Minnesota Area Rescue Resources

The Bitty Kitty Brigade is only able to accept orphaned kittens who are not eating on their own. Below is a list of other kitten/cat rescues in the Minneapolis, St. Paul and surrounding Minnesota/Western WI areas. If you need to surrender a kittens with mom, older kittens or adult cats to rescue, please contact as many rescues in your area as you can and ask to be placed on a waiting list if necessary.  

  If you’re on Facebook, the groups MN Cats in Danger,  MN & WI Cats in Need of Rescue and MN Cats Needing Rescue are a good place to network cats in need.  

Rescue Name Phone Number Location
Angel of Hope 763-445-0717 Dayton
Animal Angels Rescue 612-229-2125 Bloomington
Animal Ark 651-772-8983 Hastings
Babinski Foundation 218-568-7387 Pequot Lakes
B.A.R.K. 651-554-9284 Chaska
BENCHS (Blue Earth Nicollet County 507-625-6373 Mankato
Benevolent Beginnings   Pierz
Camp Companion 507-951-7801 Rochester
Caring for Cats 651-407-8485 North St. Paul
Cause For Paws 952-259-1483 Roseville
Corner of Kindness   St. Bonifacius
Crossroads Animal Shelter 763-684-1234 Buffalo
Feline Rescue 651-642-5900 St Paul
Fur-Ever Home 651-707-4701 Zimmerman
Furball Farm 612-298-7634 Faribault
Gentle Touch Animal Sanctuary 763-568-8311 Minneapolis
Great River Rescue 218-760-1307 Bemidji
Gregory’s Gift of Hope 715-246-2467
New Richmond, Wi
Grey Face Rescue & Retirement 320-241-6449 St Cloud
Happy Tails Rescue 612-588-0188 Maple Grove
Hawk Creek Animal Shelter 320-235-7612 Willmar
Heart of Minnesota 320-234-9699 Hutchinson
Hinder’s Heart 651-279-8099 Cambridge
Home for Life 800-252-5918 Star Prairie, WI
Kitten Care Group MN   Belle Plaine
Kitten’s Cradle 612-225-9820 Anoka
Kitty Revolution 612-268-1156 Minneapolis
Last Hope 651-463-8747 Farmington
Lucky Paws Midwest   Baldwin, WI
Midwest Animal Rescue (MARS) 763-503-4990 Minneapolis
New Beginnings Animal Rescue 763-300-4985 Albertville
New Leash Animal Rescue 651-252-1874 Cannon Falls
Northwoods Humane Society 651.982.0240 Wyoming
Paws & Claws 218-235-8735
International Falls
Paws and Claws Humane Society (PCHS) 507-288-7226 Rochester
Pet Haven 952-831-3825 Minneapolis
Pet Project Rescue 612-217-4738 Minneapolis
Protecting Paws 952-288-3668 Prior Lake
Rescued Pets are Wonderful (RPAW) 763-757-8204 Blaine
Ruff Start Rescue 763-355-3981 Princeton
Saved by a Whisker   Eagan
Saving Tails Animal Rescue   South St. Paul
Scooby’s Animal Mission 218-670-0319 Aitkin
Second Chance Animal Rescue 651-771-5662
White Bear Lake
Secondhand Hounds/Consignment Cats 952-322-7643 Eden Prairie
Southern Minnesota Animal Rescue Team (SMART) 612-708-7242 Lonsdale
Southwest Metro Animal Rescue 952-368-7297 Chaska
St. Francis of Assisi 612-387-4869 Forest Lake
St. Francis Pet Rescue 763-464-0441 St. Francis
Stray Feral Rescue    
Suzie’s Cat Refuge 612-859-6628 Minneapolis
The Rescue Crew 612-299-2001 Plymouth
Tracy Area Animal Rescue (TAAR) 507-829-1379 Tracy
Tuff Start Rescue 763-308-4996 Isanti
Twin Cities Pet Rescue   Minneapolis
Underdog Rescue   St. Louis Park
Valkyrie Sanctuary   Stewart
Wags & Whiskers   Minneapolis
Warm Fuzzies Animal Rescue (218) 576-8534 Duluth
Wee 3 Beasties   New Prague
Whisker Rescue  
Spring Lake Park


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