In The Spotlight

Get Your "Hero" T-Shirt

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Wear your support for FAAS with a cool t-shirt or hoodie. All styles, sizes and colors, and the proceeds go to care for the homeless pets at FAAS. Get your gear now.

FAAS South Shore

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Visit our satellite location FAAS South Shore, now open in the South Shore Center outdoor shopping mall. Immerse yourself in the Cat Experience, a free-roam room filled with playful kittens! And don't forget the beautiful adult cats available for adoption on the main floor. (Watch our Grand Opening.)

Store hours: Noon-8 pm Wednesday-Friday
10 am-5pm Saturdays and Sundays.
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

See the founding sponsors who made this satellite location possible. Read more...

Pet Loss Support Group

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Grieving the loss of a four-legged family member? The FAAS Pet Loss Support Group meets at the FAAS South Shore location the third Monday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. It is a free, informal, drop-in group. Registration not required.

The group is led by Suzanne Hayne, a licensed marriage and family therapist. Suzanne has an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from John F. Kennedy University and was a children's program director at Lifeline Women's Shelter in San Francisco for four years. She lives in Alameda and is a FAAS adopter and volunteer. 

Attendees are encouraged to bring a photo or other personal memento of their pet. For more information, email

Next meeting:

Monday, Feb. 17, 2020


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FAAS always needs more volunteers in a variety of capacities. The next orientation classes for new volunteers are:

January 28, Tuesday, 4-5:30 p.m.
February 8, Saturday, 10-11:30 a.m.
February 11, Tuesday, 4-5:30 p.m.
February 25, Tuesday, 4-5:30 p.m.

Sign up for a class.