Animal Rights

Project Purr
Project Purr BR exists to save as many of the cats and kittens at East Baton Rouge Parish Animal Control as possible. Prior to our existence, 90 percent of felines who entered the Animal Control shelter died there. Project Purr BR is changing that and is leading Baton Rouge into a time when no kitten or cat is killed needlessly at our community's shelter.

Phone: 1-888-739-6780

Capital Area Animal Welfare Society (CAAWS)
The Capital Area Animal Welfare Society is a non-profit organization committed to the well-being of animals in the Baton Rouge community by adopting homeless animals, teaching the community responsible pet ownership and the humane treatment of animals, and promoting the practice of spay/neuter at all times.

Mailing Address: CAAWS, P.O. Box 77765, Baton Rouge, LA 70879
Phone: (225) 752-5801

Friends of the Animals
Friends of the Animals Baton Rouge is a non-profit animal welfare organization seeking to encourage and improve the humane treatment of animals at EBR Animal Control and Rescue by providing volunteers, resources, programs and education while increasing the number of animals adopted through fostering and partnerships.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 14871, Baton Rouge, LA 70898
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Cat Haven
Cat Haven’s mission is to improve the life of the people and cats in our community by:
  • Rescuing and providing care, shelter and adoption to homeless cats and kittens.
  • Advocating routine sterilization of cats and kittens for population control.
  • Fostering an understanding of responsible cat and kitten care.
  • Providing help and guidance to the people of our community in matters of animal health and welfare.

Address: 11130 N. Harrell's Ferry Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Yelp!BR is a nonprofit animal welfare organization that is committed to ending euthanasia of healthy and treatable companion animals in the Greater Baton Rouge Area by:
  • Addressing pet overpopulation and animal suffering through education and appropriate action; and
  • To provide care to animals in need by enhancing adoption and foster rates. 

Address: 3205 Lanier Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70814
Phone: (225) 485-9200