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
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!’