Companion Connection


What you can do to help Companion Connection:

1) Companion Connection depends on donations to feed, house and provide medical care for all the animals at the sanctuary.† See our Wish List here or visit Smile.Amazon and register Companion Connection as your non profit to support.† When you do this and use for your shopping needs 1% of your purchases is sent to us at no extra cost to you!

2) † We are also in need of volunteers to help keep the village clean and the furbabies socialized.† If you can help us in any way, we would love to hear from you.

3) Our Sponsorship Program raises money for Companion Connection by connecting cats and dogs housed at our sanctuary with animal lovers like you! The best part is you can be a sponsor from anywhere - no matter where you live. Companion Connection provides a home to approximately 15+ cats and several dogs at any given time.† Many of these companion animals require special medical attention, are not completely socialized,† or are unlikely to be adopted due to other reasons.† These companion animals may live out their lives at the sanctuary, if necessary, and we are dedicated to providing them the love and medical care they need.† By being a member of our Sponsorship Program, your donations help cover the costs of caring for these companion animals and the sanctuary they live in. Any amount will help.† If you are interested in sponsoring a Companion Connection animal, please contact us at .† And your donations are tax deductible!

4) The next time youíre at Randalls, Remember to link your Remarkable Card to our number 12572 and your purchases will be credited to our account. Randalls will pay us a percentage of our account total. At NO COST to you, so be sure to use your card every time you shop.† Ask the checker to link your Remarkable Card to 12572. You only need to do it once, help us raise funds the easy way!







"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated...

I hold that, the more helpless a creature, the more entitled it is to protection by man from the cruelty of man." -Mahatma Gandhi-

We are a non profit

Organization dependent on donations.† Please make a tax deductible donation† today!

Last Update February 3, 2019

Contact Information:

Companion Connection

P.O. Box 875

Elgin, TX† 78621-0875

Fax: 512-285-5614



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Companion Connection needs your help!† We used our personal Care Credit for Noko when he was so very ill this past summer- $2,718!†

Now, one of our own family dogs has an aggressive cancer and we need to use our Care Credit to pay for her veterinary care!

Can you help?† $5, $10, or whatever you can spare will help a lot if everyone pitches in and shares our need.

Companion Connection does not take owner surrender animals; rather, we try to educate how the companion animal can remain in the family and provide guidance when and where we are able.


If you have lost your companion animal, contact the Animal Control with the Elgin Police Department, Bastrop County Animal Shelter or Austin Animal Center.†† Please note that Elgin, TX no longer has an animal shelter, only the Animal Control Officer working under the Elgin Police Department.† Strays picked up by Elgin Animal Control are taken to Bastrop County Animal Shelter on Cool River Drive.

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You can also help by shopping Amazon !† Use and register Companion Connection as your non-profit to support and check out our Wish List!

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Socks Needs His Furever Home!

Socks is a sweet boy that was sent to us by a Good Sam.  He had been living on their front porch for a while but seemed to be losing weight.  Their cats did not welcome Socks, so they reached out to me for help.  Upon his wellness exam, Socks tested negative for both FIV and FeLeuk!  Yay!  His birthdate is estimated to be January 1, 2017.†† Socks was neutered August 8th and came through like a champ.  You'd never know he had surgery as he did not bruise or have any symptoms of pain. Socks has received his Rabies, FeLeuk and FIV vaccines.  Socks is microchipped and is litter box savvy. He really wants a family of his own.  He wants attention and wants loving.  He should be in a home with older children that will respect a cat's boundaries as he prefers not to have his booty touched.  And, he can become a tad rowdy when not receiving enough attention!†† Send us an email to come meet Socks!†


Itís time for Amplify Austin!†

Amplify Austin is a city wide day of giving to the causes you care about.† By giving to Companion Connection, you provide veterinary care to animals in need.


As of January 15, you can schedule Amplify Austin Day donations and sign up to fundraise for Companion† Connection. And don't forget - the organization with the most scheduled donations for Amplify Austin Day wins a $5,000 prize!  With your help, that could be us!


The event is this February 28 at 6PM!† A great day of giving to those that help all year round.