Category Archives: Rescue

Meet Mary!

Meet Mary! Mary is a 2yr old Pitty Mix that Austin Pets Alive rescued Sept 22nd. She was diagnosed with a torn cruciate ligament in her right knee at her originating shelter and so was unable to stay there. She … Continue reading

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New Intake Star

Star is a brand new cat to Austin Pets Alive and was just transferred in today! She is a 10yr old beautiful medium-haired tortoiseshell. Unfortunately she also has a large mass under and behind her ear that is ulcerated and … Continue reading

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Little Violet Needs Your Help

Violet is just the most lovely and mellow girl. She will sit on her bed in a lap, or even held comfortably in someone’s arms for as long as they like, and when you set her down she sometimes becomes … Continue reading

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Come meet Tulip

You can’t judge a book by its cover, or a cat either for that matter!  Take Tulip…some might see a grumpy face and keep moving, never getting to know the super sweet and friendly kitty that resides inside.  Boy, would … Continue reading

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UPDATE! Raven’s heart condition and prognosis – HEART SURGERY NEEDED

You may remember Raven from previous posts. Raven had a congenital heart defect that was detected several months ago when she was a tiny puppy. Raven was born into the care of Austin Pets Alive with pulmonic stenosis,  an obstruction of … Continue reading

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The Next Internet Sensation

…brought to you by your local animal rescue Two worlds collided this weekend when internet sensations Lil Bub and Tuna met for the very first time. This moment struck a cord with everyone at APA!. Here’s why: These two ultra … Continue reading

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Big Things Happening!

  In shelters everywhere, big adult dogs have an especially hard time finding adopters. Many spend several months in APA!’s shelter, longing for the day when someone will take them home. Our dog behavior and matchmaker programs are doing great work … Continue reading

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The Puzzle Comes Together

Austin could not be no-kill without the deliberate coordination and teamwork of multiple players. While Austin Pets Alive! focuses on very specific demographics that no other shelter can serve, other shelters are an essential part of the no-kill puzzle. Take … Continue reading

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