Meet Catherine! RASKC is profoundly pleased to honor Catherine Fang as an Outstanding New Volunteer.  An aspiring fashion designer and resident of Seattle, Catherine fosters RASKC animals. And she helps transport our cats to Café NEKO and other locations. “I am Taiwanese-American and the youngest of three, born and raised in the United States. I love food, […]

Looking for an energetic playmate? Look no further than Bella, our Pet of the Week! This young pittie girl came to the Pet Adoption Center in early June because her previous owner could not care for her anymore. They described Bella as high energy, sweet, and a cuddler. While in our care, Bella has been quite […]

Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) provides animal care and control services for 24 partner cities under an Inter-Local Agreement (ILA), as well as in unincorporated areas of the county. On June 30, RASKC reached a major milestone under the agreement, which will automatically extend the current ILA through December 31, 2027. “I transformed […]

Bring some sunshine into your life with Eclipse, our Pet of the Week! This young girl came to us in May because her previous caregiver says she became grumpy after moving from a large home to a small apartment. Eclipse needs space to run around and get all of her energy out! Most of the […]

Hail to Caesar, our Pet of the Week! This young boy was brought in by an animal control officer in mid-May, so he’s been with us for a little while. When he was found, Caesar was having what was possibly a seizure. However, he has been normal while at the Pet Adoption Center, with normal bloodwork. […]

Meet Jacque! RASKC is very honored to name Jacque Rump as Volunteer of the Month. In 2018 she contributed more foster hours than any other RASKC volunteer. Only one other volunteer contributed more foster hours than Jacque last year– Jacque contributed 3,769 hours then. Altogether, she has contributed more than 10,400 foster hours so far! We […]

Meet Kelli! RASKC is extremely pleased to name Kelli Matheny as an Outstanding New Volunteer. A resident of Kent, she contributes time as a Shelter Helper, foster volunteer, and as a Dog Walker. Just before the pandemic began, Kelli became qualified to work with some of RASKC’s more challenging dogs. It is not uncommon for […]

RASKC commends Pasado’s Safe Haven, an organization of about 40 employees based in Sultan, Washington. This organization aims to “inspire humans to reimagine their relationships with all animals and their work ranges from helping individual animals recover from abuse at our sanctuary, to improving the way larger societal systems treat animals through investigations, education, training […]

Graduating from: Interlake High School (Bellevue) 

RASKC Team: Cat-Care Team at Kirkland Petco 

How your graduation experience will be unique due to the pandemic: “I have learned to adapt faster to new situations, doing things differently to how I used to do them, and learning new things as well.” 

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Meet Debbie! RASKC is honored to present Debbie Noune with Exceptional Youth recognition. She began volunteering for RASKC in 2017 on the Cat Meet & Greet Team and has contributed almost 200 hours so far. We can count on Debbie to bring cheerfulness, positive energy, and artistic flair to her shifts. “I have seven pets- […]