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Events & Fundraisers

Winter Supply Drive

December 1 - 31, 2023

As we slog through winter, we are watching kitten season continue. We need your help to stock our supply closet and get ready for a busy cold weather season.

And, you have options!

Shop our Wish List and you can have the items shipped directly to us.

Or, purchase any of the items from our Wish List and drop them off at any upcoming adoption event or fundraiser.  


  • Clumping cat litter (always needed)

  • Royal Canin Mom & Babycat food, wet and dry

  • Purina One kitten and adult cat food, wet and dry

  • Churus for cats and kittens

  • Slow feeders for dogs or cats

  • Licki Mats for dogs or cats

  • Dog-safe peanut butter

  • Nature’s Miracle

  • 9 Elements laundry detergent

  • Paper towels



Santa Paws Party 

December 17, 2023: Metamora


On Sunday, December 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., join Paws for Life and other nonprofits at The Lodge for Pampered Pets at 3397 S Lapeer Rd. in Metamora for the 2023 Santa Paws Party. Shop to help us raise money for the homeless pets in our care.


  • Santa Claus photos

  • Vendors

  • Raffle baskets

  • Bake sale

  • Adoptable dogs


Pet-themed vendors include:

  • Michigan Pet Alliance

  • Paws for Life Rescue

  • Detroit Dog Mom Company

  • Pupper Budder Treats

  • Mypetleashsleeve

  • Koda & Kel

  • Hollow Corners Veterinary Services

  • Paws Plus You

  • The Lodge for Pampered Pets

Pilgrim's Paws will be offering $10 nail trims and providing a hot cocoa bar and a children's activity.

At the Paws for Life table, while supplies last, you can find:

  • Grounds & Hounds raffle basket

  • Dog and cat beds - five sizes to choose from

  • Fleece paw print blankets

  • Dog toys

  • Dog Christmas stockings

  • Portable toy boxes

  • Christmas ornaments

  • Treats and treat grab bags

See you on December 17!

Holiday Shopping Event to Benefit Paws for Life 

December 17, 2023: Novi


On December 17, 2023, Vera Bradley shoppers at the Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi who donate $5 to Paws for Life at the in-store table will receive a special $20 off coupon*.

Enjoy a holiday shopping adventure while supporting homeless pets. Paws for Life has no paid staff and receives no government support. Every penny donated goes directly to the animals.

*$20 off a purchase of $100 or more.

Virtual Holiday Flower Fundraiser 

Now through December 15, 2023


Stock up on some holiday gifts or brighten your space during the winter. Shop our Amaryllis and Paperwhite bulb sale and help us earn 50% profit on every sale. Amaryllis bulbs are a great gift, as they're easy to grow and perfect for people of all ages.


Orders are open and run through Dec. 15. 

Each kit arrives in a burlap gift bag and includes flower bulbs, plastic growing pot, soil disc, planting instructions and a gift tag.

Paws for Life has no paid staff and receives no government support. Every penny donated goes directly to the homeless pets in our care.

Shop early for the best selection!

Thank you for supporting us!


Volunteer Orientation: Cat Care  

Date TBD 2023: Rochester Hills, Michigan


Would you like to help homeless cats, but you can't foster? Join us on (DATE TBD)⋅from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Petco, 2675 S Rochester Rd, Rochester, MI 48307 to become a cat care volunteer.


Some of our adoptable cats live at Petco. Our volunteers go there daily to spot clean their cages, refresh their food and water, scoop their litterboxes and spend some time giving TLC and playtime. Volunteers use an online calendar to sign-up for available shifts.

Email with questions..

Thank you for supporting us!


Monthly Adoption Events

Rochester Hills: second Saturday of every month

From noon to 3 p.m., we will have adoptable pets (as available - all of our animals cannot be at every event) at Petco, 2675 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills.

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