A Catio Gives Your Kitty Safe Access to the Great Outdoors

Posted on Wednesday, August 7th

A Catio Gives Your Kitty Safe Access to the Great Outdoors Self-professed cat lovers Chad and Kathy Copeland provide a home for a varying number of felines in their Canton, Georgia, residence. They foster for a local rescue, and in their rural area, it’s not uncommon for stray cats to simply wander onto their property from the surrounding woods. Recognizing that their feline family needed to be safe, but also required access to fresh air and the stimulation that only nature can provide, the Copelands recently transformed their back porch into a large, screened-in catio. With scratching posts, shelves to perch on and plenty of sun puddles to nap in, their… READ MORE >

Furkids Saves America!

Posted on Wednesday, July 31st

Furkids Saves America! Did you know Furkids works every day to save the lives of helpless and abandoned animals? We are proud of our recent success story to provide love, care, and comfort to America. That's right; we saved a beautiful young blue-eyed husky, now named America!      America was foud, severely injured and all alone on a busy road. Her injuries included a painful fractured femur that needed immediate medical attention. She was taken to animal control, who contacted her family through her microchip information - but sadly they never came for her. Abandoned, in pain, and lying in a cage, America needed love, care, and attention.     We took action to save America! Our doctors and… READ MORE >

Is a Study Buddy on Your Back-to-School List?

Posted on Monday, July 29th

Is a Study Buddy on Your Back-to-School List? School is almost here!! Back-to-School time can often trigger worries that our kids might not buckle down and do their schoolwork. After a summer of fun, sitting down to seriously hit the books may not be that high on their list, right? Finding a way to positively and effectively reinforce studying is a challenge, as all parents know. At Furkids, we know that kids respond enthusiastically and look forward to reading with cats as part of our FurTales program. Of course, parents love it to. We have learned that having a cat or dog nearby can help distracted kids slow down and focus on reading and schoolwork.… READ MORE >

Save a Life this Weekend with Furkids at Petco!

Posted on Friday, July 5th

Save a Life this Weekend with Furkids at Petco! Pets truly change our lives, so let’s save theirs! Furkids has partnered with the Petco Foundation to invite you to save a life by adopting a pet. On July 13th and 14th*, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m., Furkids will have pets available for adoption at select Petco locations in the Atlanta area. If you adopt, you save that animal and make room for another animal in our shelter, so you save two lives! And, if you get a couple of kittens, you save four lives! Since it's kitten season, we'll have a lot of cute little floofy kittens for you to meet at every… READ MORE >

Orphan puppies reunite with their mom

Posted on Tuesday, July 2nd

Orphan puppies reunite with their mom On June 17, 2019, six puppies were discovered in an abandoned horse barn; their mama was nowhere around.  The property owner called the Sheriff’s office to pick up the puppies.  They were covered in fleas and dehydrated. The veterinarian estimated their ages to be 3 weeks. Furkids picked up the puppies the next day, and because they were still nursing, they were split between two foster volunteers who bottle fed and cared for them.   Amazingly, 8 days later someone working around the horse barn spotted the mama dog! The Sheriff’s office was called, again, and an employee was able to trap the mama. She was in… READ MORE >

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