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 >

Discover Love February 16 & 17 at Furkids Locations in Select Atlanta Petco Stores

Posted on Thursday, January 31st

Discover Love February 16 & 17 at Furkids Locations in Select Atlanta Petco Stores If you’ve ever shared your life with a pet, you know: love changes everything. It changes your mornings. It changes your routines. It changes your perspective. When you share your life with a pet, it doesn’t just change your life. It can change the world for animals, which is why Furkids and the Petco Foundation are inviting you to Discover Love at Petco! Furkids will have adoptable cats and dogs at these Petco stores for the Petco Foundation’s National Adoption Weekend on February 16 & 17. The Petco Foundation, in partnership with Furkids and thousands of local animal welfare organizations nationwide, has helped… READ MORE >

Adopt by January 31 and Help Furkids win $25,000!

Posted on Saturday, January 19th

Adopt by January 31 and Help Furkids win $25,000! Each year, PetSmart Charities gives out grant money to rescues that host adoptions in their stores. Furkids is just 64 adoptions away from completing 1,000 PetSmart adoptions and earning a $25,000 grant! If you are interested in adopting a cat, please visit our PetSmart locations. We have cats, kittens, a little bit of everything - you can scroll through and see just a few of them below. If you can't adopt right now, please share this post to spread the word! READ MORE >

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