Category Archives: Rescue

It’s Not Just a Bottle Baby Nursery

Birdie was no more than a few days old when she came to APA!. At 76 grams and no larger than the palm of a hand, Birdie needed to stay nourished and warm. Birdie was initially placed with a nursing … Continue reading

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A note from Ellen Jefferson

On December 31st, 2013, I wrote you as I was sitting at my desk watching celebratory emails mix with emails from APA! staff and volunteers about the dozens of sick, injured, and young pets that needed our help.  In that email, … Continue reading

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2013 Review: Dazey’s Ward

This week, the Cat Program is looking at Dazey’s Ward’s performance in 2013.  Many cats are put on the euthanasia lists at animal shelters solely because they have ringworm, a fungus similar to athlete’s foot, which is highly treatable.  Since … Continue reading

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2013 Review: Bottle Baby Program

By: Amanda Phillips Let’s start off the new year by looking at some of our successful programs from 2013, starting with the Bottle Baby Nursery.  For those of you who may be unfamiliar with this program, it was designed in … Continue reading

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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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Bottle Baby Nursery Calendar!

It’s that time of year again! Time to vote for your favorite kitty pictures to appear in next year’s calendar. Each dollar donated to the picture of your choice equals 1 vote (a minimum of $10 is required for a … Continue reading

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Lola Needs Your Help!

            This little cutie is Lola. Lola has a skin allergy that is causing hair loss around her lower belly and paws and is now spreading to her eyes. This skin irritant has remained unattended … Continue reading

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This cutie is Drumstick! Drumstick seems like a Labrador through and through. The stunning eyes, adorable face (which he fully sticks in his water bowl at drink time), fistfuls of glorious skin, beautifully colored coat and intelligence all point to the … Continue reading

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