About Kathmandu Animal Treatment Centre (KAT)

Kathmandu Animal Treatment Centre of Nepal (KAT Nepal) was established in 2004 by Jan Salter as a charity to help raise awareness concerning the inhumane treatment of Nepalese Street Dogs.
While our primary purpose is humane Animal Birth Control (ABC) to reduce the street dog population, we also provide education, awareness, and prevention of Rabies, medical treatment to those that are sick and injured, and education to the public and animal adoptions.
Over the years the purpose of KAT Nepal has remained the same as we honor Jan Salter’s vision.  As a structured NGO, we can address animal welfare issues directly.
Being more than a shelter, we also provide a variety of services, at a reduced cost, by donation or free.  Our services are open primarily to those in the Kathmandu and Budhanilkantha Municipality.
KAT Nepal receives no federal funding and is entirely funded by grants and private donations


While our primary goal is to provide animal birth control (ABC), we also provide shelter and treatment to the street animals who are sick and injured.  We also provide education, awareness, and prevention on rabies and other communicable diseases found in street animals. Adoption and helping animals find new homes is also one of our main goals. 

Our Mission

Our main mission is to help street animals of Nepal live better lives, which we do by providing a combination of our love for animals and the help they need.

Our Visions

KAT Nepal strives to create a more animal friendly and humane world for the animals .