In The Spotlight

Get Your Gatsby On!

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Our annual fundraiser is almost here and it's going to be a memorable evening! Get tickets while you still can for AfterTheBall.org: Roaring Twenties.

We'll be channeling Gatsby all evening Oct. 14 at the Elks Lodge while raising money for the homeless pets of Alameda. The fun starts at 6PM. Twenties dress is highly encouraged! 

Get Thrift First Dibs

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Do you love thrifting, have retail work experience, and enjoy helping others? 

FAAS's thrift store is hiring a part-time sales associate. Fringe benefits include getting first crack at The Kitty's fantastic inventory!

Apply to be a Thrifty Kitty Customer Service Associate

New Shelter Hours

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We've missed you!

The main FAAS shelter at 1590 Fortmann Way is now open for walk-up adoptions noon to 4PM on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

You do not need an appointment to meet pets during these hours. 

Our satellite adoption location, 2228 South Shore Center (in the outdoor mall), is open Wednesday through Sunday. Please drop in to meet kittens, some of our adult cats, and all of our bunnies and Guinea pigs.

2-for-1 Kittens

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It's a classic two-fer! Adopt two kittens for the price of one.

When: While supplies last!
Where: FAAS, 1590 Fortmann Way, Alameda, CA 94501; and FAAS South Shore Adoption Center, 2228 South Shore, Alameda.
Who: Kittens younger than 6 months. See who's available!
Adoption Hours Fortmann: 2-4 PM Wednesdays and Fridays
Adoption Hours South Shore: Noon to 5 Wednesday through Sunday

Foster A Pet

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Can't adopt right now? Please consider fostering a shelter pet. Foster homes help pets reach their forever families.

Wear Your Support For FAAS

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Is there a FAAS hero in your life? (Maybe you?) 

FAAS Hero t-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies and more are back, just in time for the holidays. All styles, sizes and colors - and the proceeds go to care for the homeless pets at FAAS. Get your gear now!

Pet Loss Support Group

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You don't have to struggle alone with your grief. Attend the free FAAS Pet Loss Support Group Zoom meeting held every third Monday and led by licensed therapist Suzanne Hayne. Come to share or just listen; all are welcome. Also visit our pet loss Facebook Group, FAAS Remembers

Next Meetings: 

6-7PM Monday, October 17, 2022

6-7PM Monday, November 21, 2022

6-7PM Monday, December 19, 2022

Email Suzanne@suzannehayne.com for the Zoom link. 

Pet Food Pantry

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During the pandemic, our Pet Food Pantry is open to Alameda residents twice a month. Families in need may pick up one month's free supply of cat and dog food. Please park and have your trunk open for safe distancing. Supplies are limited to up to three dogs and three cats per family. Visits per family are limited to once a month.

If you would like to make a donation to the Pet Food Pantry, we welcome unopened dry cat food and cans of wet dog food. Thank you!

When: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., 2nd & 4th Saturdays
Where: Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter, 1590 Fortmann Way, Alameda, CA 94501