Our vision is to have a community where no kittens are born wild on the street, no cat  capable of living in a home is lacking one, and no feral cats are wanting for food, water,  and appropriate care and concern.

Looking back on 2016 and ahead at 2017

If success is measured by the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out, then 2016 was a phenomenal year for the San Antonio Feral Cat Coalition, thanks to you! Check out the 2016 numbers below:
  • $40,190 subsidized 1,829 spay/neuter surgeries
  • 2,753 requests for help received via our Helpline and email service
  • 825 traps were loaned to the community for TNR
  • 522 people were trained to safely trap through our monthly free TNR classes
  • 377 cats and kittens were taken off the streets and placed for adoption
  • $3,440 paid from our cat crisis fund to help sick or injured outdoor cats
  • $3,763 went to provide food support for colony caretakers feeding community cats
Our Cat Stats speak for themselves but behind every number are dedicated, caring people who want to make lives better for our community cats. The stats don't show everything: We received four grants last year from Petco, PetSmart Charities, the San Antonio Area Foundation and a joint ASPCA grant with the Helotes Humane Society. We achieved a long-term goal by offering bilingual TNR Classes and added a Spanish option to our Helpline. A new initiative that will have a big impact in 2017 is our newly-developed Trapper Team! 

As we close out the first month in the new year, we are optimistic that 2017 will be one of continued growth - in knowledge, advocacy, and the number of people that care for outside cats. TNR is our mission, but thanks to your support, we are able to do more. We're able to ease suffering, feed the hungry, and find homes for the adoptable so they aren't put back on the street. Thank you! 
SAFCC awarded spay/neuter grant for 78217 zip code

The San Antonio Feral Cat Coalition would like to thank PetSmart Charities for awarding us a grant for $26,500 to TNR 500 cats in the 78217 zip code! This zip code was chosen because it had the largest number of cats reported by our Helpline last year. 

Clinics participating in this grant are: 

Animal Defense League, 1300 Nacogdoches Rd., 78217 
San Antonio Humane Society, 4804 Fredericksburg Rd. 78229 

Grant begins on February 1. Check clinic times and dates on our website here. Please call our Helpline to get traps: 210-877-9067 

This is FREE spay/neuter for any outside cat in 78217! All cats will receive a rabies vaccination and an ear-tip. Cats must arrive in a covered, humane trap to be accepted. Thank you, PetSmart Charities!
Get involved! 2017 volunteer needs

We are an all-volunteer organization and need your help to continue our programs! Please see the areas where we currently need help. If you are interested in volunteering,  the first step is to attend one of our TNR classes.   

Helpline Looking for someone for Tuesday and Thursday and who can commit to a full shift these days. This volunteer opportunity is very rewarding as resources and education are given to desperate callers. Helpline volunteers are dedicated and responsible. Experience with customer service a plus! Extensive training provided.
Looking for outgoing, fun people to help with our events. Knowledge about what we do and our mission is required to answer questions. OJT provided. People who enjoy teaching and do not mind public speaking are needed for our Presentation Team and TNR Class Team. Subject matter training provided.
Fosters Looking for people who have time to give to socialize friendly strays and young kittens discovered during our TNR missions. We pay expenses.You will need to bring cats to adoption events and to the vet, if needed. Every year kittens have to be fixed and put back out on the street because there are not enough fosters.You will be saving their lives and enriching your own!
We now operate four Petco stores for our adoptable cats and kittens. We can only keep them if we have cleaners to come every day to clean the cubicles and add food and fresh water.
TNR Class
This is an easy way to help and you get to meet a lot of new people! We need folks to help at sign-in and people with a laptop to do data entry (entering the attendees into an excel sheet). This is then input into our Master List that is securely maintained with everyone who has ever attended a class - now totaling   6,971!
at TNR Class
Our bilingual TNR classes at Las Palmas and Memorial Libraries need help from people who speak both English and Spanish. Even if you are not ready to be a presenter, we still need people in the class with bilingual skills to assist with the sign-in procedure, and there are always class attendees who want to speak to someone after the class. This is such a great way to help the TNR program so please consider offering us some of your time and talent.

If you would like to help please fill out our volunteer form and join our network! Children under age 18 can staff an information booth at our events or help fundraise, but cannot interact with cats due to possible injury.
SAFCC Trapper Team off to a great start

Our Trapper Team grant from the San Antonio Area Foundation started January 1. This grant pays veteran trappers $20 per cat to trap cats that would not otherwise be trapped. Cats eligible for this grant have feeders who are elderly or disabled and not able to do TNR themselves. This also includes cats at apartment complexes and mobile home communities where there are too many cats or no one is willing to do TNR. 

You can help us with this grant by letting us know of situations that meet the criteria above. Call our Helpline at (210) 877-9067 to report. Thank you!
Support us every Third Thursday at California Pizza Kitchen 

Join us for a late Valentine celebration on February 16 for a great meal while showing San Antonio's community cats some love! Present this FLYER when you dine in or take-out and 20% of your bill will be donated to SAFCC. 

With two convenient locations, which one is closer to you?  California Pizza Kitchen (Huebner Oaks) or California Pizza Kitchen (Quarry)

This fundraiser occurs every Third Thursday at both California Pizza Kitchen locations. Enjoy a healthy meal while helping our community cats stay healthy!
Tails of Success
Erin was abandoned and disowned by someone who had once loved her but left her alone to scrounge for survival on a lonely street outside as a young kitten. Thanks to a kind neighbor who had to do something to help, she was rescued and brought to a SAFCC volunteer/foster for safety. Our volunteer cared for Erin until she was able to find a home...for good!

Erin has now found her forever happiness with her new dad and family! We are so happy they thought of the San Antonio Feral Cat Coalition when they were ready to adopt a cat. Adopting a cat from SAFCC supports our efforts to get more friendly cats and kittens off the street! 
Adoption Events
Be sure to visit us at any of our adoption events going on this month. Stop by and say hi!

Saturday, February 11 and 25

(12651 Vance Jackson Rd. #119,78230)

125 NW Loop 410 #350,78216)

SAFCC cats are friendly and social, kittens are all foster-home-raised with great personalities and maximum human interaction at their formative period of life. All cats and kittens are fully vetted which is included in the adoption fee.

Click HERE to view our adoptable cats and kittens.

Helpful Links:

San Antonio Feral Cat Coalition | (210) 877-9067 | info@sanantonioferalcats.org   sanantonioferalcats.org