Second Chance for Strays is a no-kill animal rescue in Tampa Bay. We find homes for pets that Tampa animal shelters have given up on.

Since 1999, our small non-profit organization has worked to rescue as many strays from Tampa Bay animal shelters as we possibly can.

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Some of Our Cats for Adoption


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Born-6/5/2013 Paxton is a fluffy, Russian Blue Mix, boy kitty, who was rescued from the horse stables at Tampa Bay Downs.  He has … [Read More...]

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Pixie is a petite girl with big, gold colored eyes.  She has great tabby markings with a slight "ticking" characteristic to her … [Read More...]


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Meet Shae!  She is a beautiful brown tabby girl, with the cutest pink nose lined in black and gorgeous green eyes!  Shae is a real … [Read More...]


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Born- 8-16-2008 Tela is a very  friendly and loving cat. We call her "The Greeter" because she will always go up to the door and … [Read More...]