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Cerebellar Cat McKenzie is up for adoption

Monday, August 10th, 2015

McKenzie has been at the shelter for awhile but she was so afraid of everything that it’s take awhile for the volunteers to coax her out. She’s a mild to moderate CH girl and takes care of herself. Let us know if you are interested in meeting her.

Thanks Janet for a wildly successful Garage Sale!

Friday, August 7th, 2015

West Side Cats is holding a large garage sale on Saturday, August 8th from noon to 4:00 p.m. in the garage and the parking lot.
Garage Sale Clipart
TVs, baby changer, jeans, sheets, blankets, household goods, kitchen items, books and many other great items will be for sale at low prices. All sales benefit the cats and kittens at the shelter.

Thanks to you who visited us at Italian Fest and the volunteers that made it happen!

Friday, July 31st, 2015

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The Weekend
Friday, Saturday, Sunday 7/31-8/2

This coming weekend is Youngstown’s annual Italian Fest, happening 7/31 through 8/2 in beautiful downtown Youngstown! Please stop by our booth for the finest in just about everything!!!!

Our Italian basket this year is amazing, so don’t forget to grab your tickets! We’ll also have cat stuff, and dog stuff, and baked stuff, oh my!
Remember that all proceeds directly benefit the cats and kittens here at West Side Cats. We get no government funding and are entirely dependent upon your help to keep our doors open, our lights on, and our cats fed and healthy.

Greater Youngstown
Italian Fest

Federal Plaza
Downtown Youngstown

Friday, July 31 – 11am-11pm
Saturday, August 1 – 2pm-11pm
Sunday, August 2 – 11am-11pm

Downtown Youngstown
23 Federal Plaza
Youngstown, Ohio 44503

Fosters Needed

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Thanks to Dave and the volunteers and bikers who attended our Bike Run and Summer Festival

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

bike run imageIt is awesome fun whether you are a biker or not.

Yay! It’s today and it’s nice and sunny! Come join in the fun.

Info for everyone:
*This years event is taking place at Austintown Park, 6000 Kirk Rd in Austintown.
*Marie is making her delicious meatball sandwiches again (a big fave last year).
*There will also be hot dogs, vegetarian cavatelli and nachos as well as drinks and desserts.
*We have at least 40 really fabulous gift baskets to raffle off as well as a 50/50 raffle.
*There will be vendors selling motorcycle items and pet related items.
*Amanda Jones and the Family Band will be playing at the band shell starting around 2:00 p.m. This band has been recording in Nashville for their new album and will be performing at The Grand Ole Opry later this summer. They are Awesome!!

For kids:
*Austintown Park has a fantastic play area for kids as well as a splash pad so bring their suits.
*There will be some kid appropriate baskets we are raffling off.

For Bikers:
*Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. and first bike out at 11:00 – last bike out at noon.
*Food is included in your registration fee of $15.00. Extra rider is $5.00.
*There is a prize for the best Poker hand.
*Bike Show is from 1:00 – 5:00 and is $10.00 to enter. There are 12 categories and 30 trophies.

Hope to see you there. Bring your family and friends a blanket to sit on for the concert!

Little Chance has BB shots under his skin

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

He is the sweetest little guy. We’re not sure how much of his mobility he will regain, if any, but we’ll know a lot more tomorrow when he sees one of our vets. He does have some spinal damage. In the meantime the preemie diapers are absolutely huge on him so they’re being held up by a rubber band. Fortunately he doesn’t seem to be in any pain. He’s not walking but he does get up on all fours which doesn’t stop him from zooming around dragging his back legs behind him.

Garage Sale Saturday

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

The donations keep coming in and we have plenty of great stuff for sale. The sale will be in our garage and our parking lot. The hours are from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Garage Sale Clipart

Scooter the disabled kitten and his family

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Scooter was born with a deformed leg which we had our vet remove. He’s not doing very well with his other back leg but time will tell. Isn’t he just the cutest little guy? He’s going into foster tomorrow. The rest of his family still needs a foster so come in if interested.

Cats and Kittens early June

Sunday, June 7th, 2015

New Shelter Hours

Saturday, May 30th, 2015


Just a reminder that starting Tuesday our new hours will be 3pm-7pm Tuesday through Saturday.

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Visit our adoptable cats and kittens at Petco during store hours. Petco is located at:

317 Boardman Poland Road, Boardman, OH 44512


Visit our adoptable kitties at PetSmart in Niles:

5812 Youngstown Warren Rd, Niles, OH 44446

Our volunteer is there from 9-11am and 6-8pm.

In Boardman, come visit our kitties on South Ave. next to Giant Eagle. The official address is: 1101 Doral Dr Poland, Ohio 44514.

Our volunteers are there from 6-9pm