March 18th, 2020

The COVID-19 virus is having a big impact on businesses and nonprofits in our community and Pixie is no different. Even though our shelter is closed to the public, our everyday duties and expenses haven’t slowed down. We’ve been getting questions from our amazing community on how people can help our animals—below are some ideas!

**We currently have enough foster homes for both dogs and cats! When that changes (kitten season will be here before we know it), we will post an update! ** Volunteer orientation, training, and on-boarding are also on hold for the time being.**

How to Help!
Make a Donation:
 Requests for help are not slowing down. As people’s work hours are reduced, we’re already seeing more need for pet food, veterinary care, transfers from other shelters, and owner surrenders. If you’re able, making a one-time gift or becoming a monthly donor is the quickest way to help us help our community. You can donate directly through HERE.

Grab a Wish List Item (or shop through Amazon Smile): You can check out our Wish List full of items we use every day HERE.   Items are shipped from Amazon directly to Pixie. If you’re shopping for your family through Amazon, consider using the Amazon Smile program: it’s the same website and products, but by visiting smile.amazon.com instead, .5% of your total purchase amount is donated to Pixie. THIS LINK will designate Pixie as your charity automatically.

Support Local Restaurants…And Pixie! For our fall Pixie Party fundraiser, restaurant gift certificates are always our best sellers, often going for over their value in our silent auction! Since our local restaurants need your support too, consider buying a gift certificate and donating it to Pixie for our fall auction! Your favorite restaurants get the cash they need and donations to Pixie are tax deductible. It’s a chance to make a big impact with one purchase.

Share Pixie Posts: With the shelter being closed to the public, our pets could use a little extra visibility. Consider sharing posts on your timeline to let people know that we still have amazing animals looking for homes!

Thank you everyone for all of your help—and we’ll update you as soon as we have any new information. We’ll get through this together!

-Everyone at Pixie 3/18/20






March 17th, 2020

Pixie is currently operating by appointment. Staff will be available by email (info@pixieproject.org), phone (503-542-3432), and will be checking voicemail during normal shelter hours.

With staff working from home, please utilize email as much as possible.
Urgent cases and request for aid are our first priority—we appreciate your patience with non-emergency emails.

We currently have enough foster homes. If that changes, we’ll post an update. 

Adoptions and intake will continue to take place, but all appointments must be scheduled in advance—the shelter will not be open to the general public.

If an adoptable animal has pending in the title of their listing, it means they have a meet with a potential adopter lined up. Understandably, these are taking longer to arrange. If you are interested in meeting an animal, please email us your completed application and we will update you if that animal becomes available.

With so many people working from home (including Pixie adoption and office staff), we’re receiving about 5 times our normal volume of email. We’re thrilled to have such an amazing community, but it make take us a little longer than normal to get back to everyone.

Thank You!
-The Pixie Project Staff






February 17th, 2020

The cats at Pixie had a special visitor at the shelter–she even won over Mimi! Check out Natalie’s video to learn more.
Thanks to KOIN 6 and Oregon Adoption Resource Exchange.






February 6th, 2020

We had a blast when our new friend Ben visited the cats at Pixie. Check out his story! Thanks to KOIN 6 and Oregon Adoption Resource Exchange.






Pre-Order your license plate and help fund Spay/Neuter programs state-wide! 

The WAG Spay/Neuter clinic in Eugene needs to sell 3000 vouchers for the plates to to into production: learn more and buy your voucher HERE!






Blake has been a weekly Pixie Cattery volunteer for almost a year! In addition to being a very compassionate kitty caregiver, he’s always eager to help with whatever other tasks are needed—even hauling laundry on the bus to the laundromat when our machines break down! He’s always looking for ways to be more helpful, more involved, and he recently adopted the most beautiful kitty in the world! (Here’s he’s posing with another adoptable Pixie kitten.) Thank you, Blake!






November 17th, 2019

Looking for the most amazing gift that also gives back? Check out these INCREDIBLE calendars created by artist Stella Meier! Each calendar features Stella’s amazing watercolor portraits of rescue Pixie pups and 100% of the proceeds benefit the animals in our care. Available at Pixie now (and online soon). $30 each at Pixie.

Can’t make it to Pixie? Make a $36 payment through our website and we’ll ship one to you! Just be sure to reply to that email with the name and address you’d like your calendar sent to! Calendars will be mailed standard USPS. 






October 3rd, 2019

On October 16th, $1 from every pint sold at the Oakshire Beer Hall will benefit the cats and dogs at the Pixie Project!

Pixie will be tabling from 5-7 to answer questions and give out some Pixie swag. See you there!

Oakshire Beer Hall: 5013 NE 42nd Ave in Portland







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    510 N.E. MLK Blvd.
    Portland, OR 97232

    Retail: (503) 542-3432
    Adoption: (503) 542-3433
    Fax: (503) 542-3437

    Hours:
    Tuesday-Friday 11:00 - 6:00
    Saturday 11:00 to 4:00