Estate Planning

Estate Planning

Did you know that there is a lasting way you can make a difference in cats’ lives? By remembering Forgotten Felines of Sonoma County in your estate planning, you can make an investment that will give you peace of mind knowing that you have made an enormous impact on creating a better world for the unowned, feral and free-roaming cats in Sonoma County.

Please consider a gift in your will or include Forgotten Felines as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy, retirement fund, or other investments. Bequests like this allow you to make a larger gift than you could during your lifetime, and they are still flexible and can be adjusted as circumstances change in your life.

How to make a bequest

Simply contact an attorney who specializes in Estate Planning to create or amend the necessary legal documents. Your planning today will have a lasting impact on the future of cats in our county.
Below are examples of bequest language that might be used.

Sample Bequest Language for an Unrestricted Gift

I hereby give to Forgotten Felines of Sonoma County, PO Box 6672, Santa Rosa, CA 95406, (the sum of $____) or (____% of the residue of my estate,) to be used for its general purposes.

Sample Bequest Language for a gift to a specific use

I hereby give to Forgotten Felines of Sonoma County, PO Box 6672, Santa Rosa, CA 95406 , (the sum of $____) or (____% of the residue of my estate,) to be used for the purposes I have designated in writing and delivered to Forgotten Felines of Sonoma County. If, in its opinion, the need for funds for the designated purpose no longer exists, Forgotten Felines of Sonoma County is authorized to use these funds for a similar purpose.

Is Forgotten Felines already a part of your Estate Plan?

Please let us know! You can email us or call at 707-576-7999.

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