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Featured Furkid: Sharona

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Furkids is Georgia's largest no-kill animal shelter which cares for over 700 cats and dogs each day. The Furkids’ mission is “to provide a no-kill shelter for our rescued animals where they can experience the best care in a loving environment until they are adopted; to find permanent, loving, homes for our rescued animals; and to inform the public about pet overpopulation, promote sterilization and provide information for low-cost high-quality spay/neuter organizations.”

In 2013 Furkids rescued over 1,500 cats and dogs and found loving, forever homes for over 1,300 animals. The goal for 2014 is to rescue 2,014 animals.

Throughout the year I will be featuring Furkids’ cats who are available for adoption.

Sharona is a four-year old domestic short hair tortoiseshell kitty. Here is Sharona’s description from the Furkids’ website:

‘Oh my little pretty one, pretty one. When you gonna give me some time Sharona.’ Sharona is a pretty tabbico kitty who lives up to these lyrics of the song of the same name by The Knack. She has nothing but time and is waiting for her purrrfect family to find her and adopt her so she can spend lots of time giving kitty love and purrs. She is a sweet girl who is ready to find her permanent new home. Look into her lovely eyes and you will want to sing, “My my my my Sharona” every day, so apply to meet Sharona and make her the happiest kitty in the world. She will sing her kitty version of her song to you!

Click here if you are interested in adopting Sharona or another cat from Furkids.

Click here to see all of the cats available for adoption from Furkids.

The following are the adoption fees for Furkids’ kitties:

  • $85 for one adult cat (one year of age and older), $150 for two
  • $125 for one kitten (under one year of age), $200 for two, $250 for three
  • $175 for one adult cat and one kitten
  • $45 for senior cats (8 years and older)
  • Individuals over 62 years of age may adopt an adult/senior cat for only $45

The adoption fee includes testing, complete (up to their current age) medical care, vaccinations, microchip, and spay/neuter. Furkids will also give you, or mail to you, a copy of the animal’s medical records, which you can give to your vet.

Click here to see the Furkids Adoption Center locations in metro Atlanta.

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