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#BecauseOfYou: Ethel, Mieke, and a Year of Lifesaving

Meike is an Austin Pets Alive! volunteer who fell in love with a courageous senior cat called Ethel this year. And while Ethel’s story starts out on a sad note, as Meike says, “…it ends on a happy one and is too good a story to keep to myself.”

Ethel arrived at APA! after being found on the side of the road dragging her back legs. Meike recalls, “When I first saw her in the main cattery at APA!, she … more

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#BecauseOfYou: Over 60,000 Lives Saved!

This year, Austin Pets Alive! celebrated our 10th anniversary as a rescue organization, and over 60,000 lives saved! In addition to this incredible milestone, because of you, we saved over 10,000 animals in 2018 and set new lifesaving records across our programs.

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Jackson Needs a GI PCR Panel – FUND COMPLETED!

Sweet Jackson is only six months old, but unfortunately, has been suffering from chronic gastrointestinal issues his whole young life. These issues have led to a stunt in his growth and development, and after trying all of our usual methods and treatments our APA! Clinic team needs to run a GI PCR panel. This panel will give us more insight into what is causing his issues, and how we can treat accordingly to help him feel and act like the young kitten he is.

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#BecauseOfYou: A Letter from Dr. Ellen Jefferson

It’s hard to believe another calendar year has nearly come and gone – but when I look back on where we stood coming into 2018, it becomes harder to believe that it’s only been a year!

At this time last year, our region was still reeling from Hurricane Harvey. We were past the immediate impact, but collectively, we were far from recovered. We knew there was still a long road ahead, and it’s one that we continue to march down. What we didn’t know, though, is that Hurricane … more

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Subaru’s Share the Love 2018

Over the last 10 years, through the Share the Love Event, Subaru of America and its participating retailers have donated more than $118 million to charity, and are on track to donate over $140 million in this their eleventh year.

We are so honored to announce that Austin Subaru has selected Austin Pets Alive! as their hometown charity – for the fourth year in a row! Last year, during their Share the Love Event Austin Subaru raised over $85,000 for Austin Pets Alive! and this year they are striving to … more

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#GivingTuesday 2018!

Mark your calendars for #GivingTuesday 2018 and join the Austin Pets Alive! community on Tuesday, November 27th as we give back to the animals who give us so much every single day!

Over the past ten years, we’ve saved over 60,000 lives together and in partnership with Austin Animal Center, we have helped to make – and keep – Austin the largest No Kill city in the country. Year after year, thousands of animals are given a second chance at life thanks to the … more

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Pico’s TPLO Surgery

Silly, playful little Pico. This 1 and a half year old does not like being told that running around isn’t good for her! She enjoys playgroup and walks, but unfortunately limps in her hind legs; we believe her ACLs are torn and need bilateral TPLO surgeries. Fortunately, we have an amazing surgeon ready to perform the procedure as soon as we raise the funds. Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy is a surgical procedure that will fix the ACL tears in both of her legs. Once she has this surgery, this gal can have all the … more

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Amelia’s TPLO Surgery

Look at that happy face! Amelia is a 5-year-old sweetheart who doesn’t let her injuries dampen her spirits. Amelia has been lucky enough to find her forever home, but to make it official we need to get her surgery done first. Both of her ACLs are torn and they cause her to limp from the pain that it causes her.  She needs bilateral TPLO surgeries so that she can go home with her adopters and live a long, happy, healthy life!

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