The Goathouse Refuge has many incredible cats in need of loving homes.

Behind the Scene

Special Stories of Special Cats Your Support Helps


Tax deductible donations and gifts of goods to help run the refuge are always welcome.


In the News

A Special Visit to the Goathouse with Katzenworld – April 2018

Goathouse Refuge Featured in New Book – March 2018

The Goathouse Refuge saves a tiny kitten from a kill shelter – June, 2016

Five Minutes to Heartbreak – don’t dump you cat to go on vacation – July, 2014

Man Opens Shooting Range Next To Cat Refuge: Internet Gets Angry – June 20, 2014

Siglinda’s cooking pots are mentioned by an article in the Wall Street Journal – May 2, 2014

Cupid of the Goathouse Refuge is featured in Life With Cats – February 6, 2014

Pie and Pets Pizza Event Fundraiser Pictures at – August 3, 2013

Garden Gourmands Fundraiser Pictures at – May 19, 2013

Story broadcast on WGHP (Greensboro- High Point) by Bob Buckley – April 25, 2013

Goathouse Refuge Video on NBC’s Today Show – March 7, 2013

Goathouse Refuge on Time Warner Cable News 14 – February 21, 2013

300 Cats, Yes. Craziness, No., New York Times ? New York, NY ? January 10, 2013

Meet Siglinda Scarpa, a Cat-Loving Artist Who Opened Goathouse Refuge – September 28, 2012

A Place to Call Home
Animal Wellness Magazine – January 31, 2012

The Healing Power of Pets Siglinda’s email to The People’s Pharmacy, April 2011

The Goathouse Refuge, Cage-Free Cat Sanctuary Love Meow, October 7, 2010

Rivers Agency: Giving Back in Creative Ways May 28, 2009



Video of cats on the refuge grounds available on our Flickr page and videos of Siglinda, cats, and about the refuge available on YouTube.

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