Can you see me now?

Black cats and dogs are "invisible" in shelters, they are killed at far higher rates than pets of other colors. Please don't overlook me.
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Our special needs cats include those that are FIV+, FELV, Blind, Missing a Limb, Senior, Black, cats and kittens that are especially challenged in finding a forever home.
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Latest News & Events

40th Annual Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting on Fifth
Come out and Support Brigid's Crossing at the 40th Annual Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting on Fifth. Brigid's Crossing will have a booth. Come out and show your support for the kitties! Bring friends and family for this annual tradition on 5th Avenue South as local choral groups, dance troupes, school and church choirs and the community come together for the holidays and the traditional lighting of the Tree. Festively decorated storefronts and windows, twinkling lights and Stores open late with holiday cheer! And, donít miss Santa and Mrs. Claus as they pose for photos and hand out candy!
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Site Highlights

Brigid's Crossing now on
We are pleased to announce the opening of our shop on! Beautiful, hand-made items made with love by our Brigid's Crossing volunteers. All proceeds benefit the Brigid's Crossing kitties! Great gifts for yourself, family and friends. Shop and donate to the animals. Meow! +Read More

Shabby Cat Resale Shop and Adoption Center Benefiting Brigid's Crossing
We need your used items! Please check your closets, garage and storage units. We are in need of furniture, good clothing, wall art, mirrors, linens, lamps, jewelry, shoes, bags, books, and new or used perfume. Please help Shabby Cat Resale Store and Adoption Center succeed for all the Brigid's Crossing kitties. Visit us at our new location: 963 Fourth Avenue North in the Naples Design District. Call for store directions or pick up for large donations (239) 263-6019. Adoptable cats here every day! Get some purrrr therapy. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm. +Read More

Make a Difference, Become a Foster
We have a need for Foster Homes on a continuing basis for many cats, who for one reason or another, do not adjust well to living with many other cats. Or may need, due to health reasons, to be separated from the larger cat population. +Read More

Amazon Wish List
Doesn't everyone like to shop online? This holiday season, won't you consider shopping for the Brigid's Crossing kitties? Our Amazon Wish list makes it easy to make a donation of items we regularly need. Visit to view our complete list of items. We appreciate your support and this is a great way to help us, help the kitties! Many, many purrs of thanks! +Read More

Donate and Send a Brigid's Crossing eCard Gift
Help cats in need by sending an eCard to a loved one or other special person in your life. Let them know that not only are you thinking of them, but that you are honoring them through a donation to Brigid's Crossing Foundation. +Read More

How to Adopt: Things to Consider
Falling in love with a cat or kitten is easy and cat ownership can be very rewarding. Adopting a cat, however, is a big decision. Cats and kittens require a lot of time, money, and commitmentóover 15 years' worth in many cases. Brigid's Crossing encourages you to think through your decision before you adopt a companion animal. +Read More

17 Health Benefits of Owning a Cat
When you think of items that can help you increase your health, you do not often think about pets. Especially, cat ownership may not come to mind. However, health professionals and researchers are finding that owning a cat can actually benefit your health. You can enjoy a number of benefits from cat ownership. Here are 17 health benefits associated with owning a cat. +Read More

Medical Grants
Specialists for Animals Foundation: SAFI is a non-profit organization that was created in 2009 to help with the cost of specialized veterinary health care for owners of small animals who have demonstrated an inability to pay for such specialized veterinary care. The corporation receives and administers grants and contributions of money or property from individuals, private organizations and public sources. +Read More

Insure Your Adopted Pet
PetFirstís 30-day pet insurance plan is an offer available to every dog and cat adopted from your organization, regardless of age. This program ensures the pets you adopt out are covered for accidents and illnesses once they leave your care. The 30-day pet insurance reimburses 100% of vet bills incurred during this time up to $500 per incident after a $50 deductible, which can be a safety net for a pet parent to be able to afford an unforeseen medical emergency, rather than making the tragic decision not to treat. Be sure to view the PetFirst Reference Guide for additional information and exclusions. +Read More

Meet the Sanctuary Cats of Brigid's Crossing

Cats in the Spotlight

Hello I am Patsy2
PET OF THE WEEK for 10/16/2014

Patsy is blind. She has a twin sister Bunny. Both are beautiful short hair blue tiger kitties. They came together from a kill facility with a bad upper respiratory infection, which they fully recovered from. They are inseparable!
+Learn more about adopting Patsy2
+Learn more about sponsoring Patsy2

Hello I am Beau
PET OF THE WEEK for 9/22/2014

Hello I am Beau! I am the twin of Chuck. We look so similar, we are showing you the same photos for both of us! You just can't tell us apart.
+Learn more about adopting Beau

Hello I am Mr Harris
PET OF THE WEEK for 9/22/2014
Mr Harris

Pleased to meet you, I am Mr. Harris. I am the guy who grew up in a neighborhood that wasn't too savvy about getting us fixed before we Sowed Our Wild Oats! Sooo, somebody I had a... hmmm.... love relationship with..... must have been FIV positive. Now I am too.
+Learn more about adopting Mr Harris
+Learn more about sponsoring Mr Harris

Cats Needing Homes & Sponsors
  • Adopt Anastasia
  • Adopt Arthur
  • Adopt Beau
  • Sponsor or Adopt Betsy
  • Sponsor or Adopt Char Char
  • Adopt Chuck
  • Sponsor or Adopt Farrah
  • Adopt Francis
  • Adopt Houdini2
  • Sponsor or Adopt Lucky
  • Adopt Midge
  • Sponsor or Adopt Nell
  • Sponsor or Adopt Oreo
  • Sponsor or Adopt Oscar
  • Sponsor or Adopt Patsy2
  • Sponsor or Adopt Princess
  • Sponsor or Adopt Raisen
  • Sponsor or Adopt Sammy
  • Sponsor or Adopt Sean
  • Sponsor or Adopt Sky
Help Our Cats Find Forever Homes

We post our adoptable cats regularly on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Like our Facebook page and Share our posts with your network, help us find these forever homes for our kitties! Thank you for your support, meow!

Good Thoughts

May the road rise to meet you
May the wind be always at your back
May the warm rays of sun fall upon your home
And may the hand of a friend always be near.
—An Irish Blessing
Heather Burch
Our Founder, Heather Burch
+The Brigid's Crossing Story

Happy Tails

Isabel, Johnny, their children & Elijah

WOW! Today is a good day! ELIJAH is adopted. He loves his new family. It was love at first sight. Isabel, Johnny and their children were immediately Elijah's best friends. Elijah loves children. He is such a lucky boy! Thank you everyone for your support. Love, Elijah

Elijah Elijah

Joy, Amanda & Mae Mae

"My house is now officially a home." Thank you Joy for opening your heart to our two wonderful girls, Amanda and Mae Mae.

Joy, Amanda Mae Mae

Sara & Shelly

Shelly and Sara are doing great! Sara, Thank you so much for giving our precious Shelly her forever home!

Sara & Shelly Sara & Shelly



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PO Box 9086
Naples, FL 34101-9086
Ph (239) 591-8425

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