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

Charlie (4)

Charlie 4

What a sweet boy, a talker and a gorgeous, handsome big boy. Charlie made fans even while at the Vets office. He was rescued out … [Read More...]

Boots (Declawed)

Boots q

Meet Boots!  He is a medium haired, black & white, Tuxedo gentleman.  His previous owners could not take care of him anymore. … [Read More...]



Simba is a gorgeous, orange, medium haired, marble tabby.  His coat is so soft and has hints of white on his chest, belly and … [Read More...]


Cyndee a

Cyndee is a sweet calico girl who loves to cuddle.  She is mostly white with patches of gray and orange.  She is very friendly to … [Read More...]