Blogs from August 2020

Submit Your Adoption Story - Help Furkids Win $100,000

Posted on Wednesday, August 26th

Submit Your Adoption Story - Help Furkids Win $100,000 Has your adopted Furkid changed your life? Share your story - Help save lives and make our holiday wishes come true! The Petco Foundation and co-sponsor BOBS from Skechers are looking for looking for stories about how the pet you adopted from Furkids has changed your life for the better, and Furkids needs your help! There are dozens of prizes, and winning stories will receive up to $100,000 in a Holiday Wishes grant award for Furkids PLUS winning adopters will receive a Petco shopping spree and BOBS from Skechers shoes! All you need to do is write and share your story about how adopting your pet has changed your life for the better, as… READ MORE >

Samba’s Long Road

Posted on Tuesday, August 25th

Samba’s Long Road Samba was just a puppy and had been abandoned - failed at every level by the people who were supposed to be there for him. When we met him, we knew he had many health issues – from a skin issue to joints that weren't functioning correctly – but we saw his soul in his sad eyes. We felt his desire to live, and we knew we had to help him. Once we got Samba in a Furkids foster home, he did so well! But in a few days, he took a turn for the worse and had to spend several days at the emergency vet.… READ MORE >

Orville’s Bumpy Ride to a Soft Landing

Posted on Thursday, August 6th

Orville’s Bumpy Ride to a Soft Landing He is a beautiful fluffy young cat that most people would love to have; yet he was found wandering outdoors, hungry, with a badly infected puncture wound on his leg. If left untreated, a wound like this will lead to a painful death. One-year-old Orville had never been neutered and didn’t have a microchip. He was also FIV positive, and while he can live a normal life with FIV, it is an indication that he’d had no vaccines. Yet Orville has clearly never been feral. If you pet him, he rolls on his back for a belly rub! How does this… READ MORE >

Volunteer Spotlight: Courtney Vincent

Posted on Wednesday, August 5th

Volunteer Spotlight: Courtney Vincent We value each and every volunteer who donates their time and energy to our cause. In our Volunteer Spotlight series we're honoring our amazing volunteers and recognize the incredible work that's helped us continue saving the lives of countless homeless animals in need.       Meet Courtney Vincent.           Why did you choose Furkids to volunteer/foster? I was driving in the rain and saw a tiny black kitten on the curb, about to walk onto Jimmy Carter Blvd. I pulled over, rescued her from harm, and wrapped her in a towel on my lap. It was this kitten,… READ MORE >