Blogs from November 2020

Ellie’s Journey: Please help us raise crucial lifesaving funds on #GivingTuesday!

Posted on Monday, November 30th

Ellie’s Journey: Please help us raise crucial lifesaving funds on #GivingTuesday! Tomorrow is one of our biggest fundraising days of the year… #GivingTuesday and #GAGivesDay! We need your help to meet our $100,000 goal: your donation will help save the lives of some of the most at-risk animals across our state and beyond. Meet Ellie. This courageous girl miraculously survived a hit-and-run with no broken bones, but both of her eyes were severely impacted. Left alone on the side of the road, the roughed-up pup arrived at animal control following the traumatic accident in need of immediate, life-saving medical attention. The Furkids medical team was able to spare her right eye but… READ MORE >

This Flight is Their Only Hope

Posted on Thursday, November 12th

This Flight is Their Only Hope When I vacationed to St. Croix earlier this year, I visited the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center and learned about their Paws from Paradise program — a partnership with stateside animal shelters in the U.S. that helps give abandoned and unwanted animals on the island a better life on the mainland. My daughter Emily and I were grateful for the opportunity to meet this extraordinary team, who save more than 4,000 animals each year on an island with a population of only 50,000. Our first Paws from Paradise transports were two kittens, Alexis and Garfield, who traveled back to Atlanta… READ MORE >

Volunteer Spotlight: Karen Staub

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th

Volunteer Spotlight: Karen Staub 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 Karen Staub         Why did you choose Furkids to volunteer/foster? I was volunteering with small dog rescue when Furkids merged our rescue with theirs and we became Furkids.   How long have you been a volunteer/foster at Furkids? I have volunteered for over 10 years.   How many hours per week… READ MORE >