Companions in Waiting is a non-profit rescue and adoption service for cats and dogs. We've been matching pets with people throughout the San Francisco Bay Area since 2003. More about us
Meet our adoptable cats & dogs at the next adoption fair: Sat, Apr 6 Kibbles & Gifts, Half Moon Bay see complete schedule See fairs by location:
Half Moon Bay
Menlo Park

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Get Your 2019 Calendar Now!

Your donation of just $19 gets you a beautiful 2019 Companions in Waiting full of wonderful animals adopted from CIW! (A $21.50 donation gets it shipped right to your door). Stop by one of our adoption fairs or call us at 650-328-0474 to get your 2019 calendar before they're all gone.

Pictures from the 2019 Companions in Waiting calendar
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Success Stories

These are just a tiny sample of the cats and dogs — more than 350 in all — that have found new homes with the help of Companions in Waiting.

Little Joey lost the fur on his nose because his original owner kept him in a cage. But after he came to CIW, he found the perfect family.

Flower Myo was the shyest of five kittens borm to a feral mom — and the last adopted. But now she's got a forever mom and a big brother to play with.

More success stories