We are looking for short-term (Thanksgiving through New Years) and longer-term foster homes for healthy, fully-vetted, adult cats and kittens. Opening your home to these cats would help us resolve space issues and allow these homeless cats to share the magic of the holidays with you and your family. Additionally, if you are thinking about adopting a cat, this is a great opportunity to to take one for a test drive.

Fostering could begin as early as Nov 23rd and run through Jan 6th. If you could only do part of that period, we are still interested. The adult cats will need a separate, small room in your home. The kittens will need a safe, easy-to-clean space (quarantined from other animals in the house) and a person/family that has time to spend with them. If you are interested in helping and live within 30 minute of Stamford, please fill out the online adoption application and indicate foster. A team member will get back to you. We will cover all medical costs and can provide supplies such as litterbox, food, toys, bedding, etc. if needed. Thank you!


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Want to make a difference in the lives of homeless and forgotten cats in the Stamford community? Consider volunteering on our Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) team. TNR is a humane solution to the problem of feline overpopulation. Train side-by-side with our experts. All you need is a love for cats, with a respect for their natures and the people who care for them. Email us at to volunteer or get more information.


Humane Education - a teacher or otherwise qualified adult who believes that teaching the next generation to be kind to animals is the right thing to do

Marketing - if you are creative and responsive

Public Relations - if you are professional, comfortable speaking in public and familiar with handling media

Administration/Suppport - picking up phone messages a few times a day or once or twice a week

Fostering - if you have the space and a little spare time to make a difference in a cat's life

Trapping - oh come on, it's easier than you think! If you know cats, like the outdoors, and have a little patience, this might be for you!

Miscellaneous - whatever we need - hanging flyers, staffing our table for education or fundraising events, transporting cats to and from hospital

For more information about these and other potential volunteer opportunities, please contact Friends of Felines by telephone: 203-363-0220 or send email to