Category Archives: Foster

Rosie’s heart needs help!

Sweet Rosie needs our help! She is an 8yr old terrier mix that was rescued from euthanasia in September. She is very shy and scared and may not have had the easiest life before but we’re doing all we can to change … Continue reading

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The Most Difficult and Expensive Shelter Cases……..

Currently Austin Pets Alive! has 9 dogs that are in need of orthopedic surgery. You can read all about them and donate to their cause below. Each of these dogs is currently on pain management therapy regime and in a foster home waiting for their … Continue reading

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Quess and Quarry: Donate the Gift of Eyesight

Quess and Quarry are two unique siblings. They are a brother (solid grey) and sister (silver tabby) duo that were both born with a congenital abnormality called Eyelid Agenesis. The condition results in the lack of upper eyelid, usually the top outer … 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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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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