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About Us

It all Started with a VERY Generous Donation

Ralphie's Retreat for Cats

 Ralphie's Retreat is a no-kill shelter for cats who have been diagnosed with Feline Leukemia. 

Some of our feline friends come from homes where their owner could no longer care for them, or from a shelter that was set to euthanize them, 

just for testing positive. They all have a unique story to tell and hope that you will sponsor them with your donation.   

In 2011 we were able to start building our shelter because of a very generous donation of land.

Since then we have made many new additions and improvements to our shelter which is always filled to capacity.

It's taken a lot of love, hard work and dedication, but the animals make every day a joy for us!
You can share in that joy by sponsoring one of our cats.
Check out our SPONSOR page to find the purrrfect cat.  

Purrrrfect Friends Having Fun

Ralphie's Retreat for Cats Playroom

Not all cats diagnosed with Feline Leukemia are symptomatic. They still have a lot of life to live and love to give! Here they make friends for life!

A Tranquil Sanctuary

Ralphie's Retreat for Cats

We give life, love and care to cats with Feline Leukemia in a very serene and tranquil place in the state of Maine.