Blogs from June 2017

Urgent Bartow County Rescue of 61 Cats

Posted on Wednesday, June 28th

We’re trying to save 61 lives, and we need you! You might have seen, read, or heard by now that Bartow County Animal Control has had an outbreak of potentially deadly feline panleukopenia - also known as feline distemper or feline parvo. All of the cats in the facility would have to be euthanized unless someone intervened. A licensed Georgia rescue could quarantine and monitor them, under very specific Department of Agriculture guidelines, for 14 days. This would be a huge undertaking, but Furkids had done this before on a smaller scale, several years ago. Even though it’s kitten season… READ MORE >

Breaking News:  Furkids Takes on Scammers!

Posted on Wednesday, June 7th

Strap on that helmet, and pull your seat belt tight, y’all…we’re about to take you on a wild ride! A couple of weeks ago, we were alerted to an organization called atlanticbreeders.com by a reader. Their street address is identical to ours, except it doesn’t have a suite number. The poster wondered if this was a scam; and we wondered if our landlord had rented space to a dog breeder. We did a little investigating. More questions came in over the next few days - we were puzzled, and distressed that anyone would think Furkids had an an affiliation with a breeder.… READ MORE >