Little Brittney Gets a Second Chance

Posted on Friday, August 9th

Little Brittney Gets a Second Chance Little Brittney was found as a tiny 4-5 week old kitten, alone in a storm drain in Mcdonough. She had a very severe infected wound on her right paw, which would soon become septic without treatment. Brittney had most likely been dumped, and with the challenges of being a young kitten and the difficulty getting around, her prospects for survival were not good at all. Fortunately the kind woman who found her decided to get her to Furkids. The wound initially healed, but then began to cause little Brittany severe pain. Every effort was made to prevent amputation, but in the… READ MORE >

A Catio Gives Your Kitty Safe Access to the Great Outdoors

Posted on Wednesday, August 7th

A Catio Gives Your Kitty Safe Access to the Great Outdoors Self-professed cat lovers Chad and Kathy Copeland provide a home for a varying number of felines in their Canton, Georgia, residence. They foster for a local rescue, and in their rural area, it’s not uncommon for stray cats to simply wander onto their property from the surrounding woods. Recognizing that their feline family needed to be safe, but also required access to fresh air and the stimulation that only nature can provide, the Copelands recently transformed their back porch into a large, screened-in catio. With scratching posts, shelves to perch on and plenty of sun puddles to nap in, their… READ MORE >

Is a Study Buddy on Your Back-to-School List?

Posted on Monday, July 29th

Is a Study Buddy on Your Back-to-School List? School is almost here!! Back-to-School time can often trigger worries that our kids might not buckle down and do their schoolwork. After a summer of fun, sitting down to seriously hit the books may not be that high on their list, right? Finding a way to positively and effectively reinforce studying is a challenge, as all parents know. At Furkids, we know that kids respond enthusiastically and look forward to reading with cats as part of our FurTales program. Of course, parents love it to. We have learned that having a cat or dog nearby can help distracted kids slow down and focus on reading and schoolwork.… READ MORE >

Be a Foster & Adoption Event

Posted on Friday, June 14th

Be a Foster & Adoption Event A sunny spot and endless cuddles…Fostering is FUN! Learn how to Be A Foster on June 29 with #Furkids at Petco stores in Alpharetta, Buckhead, Roswell Sandy Springs, Smyrna (addresses below) Fostering is a fun way to save animal lives in our community this summer! It doesn’t take much—some time, love and little space are all you need to make a pet’s day! Plus … if less than 2% of pet-owning households in the U.S. fostered just one pet a year, we could eliminate unnecessary euthanasia in animal shelters tomorrow! Help us reach that goal and let’s create a lifesaving… READ MORE >

It’s a New Day at Furkids

Posted on Friday, June 14th

It’s a New Day at Furkids The Furkids mission is to rescue homeless animals, provide them with the best medical care and nurturing environment while working to find them a forever home. Furkids heals the whole animal, physically and emotionally, restoring its health and its spirit. Watch this video to get just a brief glimpse of the work Furkids does. "Today, Spero and Lucky G will escape a life of starvation and pain on the streets. Sheldon will escape a life of neglect. Charles Xavier will learn what it's like to have a loving home and to walk without struggle. Ten dogs will escape the agony of… READ MORE >

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