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Our Pets

Due to the kitten overflow this year and the struggling economy, more cats and kittens are losing their homes. These kittens are growing up fast due to the adoption slowdown - would you please consider giving these young kitties a good home?

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SARA's Happy Tails - Look who has a FURever Home!

Come see our cats in person!
Stop by and say hello to our featured kitties of the week in either Petco. They are there during the normal operating hours of the store. Or come by and see us at an adoption weekend:

1) Petco in Blue Star Shopping Center in Watchung - by appointment only. Call 908-418-3677
2) Petco in Gateway Shopping Center in Old Bridge on Rt 9 - every Saturday (11AM - 4PM).
3) Pet Valu 300 South Avenue Garwood Saturdays 10 to 2
4) Pet Valu 977 Valley Rd, Gillette, NJ 07933 Saturdays from 11 to 3

Appointments can also be made for evening adoptions by contacting Betty B. at (908) 464-1203.

Featured Cats

HANDSOME WILSON PICKET -Wilson was found in a Berkeley Heights backyard in Dec. 2013. He was adopted and spent a year as a single cat before his new owner returned Wilson to SARA because he was moving. Wilson is not as friendly to other cats in his foster house now, but he doesn’t let them get in the way of sitting in windows to watch birds or where he’d like to nap. Wilson likes people and being with them. Approx 5 years old. For more info: saracats.julia@gmail.com

SWEET COMPANION KITTY - GISELLE This gorgeous girl and her 5 young children were all dumped in broad daylight in a Union County Park. While people where enjoying a nice day a man drove up and took a Rubbermaid container out of his car and dumped over to expose 6 beautiful cats which he let go and they ran off scared. All were super sweet so they stayed nearby. Thankfully the citizens and rescuers were able to scoop this family up and get them to a vet. We have found that Giselle and her babies are all super loving and sweet. No one has claimed them so they are up for adoption. Giselle would do fantastic in a home with love all to herself or with just 1 other pet. She loves being on your lap or curling up with you on a sofa. She is an attention seeker. For info contact saracats.julia@gmail.com

CRYSTAL Hi, my name is Crystal. When my siblings and I were tiny babies, some neighborhood children discovered us and chased our mother away. Luckily, we were rescued and bottlefed until we grew into beautiful, healthy kitties. I am a playful, sweet kitty in need of my furever home! I love to hang out with my foster mom, I try to help her do everything. I help unload the groceries and sweep the floor, mopping too, I'm a big help! Crystal was born in July 2011and has been fully vetted to date for her age. She is up to date with shots & FIV/FELV Negative. Please call Mary at 732-236-9305 or email mjeroland@gmail.com to meet/adopt Crystal. Application required for adoption.

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S.A.R.A. Inc. is a animal rescue and placement organization. We are a 501c(3) organization, so your donations are tax deductible. We are comprised of devoted volunteers, some with over thirty years of experience. We have a Board of Trustees and Officers who have hands-on knowledge of how to run an effective and efficient animal rescue organization. We are all actively involved and committed to helping as many cats and dogs as we can! Donations can be made by our paypal link OR by sending a check to : SARA INC PO BOX 124, Berkeley Hts, NJ 07922

Our focus is cats and kittens. S.A.R.A.'s priority is to get as many rescued animals placed in good and caring homes. One of our main objectives is population control so we also manage feral colonies with a spay/neuter program. We do not have a shelter. All our animals are fostered in homes and put on display at Petco in Blue Star Shopping Center in Watchung, NJ or Petco in Sayerville on Rt 9.

If you are interested in adopting in the Watchung area, please call Betty B. at (908) 464-1203, or contact Mary R. for the Sayerville/Old Bridge area at mjeroland@gmail.com.

You can also reach us at sararescue@comcast.net

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Get Involved

We have a wish list of supplies that we always need. If you can spare any of the following items, you can either email us at sararescue@comcast.net or call Betty B. at (908) 464-1203 and arrangements will be made to pick up your donation. You can also bring supplies to Petco during our adoption days.

Volunteer Your Time: Volunteers are always needed and very much welcome not only during our Pet Adoption Days, but also in the daily care of the cats and kittens being kept on display at Petco.

Volunteers are also needed for Petco in Old Bridge! We are in desperate need of capable volunteers to take one or two slots a week (mornings or evenings) to help with cage cleaning, feeding and caring for our cats and kittens. Please consider being part of a S.A.R.A.'s effort to place even more animals in good, stable homes. Contact Kathleen at 732-309-4089 (or e-mail SARACats@aol.com) if you can help in this area.

Petco volunteers must be at least 18 years old and have dependable transportation.

Cage cleaners for Pet Valu in Garwood as well = please contact Julia @saracats.julia@gmail.com.

Foster Homes: Being a foster home is a fantastic experience. Foster homes are always needed to work with cats, kittens for both long and short term periods, depending on the needs of the animal to groom them into adoptable pets.

Be an Angel: Desperately needed are people with big hearts willing to take in a blood positive (feline AIDS) cat or kitten. Many of these live long, healthy lives. As a note, FIV cannot be transmitted to humans.

S.A.R.A. is working on several projects right now. Donations are essential to keep our efforts going. Monetary donations assist in helping us with TNR efforts such as the large colonies we are undertaking in Garwood NJ and Old Bridge NJ., Together those sites have yielded over 50 cats that will no longer be able to reproduce kittens when we are finished with the project. Costs are high and therefore we need donations to help assist in our efforts.

We have also assisted in several foreclosures, evictions (27 cats), deaths and poor health cases. All of which had very little money to assist in the care of these cats in order for proper placement. Projects are still on going and costly.

Experienced trappers, fosters and people who want to assist in our fundraising efforts are needed. Please contact 'saracats.julia@gmail.com OR mjeroland@gmail.com if you can help.

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Our Monthly Kitty Promotions

Promotions run ALL month long and are available at ALL adoption locations. Petco Watchung and Old Bridge as well as Pet Valu in Garwood.

FEATURED Cats - Stop by one of our adoption locations on Saturdays and Sundays to see the adorable little faces just waiting for you to take them home.

FREE giveaways and adoption incentives with approved adoptions!

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Help Support S.A.R.A.

All donations are tax deductible and go towards helping care for our foster cats:

At certain times of the year, S.A.R.A., Inc. gathers donated items for garage sales as well as our eBay site. If you have items that are in good condition and can be used for these occasions, please contact our Fundraising Chairperson at: saracats.julia@gmail.com.
You can also click on the eBay logo below to see the items we currently have available for auction:
My items on eBay

Gertrude Hawk Chocolate

Need favors for a wedding? Sweet 16? Communion? We're currently selling Gertrude Hawk chocolates to raise money for S.A.R.A. All proceeds go to our animals! Call Julia at (908) 464-1203, email us at sararescue@comcast.net, or write to us at:
S.A.R.A. Inc.
P.O. Box 124
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

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Upcoming Events


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Useful Tips for Pet Owners

Below are some links to invaluable resources for both new and veteran pet owners.

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