In The Spotlight

Great Summer Adoptathon

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All of our shelter animals at both FAAS locations are free adoptions through Sunday, August 18! Thank you to the generous support of the Alameda Support Foundation, which is granting $150 to FAAS for every adoption through this period. See all our animals here. 

FAAS South Shore

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Our very first satellite location is 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...

Get Your "Hero" T-Shirt

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Wear your support for FAAS proudly 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.


Jewelry & More Benefit

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Mark your calendar for FAAS volunteer Vali Ebert's annual fundraiser for FAAS featuring new and gently used jewelry, purses, scarves, handmade animal cards, and other boutique items. If you can donate any of these items to the event, please email Vali at

What: 6th Annual Jewelry & More Benefit for FAAS

When: 5-8 pm November 21, 2019

Where: Private residence; address will be sent to attendees closer to event date.

Save the Date!

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This year's After the Ball fundraiser will be 6-9 p.m.on October 10 on the historic USS Hornet aircraft carrier. FAAS is celebrating its 10-year anniversary in 2019, so this year's ball will be extra memorable. Buy your ticket now!


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

August 13, Tuesday, 4-5:30 p.m.
August 27, Tuesday, 4-5:30 p.m.

Sign up for a class.