All funds will be distributed as grants to organizations to support cats and dogs that need special care or extra help getting adopted due to conditions such as:

  • Physical deformity
  • Birth defects
  • Developmental disability (i.e. cerebral hypoplasia)
  • Mobility impairment
  • Blindness
  • Deafness
  • Wounds suffered from a disaster, accident, or abuse (i.e. burns due to a fire, broken bones due to car accident or physical abuse, etc.)
  • Any permanent diseases/illness (FIV, Leukemia, diabetes, etc)
  • Old age

Eligible grant recipients may include, but are not limited to, the following projects that support cats: emergency and ongoing veterinary or medical care, physical and behavioral rehabilitation, hospice and sanctuary care, shelter enrichment, foster programs, adoption events and adoption make-ready costs, relocation programs to improve adoptability, safety net programs for owned cats to reduce pet relinquishment and to keep families together and costs associated with emergencies, disasters or cruelty responses.

If you would like for your gift to be made in memory of a beloved person or pet, please email [email protected].

Download Lil BUB's BIG Fund for the ASPCA 2014 Annual Report to read all about the ways the Fund is making a difference for special needs cats. [PDF]