Blogs from December 2016

Buzz: To Recovery and Beyond!

Posted on Thursday, December 22nd

by Julia Galotti Buzz is a great big, gentle giant. Unfortunately, that did not keep him from ending up on the streets.  Weighing in at a very lean 70 lbs., Buzz was picked up by animal control with a dislocated front leg. Most likely, he was hit by a car quite some time ago, as it was clearly an old wound. Furkids decided, rather than amputate, to go ahead and fix his leg. His surgery was a success but he has a long road of recovery ahead. With physical therapy, cold compresses and medicine to help him along, we expect… READ MORE >

UPDATE: Kittens with Entropion Ready for Adoption!

Posted on Thursday, December 22nd

Back in September, we rescued three kittens with Entropion who all needed surgery to correct the issue. Entropion is a genetic condition in which a portion of the eyelid is inverted or folded inward. This can cause an eyelash or hair to irritate and scratch the surface of the eye, leading to corneal ulceration or perforation (PetMD).   We asked for donations to help cover the cost of the surgeries, and many generous supporters answered the call! Blairsville, Blue Ridge and Hiawassee received their corrective surgeries and are doing very well. So well, in fact, that all three are looking for… READ MORE >

Meowy Christmas

Posted on Thursday, December 22nd

Thanks to a generous grant from the Petco Foundation, you can bring a kitty cat home for the Holidays!Cat adoption fees are only:$25 Cats 6 months and older) $125 Kittens under 6 months (each or 2-for-1)Offer valid 12/17/16 - 12/24/16. Find your new best friend now under Cat Adoptions or Dog Adoptions!  READ MORE >

Happy Holidays from Furkids!

Posted on Thursday, December 22nd

  Dear Friends of Furkids, The outdoor lights are beginning to twinkle, and I’m getting that sense of joy and anticipation that draw me into the holiday season every year.  What surprises and experiences will this holiday hold?  What blessings am I grateful for as the year draws to a close?  For me and for Furkids, the answer to both questions is you. In 2016, you stood with us.  When Hurricane Matthew swamped and threatened to kill homeless animals, you helped Furkids give them safety and a way home.  When imprisoned animals were found at two different hoarding cases in… READ MORE >

Free Shipping on Furkids Store Items!

Posted on Wednesday, December 21st

Trying to find the purrfect Holiday gift? Look no further!  CLICK HERE! We're offering free shipping on our PAWSOME 2017 Furkids Calendars and Hottest Hounds books! Both items make great gifts for pet lovers and the money raised from these items goes right back to the thousands of animals that Furkids cares for on a daily basis. Our 2017 calendar features 13 months of the cutest critters we could find! Recipients will enjoy pages and pages of adorable cats and dogs! They are available for only $15! The Hottest Hounds Atlanta book is a beautiful coffee table book featuring some… READ MORE >