When Chris Poole adopted his now-famous feline Marmalade in 2013, he wasn’t aware that the adorable orange tabby kitten had feline immunodeficiency virus, or FIV. Today, despite his diagnosis, Marmalade is a happy, healthy 6-year-old cat who snuggles and plays with his brother, Cole — a fluffy black feline who doesn’t have FIV. Together, Cole and Marmalade have amassed millions of followers on social media, and they’re showing the world that being FIV+ isn’t a death sentence for a cat, nor does it mean an FIV+ cat can’t share a home with a non-infected cat. However, FIV+ cats are still… READ MORE >
The Furkids 17th Anniversary Party last Saturday was our most successful to date! We want to enthusiastically thank our generous sponsors and party attendees. It was so good to see you and we hope you had a wonderful time! It's been an incredible 17 years of saving lives, completing families, and enriching communities. We are so grateful to have friends like you to celebrate our milestones with us. Thanks to your support through sponsorships, ticket sales, donations and auction purchases, we are excited to announce that we raised $185,000 at this year's party! Your amazing gifts allow us to save animals in… READ MORE >
Fate is defined as forces outside of your control that make things happen. It was fate that put Marco's picture on Craig's List for rehoming. Even though he is deaf. It was fate that caused a great Furkids volunteer to see the Craig's List posting. It was fate that allowed that volunteer to rescue Marco from a very uncertain future and bring him into the Furkids family. Because he was deaf and about to be homeless. It was fate that on Marco's very first Caturday, Joe, who was visiting from New Jersey, stopped by the main cat shelter with some friends… READ MORE >
If you’ve ever shared your life with a pet, you know: love changes everything. It changes your mornings. It changes your routines. It changes your perspective. When you share your life with a pet, it doesn’t just change your life. It can change the world for animals, which is why Furkids and the Petco Foundation are inviting you to Discover Love at Petco! Furkids will have adoptable cats and dogs at these Petco stores for the Petco Foundation’s National Adoption Weekend on February 16 & 17. The Petco Foundation, in partnership with Furkids and thousands of local animal welfare organizations nationwide, has helped… READ MORE >
Did you adopt from Furkids?? Win prizes, help Furkids and be a part of the World’s Largest Virtual Valentine!
Win prizes, help Furkids and be a part of the World's Largest Virtual Valentine!! It's easy! Upload a photo or video of your pet that you adopted from #Furkids by February 13th for a chance to win prizes from the Petco Foundation and Furkids - and help Furkids win $10,000 to save even more animals!! Here are the details: HOW TO SEND YOUR VALENTINE: Go to bit.ly/sheltervalentine Click "Upload Your Valentine" Select and upload a photo of your beloved pet (you can enter up to 3) Follow the prompts to complete your submission Make sure to enter "Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters" when… READ MORE >