Meet Dawn! RASKC is super happy to honor Dawn Detwiler. She is one of the longest-serving volunteers on a weekly shift. Dawn began volunteering at KCACC/ RASKC in 2008- about 11 years ago! Previously she had volunteered at Seattle Humane in Bellevue for 10 years. Extremely dedicated and very knowledgeable, Dawn volunteers on one of RASKC’s […]

Meet Marcia! Marcia has been one of RASKC’s most prolific foster volunteers since 2008. For a few years she and volunteer Melissa Edlund sponsored a critter cottage specifically to care for lots of RASKC foster animals. Marcia has led and participated in many special adoption events over the years and almost always seems ready to help […]

Zulily, the Seattle based e-commerce company, has previously worked with RASKC to help raise awareness of our adoptable pets through in-studio photo shoots. On Cyber Monday, Zulily hosted a 12-hour Facebook LIVE segment to showcase their products at discounted deals. Zulily also invited RASKC to stop by during the show with a few of our […]

Meet Spike! A 5 year old pit bull dog who has a spirited personality. While he is still working on his manners, he does know “sit” and is eager to learn more. As Spike loves food, any experienced handlers would quickly note that Spike will be easy to teach more commands as he will do […]

Meet Cheryl! She is one of RASKC’s most prolific foster volunteers, having contributed close to 1,000 hours or more for each of the past several years. Cheryl has engaged in many different roles since she started in 2008, including Dog Walker, Early Morning Cat Care, and Special Events. Earlier this year, Cheryl also volunteered on many shifts for RASKC pet visits at a local retirement home. Thank you, Cheryl!

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Meet Marie and Dawn! Marie and her adult daughter Dawn are among the most dedicated and longest serving volunteers. They started volunteering together as kitty cuddlers in 2006. They have worked in many RASKC roles since that time. Marie now works regular cat-care shifts at Reber Ranch Cat-Care, plus she and Dawn staff RASKC’s booth at community events. Every week Dawn selects, photographs, and writes descriptions for RASKC’s Pet of the Week that she sends to several newspapers. She also updates RASKC photographs on Petfinder and has served as an instructor. Dawn and Marie often provide transportation to RASKC cats from Kent to the Meowtropolitan Café in Seattle. Thank you, Marie and Dawn!

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Thanks to the Petco Foundation grant, our long awaited cat condos arrived last Friday and were immediately put to great use by our cat residents who have been excitedly purring and relaxing since being placed in their new homes. See pictures below or feel free to stop our pet adoption center in Kent!

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Meet Sheryl! For the past many years Sheryl has been one of RASKC’s most prolific and humorous foster volunteers. She is one of four volunteers who has officially contributed more than 1,000 foster hours in each year for at least the past four years.

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Meet Pat! RASKC pays tribute to superlative volunteer Pat Wynn, who recently completed her time with RASKC. She is a professional dog trainer with Blue Sky Canine Coaching, LLC, credentialed by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers. Pat is also a longtime volunteer at the Seattle Humane Society (SHS). Her work there is increasing in […]

We love getting updates from our pets! Here is one that came in, giving us an update on lovely Lady’s awesome transition! Thank you Julianna for all you are doing!!!


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