Life-Time Friends Animal Sanctuary

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"Love for an animal companion becomes something transforming, a true love story that gave this man back feelings that had been lost or buried, thus unexpectedly and immeasurably enriching his life."  ~Michael Sowders
Welcome to the website for Life-Time Friends Animal Sanctuary!

Birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, holidays -- any time is a wonderful time to give the gift of a donation to LTFAS!  Your friends and family will receive a card saying you gave in their name.  What a beautiful way to honor your loved one(s) while literally saving the lives of so many little ones.  Or just give whatever you can because you care; if you'd like to remain annonymous, we will be happy to honor your request.  PLEASE reach into your heart and your wallet and give whatever you can, whether it's $5, $50 or $500.  Just give us all the info when you make your donation, or call 208-290-2949 for more information!  And don't forget we have a lovely thrift shop; we need new or nearly-new items to sell!  Click the button to the left for more info.  Thanks and blessings to you and yours!


Located on 10 acres in Careywood (between Sandpoint and Coeur d'Alene) in beautiful, mountainous north Idaho, the Sanctuary focuses on preventing cruelty to animals and alleviating suffering by educating the community to care for and help us rescue stray, abused, abandoned and homeless animals.


We have nurtured the animals -- especially cats -- back to health and continue to provide them a safe, loving "forever home" at our Sanctuary, where they are provided with care and comfort.  Many of them need continuing medical care (they may be diabetic or have other chronic conditions -- not terminal where they are suffering -- that require daily medication, special food and/or regular veterinary visits).  We happily give them everything they need. 

These precious "children" live out their natural lives in our Sanctuary with grace and peace in a stress-free, cage-free, indoor-outdoor, caring environment.

Life-Time Friends Animal Sanctuary is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization.  Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.  Thank you for your generosity!

Please watch the videos below and click on the links to the left to see and read all about this wonderful, love-filled place.



Life-Time Friends Animal Sanctuary Intro from Michael Sowders on Vimeo.

Life-Time Friends Animal Sanctuary - Explore the Grounds from Michael Sowders on Vimeo.

A few of our happy "tenants!"

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