Category Archives: P.A.S.S.


Jimmy needs your help to stay with his family! Jimmy has lived with his loving family for the last 14 years, but they fell on hard times. They had to move to a new apartment and cannot afford the pet … Continue reading

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Snapshot of Your Compassion

You help give second chances to unweaned kittens, puppies with parvovirus, cats with ringworm and dogs that need behavioral support in Central Texas. You believe that no life should  be taken for granted and that the programs at APA! make … Continue reading

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Calypso and Zeus need your help!

Calypso and Zeus’s loving family (mother and daughter) lost their home during the recession and have been staying with family members to get back on their feet and find a new place to live. They used their tax return to … Continue reading

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You can help keep Outkast with his mommy by helping to raise $300 for their apartment pet deposit.

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You can help Baby and her sister stay with their forever family. Both kitties are rescues and live with their loving mother. Unfortunately, the pet deposit at their new apartment is costly, and mom will have to surrender her kitties … Continue reading

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Zuky’s mom is in a tough financial situation and cannot afford her apartment’s pet deposit.  Zuky’s owner was in tears at the thought of having to give up Zuky, and we’d like to raise the $400 pet deposit needed so … Continue reading

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When Buster’s human passed away, he found his way into a new home. Unfortunately, Buster is in pain and needs dental work, but his new owner is on disability and cannot afford the dental care Buster needs. Can you help?

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December Volunteer of the Month – Gail Nelson!

Austin Pets Alive! is pleased to announce our December Volunteer of the Month: Gail Nelson! In 2012, Gail helped APA! begin the PASS Boarding Program, an extension of the Positive Alternatives to Shelter Surrender.  This program helps people rehome or … Continue reading

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