Blogs from December 2018

Top 10 Moments of 2018

Posted on Monday, December 31st

Top 10 Moments of 2018 It's been another fabulous year here at Furkids! As we reflect on 2018, we'd like to share some of our favorite moments from the past year. None of this could have happened without help from our supporters like you. Check out our Top 10 List for 2018: #10 Wagons Full of Donations  Miranda Lambert chose us as the beneficiary of the Atlanta stop for her "Fill the Little Red Wagon" initiative. Concert attendees were so generous, filling up an entire moving van of donations of food and beds and toys to make our shelter pets comfortable while they wait for their forever homes!… READ MORE >

I Found a Home for the Holidays

Posted on Saturday, December 22nd

I Found a Home for the Holidays Happy Holidays everyone, 2018 was sure a whirlwind of a year! So sorry if I haven't been able to keep in touch, I've moved around a lot. Here's a quick update for those I've missed:  I started the year off at a local animal control. They kept me warm and fed, but I just wasn't getting the attention I needed. So, in January, I schmoozed my way into Furkids and found a nice lady to let me crash with her for a while. That was great, but I figured I needed to get out and meet more humans. I left my foster… READ MORE >

Holidays are Mayhem for Your Pets - Safety Tips for Dog and Cat Lovers

Posted on Tuesday, December 18th

Holidays are Mayhem for Your Pets - Safety Tips for Dog and Cat Lovers We all enjoy the holidays, and all the ribbons, wrapping and sparkly things can be pretty fun for your pets too. Since these fun things can actually harm your cat or dog, here are some ideas for enjoying a safe and fun holiday for all your family, including the kitties! Forego Holiday Plants - Mistletoe, Amaryllis, Holly, Poinsettia and Lilys are all poisonous plants. Just don’t use them, or use artificial plants. Watch the Pine Needles – If eaten, sharp ends can puncture intestines, internal organs. Think like your pet and make sure any pine needles are not accessible to… READ MORE >

Purrkids: Changing Lives in Profound Ways

Posted on Sunday, December 9th

Purrkids: Changing Lives in Profound Ways Ever heard of Purrkids? It's a wonderful program that Furkids created to help certain kitties cope with the difficult, and sometimes even life-threatening challenges they've faced. While the cats we rescue can't always tell us about what they've been through - what they've seen and the pain they may have experienced - we can tell when a kitty who needs help arrives and we have a wonderful way to help them cope and find their furever home. Part of Furkids' mission is to "...heal the whole animal, physically and emotionally, restoring its health and its spirit", and the Purrkids program is one… READ MORE >

All pets deserve a home for the holidays!

Posted on Thursday, December 6th

All pets deserve a home for the holidays! All pets deserve a home for the holidays! Maddie’s Fund and Furkids are inviting you to save a life (or two!) by adopting a pet in December. Can you help Furkids get more deserving cats and dogs home for the holidays this year? And perhaps win funds to help us save more lives? The Maddie’s Fund Get ‘Em Home Challenge is hosting a contest to get very adoptable dogs and cats who have been waiting longer than they should for their new loving home. Maddie’s Fund will be awarding more than $50,000 in grants to shelters across the United States! The contest goes… READ MORE >

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