Meet Tiffany and Alison! RASKC is profoundly pleased to honor this mother/daughter duo as our Volunteers of the Month. Tiffany and Alison Yamasaki have fostered almost 50 kittens total over the past dozen years, including each year of the pandemic. They are wonderful to work with! Foster Care Coordinator Lori Mason says, “I am so […]

We’d like to introduce you to Atheena, our Pet of the Week! This young Australian Cattle Dog mix is still searching for her fur-ever home. She had been adopted once, but recently came back into our care. Atheena is a very shy girl and unsure of new people, so she is one of our Bashful […]

We’ve “spotted” our Pet of the Week: meet Freckles! This senior pointer mix was brought in by his previous owner in October because they could no longer care for him. Freckles had been adopted from another shelter, and no one is sure what his life was like before that. Freckles is a sweet boy who […]

We’re serving up Asparagus for our Pet of the Week! This five-year-old kitty was brought in by one of our animal control officers in November after her owner sadly passed away. While Asparagus is a little shy at first, once she warms up to you she becomes an affectionate lovebug! Caregivers at the Pet Adoption […]

Are you looking for a snuggle buddy? Then let us introduce you to Beatrice, our Pet of the Week! This 55-pound pittie mix has the sweetest demeanor. She was brought in by a good Samaritan in early January after they found her tied to a tree. Beatrice is a little shy at first, but all […]

We told you earlier this week about the FANTASTIC results we had from the #BettyWhiteChallenge: nearly $13,000 raised from just under 400 generous donors. Many of the people who gave during the Challenge also shared their RASKC Happy Tails with us, like this one from Christy: “We adopted Deja on September 17, 2011. She’d been […]

Meet Amanda! RASKC is extremely happy to honor Amanda Radak as Volunteer of the Month for February. This Kent resident has contributed more than 3,800 hours since 2017, as a foster volunteer and by working shifts on the Early Morning Cat & Rabbit Crew, and on our Cat Meet & Greet Team in the pre-pandemic […]

Meet Chris! RASKC is profoundly pleased to honor Chris Young as an Exceptional Youth. This Renton resident walks dogs at the shelter – both on his weekly shift and on “fill-in” shifts to help cover absences. “Many years back I used to volunteer at the Northwest Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (now called the Whatcom Humane Society […]

Meet Lisa! RASKC is very honored to name Lisa Huff as an Outstanding New Volunteer. This SeaTac resident has contributed more shifts in a short amount of time than any other RASKC volunteer in the past 12 years. In a recent three-month period, Lisa came in for more than 60 shifts! She works on the Early […]

RASKC commends the Kitsap Humane Society, one of the leading animal-welfare organizations in the Pacific Northwest. This organization, which started in 1908, has achieved a rate of 96% (or better) of lives saved for the last seven years. Their impressive save rate places the Kitsap Humane Society in the top tier of large open-admission animal […]