Blogs from March 2016

ADOPTION INITIATIVE 2016, EXTENDED ADOPTION HOURS!

Posted on Thursday, March 10th

  Furkids is celebrating  592 adoptions in 67 days – that is 9 a day! Furkids has realized incredible growth in adoptions since its beginning in 2002.  This year is no different, and we are off to a great start! 592 lucky dogs and cats have joined their forever families so far this year!  Young, not-so-young and senior animals, plus special animals like our FELV+ and FIV+ cats, were welcomed into new homes.     We are constantly looking for ways to place more homeless animals into loving homes, and we are thrilled to announce: EXPANDED ADOPTION HOURS at both shelters!… READ MORE >

CLEAR YOUR MIND AND YOUR CLUTTER FOR SPRING!

Posted on Thursday, March 10th

Get rid of that clutter that’s dragging you down, and give homeless pets a fresh start! At Furkids Thrift Stores, your donations of furniture, appliances, clothing, music, sports gear, housewares & collectibles turn directly into rescues and life-saving treatments for thousands of cats & dogs right in your area. We're Celebrating 1 Year in Marietta! A clean house frees you to enjoy some actual LIVING for a change! Join us to celebrate the first anniversary of our Marietta location by visiting any of our three locations: https://furkids.org/thrift-store NORCROSS 4015 Holcomb Bridge Rd MARIETTA 1487 Roswell Rd LAWRENCEVILLE 255 Scenic Hwy   For… READ MORE >

FURKIDS GOES THE EXTRA MILE…

Posted on Thursday, March 10th

...LITERALLY! Many rescues don’t work with rural animal control facilities, due to the distance, lack of local vetting resources and transportation issues. Furkids, however, tries to help whenever we can. When we heard that there was a need for help, our own medical manager, Renee Cardona, used her day off to drive to Jasper and provide vetting for cats onsite, and scheduled their spay/neuter at a nearby facility in hopes of getting them adopted locally. A week later, Furkids sent Renee back to Jasper Co, where she happily picked up any cats, vetted previously but not adopted, and transported them… READ MORE >

FANTASTIC FEBRUARY ADOPTIONS!

Posted on Thursday, March 10th

Furkids celebrated wonderful adoptions in February, and here they are: CATS:  131049 Aaron, 160208 Abel, 13084 Adelaide, 160014 Adidas, 151360 Agave, 131048 Aggie, 151523 Austin, 13386 Avery, 151773 Bartlett, 152040 BC Bruce, 152040 BC Bruce, 160072 Becky, 151854 Birch, 160184 Blue, 160070 Boomer, 150894 Brisket, 151361 Buzz   , 141394 Cade, 160082 Cam   , 150115 Canada, 160079 Carina, 151107 Carla, 160142 Carlton, 151106 Carmine (was Carmen), 160116 Casper, 151669 Ceres, 150621 Chamblee, 151871 Char, 151572 Charlie, 160047 Chatty Kathie, 151429 Chelsea, 150450 Cheshire Cat, 151218 Cinderoo, 150414 Cohosh, 151729 Copper, 151674 Corvette (was Collette), 150383 Crepe, 151127 Dallas, 150351 Danielle, 151290… READ MORE >

MAY 7TH - SAVE THE DATE!

Posted on Thursday, March 10th

Hold your spot for the Furkids’ 14th Anniversary Party and join us for this fun celebration!  Buy your tickets for Saturday, May 7th! Join fellow Furkids in celebration of 14 wonderful years of saving animals and adopting them into wonderful homes.  The Anniversary Party will be at the Carlos Hellenic Center, and Furkids is seeking quality items for the auction and sponsorships – all to help save more Furkids.  If you have something to donate to the auction, email event@furkids.org. If you are interested in being a sponsor for this vital fundraiser, please contact sam@furkids.org.See you in May! READ MORE >

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