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
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
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
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
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
Pride member Charlotte Kinzie of British Columbia, Canada shared her Weeklong volunteer story Continue reading Protecting Marine Life through Habitat Cleaning
Pride Member Abby Sheely shared her encounter with nature, all the while raising money for Animal organizations through the ResQWalk app. I was actually on vacation during the Pridestrong week long, but still wanted to participate. I downloaded the ResQWalk app after hearing about it through other pride members. I love kayaking on vacation, so I secured my phone to my life jacket and turned … Continue reading ResQWalking (and ResQKayaking)
Pride Member Aly Cumming shared moving stories and adorable photos from her volunteer experience at her local animal shelter. Continue reading Socializing Animal Shelter Dogs and Cats
Pride member Kristen Mettler shared her volunteer story of how she helped to socialize traumatized shelter dogs. Continue reading Socializing traumatized shelter dogs