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Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19 in the community, St. Francis Animal Rescue is doing everything we can to ensure the safety of our volunteers and our patrons, including following Governor Walz’s “Stay at Home” order. For the foreseeable future, we will no longer be holding Saturday Adoption Day events at our partnering PetSmart stores in Forest Lake and Maplewood. This decision was made for the safety of our volunteers, the stores employees and their customers. 

Additionally, for the well-being of our cats that are currently being housed in the Forest Lake PetSmart Luv-A-Pet center and partnering Chuck & Don’s stores, our cats will be placed back into foster homes. Although we will not be doing any adoptions until the all clear has been given, we welcome anyone interested in adopting a cat to submit an online application on our website at We will hold all applications and contact prospective adopters on a first come first served basis when we begin doing adoptions again. Although we currently have only two dogs in our program, the same adoption restrictions apply to them also.

Because one of our major sources of income is from adoption fees, we find ourselves in a difficult situation. We have many pets in our program that still need food, vaccinations and veterinary care. If you are able to provide a donation of any kind, it would be greatly appreciated. Monetary donations can be made via PayPal on our website or by check, donations of food and litter can be made through our Facebook page via

We appreciate your patience during this stressful time and are looking forward to holding adoption events soon. In the meantime, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at or 612-387-4869.

Thank you for your continued support.


e are now accepting gently used donated items for our annual summer garage sale. All proceeds will support our rescue animals. Items can be dropped off at any SFAAR Adoption Day event. Please see our list of upcoming adoption day events for times and locations.  

For more information, please email Sheryl at 

Kitten Season!

Spring is right around the corner and with it comes kitten season. St. Francis Animal Rescue is in need of volunteers who would like to care for these little balls of fluff until we are able to find them a new loving home. Please contact us at 612-387-4869 if you would like additional information on becoming a foster volunteer.   











P.O. Box 256 •  Forest Lake, MN 55025  •  (612) 387-4869 •  stfrancisaar [ at ]