Category Archives: Foster

Neo’s APA! Story

A Guest Post By Shorey Russell On November 3rd I received a transport plea that 2 cats were needing a rescue ride from a local shelter to Austin Pets Alive! As someone who loves being a transport volunteer, I jump … Continue reading

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Say Cheese! And help him too! Almost complete!

Poor Cheese was only a wee kitten of 3 weeks  when he arrived at APA’s doorstep. We could tell he had some sort of vision issues even then but he was so young the most important task was making sure … Continue reading

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Gemini – adopted as a pup, returned as an adult

Lets flash back a little. Meet Gemini. Austin Pets Alive first met Gemini as a 1/2 pound, 4 week old puppy back in 2012. She was rescued along with her 10 siblings from the Bastrop shelter where they were to be … Continue reading

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Flooding Update

Follow us on Facebook for the most up-to-date information. We are open regular business hours for adoptions. Saturday, October 31 Happy Halloween!!! Thanks to our AMAZING volunteers and staff, all dogs were evacuated to flood free areas and 42 went … Continue reading

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Vickie Is Ready For Her Home Sweet Home, Is It Yours?

  A Guest Post by Katie Mellon   Vickie has been with APA! since December 2012 after she was transferred from the city shelter where she was picked up as a stray. Her behavior quickly deteriorated in the high stress … Continue reading

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LYRPD KittyPALOOZA!

Love Your Rescue Pet Day KITTYPALOOZA is Saturday, July 18th from 12-6pm. Come meet your new best kitten friend. We’re having a kitty party in honor of our fabulous foster felines! Give a deserving cat a fur-ever home. All kitties … Continue reading

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Ringworm: Fight the Fear, Fight the Fungus!

Fight the Fear, Fight the Fungus! by Rachel Sherinian “What scaly, patchy fur? He’s my best bud!” Two of Ranelle’s current foster kittens, Othello and Yoda, chilling on a Friday night. It’s likely that you’ve heard of ringworm before. You … Continue reading

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Help Christopher Now!

Christopher is not in good shape right now and needs help quickly! He is a 3yr old Terrier Mix that was found on the side of the road and picked up by animal control. Since he was picked up Christopher … Continue reading

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