Thundering Paws Animal Sanctuary

About Thundering Paws

“Thundering Paws offers a safe haven for cats who are homeless, neglected, injured, or abused. We help other animals when we can find a foster home for them.”

Volunteer Opportunities

Thundering Paws schedules morning and afternoon volunteer shifts every day and hosts volunteers on Sunday afternoons for more extensive projects.

Volunteer duties can include:

  • Scooping litter boxes
  • Changing and filling water and food dishes
  • Cleaning cages (most cats roam freely, but a few are confined for medical or socialization reasons)
  • Sweeping and mopping
  • Walking canine staff members
  • Petting and socializing the cats, dogs, and bunnies
  • Scrubbing litter boxes, scoops, and carriers
  • Assisting at adoption events in Austin
  • Fostering animals
  • Working on Thundering Paws’ newsletter
  • Promoting Thundering Paws on social media
  • Anything else you can think of to help

Volunteer Requirements

  • Submit a volunteer application.
  • Children ages 7+ may volunteer with a parent or guardian present.
  • Teens age 14+ may volunteer without a parent or guardian but with written consent.
  • Groups of adult volunteers are welcome, but Thundering Paws is unable to host groups of children or teens under the age of 18.

To apply to be a volunteer, go to Thundering Paws’ Volunteer page.

Or visit their homepage:

Thundering Paws Animal Sanctuary Locations

Volunteer Opportunities by Interest

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