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save the life of a kitten today.

In 2016, more than 2,600 newborn kittens (two months of age or younger) were killed in Los Angeles city shelters, simply because they didn't have safe places to call home. Together, we can change that. Here's how to help:

Save the Kittens Walk-in Foster Weekend, August 26-27

Become a kitten foster and save lives! Visit Los Angeles Animal Services, Stray Cat Alliance, Found Animals, SNPLA or Best Friends in L.A. on August 26 or 27 to learn how to foster kittens (details per location are below). You’ll receive an on-the-spot orientation and all the necessary supplies (while supplies last, varies by location) to successfully foster a kitten or litter of kittens. Fostering is a fun, temporary commitment that makes a huge lifesaving impact at our city shelters. This is a great way to be a big hero to a tiny soul. Foster kittens and help make L.A. a no-kill city! 

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Walk-in details and pre-scheduled kitten pickups vary by each location:

LA ANIMAL SERVICES:  6 locations need help! 

Walk in to any of the 6 city shelters (bring your I.D) during open hours to pick up your foster kittens!
Locations: http://www.laanimalservices.com/shelters/ 
(supplies provided vary by location)

Dates & Hours: Saturday: 8am-5pm and Sunday: 11am-5pm
View available kittens who need you by shelter location and get started on your foster application here: http://www.laanimalservices.com/kittenfostervolunteers/



Walk in from 2-5pm to meet the kittens who need you and start fostering right away!
Date & Hours: Saturday, Aug 26, 2 - 5pm
Location: 4207 W Jefferson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016



FOUND ANIMALS: Help them foster 100 kittens in 2 days!

What does being a kitten foster require? Commit to fostering for 3-5 weeks. Provide all necessary supplies.Transportation to check-up and emergency appointments. Enjoy the free bonus snuggles daily!
APPLY NOW HERE - After the application is completed you will receive further details including
foster pickup scheduling and care protocols. 

Kittens are pick-up by appointment only. Pickup will take place August 26 & 27 from 12 - 1pm at their Culver City Adopt & Shop. For directions click here.



Dates & Hours: August 26 & August 27 from 10am - 3pm 
Location: 957 N. Gaffey St., San Pedro, CA 90731
Walk in for bottle feeding demonstrations at 11am and 2pm both days.
Look for the booth right in front of their Spay and Neuter clinic.
Bottle feeding demonstrations to help you clear their kitten nursery. A foster starter kit of food and litter will be provided, as well as medical care for the kittens. Stop by to fill out a foster application and take home an adorable litter of kittens. Bring the whole family. For more information, please email us at foster@snpla.org.


NKLA Pet Adoption Center (West L.A.):

Date & Hours: Sunday, August 27 from 12:30-2:30pm
Location: 1845 Pontius Ave, 90025 (just off of Santa Monica Blvd) 
Walk in at 12:30pm to attend a kitten bottle feeding class hosted by Kitten Rescue! Kittens will be available from multiple NKLA Coalition partners to go home with you, along with supplies, from 1:30-2:30pm. 



Kittens are pick-up by appointment only. To sign up to foster, please take these 2 steps:

STEP 1 - sign up to volunteer (foster) - Go to volunteers.bestfriends.org to create a volunteer profile. Follow the steps to volunteer in Los Angeles.

STEP 2 - complete our online orientation

Watch the orientation video from the comfort of your own home HEREOnce completed, you will receive a confirmation email and help to sign-up for a pick-up time! Questions? Email fosterLA@bestfriends.org or call 818-643-3213




KITTEN CARE HANDBOOK  |  Found a kitten? Click here for resources.