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December 14, 2016

  • At Tomlinson's until December 24, donate a bag of pet food to their Pound for Pound food drive, and tell them you want it to go to Thundering Paws. Your donation will be doubled.
  • Donate money.
  • Pay on our veterinary bill. Call Lake Austin Blvd. Animal Hospital, at (512) 474-8888 and ask to make a payment on the account of Thundering Paws.
  • Give while shopping or doing an online search: Shop, Search, Give.
  • Make an in-kind gift.
  • Volunteer your time and talents.
  • Provide a foster home for one or more cats or kittens. We sometimes need foster homes for dogs, too.
  • Adopt!

Thank you!

events, fundraising

November 30, 2016

Mother's Cafe   

Mother’s Café, 4215 Duval Street at E 43rd Street, in Hyde Park, (512)
451 - 3994, will host another day for Thundering Paws on Tuesday,
December 13th.  They will give us 10% of their profits that day, so we
are asking our supporters to go have a great vegetarian or vegan meal at
Mother’s Café, and contribute to us at the same time.

Mother’s is open on December 13th  from 11:15 a.m. to 10 p.m. Anything
consumed there on Tuesday, 12/13, including takeout, drinks, or dessert,
will count toward Thundering Paws.

Please come enjoy a meal with us at Mother’s on Tuesday, 12/13! Thank
you for all you do for us, and for animals.



November 25, 2016

Up to December 24, ask at Tomlinson's to buy a bag of pet food for Thundering Paws, and your donation will be doubled!

Tomlinson's Pound for Pound food drive, November 25 to December 24, 2016

Now until Saturday, December 24

Tell the cashier at Tomlinson's you want to buy a bag of pet food for Thundering Paws.  Tomlinson's will match all donations "pound for pound"!  Help us feed our rescue pets through 2017!


November 18, 2016

Our adoption events are Sundays
from 12:00 noon to 4pm,
at Petsmart in Bee Cave.
Be there this Sunday to meet
Cole, Bramble, Tunie, Spoon,



and Blue and Ollie:

For other opportunities to meet our adoptable animals,
contact us.

adopt, cats, events

November 15, 2016

Tomlinson's Pound 4 Pound food drive

November 25 to December 24

Buy a bag of cat or dog food for donation, at Tomlinson's from November 25 to December 24, and vote for Thundering Paws to receive a portion of the donated food!  Tomlinson's will match all donations "pound for pound".

events, fundraising

September 16, 2016

Support Thundering Paws at Strut Your Mutt, Best Friends Animal Society's Annual Dog Walk, Festival, and Fun(d) Raiser

When: Saturday, September 17, 2016

The Dog Walk:
Registration Opens: 8:00 AM
Walk Starts: 9:00 AM

Where: Walter E. Long Park, 6614 Blue Bluff Road, Austin, TX 78724

Join Captain KC and our Team. Spend the morning with kindred spirits, do good by raising money for Thundering Paws Animal Sanctuary and have a great time in the process.

Festivities include: Frisbee Tic Tac Toe, Pooch Photo Booth, Raffles with Great Prizes, and a Rescue Runway. The full schedule is here. Planning to attend? Please read Best Friends' Safety Guidelines to ensure a safe and fun time for dogs and humans alike!

If you can't attend the event, please donate to our team, to help rescue animals like Martina, Derek, and Aloysius.


By the way, if you happen to be a member of  the Wheatsville Co-op, or if you know anyone who is, you (or they) can vote for Thundering Paws at this link:   10 non-profits are in the running to have a fundraising month at Wheatsville. Voting started September 15th and will end November 13th.

cats, dogs, events, fundraising

September 10, 2016

Meet some of our staff and volunteers at Last Stand Brewing Company, today Saturday, September 10, from 2pm-6pm, as the brewery introduces a new specialty beer.  Learn more about our sanctuary, find out about our adoptable cats, learn what fostering is all about, make a donation, or just say hello.

By the way, another event coming soon is Strut Your Mutt, September 17. Join our team!



September 5, 2016

September 10:

Thundering Paws staff and volunteers will be at Last Chance Brewery, from 2pm-6pm on Saturday, September 10, 2016, as they introduce a new specialty beer. Their address is 12345 Pauls Valley Rd., Bldg. I, Austin, TX  78737.  Meet our staff and volunteers, and learn more about us.

September 17:

Strut Your Mutt, 8am-12noon, at Walter E. Long Park. Join the Thundering Paws team, or make a donation! Our goal is to raise $5,000 to support the animals in our care.

events, fundraising

March 21, 2016

Princess 2
Time for a New Spring Wardrobe?  Looking for a Fun Way to Support us?
Shop at one of these local Chico's clothing stores on Thursday, March 24, 2016, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Chico's will generously donate a percentage of all sales during this time to Thundering Paws Animal Sanctuary.  New wardrobe + supporting us = A Good Deal!
We will have informational tables at each store, so come on by to shop and say "hi" to our wonderful volunteers and staff.  We look forward to seeing you.

Chico's at Barton Creek Square,  2901 S Capitol of Texas Hwy, Ste B06, Austin, TX 78746,  ph. (512) 327-8907  Directions

Chico's at The Arboretum, 10000 Research Blvd, Ste 111A, Austin, TX 78759,  ph. (512) 346-3163  Directions

Chico's at Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd, Ste T-128, Bee Cave, TX 78738, ph. (512) 263-1777  Directions
When:  Thursday, March 24, from 11am to 3pm.

Thank you, Chico's for your incredible support!


February 29, 2016

Austin's biggest online giving event is back again! For 24 hours during March 8th at 6:00 p.m.  to March 9th at  6:00 p.m., all contributions received will be amplified by corporate sponsors. 

Our goal this year - $25,000 - or more to go towards our Trap, Spay & Neuter efforts!   Help us reach that goal.  Here's the link to our Amplify Austin fundraising page:


You can schedule a donation now or go to this link any time during the 24 hour period between 6:00 p.m. March 8th, and 6:00 p.m., March 9th.

Set your alarms for...the POWER HOUR!

We have a Power Hour: March 9th  - 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

If Thundering Paws' receives the most contributions during this hour, we will win a prize of $1,000! We've won the power hour prize several years in a row - let's keep it up!

Scheduled donations will not count toward our Power Hour.   So if you can, please get up early on Friday, March 9., and donate, donate, donate!   Thank you very much!



events, fundraising