Volunteer Spotlight: Dana Young

Posted on Tuesday, June 15th

Volunteer Spotlight: Dana Young Our volunteers work their tails off for Furkids! They consistently go above and beyond to save the lives of homeless cats and dogs. This month, we shine a special Volunteer Spotlight on Dana Young: a Furkids cat mom who volunteered with Furkids for the last 8 months! Much like many of us, when the coronavirus pandemic altered Dana’s world and introduced an unprecedented amount of isolation, a neighbor helped lead Dana to the joys of volunteering at Furkids so she could interact with our animals. Since that moment in October 2020, Dana has fostered/ adopted two Furkids kitties, helped make… READ MORE >

Volunteer Spotlight: Annelie

Posted on Thursday, April 29th

Volunteer Spotlight: Annelie We couldn’t take care of the thousands of cats and dogs each year without our compassionate and dedicated volunteers who are always willing to support Furkids lifesaving mission.  This month we want to give a shoutout to Annelie, one of our awesome volunteers here at Furkids. Why did you choose Furkids to volunteer/foster? Back in May 2016, I was introduced to Furkids through a volunteer who was socializing the Furkids cats at Petsmart Midtown. She was raving about her volunteer experience at Furkids and encouraged me to apply to volunteer, and I did. I was assigned to Petsmart Buckhead. How long… READ MORE >

BISSELL Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters | May 5-9

Posted on Wednesday, April 28th

BISSELL Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters | May 5-9 Join Furkids for the largest Empty the Shelters event to date! From May 5-9, BISSELL Pet Foundation will sponsor reduced cat and dog adoption fees at 200 shelter organizations in 36 states. *Adopt cats or kittens for $25! Seniors (10+ yrs) and FIV/FeLV+ are always FREE!* *$25 adoption fee applies to dogs who are over 30 lbs & those who have been in the Furkids program for over 60 days. Must meet both requirements.* We are currently accepting visitors by appointment only, so please secure your appointment and apply for pre-approval by submitting an adoption app, and our shelter team… READ MORE >

A Year of Hope

Posted on Tuesday, April 27th

A Year of Hope As we wrap up our 19th Anniversary and this year’s theme of HOPE, we want to take a moment and share some heartwarming examples of Furkids in action regarding the animal ~and human~ lives we’ve changed in the last year. Furkids is fiercely determined to change the course of animals’ lives who are abused, homeless, neglected and sick, and to bring hope to what were once hopeless lives as well. Together, we've accomplished so much in the last year. I am so proud that we are dramatically meeting our mission of increasingly saving more animal lives year after year! Let's… READ MORE >

Kitten Season 101

Posted on Friday, March 26th

Kitten Season 101 Furkids rescued 1,377 kittens last year from March - October You can help make a difference! Beat the Heat Spay/Neuter cats before kitten season Trap community cats for TNR Trap-neuter-return is exactly what it sounds like. Cats are humanely trapped and taken to a veterinarian to be neutered and vaccinated. After recovery, the cats are returned to their colony. Kittens/cats who are friendly and socialized may be adopted into homes. Don't Kit-Nap! Find kittens? Don’t panic! Mom is probably searching for food or a safer location. If the kittens are in danger, move them to safe spot no more than 10 feet… READ MORE >

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