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Feline Lifeline needs volunteers throughout the Upstate (Greenville-Easley-Spartanburg) to help with its mission of helping homeless cats. We have many opportunities for which your time and talents are needed. If you are interested in helping in any of these areas (or any others not listed), please complete this form and we will be in touch!

Habitat Maintenance at Petco

Feline Lifeline is a Petco Foundation partner, and we show some of our adoptable cats and kittens in the habitats at Petco stores in Greenville and Simpsonville, SC. We need volunteers to visit the stores daily for cleaning and socialization. If you can commit one hour a week to this, you will be rewarded with purrs, head boops, and playtime (from the cats, not people). Those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult when volunteering for Feline Lifeline.


Perhaps our greatest need is foster homes. Feline Lifeline does not have a shelter; therefore, we are dependent on foster volunteers, who open their homes and hearts to kittens and cats rescued from the streets or less-than-favorable conditions. We especially need fosters who are experienced at bottle-feeding kittens. If you can give dry, warm, and safe housing to a cat in need for a few weeks, we would love to hear from you. We do ask fosters to complete an application and interview to ensure our cats will be well cared for. Please apply to be a foster by completing this online application. If you have agreed to foster for us and have already received a cat, please complete our intake form.


Trap-Neuter-Return (and Maintain) is a humane method that involves capturing stray and feral cats in humane traps, having them spayed or neutered to prevent overpopulation, and returning them to the cat colony from which they came. Volunteers then maintain the colonies by providing food daily for the cats in the colony. Studies show that TNR improves the lives of feral cats, improves their relationships with the people who live near them, and decreases the size of colonies over time. We need help with trapping and daily feeding at colonies throughout Greenville County.

Not sure? Come meet with us...

Here at Feline Lifeline, we see the value in everyone. Our group is made up of many dedicated volunteers who donate their time, efforts, and money to helping homeless cats in Greenville County and beyond. Our director is Ralph Carbone. We meet monthly. You're welcome to join us! Find our schedule on

​​Help make a difference. Sign up to volunteer!

To volunteer at a Petco store in Greenville, text or call Ralph Carbone at 864-982-2030 or email

To volunteer at the Petco store in Simpsonville, text or call Angie Campbell at 864-430-6335 or email


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