About Us

SAVES has a Board of Directors that is responsible for the fiscal, policy, and program management of the organization in accordance with the By Laws and Purposes of the Corporation.

All of the Officers and Board Members are unpaid as are all of the other volunteers working with the group. The organization does not own or rent a shelter.

All fostering and care of animals is done in private residences by volunteers.


SAVES, Inc. (Spay Alter Vaccinate Every Stray) is an all-volunteer humane feline rescue group with roots firmly established on the North Fork of Long Island. The area served by the organization includes the townships of Southold and Riverhead.

SAVES does not own or operate a shelter and does not have any full time employees.

SAVES promotes and practices Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) of felines, as well as the spaying and neutering of socialized cats before adoption.

SAVES uses an adoption application designed to insure that adopted cats and kittens receive a permanent home where they will be well cared for and receive lots of love. SAVES reserves to reject an application for any reason.FullSizeRender-3