Lea and the Black Cat Colony

Categories: Cats, Clinic, Volunteer

Life in the wild is never easy, especially when you are competing for food resources and trying to stay alive amidst foxes, coyotes, hawks, and various other wild critters. The “black cat colony” at Napa Valley PSI has been in existence for at least 3 years, under the leadership of the big gnarled tomcat namedKeep Reading

Niko’s 12th Birthday Wish

Categories: Fundraising

As my twelfth birthday approached in 2009, my parents asked the usual question: “What do you want for your birthday?” I normally had a long list, but that year my answer was different – but no surprise to my parents. I wanted to help Napa Humane. Growing up, I was always around animals. We alwaysKeep Reading

Thank you, Volunteers!

We want to express our deepest appreciation and gratitude to the more than 100 kind souls who came together as volunteers to staff our 2018 Walk for Animals event. Our largest fundraiser of the year brought in over $98,000 for Napa Humane’s lifesaving programs, providing essential funding for our Spay/Neuter Clinic, Humane Education presentations, wellnessKeep Reading

We Did It!

Everyone who’s hosted a fundraiser knows the emotional roller coaster ride involved. There’s pre-event anxiety: Will people register to attend? Will attendees have fun and want to return next year? Will everyone be safe? Will we reach our fundraising goal? There’s logistical anxiety: Will the porta-potties be delivered? Will the electricity work? Will all theKeep Reading

Volunteer Spotlight: Monica Mora

Categories: Volunteer

Photo credit: (cropped from original version): Urban Vision Studios We first met Monica when she volunteered for our wellness clinics. We’re so grateful this Vintage High senior chose Napa Humane as her capstone project this spring! (Spoiler alert: she got an A!) Monica’s Story: I was very nervous about my senior capstone project, because itKeep Reading

For a More Compassionate Future

Categories: Humane Education

We talk a lot about prevention at Napa Humane, but many people don’t realize that our strategic vision extends far beyond spay/neuter programs and wellness clinics. We are also hard at work reducing the future  incidence of dog bites, pet homelessness, violent crime, and social isolation! Our Humane Education programs in Napa’s schools are anKeep Reading

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Napa Humane’s mission is to promote the welfare of companion animals through protection, advocacy, education, and by example.