Volunteer Spotlight: Elizabeth Jordan

Posted on Monday, June 29th

Volunteer Spotlight: Elizabeth Jordan We value each and every volunteer who donates their time and energy to our cause. This month, we're kicking off our Volunteer Spotlight series to honor our amazing volunteers and recognize the incredible work that's helped us continue saving the lives of countless homeless animals in need.           Meet Elizabeth Jordan.   Why did you choose Furkids to volunteer/foster? My husband Bill originally found Furkids; we have always been interested in supporting animal rescues. The mission Sam established and the organization's commitment to saving lives is what brought us to Furkids. And the free roaming cat… READ MORE >

Furkid’s Foster Nationally Recognized by Petco Foundation

Posted on Wednesday, June 10th

Furkid’s Foster Nationally Recognized by Petco Foundation Susan Struble, a foster volunteer at Furkids has been recognized as one of 22 National Foster Heroes by the Petco Foundation and BOBS from Skechers in celebration of National Foster a Pet Month in June. We are so proud of this amazing woman for her incredible commitment to saving some of the most fragile lives that come into Furkids. Over 1,200 pets have her to thank for being alive today! In 2013, Susan Struble and her family went to Furkids for a fun day socializing with the cats. Seven years later, Susan has fostered over 1,200 cats and kittens, becoming a… READ MORE >

Domestic Violence: Sheltering in place isn’t safe for everyone

Posted on Wednesday, May 20th

Domestic Violence: Sheltering in place isn’t safe for everyone As a result of the COVID-19 lockdown, some people have been trapped at home with abusive family members when they previously at least had the ability to seek refuge elsewhere. With more victims of domestic violence confined with abusers, hotlines have seen a spike in pleas for help. Domestic violence destroys families and hurts everyone, including pet family members. Sasha is one of those pets who came to us from a very traumatic past. She’s a sweet girl and is improving a little bit, day by day at Furkids. Sasha is still shy, and values her space, but she can't deny how… READ MORE >

Pledge to Save Pet Lives!

Posted on Tuesday, May 12th

Pledge to Save Pet Lives! Take the Pledge to Save Pet Lives   Approximately 1.5 million pets are unnecessarily euthanized in U.S. shelters each year. Now more than ever, we are asking all animal lovers to take action and help Furkids continue to save animal lives in our community! Join us along with Petco Foundation and BOBS from Skechers and take the pledge to #savepetlives.  How You Can Save Pet Lives With Furkids Adopt Social distancing isn't lonely with a Furkid. Now is the perfect time to open your heart and home to a homeless animal in need. You'll have plenty of one-on-one time with… READ MORE >

Miranda Lambert to Fill the Little Red Wagon in Donation Drive

Posted on Wednesday, November 13th

Miranda Lambert to Fill the Little Red Wagon in Donation Drive For the second year in a row, Miranda Lambert has chosen Furkids as the beneficiary of their Atlanta concert tour stop for her "Fill the Little Red Wagon" initiative! Last year, 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! This year, Miranda's Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Atlanta tour stop at the Infinite Energy Arena is on November 22, 2019. To rally the support of concertgoers and help animals in need, Miranda and Live Nation are offering up the chance for… READ MORE >

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