Category Archives: Foster

Meet Sweet Sammy! – FUND COMPLETED! THANK YOU!

Isn’t Sammy handsome! Sammy is a 12 year old pure breed Himalayan cat. He found his way to APA through a rural shelter where he was going to euthanized due to space. Luckily APA was able to save Sammy! Sammy … Continue reading

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Almond – Parvo Survivor Needs YOUR Help!

Almond was rescued in May when he was very sick with parvovirus! We rarely see dogs Almonds age with parvo (3yrs old) but unfortunately the virus does not discriminate. Lucky for Almond he is a survivor! Almond is a very sweet … Continue reading

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Meet and Help Sasha!

Sasha is a 5yr old Shar-Pei Mix that was rescued March 25th, 2014. Sasha adores being around people and she will often grace her loyal fans with a head bow so she can get a nice ear rub. No one … Continue reading

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Chicken is NO Chicken

When Chicken came to Austin Pets Alive!, everyone knew he had quite the journey ahead. He was cold and weak… and didn’t have the energy to lift his own head. He couldn’t close his mouth or eyes and he was critically … Continue reading

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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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