Happy Cat Sanctuary Society of Alberta

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About Us

We are a rescue and sanctuary for abandoned, stray and feral cats and kittens.  
We are 100% volunteer run - we have a wonderful network of foster homes and 2 private facilities (that are not open to the general public)
Rescue cats that are available for adoption can be seen on our website as well as on display at Pet Valu in Strathmore (one cat at a time) and at PetSmart Sunridge location in NE Calgary.  If there is a cat or kitten that you would be interested in adopting please send us a completed questionnaire, once approved we can then arrange for you to meet the cat by appointment.   
We have an adoption center open to the general public during hours posted on our Facebook page. (CLOSED, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY) A few cats that are ready for adoption will be displayed there. Please come visit them at 219 3rd avenue, Strathmore Alberta.


Volunteer Application

Join the Team

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or fosterhome please submit your info below and we will get back to you as soon as possible


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This beautiful senior girl is looking for a loving and quiet home to spend her time in. She is affectionate and so soft, she would make a great companion for an older person looking for companionship. Reggie requires a special diet to keep her digestive system functioning well. Reggie currently resides in a wonderful foster home but would love a forever home. For more information please contact us today! Sex: Female Type: DLH - Torbi (torti x calico) Age Group: Senior Special Status: Date of Birth: May, 2010

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4 yr old female, bonded with sister Bella. Would do best in quiet home, is a little shy.

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Bella has a soft fluffy coat. She likes to be brushed and is a shy cat, which means needs a cat companion in order to feel secure. Sophia is her sister and meets her needs. Bella and Sophia were rescued as older kittens and as such relate to cats better than people. Ideal for people that do not desire lap cats yet are willing to encourage socialization. She is spayed with all her shots and deworming up to date. Sex: Female Type: DLH - Grey Age Group: Youth Special Status: Shy Cat Date of Birth: August, 2017

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This BIG DUDE came to us extremley overweight, his former owner pretended he was a stray and turned him in to us. He had a tattoo which traced back to the fellow who "found" Big Dude to which he then denied ever knowing this cat and blocked our calls....So, Big Dude went into a loving foster home where he started his weight loss and medical regime. Big Dude understandably has some liver issues due to the weight so he is on medication for this but as he loses weight he will eventually be able to come off of the medication. Big Dude has lost a whopping 4lbs since coming to happy cat. He gets daily exercise and a strict diet of one cup of kibbles per day which he enthusiastically awaits for every morning! Big Dude needs some help with grooming as he is still too big to reach around but he is used to it now. He is a real character that we would love to see go into a home. He is ok with other pets but would ideally prefer a quieter home without too much commotion. He is fine with kids and people. Good with kittens. You can meet Big Dude at our adoption centre located at 219, 3rd Ave Strathmore. Please call us at 403-804-8571 to make an appointment. Sex: Male Type: DSH - Black a

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5yr old female. She is being surrendered by a loving home who unfortunately couldn't keep her. She is very affectionate but would get jealous/territorial and pick on her senior brother. Would do better in an only cat home or younger cat home. Will be shy at first.

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Our humane organization takes responsibility for stray cats that might otherwise not have a chance for adoption. Therefore, we seek permanent loving homes where our ‘special’ cats can live a long, happy and healthy life. For this reason we must ask you to answer the following questions, which will enable us to determine your suitability as a prospective adopter. When you have completed this form just click the submit button at the bottom of this page. Your answers will be sent directly to us and we will contact you within 24 hours

Are you employed

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Latest News

Here you’ll find news stories and the latest updates about how our work is helping to improve animal welfare in our community and around the world. The attention these articles draw is one of the best resources we have for informing and recruiting the public to our cause.



November 5, 2022

Join us at the library Nov 5, 11-3 for a fun event!

Feeding Newborn Kitten


October 6, 2025

Do you love cats and want to volunteer?  We require dedicated people (18+) to help us clean and care for the adoptable cats at our adoption centre located in downtown Strathmore, Alberta. Please send in a volunteer application and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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NEWSBREAKING! Town of Strathmore approves annual funding towards Happy Cat Sanctuary's important work in the community!

October 6, 2025


Another win for Endeavor More Living and Happy Cat Sanctuary

October 6, 2025

For the fourth year in a row, Cameron & Reesa Bruce of Endeavour More Living won as the top sale producers of Stephen Health Agency Inc.’s annual PAWS4PAWS campaign and once again chose the Happy Cat Sanctuary of Alberta to be the recipient of the money raised. 


A cheque for $2150.00 was presented to Michèle of Happy Cat Sanctuary, bringing the total over the last four years to $9770.00. In addition, the Bruce’s once again won top distributors corporate-wide for 2021.


Happy Cat Sanctuary is always in need of donations, volunteers, and foster homes, and thanks to their wonderful customers, Cameron and Reesa were blessed with the opportunity to help again. 


For more information on Endeavour More Living’s Med Marijuana™ Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil products for people and animals, please go to EndeavourMoreLiving.com or phone 403-934-3531.


Get in Touch

PO BOX 2311
Strathmore, Alberta
T1P 1K3
Adoption centre:
219, 3rd Ave Strathmore Alberta


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