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Join the movement & give back #GivingTuesday
December 1, 2020

The H.A.R.T. Guardian Angel Fund needs your helping hand this Giving Tuesday. It has been an especially difficult year for all of us. And that includes the homeless cats and kittens who have relied on H.A.R.T. to keep them safe.

The Guardian Angel Fund exists to ensure that injured or ill cats and kittens in H.A.R.T.'s care can receive life-changing veterinary care when required. The Guardian Angel Fund pays for those non-routine and major medical expenses not covered by the HART General Fund. This year we were not able to conduct our main fundraising event -- so need your financial help more than ever.

We invite you to become part of the #GivingTuesday movement. Click here to learn more about the Guardian Angel Program, our special needs kitties, or to donate.

100% of Donations to the Guardian Angel Fund go directly to paying for veterinary medical care for cats and kittens in need.
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During the COVID-19 pandemic we are experiencing a limited number of volunteers and seeing an increase in relinquishment requests. Intakes will be limited to within the Cambria area (Harmony to San Simeon) on a case by case emergency basis. Please call (805) 927-7377 or email us at with any questions or to discuss a potential relinquishment. We strive to continue our mission of rescuing animals while also protecting the health of our volunteers and visitors. Thank you for your understanding during this difficult time


Call to Make an Appointment:
(805) 927-7377

H.A.R.T. is a 501(c)(3)
non-profit organization
Federal ID 77-0018508

Emergency situations and exceptions:

Due to the pandemic, H.A.R.T. is currently limiting the number of visitors allowed in our shelter. In consideration of public health and safety concerns, we are giving priority to those with appointments for adoption or meet-and-greets with our cats and kittens. We are also happy to set up appointments for those interested in visiting our retail shop, interested in volunteer opportunities, or would like to spend time visiting and socializing our kitties.
We also welcome those who do not have an appointment, but please be advised you may be asked to wait or to return at a later date if our shelter is currently at capacity - we apologize for this inconvenience.

You are invited to call the shelter at (805) 927-7377 for how to set up an appointment or to receive information on our available cats. You may also email the front office at for more information on adoption, cat relinquishment, and volunteer opportunities.
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H.A.R.T., the Homeless Animal Rescue Team in Cambria

H.A.R.T. the Homeless Animal Rescue Team in Cambria, is located in San Luis Obispo (SLO) county on California’s beautiful central coast. Founded in 1983, H.A.R.T. is a volunteer service organization and no-kill, cage-free shelter committed to rescuing and caring for feral, stray, and relinquished cats. To fulfill our mission, our program includes active adoption, spay/neuter, and trap/neuter/release (TNRM) components—and our success depends on the hard work of dedicated volunteers and the generosity of donors like you.

We have organized this site to help you learn more about our organization and the cats and kittens we shelter. Use the navigation bar to explore our website: cats and kittens available for adoption, H.A.R.T.’s latest happenings, and ways you can help are just a few of our informative pages that are only a click away.

We invite you to drop by and spend some time with our delightful felines.  Our cats and kittens eagerly await an accommodating lap-with-benefits. Yours could be the right one—and before you know it, you just might find yourself adopted.

Be sure to check out the most current HART happenings and Newsletters on our up-to-date News & Events page.
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