News & Events

  • News from Lucky Cat Café - What is this place? Sip Coffee. Pet Cats. RELAX. Lucky Cat Café is a cozy adoption center, with a small coffee shop and gift shop, located in a 100-year-old blue house. Lucky Cat Café partners with Shamrock Foundation, which provides many of the cats that live at Lucky Cat Café. Visitors can sip on coffee […]
  • Adoption Events Change Temporarily - 6/2/20…Shamrock Pet Foundation will NOT be holding their regular adoption events in person until we feel the COVID-19 situation is more stable. However, we will still be accepting adoption applications and screening candidates while we continue to find our cats and dogs their new forever homes. We’re just doing it differently for now, through our […]
  • Coming Back Slowly from Quarantine - 7/8/20…Shamrock Pet Foundation has begun to slowly come back to our regular adoption events while at the same time keeping our pets and volunteers safe through social distancing measures.  Our efforts will expand as state mandates allow. CATS: The Lucky Cat Café opened their doors at the end of May and now have limited Thursday […]
  • Wish List 2022 - If you are interested in making a donation to Shamrock to help our companion animals, here is a list of the items we use the most.  With the changes we have made due to COVID-19, you can contact us by calling (502) 585-3220 to make pickup/delivery arrangements. CAT LOVERS Cat & Kitten Dry & Canned […]
  • Spay/Neuter Awareness - As a pet owner, you can help reduce the pet overpopulation problem by getting your pet spayed (female) or neutered (male). The following chart shows some statistics that you may find interesting. It shows how may litters of puppies and kittens each pair of dogs and cats can have in a year’s period of time. […]
  • Animal Abuse Offender Registry - 4/9/19…On April 9, 2019, Metro Council passed an Animal Abuse Offender Registry Ordinance. This ordinance went into effect October 22, 2019. Louisville Metro Animal Services (MAS) will be operating the Registry for offenders.  The following information was sent to us from MAS. Prior to selling, transferring, exchanging, or adopting an animal to a person you […]
  • Ordinance Targets Backyard Breeders - 10/20/21 … Elizabethtown, KY has passed an ordinance in regards to the sale of dogs and cats. Councilwoman Julia Springsteen said they are the first town in Kentucky to make it a criminal offense to sell and buy animals from stores or in public spaces. “This is targeting backyard breeders and this is targeting puppy […]
  • Keep Pets Safe in the Cold - 5 Ways to Protect Pets This Winter Follow these tips to keep animals safe and comfortable in the cold. In many areas, winter is a season of bitter cold and numbing wetness. Make sure your four-footed family members stay safe and warm by following these simple guidelines. Keep Pets Sheltered Keep your pets inside with […]
  • Keep Pets Safe in the Heat - How and where to cool animals down when temperatures soar. The summer months can be uncomfortable—even dangerous—for pets and people. It’s difficult enough simply to cope with rising temperatures, let alone thick humidity, but things really get tough in areas that are hit with the double blow of intense heat and storm-caused power outages, sometimes […]
  • SB21 Passes in Kentucky - Kentucky is no longer at the bottom of the barrel in animal cruelty laws!  04/15/20…Up until now, in Kentucky (the only state in the USA) it has been against the law for a veterinarian to report animal abuse.  SB21 rectifies this and allows a veterinarian to report without breaking the law.  Passage of this law […]