Volunteer

Our Top Mission

is to bring all animals a better life.

There are many ways to help us and the animals in our care. Contact Lynn at (201) 666-5444 to volunteer –or if you have questions about working with our group.

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How You Can Help

Join Our Animal Team!

  • Become a Foster Home: just one room in your home can save a life.  We supply everything you need to care for them.  Here’s a Foster Application.
  • Assist in the adoption process
  • Help out at adoption events
  • Drive an animal to a vet appointment

Join Our Fundraising Team!

Help plan fundraising events // Assist at events

Join Our Reshop Team

Become a Sales Associate and assist customers, display merchandise or tag new items

C.A.T.S. Wish List

As a volunteer organization, we’re dependent upon not just monetary donations, but various items that can help us in our mission.

For Our Shop (please make sure the items are in good condition.  We don’t have the dumpster room for broken or un-saleable merchandise).

  • Designer Clothes and Accessories
  • Jewelry
  • Small Pieces of Furniture
  • Antiques
  • Decorative and Gift Items
  • Collectibles

Join Our Marketing Team!

Are you a “techie”?  Help with promotions, Internet issues, etc.

Become a Junior Volunteer

Become a Foster caretaker or help raise money to care for our animals with some of these ideas:

Throw a Jewelry Drive at your school //  Hold a Garage Sale //  Lemonade/cookie stand // Car wash for animals (litter + food collection) //  Make homemade dog biscuits/cat treats // Make homemade catnip toys (for sale in our Resale Shop) // Cat sitting + cat socializing //  Collect towels + blankets // Bake sale // Vegetable or flower stand (grow vegetables or flowers in your garden) // Mother/Daughter Tea (collect donations of food + litter // Kids Fashion Show // Jump or play sport for animals (pledge monetary or food donation) // 

If you are interested in becoming a Junior Volunteer, please contact Wendy Fontana, Jr. Volunteer Director, at www.care4strays@optonline.net

For Our Animals

FOSTER HOMES are always urgently in need.  Providing a room in your home can save lives, literally.  We provide everything you need; you just supply the love.  Contact us at (201) 666-5444 or care4strays@yahoo.com for details on becoming a foster parent.

Food without by-products (such as Innova dry food, Royal Cannin Indoor or Wellness canned food)

We are also in need of dry Kitten food (Royal Cannin) or Wellness (canned).  Other items that we always need include:

  • Clumping Litter
  • Paper Towels
  • Tall Kitchen Garbage Bags (13 gallon)
  • Cat Toys
  • Gift Certificates to Stop & Shop, Westwood Pets, Westwood Seed & Feed, etc.

 

Sponsor-A-Pet:  if a particular animal has melted your heart, but you’re unable to adopt or foster, become their “sponsor.”  Use PayPal to donate what you can to help the animal of your choice.

Our vet and care costs are enormous…so monetary donations are always needed!  Donate through PayPal.  And thanks!

We also collect blankets for the dogs in cages at the Bergen County Animal Shelter in Teterboro. You’re welcome to drop off your blanets at C.A.T.S. Resale Shop and we’ll deliver them, or take them directly to the shelter at 100 United Lane in Teterboro.