April showers bring May meowers!

It is almost spring! With spring, comes KITTENS and FLOWERS! So we’ve teamed up with Gertens to bring you this fantastic opportunity to get a start on your flower gardens while supporting our local rescue.

Check out the abundant variety of annuals, perennials, vegetables, baskets, and more by visiting our fundraising page here. (if prompted, enter code 213)

Place your orders between now and 10:00pm on April 22. Flowers will be available for pickup and metro area delivery the weekend of May 14.

The Kittens Cradle will receive 30% of the proceeds from this fundraiser and we will put this to good use during spring kitten season.

Thank you and happy planting!

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Adoptions are back open!

UPDATE Summer 2020: We are back in business! TKC has updated our adoption process to include safety protocols that protect both fosters and adopters including, but not limited to, virtual home visits, electronic form and payment options, and physical distancing practices.

If you submitted an application between March 2020 and June 2020 and have not received a response, please send us a brief inquiry at info@thekittenscradle.org. If you are interested in adoption, start by submitting an Adoption Application.

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Visit TKC at National Adoption Weekend!

Visit us at PetSmart Elk River between noon and 3:00p Friday, Saturday, or Sunday to find your new best friend. So many kitties are in need of new homes and your could be purrfect! For more event info, visit our TKC Facebook page.

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Join us at our next adoption event RESCHEDULED TO 1/25/20


Join us on Saturday, 1/25 from noon – 3pm to meet your new best friend at our next Elk River PetSmart adoption event. For details and more information, check out our Facebook event.

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National Adoption Weekend is almost here!

We’re gearing up for the last PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend of 2019! Join us Friday, November 8 – Sunday, November 10 from noon-3 daily at the Elk River PetSmart to meet the many cats and kittens looking for their furever homes.

See you there!

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National Adoption Weekend – Sep 13 – Sep 15

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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Fear FIV in Cats

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FIV Myths and facts… Absolutely Adoptable

Abbott and Costella Looking for their furrever home. Costella as much as we expected her to retest negative FIV she sadly tested positive still… please dont overlook just because of FIV… This brother sister pair love each other dearly and need to stay together, brother Abbott is negative and they CAN safely live together!

Please learn the facts and don’t be afraid!



Should You Adopt FIV Positive Cats? 5 Myths Busted

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Home for the Holidays Continues


Meices is just popping in to remind everyone that the Home for the Holidays promotional 50% discount for all the special PURRFECT adults continues until January 1st 2017 ( you dont need to he a youngster to have fun ya know!).  He says to make sure you know santa knows all about those dreams of sharing your love with a special forever furrbaby and he is chipping is to help you out, you simply cant beat a deal like that!

This gorgeous boy is hoping his very own family will find him in time to not only get a steal of a deal. But, maybe he will even have enough time at home so he can dress himself up in the fancy christmas lights and maybe even a cute little christmas hat like he has seen so many adorable picture of other kitties wearing!

Come on everyone, there are so many amazing adult kitties just waiting to share not only the holidaya but all those other special days with you please don’t overlook them!


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Up next for surgery is our amazing little girl Hope, we have her surgery scheduled for January 9th… But, we have lots more funds to raise for her and will be attending Twin Cities Live Rockstar Row on December 9th to get her campaign as much exposure as possible with hopes that we can scramble enough funds together to give her comfortable vision for the first time in her life.

Hope needs all the help we can offer her so please keep sharing her story!


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