Sherry Kashmark of Ontario saw that her local rescue had fallen on tough times after most of the local foster families left. Thankfully, she said, all but one cat had been adopted, so Sherry stepped in to bring in more animals for the shelter to help. Continue reading Rejuvenating a Foster Kitten Program
Pride member Melissa Westfall of Connecticut was familiar with the New Rochelle humane society before the PrideStrong Weeklong. She had adopted from them before.
“I’ve adopted several animals from them before, they take amazing care of the animals they have and they are a no kill shelter,” Melissa said. “The staff is very friendly and you can tell they really care for their animals and want to find the best homes for them.” Continue reading Can’t Get Away to Volunteer? Donate Instead
The #PrideStrongWeekLong numbers are crunched and IN! I’m so proud of everyone who worked so hard to improve the lives of animals. You participants are true heroes to me! Continue reading Announcing January ’17 PrideStrong WeekLong Complete Results Slideshow
After learning the truth about declawing house cats, Pride member Kendall Lanham of Indiana wanted to help educate others about this practice. For the PrideStrong Weeklong, Kendall took to Facebook to help The Paw Project, a California nonprofit that works to educate the public about the painful and crippling effects of declawing cats. Continue reading Helping Protect Cats against De-Clawing through Education
Here are the summary results from the January #PrideStrongWeekLong! Almost two hundred animals had their lives improved by less than two dozen people – talk about impact! I’m so exceptionally proud of the work which was put into this event – both from volunteer participants and from our team of PrideStrong organizers. The foundation we’ve laid with the PSWL can create a movement that can improve the lives of countless animals in the future – the possibilities are endless, and we’ve only just begun! Thank you so much to everyone who participated & made this event a success. You’re heroes! Continue reading Announcing January ’17 PrideStrong Weeklong summary results @bigcatderek
Julia Skiles of Plano, Texas shared her experience taking care of rabbits at the North Texas Rabbit Sanctuary.
A Pride member from Wisconsin shared her experience helping to socialize cats at her local animal shelter. Continue reading FIV positive cats are just as wonderful and loving as FIV negative cats
A Pride member from Washington State shared her experience volunteering for the spay/neuter clinic of a local animal shelter. Continue reading Spay/Neuter Clinic Volunteering
Thanks to everyone who participated in the January 2017 PrideStrong Weeklong. The PrideStrong team is going through your survey responses and working hard to bring you a report of what we accomplished together. Stay tuned for full results! Continue reading We’re crunching the numbers!
Derek made a video showing some examples for how one can count and track volunteer information for the PSWL. On top of being helpful, it has a few cute cat moments in it too! Continue reading Gathering PrideStrong Weeklong Information | How To
The first thing you’d notice about Colony Cats is “WOW, there are cats EVERYWHERE!”. Colony Cats is a cage free, no kill adoption center so the cats are literally running free in the store. Continue reading ‘There are cats everywhere!’
We’re a few days into PrideStrong Weeklong and Pride members have already gone out into their communities and helped make a change. One hour of time might not seem like a lot, but it means a lot to animals in need. And we want to share these little victories with the world. One hour of volunteering might not seem like a big deal, but there … Continue reading Call for Stories
Tomorrow is the first day of the PrideStrong Weeklong. Starting tomorrow, members of the Pride will go out into their communities and donate just one hour of their time to an animal-related charity. If you still haven’t selected your charity, don’t worry. While it may be too late to volunteer in person, there are still ways to help animals in need from the comfort of … Continue reading Helping animals from home
Wondering what it means to be a team leader or a volunteer during the #PrideStrongWeekLong? Want to make sure the organization you’re working for promotes ethical practices? Check out our new PrideStrong Field Guide for more information! Continue reading PrideStrong Field Guide
Los Angeles Pride member Colleen Jousma is on a mission to feed homeless animals. Living in the LA area? Join Colleen via the LA PrideStrong Weeklong event page. Continue reading Stepping Up: One Woman’s Mission to Feed Homeless Animals