Pet Adoptions on the Rise During Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted on Thursday, April 9th

Pet Adoptions on the Rise During Coronavirus Outbreak By Justin Felder, Fox 5 Atlanta Pet adoptions in our area are on the rise, demonstrated by a very busy time at Furkids, an animal rescue and shelter in Alpharetta. As of Thursday morning, they've already had 29 adoptions in the month of April, well ahead of their normal pace. Many more dogs are being fostered; inside the shelter, there are 5 dogs waiting for their new homes. There are regularly more than 60 dogs in the shelter at a time. "I'm so happy we've been able to place so many loving dogs in these great homes, and I'm ready to get… READ MORE >

Junie was Broken, but Now has a Home!

Posted on Thursday, February 27th

Junie was Broken, but Now has a Home! Tiny Kitten Junie was found abandoned, lying on the side of the road and shivering in the rain. It was clear that she had given up on trying to make it. Her rescuers picked her up and tried to see if she could stand, and she couldn’t. X-rays confirmed both of Junie’s hind legs were broken. One was so badly injured it had to be amputated, and veterinarians where concerned her remaining hind leg might have nerve damage so extensive it might never be functional. But through Junie’s unbreakable will and the care of our medical team, she made an amazing recovery. This… READ MORE >

Home is a Furever Commitment

Posted on Thursday, February 20th

Home is a Furever Commitment Celebrating Our 18th Anniversary of Commitment to Saving Lives Yesterday, we ran into a particularly heroic Furkids adopter, Christy T. In May of last year, Christy adopted the one cat that had been with Furkids longer than any other animal in our 18-year history. She adopted Confetti, who had come to Furkids in 2004, and been with us for over 14 years! Confetti came to Furkids when she was only two. Over the years, she was adopted and then returned several times due to some potty habits that are difficult for anyone to cope with. It broke our hearts to see her… READ MORE >

Furkids Shine at 2019 Cotton States Cat Show

Posted on Sunday, November 24th

Furkids Shine at 2019 Cotton States Cat Show Did you know that Furkids has award-winning cats available for adoption? Yes, some of our rescue kitties are Cotton States Cat Show award winners! Our volunteer team entered six current Furkids and three adopted Furkids in the Household Division at the Cotton States Cat show recently, and all six of our Fur-Kitties made the finals in at least one ring. Two even made the finals in seven out of eight judgings! The Household Division is a difficult one to judge. There are no set standards so the eight judges simply evaluate each cat on cleanliness, fitness, and purrsonality. In addition,… READ MORE >

Little Brittney Gets a Second Chance

Posted on Friday, August 9th

Little Brittney Gets a Second Chance Updated! Brittney Adopted! Little Brittney was found as a tiny 4-5 week old kitten, alone in a storm drain in Mcdonough. She had a very severe infected wound on her right paw, which would soon become septic without treatment. Brittney had most likely been dumped, and with the challenges of being a young kitten and the difficulty getting around, her prospects for survival were not good at all. Fortunately the kind woman who found her decided to get her to Furkids. The wound initially healed, but then began to cause little Brittany severe pain. Every effort was made to prevent amputation,… READ MORE >

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