Blogs from July 2012

Dusty - Featured Furkid

Posted on Tuesday, July 31st

My story is a sad, but common, tale of what happens when humans divorce. I know I didn’t do anything wrong, so why didn’t I get to stay with my people? I guess the children and the pets often get the raw end of the deal in a divorce, and in my case, I was surrendered to Furkids. Right now, I’m having a hard time understanding what has happened to me and why I am in a shelter full of cats instead of a soft bed with loving hands to pet me. I am an extremely beautiful 3-year-old girl with… READ MORE >

No-Kill Shelter Facing Overcrowding

Posted on Thursday, July 26th

Traditionally animal adoptions are down in the summer, but this year animal abandonment is up. ( Click here for the video ) GWINNETT COUNTY, GA (CBS ATLANTA) - Dogs and cats are dying every day because there are so many animals up for adoption. Traditionally pet adoptions are down in the summer, but this year animal abandonment is up. That’s proving to be a problem for no-kill shelters “Georgia has a very challenging pet overpopulation problem,” Furkids Executive Director Samantha Shelton said. Hundreds of those pets come through the door at Furkids no-kill shelter. “We’re seeing people do some pretty… READ MORE >

Furkids, Inc. is now on Google+, Google Plus

Posted on Wednesday, July 25th

We have entered into the future of Social Media 2.0. We now have a Google+ Page. We invite everyone to circle us now! https://plus.google.com/u/0/106062378933535605665/posts   READ MORE >

Confetti | Featured Furkid

Posted on Sunday, July 22nd

Are you a special person who really wants to give a sweet girl a chance? Take a look at our darling Confetti! She is a total purr machine who loves to be petted, and rewards you with head-butts again and again. Confetti has the softest coat you can imagine and she likes to rub against your legs for attention. She is very laid back. She would love to be your only kitty, or wouldn’t mind sharing her new home with another low-key cat. Confetti is an older cat—about 10 years old. She has been waiting for her forever home longer… READ MORE >

Promotional Video Contest -  Encyclomedia

Posted on Friday, July 6th

Yes, fans and supporters—another contest with high stakes! Furkids is one of 27 finalists in a local contest to win a $50,000 video to promote our cause. The contest is sponsored by the wonderful people at encyclomedia. Voting is Now Live - Click Here - Vote for Furkids! The rules are simple. Each person may vote only one time and the contest is open until July 31. A winner will be chosen from the three organizations with the most votes. Please share our entry and encourage others to vote for us! A professional promotional video will go a very long… READ MORE >

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