Kittens found abandoned in Upstate are now ready for a forever home together

Blind cat

Everyone has been asking about the Christmas Eve rescue of two Siamese sisters, one blind, who were found abandoned in a bamboo field in Upstate South Carolina. I’m happy to report they’re ready for a forever home, and they MUST … please continue reading

Casually Adopting a Domestic Cat Can Lead to Failure

Abandoned cat

Adopting a domestic cat is a serious step. It is something that needs to be considered very carefully over a reasonable period of time – let’s say about 6 months to a year. The consideration should include budgetary requirements. It … please continue reading

Adopted cat returned to shelter after three months because she “jumped on things”

This is the story of Avalon, and thankfully it has a happy ending. Avalon was adopted over the weekend. A lot of cats aren’t so fortunate once they end up back at the shelter. Avalon was adopted from Davidson County Animal … please continue reading

Symphony: Even her vet had given up hope-then Foster Paws Rescue and an adoption angel stepped up to save her

Rescue cat

This is the happy ending story of a cat most of the world had given up on. Considered unadoptable by many and possibly a lost cause by the vet who treated her, Symphony is truly a miracle kitty who found … please continue reading

Upstate family seeking to reunite cat they were forced to surrender with their son who has Asperger’s syndrome

Cat companion to Aspergers boy

This is a very sad story because it could easily happen to any of us with a family. It’s doubly heartbreaking because in the process of putting their lives back together a young boy with Asperger syndrome may never again see … please continue reading

News media personalities play with cats and dogs to promote local adoption

This story is a positive one involving local news media personalities and their efforts to get shelter pets adopted. I’m not sure whether this is a local thing or whether news stations across the country participate, but it’s good exposure, … please continue reading

#ClearTheShelters: Two beautiful tabbies find new home after owner dies while vacationing in France

Hundreds of animal shelters across the United States recently participated in an event between July 1 and July 23 called Clear The Shelters. NBC News reported 700 shelters participated, finding homes for 45,000 unwanted shelter dogs and cats. Two beautiful tabbies … please continue reading