Cat care volunteer -- Saturday mornings, Turtle Bay

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City Critters, Inc.


We are in need of cat-savvy people to help cats at our Petco adoption center at 991 Second Avenue between 52nd & 53rd Streets in Manhattan. It means cleaning cages and feeding the cats; you can always spend some fun time with them once the chores are done :-)

For the Saturday morning shift, folks need to arrive by 9am to begin their cat care shift.

Familiarity with felines and a sense of responsibility are required, as well as the ability to commit to about 1 hour a week for this shift for at least 6 months, i.e., including the holiday season. Some physical strength and agility are required by the role, including the ability to reach the back of the cages to clean and to safely maneuver around a cat while the cat stays in the cage when you are cleaning.

Because volunteers provide food & water to the cats and create a clean environment for them during their shift, reliability is a MUST. You must be 18 years of age or older.

Please read, date, sign, and then submit the Volunteer Application that will be attached as a PDF when you get the reply email message. A PDF of the volunteer flyer will also be attached. Thank you.

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About City Critters, Inc.


P.O. Box 1345, Canal Street Station, New York, NY 10013, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to reduce the suffering and death of animals in our city by rescuing and placing stray and abandoned cats, kittens, and occasionally dogs; by promoting the spay/neuter of all companion animals; by educating the public on local animal issues; by offering advice or assistance to local individuals on problems involving homeless cats and dogs; and by working within our community to support the human-animal bond in all ways possible.


City Critters, Inc. is a small 501(c)(3) cat rescue and adoption organization located and operating in the borough of Manhattan (New York City).


We'll work with your schedule.


991 Second AvenueNew York, NY 10022



  • Animal Care / Handling


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per shift every week
  • reliability, dependability, advance notice of absence, check emails daily

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