Community Cat Trapping Assistance, Help with Kittens & Affordable Spay/Neuter

Cat Trapping Assistance

For assistance with trapping community cats in East County, their spay/neuter and kittens needing trapping, we recommend contacting the first 6 rescue groups listed. The sheer number of calls for help are overwhelming. Most locations with feral cats have kittens present that need to be trapped and socialized for adoptions in order to get them off the street.

Help with Kittens

For help with kittens, please email In addition, we recommend you call the first 4 rescues listed below. Please call more than once if you don’t hear back right away.

HALO - Homeless Animal Lifeline Organization
East Contra Costa County TNR and Spay/Neuter Line
Also helps with kittens & spay/neuter of pet cats.
(925) 779-2183

East County TNR & Spay/Neuter Resource Hotline
Hit # (pound) to bypass message and leave your message for help
(925) 473-5001

Community Concern for Cats (CC4C)
East County trapping assistance & CC4C clinic. Leave detailed message or email through their website for assistance.
P.O. Box 3795
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
(925) 938-2287

HARP - Homeless Animals Response Program
East County trapping assistance, including trapping kittens. Leave a detailed message.
(925) 431-8546

SNIP (Spay Neuter Impact Program)
Contra Costa County (Martinez)
Has low cost spay/neuter clinic 5 times per year. ($20 per cat). Cats must be brought in traps and be at least 5 months old. They will sometimes loan traps.
(925) 473-5027

Contra Costa County Animal Services (Martinez)
For spay/neuter reservations, call Tuesday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm (closed 12 noon to 1 pm).
(925) 608-8420 ext. 2 – Reservations are by Appointment Only

Spay / Neuter Clinic at Contra Costa County Animal Services
FREE for feral cats in traps. Can bring up to 4 feral cats. Please call for more info. May also loan traps.


Affordable Spay/Neuter Assistance

The list below shows organizations and veterinary clinics that provide spay and neuter services at lower costs. We make every effort to keep this page current, but please call ahead to verify prices and services in case there are any changes.

ARF – Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (Walnut Creek)
(925) 256-1ARF (1273)
See: Appointment Requests
Spay is $70 and neuter is $60

Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society / SPAY THE BAY
(510) 845-7735 x203
Spay is $85 and neuter is $65

Contra Costa County Animal Services (Martinez)
For reservations, call Tuesday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm (closed 12 noon to 1 pm).
(925) 608-8420 ext. 2
Reservations are by Appointment Only

Spay / Neuter Clinic at Contra Costa County Animal Services
FREE for feral cats in traps.
Friendly cats: Spay is $63 and neuter is $42 (current vaccinations are also required; as of July 2018).

Contra Costa Humane Society (Pleasant Hill)
Spay/Neuter Assistance Program for low income / domestic & feral cats
(925) 279-2247, ext. 305 
See: Spay/Neuter Assistance Program and Program Interest Form
Questions, email:

East Bay SPCA (Dublin and Oakland)
Oakland: 510-639-7387
Dublin: 925-479-9674
Feral cats in traps are $40
Spay is $100 and neuter is $75
Reduced fees to qualified low-income residents in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.

Feral Cat Foundation (Alamo)
925) 829-9098

Fix Our Ferals (Richmond)
For general information, call (510) 215-9300 or e-mail
12226 San Pablo Avenue, Richmond, CA 94805
Ferals $40, pets $85

Hopalong Animal Rescue
510) 267-1915
Oakland, CA
Spay/Neuter Voucher Application

Hopalong operates a spay/neuter assistance program for low-income pet owners. The cost to spay or neuter a cat is $60*. Low-income pet owners pay a portion of those costs depending on their household income.

Paws in Need (Tri-Valley)
Paws in Need provides funding assistance for necessary one-time urgent medical treatment and spaying and neutering of cats and dogs in the Tri-valley and surrounding areas.
(925) 551-1877
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3436, San Ramon, CA 94583

SNIP – Spay Neuter Impact Program (Martinez)
For free-roaming cats only, homeless or feral/stray cats – in traps (5 times per year), $20 per cat, mandatory eartip.
For Contra Costa County residents
Reservations: (925) 473-5027
SNIP (Spay Neuter Impact Program) 

Solano County SPCA (Solano County)
SPCA of Solano offers low cost spay and neuters to pets and strays that live locally and in surrounding cities. Services are provided by appointment only, no drop-ins. Must complete the application form.
(707) 448-7722
Solano County SPCA Spay/Neuter Clinic / Spay: $70 / Neuter: $42

Solano Feral TNR Task Force (Suisan, CA)
Feral/stray cats only – in traps – suggested $20 donation per cat
(707) 421-5515

Tri-Valley Animal Rescue (TVAR)
P.O. Box 11143
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 803-7043

Tri-Valley Spay/Neuter Center
4651 Gleason Drive
Dublin, CA 94568
(925) 479-9674

Valley Humane Society (VHS)
3670 Nevada Street Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 426-8656