Category Archives: Ringworm

Ringworm Crisis: 4 Simple Ways You Can Help

On the Austin Pets Alive! Ringworm Team, we’re used to fighting fungus, but the past few months have been an especially tough battle. All of our resources- manpower, space, money- were stretched to their absolute limits all winter. Due to … Continue reading

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Scooter & 200 Lives Worth Saving

Scooter is Number 200! Scooter has ringworm. Ringworm is a treatable fungus infection similar to athlete’s foot, but in many traditional shelters, kittens with ringworm are immediately killed because it is contagious to both animals and people. Fortunately for Scooter, … Continue reading

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A Day in Dazey’s Ward

A Guest Post By Kristen Hansen Ringworm is defined as “a contagious itching skin disease occurring in small circular patches, caused by any of a number of fungi and affecting chiefly the scalp or the feet.” It can affect all … Continue reading

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Thanks to South Park Animal Hospital, Tallie is getting the Treatment she needs!

Tallie is a five month old kitten who came to us as a four week old kitten. She was placed in our bottle baby nursery so she could grow and thrive. As a kitten with ringworm she was too young to start … Continue reading

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Ringworm: Fight the Fear, Fight the Fungus!

Fight the Fear, Fight the Fungus! by Rachel Sherinian “What scaly, patchy fur? He’s my best bud!” Two of Ranelle’s current foster kittens, Othello and Yoda, chilling on a Friday night. It’s likely that you’ve heard of ringworm before. You … Continue reading

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Lord of the Ring…Worm!

Austin Pets Alive! (APA!) is hosting a community event designed to educate the general public on a fungus known as ringworm on Saturday, August 16th from noon to 6pm at their Town Lake Animal Center location (and hopefully encourage many adoptions … Continue reading

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Snapshot of Your Compassion

You help give second chances to unweaned kittens, puppies with parvovirus, cats with ringworm and dogs that need behavioral support in Central Texas. You believe that no life should  be taken for granted and that the programs at APA! make … Continue reading

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February Volunteer of the Month – Kate Hill

As we wrap up the month of February, Austin Pets Alive! would like to thank our February Volunteer of the Month – Kate Hill! Kate is an active and necessary part of the cat team. Not only is Kate more than happy to take on the … Continue reading

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