Love Conquers Fear in a Heartwarming Adoption

Posted on Monday, June 24th

Love Conquers Fear in a Heartwarming Adoption By: Tamara Prasad, Volunteer Manager A week ago we welcomed a family into the dog shelter. The dad and daughter were so excited to meet the dogs, but the mom was outside pacing. I opened the door and invited her inside. She was shaking and extremely fearful. She told me her story. As a child her mother instilled a fear in both her and her sister of dogs. At 49 years old, this woman had never touched a dog. Not even once. She had been so scared and extremely fearful all this time. The family fell in love with Wyatt. A timid… READ MORE >

It’s a New Day at Furkids

Posted on Friday, June 14th

It’s a New Day at Furkids The Furkids mission is to rescue homeless animals, provide them with the best medical care and nurturing environment while working to find them a forever home. Furkids heals the whole animal, physically and emotionally, restoring its health and its spirit. Watch this video to get just a brief glimpse of the work Furkids does. "Today, Spero and Lucky G will escape a life of starvation and pain on the streets. Sheldon will escape a life of neglect. Charles Xavier will learn what it's like to have a loving home and to walk without struggle. Ten dogs will escape the agony of… READ MORE >

Confetti Finally Goes Home

Posted on Sunday, May 19th

Confetti Finally Goes Home 5,291 days. That’s 14 ½ years. Until April 30th, Confetti was the kitty who had been with Furkids the longest. Confetti was born in November of 2002 – the same year Furkids was founded, and came to Furkids in November 2004 from the Atlanta Humane Society, which means she may have spent her entire life in shelters. Confetti was adopted and returned several times over the years. Usually she was returned because of inconsistent litter box use. The last time she was adopted was in 2015. Whenever Confetti came back to Furkids, she settled right back in just like she… READ MORE >

Happy Tails from the Lamar County Puppy Mill Dogs

Posted on Monday, April 8th

Happy Tails from the Lamar County Puppy Mill Dogs On March 14th, Furkids joined the Atlanta Humane Society in the rescue of 44 dogs from a puppy mill in Lamar County, GA. The dogs were living in horrid conditions, covered in their own urine and excrement in muddy outdoor pens. They did not have access to food or clean water. Furkids took in 10 of the dogs, while the others were rescued by Atlanta Humane Society and Great Pyrenees Rescue of Atlanta. It took us several weeks to get these poor, neglected animals ready to be adopted. Many of them had horribly matted fur, ear and eye infections, badly… READ MORE >

A Touch of Fate

Posted on Tuesday, March 26th

A Touch of Fate Fate is defined as forces outside of your control that make things happen. It was fate that put Marco's picture on Craig's List for rehoming. Even though he is deaf. It was fate that caused a great Furkids volunteer to see the Craig's List posting.   It was fate that allowed that volunteer to rescue Marco from a very uncertain future and bring him into the Furkids family. Because he was deaf and about to be homeless. It was fate that on Marco's very first Caturday, Joe, who was visiting from New Jersey, stopped by the main cat shelter with some friends… READ MORE >

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