Open Your Home — and Your Heart — to an FIV+ Cat

Posted on Friday, April 12th

Open Your Home — and Your Heart — to an FIV+ Cat When Chris Poole adopted his now-famous feline Marmalade in 2013, he wasn’t aware that the adorable orange tabby kitten had feline immunodeficiency virus, or FIV. Today, despite his diagnosis, Marmalade is a happy, healthy 6-year-old cat who snuggles and plays with his brother, Cole — a fluffy black feline who doesn’t have FIV. Together, Cole and Marmalade have amassed millions of followers on social media, and they’re showing the world that being FIV+ isn’t a death sentence for a cat, nor does it mean an FIV+ cat can’t share a home with a non-infected cat. However, FIV+ cats are still… READ MORE >

A Touch of Fate

Posted on Tuesday, March 26th

A Touch of Fate Fate is defined as forces outside of your control that make things happen. It was fate that put Marco's picture on Craig's List for rehoming. Even though he is deaf. It was fate that caused a great Furkids volunteer to see the Craig's List posting.   It was fate that allowed that volunteer to rescue Marco from a very uncertain future and bring him into the Furkids family. Because he was deaf and about to be homeless. It was fate that on Marco's very first Caturday, Joe, who was visiting from New Jersey, stopped by the main cat shelter with some friends… READ MORE >

It’s Furkids 17th Anniversary!

Posted on Friday, February 22nd

It’s Furkids 17th Anniversary! Today is Furkids’ 17th Anniversary, and we have so many things to celebrate and be thankful for. We are especially grateful for you, our Furkids family! Thank you for volunteering, even when it’s messy and challenging, because you know it’s worth it when a Furkid looks soulfully in your eyes with pure gratitude. Today, Furkids has about 1,000 dedicated volunteers. Thank you for donating your hard-earned dollars, since you know you can trust Furkids to use every penny for saving the lives of innocent animals. Thank you for donating your household items, furniture, appliances, clothes, jewelry and more to our… READ MORE >

Discover Love February 16 & 17 at Furkids Locations in Select Atlanta Petco Stores

Posted on Thursday, January 31st

Discover Love February 16 & 17 at Furkids Locations in Select Atlanta Petco Stores If you’ve ever shared your life with a pet, you know: love changes everything. It changes your mornings. It changes your routines. It changes your perspective. When you share your life with a pet, it doesn’t just change your life. It can change the world for animals, which is why Furkids and the Petco Foundation are inviting you to Discover Love at Petco! Furkids will have adoptable cats and dogs at these Petco stores for the Petco Foundation’s National Adoption Weekend on February 16 & 17. The Petco Foundation, in partnership with Furkids and thousands of local animal welfare organizations nationwide, has helped… READ MORE >

Top 10 Moments of 2018

Posted on Monday, December 31st

Top 10 Moments of 2018 It's been another fabulous year here at Furkids! As we reflect on 2018, we'd like to share some of our favorite moments from the past year. None of this could have happened without help from our supporters like you. Check out our Top 10 List for 2018: #10 Wagons Full of Donations  Miranda Lambert chose us as the beneficiary of the Atlanta stop for her "Fill the Little Red Wagon" initiative. Concert attendees were so generous, filling up an entire moving van of donations of food and beds and toys to make our shelter pets comfortable while they wait for their forever homes!… READ MORE >

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