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Stay-a-while cat shelter, inc.

8800 akins road
North royalton, OH 44133
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User Reviews (6)

  • 1. We love Chelsea!

    by: phr48

    I found Chelsea at Stay-A-While about three years ago. It was our first time going there, and while I love and appreciate all no-kill shelters, this one is exceptional. The cats are free to roam in a house just for them, and the various personalities are kept in their own large, light, room with toys and things to climb and curl up in. There is a shy room, an active room, a special room for particularly adoptable cats, one for very young cats, etc. The women on the staff know them all and what they like and don't like, and if the cats have any problems they are totally honest about them. Chelsea, who joined another cat at our house plus two dogs, is a sweetheart - the most affectionate cat I have ever had. I occasionally drop a note to Beth, the director of the shelter, and last year I supported financially for a year a cat who was unadoptable. I can't say enough good things about this shelter and the people who work there.


    A kind and caring place where cats are loved. A wonderful home until they find their forever home.


    You can't take them all!

  • 2. A Good Extra Home

    by: KarenLight

    This was a very nice place to take my cat. It was like a vacation for Tasha too.


    A good clean facility


    I cannot think of anything bad to say

  • 3. Haven for cats

    by: cheryln

    This is a clean & caring facility for cats. The staff is friendly & always seems glad to see the cats come in. The know what the cats need and are skilled at providing it.


    wonderful & welcoming to cats


    No bad experiences

  • 4. the cats meow!

    by: catman5

    I think this is a wonderful place. They take care of cats till they find a home. The home setting helps them adapt to home settings when they do get adopted. I hope this place stays around for a long time and people help keep this place running. please donate to this cat shelter.


    great place that helps cats



  • 5. I Love Stay-A-While!

    by: Ade

    I love S.A.W, everyone there is great! The cats are well cared for and happy! It is a very happy place! Thank god for a place like S.A.W!


    Awesome place! If you love cats this is the place for you!!!



  • 6. Great place

    by: Judijudi

    I adopted two terrific best friends, here. The cats are not in cages--they roam aboaut their rooms. You can just sit in the room and get to know the cats to pick out the one that is best for you.


    Free roaming cat rooms