Archive | October, 2011

Sometimes I’m amazed at what we do

29 Oct

Lily

This weekend, about 25 volunteers teamed up to take one little dog named Lily from the Birmingham, AL area all the way to Portland, ME, with an overnight stay in northern Virginia.

This is kind of like going from the land of y’all to the state of ayup.

Lily, a Pekingese, was rescued about three weeks ago in Alabama, and fostered for a while. This weekend she was transported to Little Paws Big Hearts Pekingese Rescue in Portland, Maine, where they love Pekes and will find her a good home.

This run was coordinated by Laura Harper, near Pittsburgh, PA. Volunteers stepped up all along the route, in Alabama, Tennessee, Virginia,  Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and finally, Maine.

It takes an amazing amount of coordination to do this and do it right, and Laura seems to have it all down. Laura calls her operation The Liberty Train, and you may email her at laura.harper0214@gmail.com.

It was a privilege to help out. Special thanks to my hand-off partners, Patti and Ryan and Nicole.

Lily gave me a big wet kiss, and that was thanks enough for me!

If you ever get a chance to do this, I hope you step up.

— Beth

Lily resting at her overnight in Virginia

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Couple of pupsters, can you step up?

28 Oct
These puppies followed my daughter home.  We believe they were abandoned, based on how thin they were.  The light colored one (sort of beige) is a male.  The black and white one is female.  They have both been front lined and wormed.  We believe they are 3-months old (both still have baby teeth).  We are getting sort of desperate to find a home, since we have a dog who is not dog friendly, if you know what I mean.  They are both good natured.  They have gained weight and have more of the puppy look back.  

Steve Kerr
423-886-5199 (home)
423-580-6118 (cell)

Kitten needs a home – Chattanooga area

27 Oct

This beautiful orange/white female kitten is approx 6 months old. She is very sweet, friendly.
She has been combo tested, (neg), has FVRCP, wormed, de-flead.
She was dumped at the Soddy Daisy ball park with her brother. I do not currently have the brother but I hope to get him as well.
I am overwhelmed with kittens coming in so please help if you can.
Thanks, Judy
Contact:

 

Wanted: Feral cat colonies

26 Oct
Just got word that McKamey in Chattanooga, TN is looking for feral cat colonies within the city limits for Trap Neuter Release. They have a quota they have to meet each month. If you have a colony you need help with, contact
Shari Schwinkendorf
TNR Coordinator
423-305-6517
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Cleveland, TN—Cocker and 2 Beagles–OUT OF TIME!!!

25 Oct

THIS IS A HIGH KILL SHELTER!!!!

1.5 yr old Purebred Blond Cocker…sweet as can be. Owner surrender. Could go at any time.
2 Beagle looking dogs…small and sweet.
If you can help, contact Loraine Munker <loraine.munker@msadigital.com>

Griffin, GA Cats, Adoption Incentive w/ FREE spay/neuter

24 Oct
NEW!
Cat Adoption Fee Reimbursement Program — adult cats currently at Spalding Animal control already come with free spay or neuter vouchers. Then to qualify for reimbursement of animal control adoption fee-adopter needs to provide their vet reference and proof of s/n. Up to 2 adult cats from animal control per year can be adopted under this new program available through Winging Cat Rescue. Info & contact info also available at spalding animal control.All adults have been given an fvrcp vaccination thanks to Petfinder Grant and have had flea preventive applied.

videos and MORE photos available on petfinder site

http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/GA42.html

#1402 calico-staff & vol fav & caretaker inmate favorite
1403 black female-friendly bushy tail young adult female
1409 black male-(mistakenly named Greta on petfinder, this cat is a male and clean friendly mellow fellow)
1428 Amazing Grace-volunteer fav
1452 Hannah-affectionate cat getting overlooked simply because she’s black-inmate fav
1459 Jerry tabby -inmate caretaker & staff & vol fav
1566 white & black male-staff & vol fav
1588 white & black male -staff & vol fav
1627 pretty russian blue & white female
1637 Shana b/w female (came in with Shaw 1638 b/w male-now separated at animal control &miserable w/o each other)
1638 Shaw b/w male ditto
1668 white & tabby boy -BIG personality and BIG favorite
1698 WiFi Will chatty kitty-never met a stranger he didnt like. always ready to carry on a conversation. staff/vol/inmate fav!

Spalding County Animal Shelter
208 Justice Boulevard
Griffin, GA 30224
Phone: (770) 467-4772
FAX: (770) 467-4771
Website: http://www.spaldingcountyanimalshelter.com provides additional information on the shelter and available pets
Email: animalshelter@spaldingcounty.com

This cutie wants to love you

22 Oct

Kind of a Cairn terrier. Sweet temper, young, healthy, happy.

Contact:

roxanne@graphicworksonline.com
GraphicWorks, LLC
405 North Market Street
P.O. Box 4232
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 265-9675 voice
(423) 265-6148 fax

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