Category Archives: Foster

You Can Save Lives by Fostering

As you may know, Austin, Texas is the largest no-kill city in the nation. Since 2008, you have helped APA! save more than 25,000 animals in Central Texas. Of these 25,000, several thousand were saved in part by foster parents. … Continue reading

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BUSTED: Why aren’t you fostering?

Fostering kittens is a magical experience, so why isn’t everyone doing it? Here are some of the most common reasons people aren’t fostering baby kittens – BUSTED 9: “I might get attached…” Sure, you might get attached… but have you … Continue reading

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7 Lifehacks for Animal Foster Parents

LIFEHACK #1 Use a shower caddy to store your furry friend’s goodies. LIFEHACK #2 Calm your furry friend during a storm with an all-natural dryer sheet. Sometimes, the storm itself is not what’s frightening the animal. Rather, the build-up of … Continue reading

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February Volunteer of the Month – Kate Hill

As we wrap up the month of February, Austin Pets Alive! would like to thank our February Volunteer of the Month – Kate Hill! Kate is an active and necessary part of the cat team. Not only is Kate more than happy to take on the … Continue reading

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Mojito is doing great thanks to Shadow!

 Mojito, a 5 weeks old kitten, came to APA  seven days ago and was sick and small on intake. After being cared for in the nursery he has not gotten much better and was very anemic.   Now meet Shadow!Shadow … Continue reading

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New t-shirts available for APA!

This week only, Wearable Hope has provided a great opportunity to help our rescue pets at Austin Pets Alive!. The question is: Are you Team Dog or Team Cat? Throughout October, Wearable Hope is offering t-shirts to showcase Austin’s love for different … Continue reading

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Harvey needs surgery!

Meet Harvey! He is a brindle terrier mix about 45lbs and is a ball of joy. He wants to run and play so bad but has a torn ligament in his knee and needs surgery! For now he can only … Continue reading

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Lucky the Poodle has a lucky ending

Lucky is a 2-year old poodle mix that came to APA! through our PASS Program (Positive Alternative to Shelter Surrender). Lucky had been found at a construction site where he was fed scraps by the men working there until one worker … Continue reading

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