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 >

Furkids Kitty Kommercial goes viral

Posted on Wednesday, January 4th

It’s pretty awesome when we can make life better for animals and people! Our latest video, Kitty Kommercial, has received some great feedback after making it to the front page of Reddit.  The video was originally posted to Youtube and our Facebook page, and has over 35,000 (and counting) views collectively.  It features Furkids volunteer, Paul Preston, using traditional, yet cheesy salesman tactics to find “furever” homes for the Furkids shelter animals. The story of our viral video was even picked up by The Huffington Post, the AJC,  Mother Nature Network and digital media news and entertainment sites, BuzzFeed and UPROXX! We’re… READ MORE >

Over 50 Hurricane Matthew victims to arrive at Furkids

Posted on Thursday, October 13th

42 cats and nine dogs are being transported to Furkids Animal Rescue & Shelters after being left in the wake Hurricane Matthew’s destruction. Many shelters in coastal areas in the Southeast have been flooded, both literally and figuratively.​ Jamie Stillwachs from Brother Wolf Animal Rescue in Asheville, NC, said that a shelter in Marion County, SC was swept away by the rising river waters. “[It] doesn’t look like they even have a shelter to go back to,” said Stillwachs. “All animals, staff and volunteers are holed up in an emergency center at this time.” Samantha Shelton, Furkids founder and executive director,… READ MORE >

Furkids Open House: Oct 1 & 2

Posted on Thursday, September 22nd

Furkids is gearing up for our annual Open House! Pet lovers of all ages are welcome to attend the festivities at the Furkids Cat Shelter on October 1 and 2. What makes this event so special is the behind-the-scenes experience!  Ever wonder what happens when our animals are rescued? Take the tour of our 10,000-square-foot, cage-free cat shelter. Our facility features 11 spacious rooms where cats reside until their permanent homes are found. We also have an on-site veterinary clinic and surgical suite, quarantine and isolation rooms, and offices. You’ll get to meet many of our adoptable cat shelter residents,… READ MORE >

Flea-and-Tick-Ridden Puppies Rescued!

Posted on Thursday, September 22nd

These puppies were just rescued by Furkids. Their mother is a pet living in Lula, Georgia, but she is an “outside” dog. The owner said that the mother dog got out under the backyard fence and met up with a neighborhood male dog. When the mother returned home, it was discovered that she was pregnant. The babies were born outside in deplorable conditions. For eight weeks, they and their mom have been subjected to the elements. Our rescuers were called out to the property about five puppies, but upon arrival, only four puppies were found. This means that one of… READ MORE >

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