Kitten Season FAQs

Posted on Wednesday, May 15th

Kitten Season FAQs You may have heard that kitten season is here, but what exactly is "kitten season?" We caught up with Terri B, our resident kitten expert, to learn the basics! Q. When is kitten season?  More like when isn't kitten season! It does vary, but typically here in Georgia, kitten season lasts from late February - November, with the bulk happening from May-October.  Q. How many kittens come in during kitten season? We've taken in 700 kittens so far, and estimate that the total will be over 2,200 kittens by the end of kitten season!  Q. Why is kitten season so bad… READ MORE >

PetSmart National Adoption Weekend is May 17-19!

Posted on Tuesday, May 7th

PetSmart National Adoption Weekend is May 17-19! Join Furkids and PetSmart Charities as we celebrate PetSmart's National Adoption Weekend May 17-19! This is one of Furkids' largest adoption events of the year, and we'll have plenty of kittens, puppies, dogs and cats ready and waiting for you! If you're looking for a new family member, come out and see us. Or if you know of anyone who might be thinking about adopting a new pet, help us spread the word! More details on locations, dates and times for the weekend will be posted soon, so please check back for updates and follow us on social media! READ MORE >

2019 Kitten Season: a Full-Blown Population Explosion!

Posted on Monday, May 6th

2019 Kitten Season: a Full-Blown Population Explosion! The phones began ringing and emails began to fly in some time in February. A few here and there, and then the number and urgency began growing in direct proportion to the warming temperatures outside – and to the number of homeless mama cats and their litters of kittens. It happens every year, but with this year’s early spring the onslaught is much, much more severe! We don’t have time to ponder why. We just have to act, and act now. Every single call represents five, and sometimes even eight innocent lives in urgent need of help. In the last… READ MORE >

Open Your Home — and Your Heart — to an FIV+ Cat

Posted on Friday, April 12th

Open Your Home — and Your Heart — to an FIV+ Cat When Chris Poole adopted his now-famous feline Marmalade in 2013, he wasn’t aware that the adorable orange tabby kitten had feline immunodeficiency virus, or FIV. Today, despite his diagnosis, Marmalade is a happy, healthy 6-year-old cat who snuggles and plays with his brother, Cole — a fluffy black feline who doesn’t have FIV. Together, Cole and Marmalade have amassed millions of followers on social media, and they’re showing the world that being FIV+ isn’t a death sentence for a cat, nor does it mean an FIV+ cat can’t share a home with a non-infected cat. However, FIV+ cats are still… READ MORE >

Join Furkids at PetSmart Charities’ National Adoption Weekend, February 22-24!

Posted on Monday, February 18th

Join Furkids at PetSmart Charities’ National Adoption Weekend, February 22-24! Please join Furkids at our Atlanta area PetSmart locations and get the help you need to make the right choices when adopting a new furry member of your family. There are so many questions! Is it the right time for you to adopt? And when you do decide to adopt, what type of pet is right for you, your family and your lifestyle? You might want to consider adoption two pets if you work away from home or travel a lot. You willwant to be sure your family members don't have allergies to the pet you're considering. There is a lot to think about,… READ MORE >

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