Feed and Manage Community Cats in Their Outdoor Home


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


At large (in the field)Lafayette, LA 70506


Many hundreds of cat colonies exist in the Lafayette area. Most are maintained by one individual--often elderly, disabled and/or low-income--seven days a week, rain or shine, and usually there is no backup whatsoever. The dedicated primary caregiver performs his duties for love of his charges, though, with no relief, it can be a particular strain to be there each day and a source of anxiety if he cannot. Were he to become ill or incapacitated, lose his means of transportation or no longer be able to afford the financial responsibility, the cats very likely would suffer. Far better to share the burden, so that the eventual loss of one volunteer is not so keenly felt if a replacement is not immediately found. Time spent at a colony site may be mere minutes, yet could spare another caregiver some difficulty. Can you commit to feed and monitor a colony(ies) just one day a week to start?


  • Animal Welfare

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 17
  • <30 min, between one and seven days per week
  • Food may be provided for temp/substitute feeders
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