Furkids and Good Mews Support DeKalb County Police by Accepting Animals in Cruelty Investigation

Posted on Thursday, December 1st

On November 29, in an animal hoarding investigation, the DeKalb Police Cruelty Unit removed dozens of cats living in unsanitary conditions from a home in Dunwoody. Some of the cats were suffering from conditions commonly found when large numbers of animals live together in a confined, unhealthy environment. The case is under investigation by the DeKalb Police Cruelty Unit. In general, cats in a hoarding situation can suffer from upper respiratory infections, flea infestation, starvation, stress, and many other ailments. We can understand someone’s desire to want to save animals from death, but a single family doesn’t have the resources… READ MORE >

Group Fun at Furkids

Posted on Saturday, November 5th

We love having groups of volunteers come to the shelter. It always means that there will be lots of smiles, fun, laughter, learning, and much needed attention for the cats. Our shelter is so magical, that nearly every group that visits for the first time ends up wanting to come back again! Here are some groups that stopped by in October. Harbor Oaks Montessori visited on 10/21. Edie Blankenberg brought her 6 students with her to visit & help out. Here they are in Rooms 1, 2, and 3 giving the cats a lot of affection. The students enjoyed their… READ MORE >

Furkids & Community Partnerships

Posted on Monday, August 8th

We recently featured our new partnership with Jewish Family & Career Services in our June 2011 newsletter. We wanted to expand on how great it has been working with the group of volunteers from their Tools for Independence WORKS program -- a division of JF&CS serving adults with developmental disabilities. Pictured above left are Sammy-the-cat and Sandy. Right: David and Todd in Room 1. These great volunteers come in to the main shelter every Monday and Wednesday. They clean in the mornings, go to lunch, then come back to socialize with the cats. So they spend their entire day with… READ MORE >

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