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18 Locust Ave.
P.O. Box 473
New Canaan, CT 06840

Our Mission

Strays & Others, Inc. is a volunteer-run, 501(c)3, Fairfield County based, nonprofit organization dedicated to the rescue and responsible placement of homeless and unwanted animals.

Founded in 1985, the organization provides both refuge and sanctuary for up to 50 animals at any given time; offers medical care, spaying and neutering, good nutrition in nurturing environments; and has placed nearly 5,000 animals into loving, permanent homes.

We do our very best to see that our animals are well-vetted and cared for... we would like to find like minded people to adopt them. Beyond that, it is important to find the best match for both pet and family. When that happens, it's a win-win for everyone!

The main focus is on dogs and cats, although the group has been known to help a wide variety of animals in need including: domestic birds, waterfowl, assorted wildlife, and three horses in need!

Strays & Others is also known for its unusually high success rate in matching each animal with the best suitable home - 96% stay in their adoptive homes forever! Finding the right match is our goal.

We rely solely on your generous donations to help those most in need. Please support our efforts by donating, fostering and/or volunteering.

Adoption Policy

By Appointment only.
Contact with your inquiry, the city and state you are from, and let us know how to reach you by phone! No out of state adoptions (with the exception of Pound Ridge/South Salem, NY) at this time.

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