Adoptable Pets of the Week

"Time spent with cats is never wasted"! 

-Sigmund Freud

Spring has sprung, so that means cat and kitten season is in full bloom! Gem is just 2 years old and is very friendly.  She is looking for a wonderful "furever" home.
Adoption fees for cats are waived (FREE!) with an approved adoption application, which you can find on the website, www.rcacp.org. Email your completed copy back to mail@rcacp.org.  The Regional Center for Animal Care & Protection will call you once approved! 

At the RCACP, the goal is to connect adoptable pets with suitable forever homes. The first step in adopting through RCACP is to complete an Adoption Application (PDF). The next step is having a meet and greet with the animal to make sure that he/she is compatible with your family, human and animal alike. When adopting dogs, RCACP requires that all family members living in the home (or ones that will have frequent contact with the dog), come to the shelter to meet the dog prior to approval for adoption. RCACP also requires that any other dogs in the home come to the shelter to meet the selected dog to ensure that they are compatible prior to adoption. For cat adoptions, it is recommended that everyone in the household meet the cat prior to adoption as well. If all goes well, the selected animal will go home with you and a folder full of helpful hints to introduce the animal into its new home! Thank you for saving a life!

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"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he (she) loves himself (herself)." 

-Josh Billings

Estella is just 1 year old and is sweet as can be. She is a little shy at first, but is extremely gentle and loving. She does do well with other dogs, but has not been tested with kids or cats. 
If you would like to set up a meet and greet with Estella, please visit www.rcacp.org for an application and email your competed copy back to mail@rcacp.org. The Regional Center for Animal Care & Protection will give you a call once approved!


At the RCACP, the goal is to connect adoptable pets with suitable forever homes. The first step in adopting through RCACP is to complete an Adoption Application(PDF). The next step is having a meet and greet with the animal to make sure that he/she is compatible with your family, human and animal alike. When adopting dogs, RCACP requires that all family members living in the home (or ones that will have frequent contact with the dog), come to the shelter to meet the dog prior to approval for adoption. RCACP also requires that any other dogs in the home come to the shelter to meet the selected dog to ensure that they are compatible prior to adoption. For cat adoptions, it is recommended that everyone in the household meet the cat prior to adoption as well.  If all goes well, the selected animal will go home with you and a folder full of helpful hints to introduce the animal into its new home! Thank you for saving a life!

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Who is RCACP?

The RCACP is an open intake facility accepting stray and lost animals from animal control officers and the public, as well as owner relinquished pets, from the City and County of Roanoke, the County of Botetourt, and the Town of Vinton. The RCACP posts pictures of lost or strayed animals on their website, RCACP website, to make it possible to search for a lost pet online. Contact the RCACP for the Roanoke, Virginia, area and to report a lost or found pet. Call 540-344-4922.

Adopting a Friend

Once an animal has passed his/her required holding time at the facility to allow the owner to reclaim him/her, the RCACP works with the Roanoke Valley SPCA, rescue groups and other shelters to place available animals in suitable homes. Animals who are housed at the RCACP that are posted on the Petfinder.com website have been deemed available and can be seen by visiting the center Monday through Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Once an adoption request is placed, an appointment will be made to complete the adoption through the RVSPCA. Each will be spayed/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped before being adopted. To place an adoption or rescue request, or for more complete information, please email us at or call 540-344-4922. Be sure to give us the animal's ID number to assure your name is on the right pet.

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RCACP

Regional Center for Animal Control & Protection


 1510 Baldwin Avenue
 Roanoke, VA 24012
 Phone: 540-344-4922

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