Blogs from February 2016

LOVE IS A FOUR LETTER WORD - ADOPT!

Posted on Thursday, February 11th

The best Valentine you’ll ever receive is waiting for you this weekend! Celebrate a COLLOSSAL Cat Adoption Event February 13-14 at all 13 Furkids Petsmart and Petco stores!  All cats at these Furkids locations are just $14, this weekend only.  For locations, click here https://furkids.org/cat-adoptions/cage-free-shelter/locations-and-hours READ MORE >

CAN YOU DO THE MATH?

Posted on Thursday, February 11th

February is Prevent a Litter Month; do you know how many descendants a pair of cats or dogs can generate?  The numbers are astounding… A single pair of dogs, over the course of six years, can create 67,000 descendants. A single pair of cats, over the course of seven years, can create 420,000 descendants.  In the South, cats and dogs may have 3-4 litters a year, due to the warmer weather and lack of legislation regarding spay/neuter programs. Kittens as young as five months may become pregnant.  Furkids welcomes elementary, middle, high school, college and adult groups to the shelters… READ MORE >

FEBRUARY IS PET DENTAL MONTH!

Posted on Thursday, February 11th

What do the following numbers have in common?  3, 42, 30, 80%, 70%, and $37,000?  Can you guess the age a cat or a dog is most likely to first develop dental issues?  Are you thinking 9, 10 years old? Try THREE years old. Dogs have 42 teeth and cats have 30 - that’s a lot of ‘pearly whites’ to take care of! Plus, dogs and cats use their teeth and mouths for a lot more than humans do – eating, grooming, playing.    By the age of three, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have some type of… READ MORE >

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