You Can Help Save a Life
We work tirelessly to save as many cats as possible from the streets of Egypt. Help us reach our goals so we can help our cats survive and find love in their forever homes.
About Zee Shelter
Who We Are?
At the beginning of 2017 the founder, Zeina Emparez, started the shelter with the aim to provide the very needed help to hundreds of cats in the district of Giza. Zeina started this project in a small apartment where she rescued and nursed back to health more than 1200 cats.
What started as a small project has grown with the help of sponsors, donors and volunteers in Egypt and in many other countries. Thanks to this, Zee Shelter has been able to find a forever home to more than 800 cats in the past 5 years. In 2019 the efforts made it necessary to look for a bigger, safer place where all cats get the needed food, rest and medical attention, so that they can recover and be prepared for adoption.
All this would not have been possible without the collaboration of the kind souls of our volunteers, donors and sponsors. Thank you a lot for helping us to make it possible for a better life for our cats in Egypt.
Together we save lifes
What We Do?
We rescue cats from the street
We strive to help homeless cats in the Giza area. There are hundreds of thousands of cats in Egypt and the situation now is even more desperate than years ago. Cats are suffering unseen and unimaginably. Without rescue they will die from starvation, illness, injury or human cruelty.
We help cats to recover their health
Our shelter have spaces for the kitties to be comfortable in complete safety. Further, there are designated spaces for mothers and nursing kittens, weaning kittens, cats awaiting spay/neuter surgeries, recovery space for post-surgeries, and new arrivals yet to be vaccinated.
We look for their fur-ever homes
ZEE SHELTER is completely dedicated to the rescue, care, preparation, sponsorship, adoption, home checks, travel and fundraising for all of our rescued cats and kittens. We can help people from UK, USA, Canada, Germany and other countries adopt their Egyptian angel.
Zee Shelter in Numbers
“You can’t buy love but you can rescue it”
How Can You Help?
If it is complicated for you to adopt a cat right now but you are really striving to help, become a sponsor of one of our many cats. You can easily support the food and care for a month. Please check our different options here and become a FRIEND OF ZEE! (FoZee).
By becoming a Donor you really help Zee Shelter in the mission of getting an Egyptian cat a forever home. Your donation helps to cover the shelter expenses, rescue, feeding and the preperation of cats to be adopted. The more you help us, the more cats we can rescue and help!
Adopt an Egyptian Cat
Are your ready to open your heart and your home to an Egyptian Angel?
Please check out our lovely cats in adoption…we are sure you will find your perfect match!
You can’t save all cats, but you can save one
Becoming a FoZee
FoZee is the abbreviation for Friends of Zee. This is an initiative to invite our supporters to help us with the the expenses of one cat by the recurring charge by paypal to the bank account of your preference.
This is an incredible option to help if it is too complicated to adopt a cat, but you are really striving to help. Please check out our different options here and become a FRIEND OF ZEE! (FoZee).
Restoring the Faith
Successful Adoption Stories
The latest shelter news and updates. Stay updated on everything related with us and our work.
After losing her beloved cat Boris to cancer, Linda was on social media when Carmel, a beautiful one-eyed ginger tabby, caught her attention. “Carmel’s picture
Something terrible happened on February 23, 2022, in Cairo, Egypt. In a small apartment an old woman who was doing all she could to give