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Welcome to A Purrfect Start!
P. O. Box 955 Grove City, OH 43123 (614) 448-1488


A Purrfect Start was formed in June of 2008 and estabished as a 501(c)(3) organization by May of 2009. 

We are a foster based organization and believe that we can make a difference, one animal at a time.  We hope that by taking in homeless animals as space and funds permits,  helping others with homeless animals in their neighborhoods  by having the animals spayed/neutered and/or with food if needed, and educating the public on the importance and need for spaying/neutering, we can acheive that goal.

We have been very successful in acheiving that goal since our organization was founded in June, 2008.  In 2008, we rescued 100 animals and assisted in the spaying/ neutering of 127 other animals.  It has been our goal to continue to match those numbers each year since we are a small, all volunteer rescue, we want to be able to stay within our mission and goals. 

As of December 2023, we have rescued 2079 animals (cats and dogs) and assisted in helping over 2352 feral and free roaming cats since A Purrfect Start was formed. We hope with continued support and working with others in rescue, we can continue to help more each year. 

Highlighted Cats
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Chance came to us with 8 other cats when the owner had passed away and the family could not care more about Chance
Sabrina came to us with her five kittens, Shane, Sal, Scot, Seaton and Seth, when the kittens were more about Sabrina
Vixen and her kitten, Jack Frost and Eve and her kittens, Noelle, Comet and Tiny Tim all came to us more about Noelle
Vixen and her kitten, Jack Frost and Eve and her kittens, Noelle, Comet and Tiny Tim all came to us more about Eve
Highlighted News
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Madison County Cats -- Saturday May 3rd, 2014
Update on Frodo -- Tuesday April 9th, 2013
Frodo -- Thursday March 28th, 2013
Adoption Event -- Thursday February 21st, 2013
Rescue animals lose home due to fire -- Saturday February 9th, 2013

 you can now help even more by simply shopping at Krogers and using your rewards card.  Just go to and link your card to A Purrfect Start by using our NPO Number 84704. It's that simple. Thank you!!


You can also help homeless animals in Ohio by supporting Ohio Pet plates visit, to learn more:


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