Purrkids: Changing Lives in Profound Ways

Posted on Sunday, December 9th

Purrkids: Changing Lives in Profound Ways Ever heard of Purrkids? It’s a wonderful program that Furkids created to help certain kitties cope with the difficult, and sometimes even life-threatening challenges they’ve faced. While the cats we rescue can’t always tell us about what they’ve been through - what they’ve seen and the pain they may have experienced - we can tell when a kitty who needs help arrives and we have a wonderful way to help them cope and find their furever home. Part of Furkids’ mission is to “...heal the whole animal, physically and emotionally, restoring its health and its spirit”, and the Purrkids program is one… READ MORE >

Wishing You Health, Happiness, and Home for the Holidays

Posted on Sunday, December 2nd

Wishing You Health, Happiness, and Home for the Holidays I have always found the holidays to be a great time for reflection on the past year, and 2018 has given me so much to be excited about! Thanks to you, it has been an incredibly successful year in so many ways. Let me tell you about just a few of the great things that have happened for our organization and the 3,000-plus Furkids we’ve saved so far this year. We started off 2018 as a partner with Miranda Lambert in her Atlanta concert, generating some great awareness for Furkids. Miranda and her crew loved having the opportunity to play… READ MORE >

Help Furkids Win The 2018 Give Atlanta Challenge!

Posted on Wednesday, October 31st

Help Furkids Win The 2018 Give Atlanta Challenge! Give Atlanta 2018 is in full swing! Last year, you blew us away with your support during the first ever Give Atlanta Challenge. Let’s take a look back at some of the numbers from Give Atlanta 2017: Money raised: $69,182 # of fundraisers: 38 # of donors: 504 Prize money won: $20,750 Total raised: almost $90,000!   That’s right - last year we raised almost $90,000 through the Give Atlanta Challenge! With those funds, we have rescued and found homes for 2,676 animals so far this year, launched our innovative TransFUR program (saving another 700+ lives to date), rescued animals… READ MORE >

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 >

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