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Nothing Compares to a Mother’s Love!

Posted by Furkids Admin | Thursday, May 11th

Nothing Compares to a Mother's Love! Sweet mom, MOSAIC, gets a smooch from little PRISM, as MURAL looks on. It's a pretty picture, but here's the cold reality - many of these precious families don't make it out of shelters. Especially this time of year. Kitten Season brings with it rampant cuteness, and deep despair. So many in need, and so few resources. We watch our beautiful mom cats tenderly and lovingly care for their littles, and we're so grateful they're safe in Furkids' embrace. But there are always more, waiting... This year, why not honor your own wonderful mother,… READ MORE >

Furkids’ 15th Birthday Party - An Out of This World Success!

Posted by Furkids Admin | Thursday, April 6th

The Furkids' 15th Birthday Party was an out of this world success! We are proud to announce that we raised $150,000! We are so grateful to our sponsors, our auction donors, our guests and donors for making our party such a successful evening! A special thank you to our special celebrity guest, Jackson Galaxy, our honoree, Paul Preston and our emcee, Kaedy Kiely! This was a celebration we will cherish forever!   We also want to congratulate our volunteers that achieved 10 years of service this year and were honored at the party. The 2017 class is Elizabeth Colvin, Laurie Deemer, Beth Erwin, Martha Camp, Belinda Kach, Suzanne… READ MORE >

Furkids Partners with Dog Trainer Alex Andes!

Posted by Furkids Admin | Wednesday, April 5th

Our tails are wagging so hard - we're excited to tell you about the big plans for our Dog Program! Furkids staff and volunteers will soon be learning the latest canine training techniques with Alex Andes, owner of Peach on a Leash Dog Training & Behavior Services. Before pursuing her dream of starting her own business, Alex worked for and learned from celebrity dog trainer Victoria Stilwell of Animal Planet’s “It’s Me or the Dog.”  Alex will help us become even better at assessing and serving dogs at intake, in the shelter, and after adoption. Some planned programs include puppy classes, manners… READ MORE >


Posted by Furkids Admin | Tuesday, April 4th

Mostly-toothless Khatleesi was not having an easy time with what was surely her umpteenth pregnancy. As an 8-year old, she was, technically, a pregnant senior. But she soldiered on, and delivered The Meowtain, Jon Snow, Arya Stalk, and Tyrion Lannispurr. (Don't judge, she'd used up all those cute kitten names with other litters. This time she had to think outside of the litter box.) As Khatleesi was cleaning them up, which was surely challenging without teeth, she began to feel nauseous. Although she was hungry, she couldn't eat. Pain made it nearly impossible for her to nurse her littles. But,… READ MORE >

Accentuate the PAWSitive - FIV is No Big Deal!

Posted by Furkids Admin | Tuesday, April 4th

Samson and his forever family know that the feline immunodeficiency virus is spread by deep bites typical of un-altered tom cats in territorial battles, or from mom to baby in the birth process. It is not passed among house cats using the same litter boxes or food dishes; or by communal grooming. It's just fine for FIV cats to live with people, dogs, and other cats. Kitties who test positive for FIV CAN have reduced immune function, and MIGHT be at greater risk for respiratory infections and dental issues; but those conditions are easily treated. With normal veterinary care, cats… READ MORE >
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