Blogs from March 2015

We surpassed our 2014 goals

Posted on Sunday, March 8th

Our adoption goal for 2014 was 2,000 homes for our cats and dogs and we beat it! We saved 2,375 animals and found homes for 2,069! An adoption increase of 35% over last year and a 50% increase in lives saved! We are incredibly proud of our wonderful team that made these milestones possible. We are so grateful to you, our friends for supporting our efforts. We tried new things last year and it worked. We will continue to remove the roadblocks in our way so we can save more precious lives. Congratulations to the Furkids family for a job… READ MORE >

NEW Furkids Thrift Store is Coming to Marietta

Posted on Sunday, March 8th

We are excited to start the new year with a second thrift store opening in Marietta. Volunteers are working now preparing this fantastic new space! We need your donations to fill the 9,800 sq. ft. store! We will be receiving donations beginning January 15. Please email us at or call us at 770-817-1405, for additional information on dropping off donations or arranging for a pick up of furniture, appliances, and other large donations. We will also be open for sales beginning January 22. New London Square 1487 Roswell Road Marietta, GA 30062 (shopping center of Marietta Antique Mall and… READ MORE >

Where are they now? A look back at special 2014 rescues.

Posted on Sunday, March 8th

Oh What a Year! According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the Year of the Horse. If you ask Furkids' cat shelter staff and volunteers, however, we will tell you it was the Year of the Leg! Furkids is known for its willingness to take on cases that other rescues just can't, or won't accept. The past year found us taking in many seriously injured cats and kittens, several of whom required major surgeries. Melina, Malkabel, Sierra, Lieutenant Dan, Rob Roy, Julie Barnes, Tin Tin, and Grayson came to us with a variety of injuries; resulting from hit-and-runs, trap accidents,… READ MORE >

250 cats and dogs ADOPTED in December 2014!!!

Posted on Saturday, March 7th

Furkids placed 250 cats and dogs in loving homes during December 2014. Below is a list of everyone that was adopted. Congratulations to the new families! While we celebrate these adoptions, remember we still have hundreds waiting in the wings to be adopted. Please remember that both our Doraville Cat Shelter and Alpharetta Dog Shelter are open three days a week for visitors. BOTH ARE OPEN WEDNESDAYS AND SATURDAYS! Check out our hours and locations. See more December adoption pictures in this album. Cats (173): 4415 Confetti #1, 6010 Bad Boy, 12078 Irish, 12091 Fritz, 13720 Boney James, 13917 Hooper,… READ MORE >

Do you know the difference between a stray cat and a feral cat?

Posted on Saturday, March 7th

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