My husband John & I visit this beautiful place whenever we're in Walton, a lovely small town in
central New York State.
We've been there many times since I put up my first Peace Plantation photo page
and have taken many pictures of some of the more than 200 cats and kittens who live here. John took
this picture of me & three cuddly feline residents in the summer of 2005.
Peace Plantation's available feline sanctuary space consists of 14 colony rooms that, when combined,
total more than 6,300 square feet of floor and shelf space. The majority of these colonies
offer access to a full acre of outdoor, fenced-in grassy yards.
If you're in the Walton (Delaware County) area and looking for a furbaby to adopt, or just want to lose yourself in a sea of hypnotic purring for while, visiting hours at Peace Plantation are 12:30-4:00pm daily; you can call 1-607-865-5759 for directions. And tell the sanctuary's managing director Michael and all the wonderful animal caretakers on his staff that Cat and John, the mad cat petting photographers from Long Island, say "Hello" (and "Meow" :-)
Peace Plantation is a nonprofit animal welfare organization with a central mission "to
provide lifelong sanctuary and adoption services to homeless animals..." It relies solely
on charitable contributions to achieve its mission and does not receive any financial
assistance from local, state or federal governments. Although separately incorporated,
Peace Plantation operates under the auspices of the
National Humane Education Society, from
which it receives needed resources to carry out its program services.