Blogs from September 2020

Volunteer Spotlight: Georgia Gunter

Posted on Wednesday, September 30th

Volunteer Spotlight: Georgia Gunter 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 Georgia Gunter.               Why did you choose Furkids to volunteer/foster? In 2013, when I adopted Missy, a 10 year old senior cat. I immediately fell in love with Furkids and their mission to help save cats and dogs and find them amazing forever homes.   How long have you… READ MORE >

Bissell Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters

Posted on Friday, September 25th

Bissell Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters Furkids is participating in the Bissell Pet Foundation’s largest Empty the Shelters event to date. From October 1-4, Bissell Pet Foundation is generously sponsoring reduced adoption fees for adoptable cats at Furkids. All cats and kittens available for this promotion can be adopted for $25. Seniors (10+ yrs) and FIV/FeLV+ adoptions are free.Find the right cat or kitten for you and your family here. We are currently accepting visitors by appointment only, so please secure your appointment and apply for pre-approval by submitting an adoption application, and our shelter team will follow up to schedule your visit. READ MORE >

Affordable Vaccination & Microchip Event

Posted on Monday, September 21st

Affordable Vaccination & Microchip Event Furkids is once again partnering with our Subaru Loves Pets partner Troncalli to bring affordable pet vaccinations and microchipping to north Atlanta! We will also have adorable dogs and cats available for adoption. Please join us for this event on Saturday, October 10th, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Many thanks to the ASPCA and Subaru of America, Inc. Grant Program for supporting this event! Saturday October 10, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Troncalli Subaru 820 Atlanta Highway Cumming, GA  30040 678-341-4200   DOG SERVICES Packages: Rabies, Distemper: $15 Rabies, Distemper, Bordetella: $25 Rabies, Distemper, Bordetella, Microchip: $35 A La Carte:… READ MORE >

Can You be Their Hurricane Hero?

Posted on Saturday, September 19th

Can You be Their Hurricane Hero? Hurricane Sally has left an Alabama animal shelter flooded, and homeless animals need our help now! Furkids is preparing to receive dozens of these hurricane survivors - kittens and cats that need comfort, loving arms, and stability. DONATE – Your gift today will go directly to help these refugees heal physically and mentally, and will prepare them for their forever home. Please make a donation now.  ADOPT – If you are considering adding a kitten or cat to your home, now is the time! By adopting, you’ll be rewarded with endless and unconditional love and help us make room to save others. See available… READ MORE >

Have a Heart for Healthy Hearts

Posted on Wednesday, September 9th

Have a Heart for Healthy Hearts So many of the dogs and puppies we rescue have a variety of illnesses, but one deadly illness we see most often is heartworm disease. At times, as many as 50% of the dogs at Furkids are in heartworm treatment – an expensive process that lasts 90 days, from pre meds to injections, and costs roughly $400 when we factor in medications, blood tests, veterinarian and medical staff time, and care for the longer period of time they are with us. We work to mitigate these costs by shortening length of stay when we can by allowing local adoptions. We… READ MORE >

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