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Mission & History




Winn Feline Foundation advances feline health by supporting research and education.




Every cat, every day benefits from Winn-funded research

In 1968, the Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA) created what would soon become Winn Feline Foundation, establishing a source of funding for medical studies to improve cat health and welfare.

A 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization, the New Jersey-based foundation was named in honor of CFA's longtime attorney and advisor, Robert H. Winn. CFA continues to actively support the Foundation and remains dedicated to Winn’s original vision — to promote the health and welfare of all cats by developing or participating in projects for their betterment, including the funding of research and education.

To date, Winn has funded over $6 million in health research for cats at more than 30 partner institutions worldwide. Our work is only made possible with the support of dedicated donors. Just as Winn has grown, so has feline medicine. Cats are no longer viewed as small dogs; they are now a major veterinary specialty. Today, cat owners expect and receive state-of-the-art medical care. They assume their cats will benefit from similar technological advances made in human medicine — and with increasing frequency, they do.

Winn’s commitment to feline health research and education has played a significant role in these achievements and will continue to do so in the years ahead.


Our 50th Anniversary Book194263-0001_2017_AH_Winn_50th_Anniversary_Book_Cover

Sharing our major milestones and stories as Winn reaches its 50th anniversary

Winn’s is celebrating 50 years of fostering improvements in feline health. Through the wonderful sponsorship and design group at Merck Animal Health, Winn is able to provide this superb 50th Anniversary Book available for download or for ordering as a softcover keepsake book. The amazing cover art work - "No Place Like Home" - by well-known artist, Jamie Perry, makes this a valuable collector's item.

The anniversary book is ideal for veterinary practice waiting rooms to help share Winn's story with the pet-loving public. This book also makes a wonderful addition to any cat lover's home. 

Winn is extremely grateful to all the contributors who made this book come together through providing articles, stories, images, ads and major editing. We could not have this celebratory book without your support. Thank You!

Download Winn's 50th Anniversary Book

Order a copy of Winn's 50th Anniversary Book by completing and submitting the form below.

Shipping charges may apply. Contact info@winnfelinefoundation.org with any questions.

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