Upcoming Events

all-day Cat Spay/Neuter and TNR Transport
Cat Spay/Neuter and TNR Transport
Dec 25 all-day
Need help with stray or feral cats? Our TNR team can help you trap for our spay/neuter transport to The Humane Society of Charlotte. Pet kitties are welcome on the transport as well! Please contact[...]

Resources & Assistance

HATS Spay Neuter Transport
Feral or Stray Cats
: TNR@hatsalive.org
Barn Cat Program: barncats@hatsalive.org
Fix For Fewer Spay Neuter Program: spayneuter@hatsalive.org
Lost or Found Pets
Fostering Dogs or Cats
Alternatives to Surrender: info@hatsalive.org


HATS is 100% volunteer driven. Want to join a life-saving team? Start by filling out our volunteer application, and then our volunteer coordinator will be in touch with you to help you find the team or teams that best suit your talents.

Thank you to 1-800-PetMeds for their PetMeds Cares donation!


Donations_HdrOur programs are funded by donations and grants and staffed by volunteers. Your donations go directly to helping save animals.

Fix For Fewer

Spay & Neuter Assistance

HATS Programs

We have a number of programs in place that help ensure every animal in our community gets a chance, all of which are supported by our wonderful volunteers. Find out how these programs work and what you can do to help. 
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Advocacy & Education

There are 11 comprehensive programs successfully used by shelters across the country to achieve and maintain a minimum 90% live release rate. Find out how HATS  is implementing these programs, and how you can help.
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Resources for Assistance

We want pets to be able to stay with their families. Whether you need to help a stray find its way home, need food or supplies for a pet, or need assistance with behavior issues, we have a list of resources where you can find help.
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