The votes have been tallied in the 2014 Ultimate Cat Shelter Makeover and we’re thrilled to announce the results! The winning shelter was The Cat House on The Kings in Parlier, CA with the most votes at 4668! This deserving shelter will receive the grand prize package including $1,000 of cat products from The Vertical Cat and a phone consultation with me, plus they will receive a designer cat toy assortment from Hauspanther and a copy of my new book with Jackson Galaxy, Catification: Designing a Happy and Stylish Home for You Cat (and You!). We’ll be sure to share photos of the fully Catified room as soon as it’s done!

And, remember, all ten finalists are going to receive some awesome prizes from The Vertical Cat, CatsPlay.com, Pet-Fusion, Auntie Em Creations, Plain Brown Tabby Treats and Toys, and Hauspanther, plus everyone gets a copy of Catification.


Here are the final votes for the rest of the finalists:

  • 2nd place: Purrfect Pals – Arlington, WA (2548 votes)
  • 3rd place: Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society – Salisbury, MA (1931 votes)
  • 4th place: Animal House Shelter – Huntley, IL (1088 votes)
  • 5th place: Crash’s Landing & Big Sid’s Sanctuary – Grand Rapids, MI (1042 votes)
  • 6th place: SPCA Serving Erie County – Tonawanda, NY (768 votes)
  • 7th place: Help Humane Society – Belton, MO (671 votes)
  • 8th place: Humane Society of Tampa Bay – Tampa, FL (586 votes)
  • 9th place: Purrever Ranch – Somerville, TN (373 votes)
  • 10th place: All About Animals – Glendale, AZ (304 votes)

Congrats to all these awesome shelters and thank you for all the work you do for the cats! I’d also like to give a huge thank you to Kathie from The Vertical Cat for all the hard work she does on this giveaway, and to all the other sponsors for donating such great prizes.