The Rescues Continue, No Matter What

Posted on Thursday, May 28th

The Rescues Continue, No Matter What As we navigate through the unpredictable world we now find ourselves in, we are seeing so many animals that have been abused and traumatized in ways that are visible – and some that are not. This new world has not been kind to helpless animals, and we are grateful that we have been able to help so many animals in the past several weeks. Please allow us to introduce you to some of them. Shae Survives a Gunshot to Her Head When Shae arrived at Furkids, her x-rays showed fragments from a shattered bullet. Someone had shot Shae in the head! She… READ MORE >

Domestic Violence: Sheltering in place isn’t safe for everyone

Posted on Wednesday, May 20th

Domestic Violence: Sheltering in place isn’t safe for everyone As a result of the COVID-19 lockdown, some people have been trapped at home with abusive family members when they previously at least had the ability to seek refuge elsewhere. With more victims of domestic violence confined with abusers, hotlines have seen a spike in pleas for help. Domestic violence destroys families and hurts everyone, including pet family members. Sasha is one of those pets who came to us from a very traumatic past. She’s a sweet girl and is improving a little bit, day by day at Furkids. Sasha is still shy, and values her space, but she can't deny how… READ MORE >

I Am A Dog Foster Mom.

Posted on Friday, January 13th

Our incredible foster, Marci Reynolds, writes about her journey through fostering and the joy it brings to her life! We learned about dogs fostering when... I first learned about fostering dogs when my husband and I decided to adopt a second Rat Terrier. We did some research online and found Rat Terrier Rescue, and a foster mom who was caring for several dogs we wanted to meet. We made the 2 hour trek to her home with our current Rat Terrier Lexie and proceeded to experience love at first bark with Tater Tot, now Tate. After the appropriate background and… READ MORE >

Nick Littlefield

Posted on Friday, April 27th

This week a fond friend of Furkids and of cats everywhere passed away. Our thoughts are with his family. He will be sorely missed. Nick Littlefield first met Renee Cardona, our Animal Care Manager, in October 2010 at a TICA (The International Cat Association) cat show. They became immediate friends, bonding over their respective love of tuxedo cats. That day, Renee got to hold Nick's beloved show cat Boots and Nick came to the Furkids booth to meet Orion. Just two months later, in December of 2010, Nick came to visit the main Furkids shelter here in Atlanta and ended… READ MORE >