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August 15th, 2014

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Isis has been adopted!

Isis is a very friendly girl with gorgeous green eyes. She was found under a porch and is such a nice girl she must have been in someone’s home in the past.  She’s 5 years old and so very ready to go to her forever home.  Come and meet this cutie at the shelter.  She will probably seek you out the minute you come into her room.

Mary Ann

August 15th, 2014



Mary Ann has been adopted!

Mary Ann was born 2/14/13 and had a home until her owner passed away.  Then she was accepted into our shelter along with her three kittens.  She is a super friendly girl and gets along with other kitties.  Come and meet this sweetheart at the shelter.

Humongous Garage Sale Saturday 8/16

August 15th, 2014

Garage Sale ClipartGet your SHOP “on” at Janet’s awesome, amazing travelling garage sale.  It will be in the WSC garage and parking lot from noon to 6pm.  Janet’s prices cant be beat and she has some really cool stuff up for grabs.  Best of all, everything benefits West Side Cats no-kill rescue and adoption.

The shelter is open from 2pm-6pm so feel free to come in and meet LaPrincessa Smoochie, our paraplegic  shelter mascot and all the kitties in the shelter.

West Side Cats Appreciation Day at Petco

August 8th, 2014

Saturday, August 9th is WSC Appreciation Day at Petco in Boardman.  Come to Petco between Noon and 4pm and meet Smoochie, our shelter mascot, buy baked goods, adopt a kitten and have a great time.


Lisa Marie

August 7th, 2014

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Lisa Marie has been adopted!

Lisa Marie is a cute little tabby kitten just waiting for her forever home.  Born 4/15/2014, she’s had all her vetting and is ready to go home.  Come and meet this sweetheart.


August 7th, 2014


Suzy has been adopted!

Suzy is a shy but adorable little female tabby kitten.  Approach her softly and she will be your best friend.  She has a beautifully striped and swirled coat.



August 7th, 2014



Wilma has been adopted!

Wilma  is a gorgeous torbie  female with amazing green eyes.  Her birthdate is 3/1/2011.  She’s so very friendly and loving. Come meet her at the shelter.

Kittens everywhere

July 30th, 2014

Grey kittens Ziva Laney 2 KillalaIt’s kitten season and we have them at all three of our locations – the shelter, PetSmart in Niles and Petco in Boardman.  Come and find your new friend.

Thank you to all who made our Bike Run and Family Festival work!

July 23rd, 2014

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Thank you to everyone who volunteered, donated to, cooked or baked for,  participated in and had a booth at this amazing event.  A special thanks goes to JD Eicher and the Goodnights and Amanda Jones and the Family Band for the wonderful music. You guys ROCK!

Despite the lower bike turnout due to the weather reports, we had more people and made three times what we did last year for the kitties!

For more photos and stories of the event go to our facebook page:

Amanda Jones and the Family Band and JD Eicher and the Goodnights both have a page on facebook.





West Side Cats 3rd Annual Bike Run & Summer Festival – a Family Event

July 13th, 2014

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We are so excited! Our 3rd Poker Run and Family Festival is Sunday, July 20th in Austintown Park.

If you’re a family that doesn’t ride, come for the concert, the playground, the corn hole contest, the fabulous auction baskets and the food. There is a water feature for the younger kids so bring their suits. And the concert!

If your’re a biker come for the wonderful run, the free lunch (bikers only)and the concert and anything that sounded good above. Eat your lunch on the grass while listening to the concert!

JD Eicher and the Goodnights will be playing at the band shell starting around 1:00pm when the bikers should have returned.

Amanda Jones and Everyday America will be playing after JD.

Marie will be rustling up some fabulous meatball sandwiches and hot dogs.

There will be some really great baskets this year. Even if you’re not in the bike run, come and see the baskets and have some food at good prices.

All benefits go to the shelter!
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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.

Bike Run 7/19

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Bike Run