Meet the housecats

Adopt a Desperate Housecat!!

They would love to meet you

and go home with you and play with you

and sleep with you . . .


Upcoming Events
Events are
Saturdays from 11 - 7
and Sundays from 11 -5

November 12 & 13


What is a Desperate Housecat?

Desperate Housecats are cats that are often overlooked in the shelter. In order to be classified as a Desperate Housecat they have to 5 years old or older, have been in the shelter system over 60 days or have a physical issue such as FIV, glaucoma or food allergies. 

Many of these cats have a very hard time with life in the shelter.  They are quickly overwhelmed.  These cats usually end up in a foster home where they can receive more attention and relax.

The Desperate Housecat program was created and is run by volunteers/fosters to help these cats find their forever homes.





Please consider making a donation to the Desperate
Housecats program.

Click the donate button to transfer to the Friends of
AAC donation page.


Thank You!



Desperate Housecats would like to thank all the generous donors of cat toys. The cats of Austin Animal Center love them.

Please view the list of donors.


Come to our next event and check them out.

All of the donors for our Donation Extravaganza 2016!


We had a great event and you can see a list of the generous 5th anniversary event donors here.



We are at:

Austin Animal Center

7201 Levander Loop

Austin, TX 78702



All Desperate Housecats are spayed/neutered, micro chipped, and up-to-date on vaccinations.



The friend you make is the life you save!

We can't be a no kill city without YOU!








Help Austin Animal Center be a no kill shelter.