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Volunteer Foster Donate


There are many fun and rewarding avenues for volunteering your time and talents for our worthy cause. Our volunteer form lists the ways you can take part, including the option to help at our cat adoption center. We welcome your involvement! Join with us to improve the well-being of homeless cats and dogs.

For more information, or if you have questions regarding volunteering, please contact us by email
or by phone at 614-570-0471.

Know someone you think would be a great volunteer? Click here to download our Adoption Center Volunteer Flyer – print it and share with your friends and family. The more the "meowier"!

Ready to get started? Just download and fill out the Volunteer Opportunities/Application Form and Waiver.
You can either –
bring it by Colony Cats Adoption Center:
2740 Festival Lane, Dublin OH 43017
Hours: Tue–Fri 4 pm – 7 pm • Sat–Sun 12 noon – 4 pm or mail it: Colony Cats, P.O. Box 163904, Columbus, OH 43216-3904

Adoption Center New Volunteer Orientation –
third Monday of every month at 7pm at our Adoption Center (address above)

If you'd like to be a volunteer at our Adoption Center helping out during open hours, we ask you to please attend this orientation. (Please note this orientation is only for youth and adult volunteers wanting to volunteer during our open hours at our adoption center. (A parent must attend the orientation with youth volunteers.) To register for this orientation Click Here to email us.

Attention: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and our commitment to safe practices, Colony Cats will be suspending our youth volunteer program at the Adoption Center. In addition, we are also suspending our volunteer orientations for adult and youth volunteers interested in helping at the Adoption Center during open hours. We apologize for this inconvenience and will resume these activities when we can do so safely. Please check back with us at a later date about becoming part of our volunteer team. If you have any questions or need further information, please click here to contact us at

Note: Some employers provide grants to non-profit organizations on behalf of employees who volunteer their services. Check with your employee benefits department to see if your participation with Colony Cats qualifies for such a program.


Colony Cats is always in need of new foster homes for cats, kittens, and sometimes dogs until they find permanent homes or go to the adoption center. If you are able provide a caring, indoor home for foster animals, please submit a foster application and be part of giving a cat or dog a much-needed second chance. Socializing young rescued kittens is also a foster option - help them blossom into affectionate, adoptable companions! Colony Cats provides food and veterinary services for the animals in our foster program.

For more information or if you have questions about our foster program, please contact us by email
or by phone at 614-570-0471.

To get started Click Here to download and print an application – it's our adoption application (all of our foster homes are approved adoptive homes). Just be sure to indicate "interested in fostering" on the line asking which pet you would like to adopt.

  Fill out the form, then either:


To continue our work we urgently need your support. Your donation, in any amount, is greatly appreciated and will directly benefit animals in need. Please visit our Donate page for donation options and how you can help make a difference.

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