Top 10 Moments of 2018

Posted on Monday, December 31st

Top 10 Moments of 2018 It's been another fabulous year here at Furkids! As we reflect on 2018, we'd like to share some of our favorite moments from the past year. None of this could have happened without help from our supporters like you. Check out our Top 10 List for 2018: #10 Wagons Full of Donations  Miranda Lambert chose us as the beneficiary of the Atlanta stop for her "Fill the Little Red Wagon" initiative. Concert attendees were so generous, filling up an entire moving van of donations of food and beds and toys to make our shelter pets comfortable while they wait for their forever homes!… READ MORE >

I Found a Home for the Holidays

Posted on Saturday, December 22nd

I Found a Home for the Holidays Happy Holidays everyone, 2018 was sure a whirlwind of a year! So sorry if I haven't been able to keep in touch, I've moved around a lot. Here's a quick update for those I've missed:  I started the year off at a local animal control. They kept me warm and fed, but I just wasn't getting the attention I needed. So, in January, I schmoozed my way into Furkids and found a nice lady to let me crash with her for a while. That was great, but I figured I needed to get out and meet more humans. I left my foster… READ MORE >

A TransFUR Coalition Success Story - Abbott & Costello’s Journey

Posted on Wednesday, August 22nd

A TransFUR Coalition Success Story - Abbott & Costello’s Journey On a hot morning in mid-July, brothers Abbott & Costello were surrendered to a rural animal shelter in Georgia. Since they were surrendered by their owner, this put Abbott & Costello at the top of the euthanasia list in a crowded shelter. No longer wanted, their prospects were bleak and their luck had run out. At about the time Abbott & Costello were surrendered, Furkids was busy organizing another north-bound transport to save the lives of Georgia kitties by sending them to states where they are looking for more adoptable cats. Furkids contacted a rescue group in Savannah to tell… READ MORE >

What life-saving change allowed a long-time Furkid to find a new home in minutes?

Posted on Friday, July 13th

What life-saving change allowed a long-time Furkid to find a new home in minutes? Now you can be a part of a game-changing new program! Tessa, a beautiful kitty, lived at Furkids for nearly 365 long days, watching adopters leave the shelter with other cats. Sadly, Tessa was always left behind, and our staff members watched this affectionate cat lose her spirit. Until a bold new program matched Tessa with an unlikely adoptive family - almost immediately. Furkids and the Athens Area Humane Society joined forces to launch the Georgia Interstate TransFUR Coalition, an innovative state-to-state animal adoption program. The purpose is to give homeless Georgia pets a better chance at adoption by sending them… READ MORE >

Competitive Furkids Kitties at the Cotton States Cat Show

Posted on Thursday, October 27th

by C.A. Folds Do you recognize this beautiful black and white boy in Renee Cardona’s arms? It’s Jesse, a former Furkid, now living with his forever family. In this picture he is receiving his award for being the best cat in the household pet class at the Cotton States Cat Show. Jesse is one of many Furkids who have had brief but fulfilling careers as show cats with CFA and TICA, organizations who celebrate both domestic household pets and purebred cats. On November 5th & 6th Furkids will again participate in the annual Cotton States CFA Championship & Household Pet… READ MORE >

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