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Welcome to Safe Place For Pets


Meet Eric: Eric is an 11-year-old neutered male, has claws, and weighs just over 11 pounds.

Eric has a calming personality, loves his human (and will follow them from room to room). He is a gentleman, but will play when you have a good toy.

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We call Eric our 'Tom Selleck' of cats, because he is so ruggedly handsome. (We're not sure what the real Tom Selleck would think, but we hope he would approve of our Eric).


Eric has befriended several shy cats that have come into the program and helped them acclimate and find their new home. Now we hope it is Eric's turn. Eric is looking forward to meeting you so please do visit him soon!

Visit our available pets.

We love getting updates on pets that have been rehomed through Safe Place. You can read some of the latest updates on our Success Stories page.


To make an appointment to visit our cats at the Welcome Center at 1141 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80929, please call (719) 359-0201, currently open by appointment only.



Ready to volunteer? SP4P is a 100% volunteer organization and we are always in need of amazing volunteers like you! We have the following opportunities available: Grant Writer, Development Chair, Volunteer Coordinator, Social Media Guru, Strategic Planning Chair, Welcome Center Coordinator and Facility Manager and many more volunteer openings. (Must be 18 years or older to volunteer unless accompanied by an adult.)

We have an immediate need for a Grant Writer. As a Grant Writer, you would research funding sources, prepare and send grant proposals, keep detailed records to track research and proposals, and provide additional information to organizations as requested.

more info about Grant Writer

We are looking for someone with outstanding grammar and research skills who has a passion for helping animals and/or the terminally ill. A bachelor's degree in communications, English, professional writing or a similar major is preferred. If you are interested in becoming a Grant Writer for Safe Place for Pets, please complete the Volunteer Application.




We are thrilled that Rescued Hearts Unique Boutique has chosen Safe Place for Pets as their Group of the Month for January. A portion of their profits will be donated to Safe Place for Pets. Rescued Hearts is located at 3314 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918. Rescued Hearts is a non-profit, pet-friendly store where you can find many new, gently used, and one-of-a-kind treasures. They are open from 10a-5p, Tues.- Sat. Thank you Rescued Hearts Unique Boutique!


Have you ever thought of volunteering for Safe Place for Pets? Would you like to know more about Safe Place for Pets? If the answer is yes, then please join us for a volunteer orientation scheduled for Wednesday, February 8th from 6:00-8:00pm at the Manitou Arts Center, 513 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs. For any volunteer who has NOT attended a volunteer orientation before - this is for you! However, anyone interested in Safe Place for Pets is invited. See you there! (Must be 18 years or older to volunteer unless accompanied by an adult.)



We would like to thank everyone that donated to Safe Place for Pets during the 2016 Indy Give! campaign. We are very grateful for your support. Happy New Year!


For more information about our organization, read our most current newsletter here.


We are now being supported by Amazon.com's SMILE program. By following the link you can ensure that .05% of your purchases will be donated to Safe Place for Pets! The first time you log in, you will see a notification window letting you know that your purchases are supporting Safe Place for Pets, and after that, you will have the Amazon SMILE logo in the top left corner of your screen, and a tag, showing that you are supporting Safe Place for Pets.