Foster. Adopt. Educate.

At Second Chance, we make families. Founded in 1985, we are the largest animal rescue group in mid-Missouri. With just two staff members and more than 100 volunteers, we play matchmaker to more than 700 animals each year.

Stop by and see us one weekend at our Adoption Center just west of Columbia or at one of our many adoption events around the area; we might just have your new family member waiting for you! Learn more about us and our mission.

Cats at Petsmart in July

Stop by Petsmart in Columbia any day during the month of July, and you can meet some of our kitties available for adoption! If you find someone you like, fill out an adoption... read more

It’s Yoga—With Cats!

Did you know that Second Chance has a monthly Yoga With Cats class? Yes, it’s exactly what it sounds like! Instructor Hannah Henze leads a casual, beginner-friendly yoga class, and some of our feline friends at the adoption center get to join in. I tried the class for... read more

Visit Us This Weekend

24687 Highway 179
Boonville, MO 65233
Saturday: 12:00pm-5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm-5:00pm

Phone: 660-882-5050
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 10186
Columbia, MO 65205

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