Pulled off the streets of St. Croix in the Virgin Islands, Henry was a skinny and shy little puppy. The overpopulation of dogs in the Virgin Islands didn’t allow many chances for adoption, so he was transferred to Friends of Strays Animal Shelter in the hopes of finding him a forever home. Read more
Are you ready for a day of mystery, intrigue and adventure? If so, get prepared for the Third Annual Friends of Strays Quest for the Emerald Paw! Read more
This morning we celebrated the generosity of our anonymous donor who covered all the cat and kitten adoption fees during the month of April. After falling in love with the handsome Mr. Bigglesworth, but unable to bring him home, this anonymous donor wanted to do something that would help cats like Mr. Biggs find their forever home. Because of his generosity, we adopted out 103 cats and kittens duri... Read more
One week from today is Give Day Tampa Bay, the 24-hour online giving challenge presented by the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay. Join other animal lovers on Tuesday, May 2nd in making a donation to Friends of Strays and help us reach our goal of $12,000. All funds will go toward lifesaving services for the hundreds of abandoned animals we care for and prepare for adoption each year. You can make ... Read more
The Friends of Strays Adoption Center will be closed on Easter Sunday - April 16th.
Cat adoptions are on the house during April, thanks to an orange tabby cat named Mr. Bigglesworth.
An anoynmous Friends of Strays donor took a liking to Mr. Bigglesworth, but couldn’t take on another cat. However, he wants Mr. Bigglesworth and the more than 60 other cats and kittens who live at the shelter to find loving homes and he’s paying all adoption fees for felines in April.
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We've finally raised the funds and found the volunteers to help us put in new flooring throughout our Adoption Center, Medical Center, and eventually all of the adoptable cat/dog rooms! We are so excited... Read more
As we reflect on 2016 and look forward to 2017, we are grateful for all of our friends, volunteers, and supporters who helped us reunite or find forever homes for over 500 dogs and cats. We couldn’t do what we do without you. Thank you for making 2016 a great year for so many homeless pets in Pinellas County.We look forward to seeing what we can accomplish in 2017 with your help.
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Today we're checking in with Leeloo and her life at sea! This little F.O.S. alumni is calling her new home the Tall Ship Lynx and her dad Captain Alex! This reinterpretive replica of a 1812 privateer ship has plenty of nooks and crannies for Leeloo to explore, but her favorite place is right by dad in his bunk. Down below Leeloo is happy to sit for treats and play with crinkly balls of paper. On de... Read more
The 2nd Annual Friends of Strays Quest from the Emerald Paw was so much fun and raised over $2000. Thanks so much to our sponsors New Towne Properties, Tangible Labs, Trenam Law, Northshore Printing, The Pet Loss Center, Zeus Industries, Inc., MityMo Creative, I love the Burg, Creative Loafing and Cox Media for helping to make this a successful event! ... Read more