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 >

Furkids & Troncalli Subaru Offer Affordable Vaccinations & Microchipping

Posted on Sunday, September 29th

Furkids is partnering with Troncalli Subaru to bring affordable pet vaccinations and microchipping to north Atlanta! We will also have pups and kittens available for adoption. Please join us for this terrific event on Saturday, October 12th. Many thanks to the ASPCA & Subaru Grant Program for supporting this event! All pets must be leashed or in carrier. All proceeds go to help the homeless cats and dogs in our care. Saturday October 12 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Troncalli Subaru 820 Atlanta Highway Cumming, GA  30040 (678) 341-4200 DOGS Packages Rabies, Distemper - $15 Rabies, Distemper, Bordetella - $25 Rabies,… READ MORE >

Is a Study Buddy on Your Back-to-School List?

Posted on Monday, July 29th

Is a Study Buddy on Your Back-to-School List? School is almost here!! Back-to-School time can often trigger worries that our kids might not buckle down and do their schoolwork. After a summer of fun, sitting down to seriously hit the books may not be that high on their list, right? Finding a way to positively and effectively reinforce studying is a challenge, as all parents know. At Furkids, we know that kids respond enthusiastically and look forward to reading with cats as part of our FurTales program. Of course, parents love it to. We have learned that having a cat or dog nearby can help distracted kids slow down and focus on reading and schoolwork.… READ MORE >

Atlanta-based Furkids Disrupts Traditional Animal Adoption Process with Unique TransFur Program

Posted on Monday, March 4th

Atlanta-based Furkids Disrupts Traditional Animal Adoption Process  with Unique TransFur Program More than 1300 animals on Georgia’s “animal death row” now have happy homes in Northern states because of the success of the novel Furkids Georgia Interstate TransFUR Coalition.  Furkids, headquartered in Atlanta, is a nonprofit charitable organization that operates the largest cage-free, no-kill shelter in the Southeast for rescued cats and Sadie’s Place, a no-kill shelter for dogs. Furkids launched the TransFUR program in March, 2018 when Furkids CEO Samantha Shelton learned that no-kill shelters in the North have high demand and a low inventory of adoptable animals while Georgia has an overabundance of homeless animals available for adoption.  The… 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 >

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