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Jackson’s GI Biopsy – FUND COMPLETED!


Six-month-old Jackson needs your help again! With your generous contributions to Jackson’s GI PCR panel, our veterinarians were able to rule out pathogens; but that now leaves our clinic in dire need to perform a GI biopsy. Please help this sweet kitten receive the care he needs in order to cure his chronic gastrointestinal issues, which have plagued him his whole young life. Donate today to help get Jackson on his path to wellness.

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Moose’s TPLO Surgery

Moose is our happy-go-lucky, smiley boy who certainly knows how to work those puppy-dog eyes! Unfortunately, Moose isn’t able to live life like a five-year-old pup should due to an injury that’s restricting his movement and causing him to limp. This love bug has captured the hearts of everyone he’s met and already has a soon-to-be forever home; but he first has to have a bilateral Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) before he’s cleared from APA!’s care. Donate today to help Moose live his dreams of running around with his forever family pain and care free! … more

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Histopath for Alura – FUND COMPLETED!

Alura is a sweet six-year-old female tabby cat with a loving demeanor – unfortunately she is also quite ill. We are working on the best path of care for her, which includes getting a histopath of what could possibly be malignant tumors. Once we get the biopsy back, we can move forward with making sure Alura has the best life she can live!

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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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