Can You be Their Hurricane Hero?

Posted on Saturday, September 19th

Can You be Their Hurricane Hero? Hurricane Sally has left an Alabama animal shelter flooded, and homeless animals need our help now! Furkids is preparing to receive dozens of these hurricane survivors - kittens and cats that need comfort, loving arms, and stability. DONATE – Your gift today will go directly to help these refugees heal physically and mentally, and will prepare them for their forever home. Please make a donation now.  ADOPT – If you are considering adding a kitten or cat to your home, now is the time! By adopting, you’ll be rewarded with endless and unconditional love and help us make room to save others. See available… READ MORE >

Have a Heart for Healthy Hearts

Posted on Wednesday, September 9th

Have a Heart for Healthy Hearts So many of the dogs and puppies we rescue have a variety of illnesses, but one deadly illness we see most often is heartworm disease. At times, as many as 50% of the dogs at Furkids are in heartworm treatment – an expensive process that lasts 90 days, from pre meds to injections, and costs roughly $400 when we factor in medications, blood tests, veterinarian and medical staff time, and care for the longer period of time they are with us. We work to mitigate these costs by shortening length of stay when we can by allowing local adoptions. We… READ MORE >

Samba’s Long Road

Posted on Tuesday, August 25th

Samba’s Long Road Samba was just a puppy and had been abandoned - failed at every level by the people who were supposed to be there for him. When we met him, we knew he had many health issues – from a skin issue to joints that weren't functioning correctly – but we saw his soul in his sad eyes. We felt his desire to live, and we knew we had to help him. Once we got Samba in a Furkids foster home, he did so well! But in a few days, he took a turn for the worse and had to spend several days at the emergency vet.… READ MORE >

The Rescues Continue, No Matter What

Posted on Thursday, May 28th

The Rescues Continue, No Matter What As we navigate through the unpredictable world we now find ourselves in, we are seeing so many animals that have been abused and traumatized in ways that are visible – and some that are not. This new world has not been kind to helpless animals, and we are grateful that we have been able to help so many animals in the past several weeks. Please allow us to introduce you to some of them. Shae Survives a Gunshot to Her Head When Shae arrived at Furkids, her x-rays showed fragments from a shattered bullet. Someone had shot Shae in the head! She… READ MORE >

Shae Survives Gunshot to Her Head

Posted on Thursday, May 28th

Shae Survives Gunshot to Her Head When Shae arrived at Furkids, we could immediately see her left eye had no vision, and was sunken and deformed. She was clearly in pain and scared, but she was as sweet as any cat could be. Her upper left canine tooth was crushed, and her jaws were infected and not aligned properly. Then, x-rays showed multiple projectile fragments from a shattered bullet!! Shae has multiple skull fractures; primarily from her nasal area to her jaw and roof of her mouth (upper hard palate), where there is a hole. And, all of it was infected. We removed the broken bone… READ MORE >

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