Blogs from November 2011
- Saved over 900 animals, spaying/neutering each one and providing all medical needs;
- Matched over 800 animals with loving adoptive families;
- Cared for over 685 animals daily, nursing the injured and ill back to health;
- Provided resources and counseling to our adopters and the general public through our dedicated staff and volunteers;
- Recruited and trained new volunteers, further strengthening our organization;
- Operated our surgery clinic weekly, providing basic health needs;
- Expanded our Thrift Store hours;
- Added two PETCO stores and two PetSmart stores to our cat/dog adoption sites;
- Acquired SmallDog Rescue & Humane Society, our most exciting...
Rescuing animals. It's not only what we do; it's what we do best (even if we do say so ourselves, thank you). One the eve of Thanksgiving, we are happy to add that one of the things we are grateful for is that these cats from Henry County are alive and on the road to being well-cared for and adopted into loving homes.
- Thank you to those who alerted us to their situation.
- Thank you to those who have spread the word about the good work we do here at Furkids.
- Thank you to those who have expressed appreciation for our work.
Please be sure to read the full story here. We welcome interested adopters and donations to help care for these Thanksgiving miracle cats.
We wish for everyone a beautiful and safe Thanksgiving Holiday.READ MORE >
Not One Cat Left Behind
Atlanta, Ga. (November 23, 2011) — This Thanksgiving, 16 homeless cats from the Henry County Animal Care & Control in Georgia (HCC&C) (www.hcacc.org) have a reason to be thankful. Instead of being put to death because their time at the facility was up, they were rescued by Furkids, (www.furkids.org) a nonprofit organization that rescues, shelters, sterilizes, and places helpless, homeless animals into permanent, loving homes.
It’s highly unusual for one organization to rescue so many animals at one time. Furkids was able to take this step because it operates the largest cage-free, no-kill shelter in Georgia for cats and a no-kill shelter for homeless dogs. Furkids cares for more animals on a daily basis than any other local organization, including the Atlanta Humane Society. Today, the homeless Henry County cats are healthy and happy, living in a temporary home with Furkids. And Furkids will place them for adoption into permanent, loving homes.
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