Welcome to Animal Rescuers Without Borders!
P.O. Box 712444 San Diego, CA 92171 (619) 977-3593 animalrescuers@sbcglobal.net

Making a Difference in Their Lives.
We are a non-profit & all breed rescue organization operating in the Baja, Mexico and San Diego, CA areas to rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome cats & dogs. Learn more about 

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 Scheduled Adoption Events

To see all events, visit our EVENT CALENDAR Page.

To make the most out of your time, we suggest you SUBMIT an adoption APPLICATION BEFORE an adoption event.

Check the animal attendance the morning before the event to confirm attendance of a particular rescue. In addition, please check the up-to-date animals attendance list 1 HOUR BEFORE an event to know if the dog or cat you want to meet is still attending.

Also remember to review important event information BEFORE attending.


Not ready to adopt a dog or cat? Have no time to volunteer or foster?

You can still help: a donation is a great way to help ARWOB! Any amount - large or small - is appreciated.

Find out other ways you can donate to ARWOB by visiting our donation page.

Foster a Rescue

Fostering is
  FREE and FUN! 

We not only provide you with everything you need to take care of one of our rescues, but the experience is SO fulfilling. By placing one animal into a foster home, you allow us to save another. We are always in need of foster parents.

Read more about our fostering program...


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Domestic Short Hair / Torbie / Mixed (short coat)  : :  Female (spayed)  : :  Adult  : :  Small

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Please review our Adoption Process before filling out an application.  If you would like to try a Foster to Adopt trial, please fill out an Adoption Application

If you are only interested in temporarily Fostering one of our rescues, please fill out a Foster Application.


About Smokey

  • Status: Adopted! | View Smokey's Success Story!
  • Adoption Fee: $80.00
  • Species: Cat
  • General Color: Black
  • Color: Solid
  • Current Size: 9 Pounds
  • Potential Size: 10 Pounds
  • Current Age: 3 Years 9 Months (best estimate)
  • Location: 92111
  • Declawed: No
  • Housetrained: Yes

Meet Tiger Lily and Smokey!

Tiger Lily and Smokey were found hanging out in a backyard in East County.  The homeowners were feeding them and noticed they were social and friendly so they reached out to local rescues for help.  We are not sure if they are sisters but they do enjoy each others company. They were initially shy when meeting new people, but became much more social with our volunteers when they were initially in our cat adoption center. Smokey is playful and both she and Tiger Lily are very sweet and enjoy sitting on laps! They have bcome best friends and you can see a picture of them together on a cat tree.

Tiger Lily and Smokey are NOT considered a bonded pair who have to be adoted together altough they do enjoy being friends and spending time with each other.. They can co-exist with other cats or be in a home as a solo cat as long as the humans give them plenty of love and affection. They have been in a foster home with dogs and a home with a respectuful dog who likes cats should be fine since they tend to be timid with new environments. They also have not met any young children but, given their sweet and affectionate personalities, we expect they would love respectful kids who can shower them with love and affection.
Please submit an adoption application online at arwob.org if you would like to adopt either or both of these sweet gals!

More about Smokey

Good with Cats, Good with Kids

Smokey's companion, Tiger Lily (available for adoption) can also be seen on our website.
Smokey's companion, Esmeralda (adopted) can also be seen on our website.

If you would like to meet one of our animals, PLEASE fill out an adoption application.

Dog Adoption Application

Cat Adoption Application


PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU ARE IN THE MILITARY  please fill out a short questionnaire in addition to the adoption application.

Military Questionnaire

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