A Non-Profit, No-Kill Cat Rescue in Frederick MD


Consider Donating to the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County Your contribution goes directly to helping hundreds of our animals.

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Adopt a Cat or Dog from Animal Welfare League of Frederick County There are many animals waiting for their forever home.

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Volunteer with the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County Volunteering is one of the best ways to help our fur friends.

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News and Happenings

Yam Calendar fundraiser for AWLFC

Yam's Calendar Is Here!

This calendar is Yam's next effort to help his foster brothers and sisters who need some help, just like he did.

Calendars are $20 each. All proceeds will be helping reduce our vet bill for over 100 kittens so far this year.

If you would like to pick up and pay for your calendar at our AWLFC office on a weekend, email janiced@awlfc.org.

Enjoy the cuteness and Thank You for supporting us!

Thank you to PrintingCenterUSA for offering Yam a discount on printing services!

Paw Crawl fundraiser for AWLFC

First Annual Paw Crawl
Nov. 16 2019

Come join Animal Welfare League of Frederick County (AWLFC) for our First Annual Paw Crawl Fundraiser! It will be held in downtown Frederick on Saturday, November 16th from 2-7 pm. We will have fun games and door prizes, thanks to very generous donations from our sponsors.

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Want a free Paw Crawl wristband and t-shirt? Volunteer at the event! Sign Up Here!. Thanks for supporting AWLFC!

Sponsors and Donors include:

  • The Muse
  • Bushwallers
  • Roasthouse Pub
  • Attaboy
  • Il Forno Pizzeria
  • Bicycle Escape
  • Madrones
  • AR Workshop
  • Molly's Meanderings
  • Frederick Shell Carwash
  • Cafe Nola
  • Industrial Home
  • The Art of Beauty Skin Care Associates
Giant Donates to AWLFC

Buy Reusable Bags from Giant to benefit AWLFC!

For the month of December, every time the reusable $2.50 Community Bag is sold at the Giant Food stores located at 5316 New Design Road, Frederick MD and 3530 Sugarloaf Parkway, Frederick MD, Animal Welfare League of Frederick County will receive a $1 donation.

Buy Yam Fans Tees to Support the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County

Yam Fans! Get your Yam Swag and support all of the Furbabies at AWLFC!

For a limited time, you may still purchase Yam Tees, Sweatshirts and Hoodies in different varieties to help support the efforts of the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County.

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Please Support Us While Shopping Online!

Please consider using the links below while shopping online. A portion of your purchase will be donated to the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County. Thank You!

Donate to AWLFC through iGive
Please choose Animal Welfare League of Frederick County on Amazon Smile
Cat Adoptions in Frederick MD

Come Meet Your Match!

Come visit our kitties to find the perfect match for your family. We are open every weekend for meet and greets at the following locations and times:

AWLFC's Eastgate Office
Saturdays 12pm - 5pm
Sundays 12pm - 4pm

1202 East Patrick St.
Suite 13A
Frederick, MD 21701
Map & Directions

PetSmart Meet & Greets
Most Saturdays from 11am - 2pm
See Event Calendar for specific dates.

5401 Urbana Pike
Frederick, MD 21704
Map & Directions

For more information regarding our adoption procedures, please review our adoption policy.

Spay/Neuter Clinic

We Need Volunteers!

We are looking for volunteers to help in all aspects of our organization, including kennel care at our Eastgate Office, administrative assistance, fundraising and events, and fostering kitties.

We appreciate all the things volunteers do!

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If you are interested, please contact us at 301-663-5855 or via email at volunteer@awlfc.org.

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