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Where Are They Now? Kiara & Hurley

Where Are They Now?

"Kiara, previously known as Malibu, was adopted on 2/25/2016. She is spoiled as ever and such an amazing part of our family! We could not imagine life without her. A few fun facts about her:-Loves to sit in our laps (all 55 lbs of her)-favorite weekend adventure is getting puppacinos from Starbucks -huge fan of bark boxes & car rides -spoiled rotten
We are so happy that Kiara has... Read more

Published: 03/07/18

60th Annual Queen of Hearts Ball

Friends of Strays is proud to announce that we have been selected as one of two St. Petersburg charity beneficiaries of the 60th Annual Queen of Hearts Ball. This event is the major fundraising arm of St. Petersburg’s Queen’s Court, a charitable organization that has supported local nonprofit organizations for 60 years.
Friends of Strays was selected for this prestigious honor aft... Read more

Published: 02/06/18

Friends of Strays Pet Food Pantry in The Penny Hoarder

"Friends of Strays, a no-kill animal shelter in St. Petersburg, Florida, has offered a pet food pantry since 2015. Pet owners receiving food stamps, HUD assistance or Social Security benefits may visit the shelter on a designated day each month to receive food for their dogs or cats. Shelter community relations manager Claire Wray said about 40 or 50 people line up each month to receive pet fo... Read more

Published: 02/01/18

Cat TV's

Guess who now has Cat TVs?!
If you guessed Friends of Strays, you're right!
Thanks to our wonderful donors, these beautiful, and carefully protected, tv's have been installed in three of our cats rooms. Our adoptable kitties are already enjoying the new views!... Read more

Published: 01/25/18

2018 Marks 40 years of Finding Forever Homes

2017 was an incredible year for Friends of Strays. With hard work and lots of love, we almost doubled the number of adoptions we had in 2016 - 1,028 total! 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of our shelter and we have big plans to celebrate this milestone in our history. Our goal for 2018 is to find forever homes for 1,200 cats, kittens, dogs, and puppies and celebrate our anniversary with e... Read more

Published: 01/18/18

Introducing: Keep The Mom Program

Help Stop the Cycle!... Read more

Published: 01/16/18

Volunteer Orientation

Interested in becoming a volunteer?
We have a Volunteer Orientation coming up on Saturday, February 3rd! Sign up today by emailing Volunteers@FriendsofStrays.org... Read more

Published: 01/11/18

1,000 Adoptions


We are so happy, thankful, and excited that we were able to find homes for 1,000 animals this year! We want to thank all those amazing adopters who opened their homes to a forever friend, as well as our supporters, staff, and volunteers. Thank you!

Now celebrate with us!


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Published: 12/28/17

Giving Tuesday 2017

November 28 was #GivingTuesday and we sure felt the love. We raised over $5,000 thanks to all our supporters and the anonymous donor who matched all donations that came in. We are so grateful for our amazing community who supports us and our mission of saving and finding forever homes for homeless animals.... Read more

Published: 12/01/17

Friends of Strays on WMNF Talking Animals

You can listen to our Executive Director talk about our goals of reaching 1,000 adoptions by the end of 2017 on WMNF Talking Animals!
Help us reach this goal by choosing to #AdoptDontShop at Friends of Strays!... Read more

Published: 11/29/17