Sacramento's Volunteer, No-Kill, Cage-Free Pet Sanctuary.

Happy Tails values the life of every cat and dog by providing compassionate care and cage-free shelter for homeless animals and working toward ending overpopulation and mistreatment. Learn more about what makes us special.

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The Big Day of Giving was a big success!  We raised close to $52,000 between online donations and the dollar for dollar match!  Many thanks to of you who donated or engaged others during this exciting fundraiser!

Meowga: Join us for another fun yoga with cats and kittens event with the Yoga Seed Collective. Do good for your mind, body, and Happy Tails on May 19th.  Reserve your space on the mat here! [SOLD OUT]

Paint Party: Paint your own masterpiece during a paint party benefiting Happy Tails.  An amazing Art Shock instructor will guide you every step of the way to create your own work of art! The event will take place at 33rd Street Bistro on August 17th. Sign up today; this event is sure to sell out!

"Gift" a Monthly Giving Program: Remember that special someone for a birthday or other occasion.  Or sign up as a present to yourself and the animals of Happy Tails! Click here for more info.

Make a Donation in Memory of a Loved One: Check out our new online memorial wall dedicated to those pets and people who have touched our hearts. Check it out here.

Volunteers Needed: We have several volunteer roles available (voicemail, fosters, cleaners, adoption counselors, etc.). Click here for more info and sign up for our next orientation.

Car Donation Program: Here's another way to give back to the animals, get a tax deduction and offload your vehicle. Click here for more info.

Share Your Happy Tails Adoption Story: Post your story (and pics!) on our Facebook page. Include your cat or dog's name, your name and a few sentences about your beloved new family member.

Feral and Community Cats: Do you need help with stray or unowned cats in your Sacramento neighborhood or place of work? Here’s a place that can help you with all sorts of things related to feral or community cats! Visit SacFerals.com for more info.

Use Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate a portion of your eligible purchases to Happy Tails.
With Fidelity Charitable's Giving Funds you can support Happy Tails through a tax-deductible donor-advised fund.
We are now accepting vehicle donations! Tax deductible • Free towing • Any condition