What life-saving change allowed a long-time Furkid to find a new home in minutes?

Posted on Friday, July 13th

What life-saving change allowed a long-time Furkid to find a new home in minutes? Now you can be a part of a game-changing new program! Tessa, a beautiful kitty, 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 purpose is to give homeless Georgia pets a better chance at adoption by sending them… READ MORE >

Petco National Adoption Weekend is July 7th and 8th - We’re going for a new record!

Posted on Friday, June 8th

Petco National Adoption Weekend is July 7th and 8th - We’re going for a new record! Join Furkids and the Petco Foundation as we celebrate Petco National Adoption Weekend July 7th and 8th! This is one of Furkids’ largest adoption events of the year, so you can bet on all of our cutest puppies, kittens, dogs and cats being there.  How big is National Adoption Weekend? In 2015, Furkids had the highest number of adoptions in the COUNTRY during October’s National Adoption event. In 2016, we found homes for 114 dogs and cats during the July event alone. This year, we’re aiming to find forever families for 150 animals in one weekend. If you’re looking for a new family… 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 >

We’re Going North to Save Lives

Posted on Friday, March 30th

OUR TRANSPORT PROGRAM IS LIVE! Dear Friends, I am so excited to share with you today that our new Transport Program is up and running! Yesterday, we successfully delivered 60 cats to three shelters up north. We are now partnering with Animal Shelter, Inc. in Sterling, MA, Dakin Humane Society in Springfield, MA, and the Pennsylvania SPCA! These partnerships, and many more that are forming now, will allow us to save the lives of thousands more homeless cats and kittens from Georgia!  It is hard to believe that some of our northern counterparts are lacking cats to adopt to good homes. Yesterday,… READ MORE >

Holiday Message from our Founder and CEO

Posted on Thursday, December 14th

Dear Friends,  As 2017 draws to a close, I’m so happy that Furkids is saving more lives, growing in strength and earning worldwide recognition!  Animal behaviorist and celebrity Jackson Galaxy, known as The Cat Daddy, honored us by being the guest of honor at our 15th birthday gala.  Jackson tours rescue organizations all over the country, and he gave Furkids highest marks during his visit to our cat shelter.  Jackson and Furkids had a blast honoring Paul Preston, producer and star of the now-world famous Kitty Kommercial. Paul is still working his creative magic for our cats and dogs.  Watch… READ MORE >

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