1-3 pm

Contact Us



Rock Creek Cats
P.O. Box 203
Garrett Park, MD 20896-0203

NEW!!! Federal employees in the National Capital Area may contribute to Rock Creek Cats through the 2012 Combined Federal Campaign. Our CFC Number is 81366.

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Rock Creek Cats in the News

Kensington nonprofit hits spaying milestone (Gazette)

Maryland cat group gets 1,000 felines spayed/neutered (

Free-roaming cats stir emotional debate on bird safety (USA Today)

Blind kitten sees the fun in life (Examiner)

Local Nonprofit Lends a Helping Hand to Felines (Kensington Patch)

Fight over ferals boils down to one question: Do alley cats live a good life? (Wash. Post):

Rock Creek Cats offers adoptable kitties in D.C. area (Examiner):

Local groups help to control area's feral cat population (Gazette):


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