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One Week until Give Day!

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

Published: 04/25/17

Shelter closed on Easter Sunday

The Friends of Strays Adoption Center will be closed on Easter Sunday - April 16th.
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Published: 04/13/17

April Showers Adoption Special

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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Published: 04/05/17

We're getting new floors!!! 

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

Published: 02/23/17


October 7, 2017
Mirror Lake Lyceum: 6pm-10pm
More details coming soon.
Please contact fossoiree@yahoo.com or 727.573.5555 for sponsorships, donation of auction items, etc.... Read more

Published: 01/10/17

Happy New Year to All of Our Friends and Supporters 

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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Published: 12/31/16

LeeLoo is off to have adventures on the high seas!

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

Published: 12/22/16

Team River wins the Second Annual Quest for the Emerald Paw

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

Published: 12/16/16

A Message from the Executive Director

I am thrilled to have recently joined Friends of Strays as Executive Director... Read more

Published: 12/12/16

Friends of Strays Shelter Improvements

Throughout this year we've been planning and steadily working on renovations and improvements to the shelter made possible... Read more

Published: 12/12/16