What we are looking for?

  • Cat lovers who have 1-2 hours per week and want to make a difference in a cat’s life

What do you get out of it?

  • Purrs, kitty kisses, head bonks, unconditional love, and so much more!

  • Knowledge that the time you spend volunteering each week makes life in the shelter more enjoyable for our homeless cats. The time you spend petting and playing with the cats helps them to stay healthy, happy, and makes them more adoptable!



Volunteer Oppotunities:

Cat Care:

  • Willing to commit to 1-2 hours weekly. Morning and evening shifts are available.

  • Clean cages/room.

  • Feed and water cats.

  • Love and play with the cats.

Cat Care:

  • Care and socialize kittens in a safe environment.

  • Bring kittens to Saturday adoptions after they have been spayed/neutered.

  • FOPAS pays for food and all other costs related to the kitten care

Long Term Foster:

  • Caring for a cat in your home that is too stressed in the shelter.

  • The cat may be older or have health issues needing meds and special attention.

  • FOPAS pays for food and all other costs related to the care of the cat.


  • Stocking rooms with supplies

  • General cleaning

  • Yard work/landscaping

  • Shelter maintenance and/or repair


  • How old do I have to be to volunteer? 16+, 12-16 with guardian

  • Do I have to volunteer for cat care every week? We ask that you commit to one shift per week.

  • What if I can’t work my shift due to illness or vacation? Contact the cat volunteer coordinator.

  • How do I get started? Fill out our Volunteer Application HERE. We will contact you with further details!

  • Are there any physical requirements or constraints? There are stairs and low cages that require bending.

  • What are the cleaning shift hours? Mornings start at 8:30 am. Evenings start between 4:30-5:00 pm

  • Can I earn ‘School Community Service Hours’ working with the cats? Yes!