We’re Flooded! Can You Help?

Posted on Friday, September 14th

We’re Flooded! Can You Help? This week, Furkids’ TransFUR Coalition transported Hurricane Florence evacuees, taking in as many as our shelter and current foster capacity allows. On top of that we have numerous summer litter kittens - so we’re awash in a wave of cute, adoptable, adorable kittens, cats, puppies and dogs right now! As Hurricane Florence overstays her welcome in the Carolinas, we are working hard to recruit fosters and match families with pets in need of loving forever homes. This means we need your help – with fosters, donations - and especially ADOPTIONS THIS WEEKEND. What can you do? ADOPT NOW - A… READ MORE >

A TransFUR Coalition Success Story - Abbott & Costello’s Journey

Posted on Wednesday, August 22nd

A TransFUR Coalition Success Story - Abbott & Costello’s Journey On a hot morning in mid-July, brothers Abbott & Costello were surrendered to a rural animal shelter in Georgia. Since they were surrendered by their owner, this put Abbott & Costello at the top of the euthanasia list in a crowded shelter. No longer wanted, their prospects were bleak and their luck had run out. At about the time Abbott & Costello were surrendered, Furkids was busy organizing another north-bound transport to save the lives of Georgia kitties by sending them to states where they are looking for more adoptable cats. Furkids contacted a rescue group in Savannah to tell… READ MORE >

Be part of a game-changing new program

Posted on Wednesday, May 30th

What life saving change allowed a long-time homeless Furkids cat find a new home in minutes? Now, you can be part of a game-changing new program. Tessa, a beautiful kitty, has lived at Furkids for nearly 365 long days, watching adopters leave the shelter with other cats. Sadly, Tessa was always left behind, and our staff members watched this affectionate cat lose her spirit.  Until a bold new program matched Tessa with an unlikely adoptive family—almost immediately. Furkids and the Athens Area Humane Society joined forces to launch the Georgia Interstate TransFUR Coalition, an innovative state-to-state animal adoption program.  The… READ MORE >

Save the Date for Georgia Gives Day!

Posted on Thursday, October 27th

Georgia Gives Day is coming up on November 17, 2016, and we are so excited to participate. GGD is a 24-hour, statewide giving event that has raised more than $9 million for Georgia nonprofits in the first three years. This year, it just happens to fall on the same day as our Paws for Cocktails celebration, and is going to be an extra special party you don’t want to miss, so get your tickets HERE! Furkids wants to make history and raise $100,000 for animals in need, and you can help us! Join the hundreds of Georgians who will be… READ MORE >

What To Expect at Furkids Paws for Cocktails

Posted on Thursday, October 27th

WSB-TV and Furkids Animal Rescue & Shelters will be hosting the 15th annual Paws for Cocktails party on Thursday, Nov. 17. The event will benefit Furkids in helping to care for thousands of homeless pets in Atlanta. Paws for Cocktails will take place on Georgia Gives Day, a 24-hour, statewide giving day benefiting Georgia nonprofits, and will be a “donation station” for the fundraising event. Paws for Cocktails guests will enjoy live entertainment and music featuring The Line 6 Band, delicious Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q, a silent auction, and special guests Emcee Kaedy Kiely from 97.1 The River, Kara Wilson of… READ MORE >

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