Sponsor a Pet

Each animal costs us, on average, about $300 to spay/neuter, provide daily food, care, and shelter, and medically treat. We need your help to provide the very best care for each of the animals.

There are two ways that you can sponsor a pet through Austin Pets Alive!:

Sponsor any pet in our program: Sponsoring is easy. Just visit the list of dogs or cats, click on the animal that you would like to sponsor, and you’ll see a sponsorship form at the bottom of the page.

Sponsor an animal in our program who has extraordinary medical or behavioral expenses: See below for a list of these special sponsorship opportunities. Your donation today helps provide treatment to these and other pets in our program.



Star is a brand new cat to Austin Pets Alive and was just transferred in today! She is a 10yr old beautiful medium-haired tortoiseshell. Unfortunately she also has a large mass under and behind her ear that is ulcerated and … Continue reading



Violet is just the most lovely and mellow girl. She will sit on her bed in a lap, or even held comfortably in someone’s arms for as long as they like, and when you set her down she sometimes becomes … Continue reading



You can’t judge a book by its cover, or a cat either for that matter!  Take Tulip…some might see a grumpy face and keep moving, never getting to know the super sweet and friendly kitty that resides inside.  Boy, would … Continue reading



You may remember Raven from previous posts. Raven had a congenital heart defect that was detected several months ago when she was a tiny puppy. Raven was born into the care of Austin Pets Alive with pulmonic stenosis,  an obstruction of … Continue reading