The Feline Foundation of Greater Washington (FFGW)

An all-volunteer nonprofit dedicated to the rescue, care and adoption of homeless cats and kittens in the Northern Virginia (Loudoun, Fairfax, Alexandria, Arlington and Prince William) and metropolitan Washington DC community since 1995.

Adoption Fairs
Reston Monthly Fair 

Just Cats Clinic – 3rd Saturday/Month

Next Event: Saturday, July 24th 1p-3p

Leesburg Weekly Fair

Leesburg PetSmart – Every Sunday Noon – 3

Next Event: Sunday July 25th

Come join us for a fun night of Bingo at Crooked Run Brewery in Sterling on July 13th and July 27th to support the Feline Foundation!


Harriet is a a beautiful golden-brown tabby who is happy to entertain herself and then come over and request some head pets from you and then hang out near you while you work.

Marbles’ foster said she is the ‘gold standard of pets’ – a lap cat, well-mannered, playful, can entertain herself, and has a great purr. Her markings are stunning too! Learn more about Marbles and watch some videos!


We need fosters! There are lots of kittens and cats we want to rescue from rural shelters and we need your help!

We are also looking for volunteers at our Leesburg adoption center to check on kitties throughout the week, volunteers to help with kitty transports, and volunteers to help with data entry, website updates, and Google Ads. Reach out to volunteer@ffgw.org

Adopting from Us

We specialize in matching cats and kittens with adoptive parents based on applications and in-depth interviews to identify the kitty characteristics that will best suit the prospective owner’s desires and lifestyle.

Help Us Now!

Thanks for considering helping the Feline Foundation — there are many ways to help! 

photo of gray and white tabby kitten sitting on sofa
Rescue Links

Although we have no affiliation with these groups and do not know their specific policies, we would like to offer them as additional resources for you to consider.


Donate money directly to FFGW online! Donate to FFGW’s PayPal account! Donate via check! Donate using payroll deduction!

Happy Tails

These are tales (or “tails” as we call them!) that you send to us, telling how wonderfully your adoption experience with “our kitties” has turned out! We love ’em! 

Volunteer with Us

FFGW is a network of volunteers–we have no shelter or other facility–not even an office! We are, quite literally, where our volunteers are. Everything we accomplish is thanks to people like you who share their time and talents to help the kitties!

Feline Foundation of Greater Washington

Formed in 1995, the mission of the Feline Foundation of Greater Washington is to provide necessary veterinary and loving foster care for every animal in our program, to find them permanent, adoptive homes where they will be treated with love and respect for the rest of their lives, to provide foster care for life if no adoptive home can be found, and to educate the public regarding responsible cat care. We are a 501(c)(3) organization (EIN 54-1749459).

Get in Touch

Contact Us
(703) 920-8665