In April of 1999, my wife and I learned that our beloved cat, Tabby, had untreatable cancer and only months to live. The painful realization of Tabby’s impending death gave me pause to think: What was I doing with my life? Was I really making a difference? How could I honor Tabby, who had spent 15 years with us?
I resigned from my job and committed myself to creating Tabby’s Place: a Cat Sanctuary, in memory of our boy. Four years later, Tabby’s Place officially began its mission.
Tabby’s Place currently consists of one building, designed to accommodate 95 cats. Our long-term vision is to accommodate 400 cats by erecting two additional buildings on our eight acres of property.
Tabby’s Place is a public charity (501c3 non-profit corporation). I donated sufficient funds to construct the first building and allow the sanctuary to get a running start on its operations.
But the long-term success of Tabby’s Place, as with any charity, is dependent on the generous donations of you, the public. If you believe what we are doing is valuable, kindly make a donation.
Please contact me if you have any suggestions or questions.
Founder & Executive Director, Tabby’s Place
Tabby succumbed to his cancer on September 15, 1999, four months after diagnosis. We miss him more than words can say.