Tag Archives: kitten season

Bottle Baby Training 2013

Want to spend time with our newest and sweetest Austinites? Our newborn kittens need you! Austin Pets Alive!’s Bottle Baby program is a chance to help save lives in the most rewarding ways. Our team rescues unweaned kittens, and oversees … Continue reading

Posted in Bottle Baby Nursery, Organizational, Outreach, Volunteering | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off


Local hero for community cats

Summer is the most difficult time to remain a no-kill community because of kitten season. Kitten season is when cats, primarily feral cats, breed. Kittens come pouring into the shelter from March through September, usually brought in by well-meaning citizens … Continue reading

Posted in P.A.S.S. | Tagged | Comments Off


Kitten Season 2012 status

A big part of Austin maintaining a 90%+ live outcome rate this summer is due to the people who work in our bottle baby program. While dog intake at the Austin Animal Center is almost steady throughout the year, in … Continue reading

Posted in Bottle Baby Nursery | Tagged , , | Comments Off


Kitten Shower this Saturday

This Saturday 7/21 from 11am to 4pm the Kitten Neonatal Ward will open the doors to show off our new digs at the TLAC space! We will be conducting “mini” tours and have some fun events such as “kiss a … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , | Comments Off


It’s Raining Cats and Kittens!

It’s raining cats and kittens here in Austin (we pulled 20 cats from the Austin Animal Center just yesterday) and we have loads of adorable felines looking for homes! Interested in some kitty love? Now is the perfect time – … Continue reading

Posted in Adoptions, Awareness/ PR, Pets Needing Homes | Tagged , | Comments Off


2012 Kitten Season preparation is underway!

Austin Pets Alive! kitten caretakers have been in the throes of organizing, stocking up, and preparing for kitten season which typically kicks off in full force around mid-March. Last year this Neonatal Kitten Program rescued 1,032 kittens, including mom cats … Continue reading

Posted in Awareness/ PR | Tagged , | 3 Comments


The Walgreen’s Kittens!

This adorable bunch of kittens is one of many bottle litters we have seen so far this season. Alec, Archer, Ace, Annabelle, Amelie, Adelaide, and two other litter-mates were found in a box outside Walgreen’s by wonderful people, who cared … Continue reading

Posted in Bottle Baby Nursery, Donations, P.A.S.S., Rescue, Volunteering | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off


2010 Kitten Season Wrap-up

Kitten season officially ended a few weeks ago. We’d like to thank all of the volunteers who fed the bottle baby kittens ’round the clock (they need to be fed every 2 hours) and fostered kittens in their homes. They … Continue reading

Posted in Bottle Baby Nursery | Tagged | Comments Off