Animal Friends believes two cats are Twice as Nice!

Aug 07 2015

When you adopt two cats, you soon find that you can’t imagine life without them. That’s why adopting two cats from Animal Friends is “Twice as Nice!” When you adopt one cat Aug. 8-16, your donation covers TWO feline adoptions! …

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Animal Friends Tops 10,000 Spay/Neuter Surgeries in 2013!

Dec 23 2013

 We did it! As part of an aggressive program to end pet overpopulation in Southwestern Pennsylvania, Animal Friends reached their goal to spay or neuter 10,000 pets in 2013. On Thursday, December 19 – just 11 days shy of the …

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Tails of a Foster Fur Mom: Nikki

Nov 22 2013

Guest Blogger: Susan Gottfried “Little girl, where is your OFF switch?” It’s not a question I often ask my foster kittens. In fact, to be honest, I don’t think I’ve ever asked a kitten where its OFF switch is. Truly, …

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Adventures of a Foster Furmom: Constance and Claire

Aug 14 2013

Guest Blogger: Susan Helene Gottfried The past few months have been a whirlwind over at Casa Foster Furmom’s. After we lost Pete, we raised Clarabelle and Pluto to adoption age. They found homes after a great kitten shower, and my …

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Help! We’re Moving and the Cat is Stressed

Jun 26 2013

Guest Blogger: Chris Whyle, Behavior Wellness Coordinator Question: Hey, guys!  I was wondering if you had any advice for an older cat who is stressed out about moving? We’re in the process of packing and Zero, my 11 year old …

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PRICELESS Cat Adoptions at Animal Friends! June 1-30

May 31 2013

Animal Friends is celebrating Adopt a Cat Month with priceless cat adoptions and more!Look for feline festivities such as: Priceless cat adoptions! From June 1-30, cat adoption is priceless! Animal Friends will waive the $75 adoption donation for all cats …

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Foster Fur Mom: Losing Kittens

May 13 2013

Guest Blogger: Susan Gottfried After two years of fostering, it happened this morning. I lost a kitten. Now, I’ve lost kittens before. They have an uncanny habit of running under beds or tucking themselves into spaces that I never knew …

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The Miracle

Apr 23 2013

Guest Blogger: Animal Friends’ Volunteer and Blog Contest Honorable Mention Diane Friske  Last August, I was asked if I would take over the fostering of a very small kitten.  Because all the “fostering rooms” at the Friske Foster House were …

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Find Your Match at the Sugar, Spice and Everything…Kitten! Event

Sep 07 2012

Kittens will be in the spotlight at Animal Friends’ Sugar, Spice and Everything…Kitten! Event on Sunday, September 16.  Animal Friends is ushering in Fall with a full-fledged feline frolic!  Many kittens are returning from foster care and are ready and …

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June is Smitten Season! Priceless Cat Adoptions and More!

May 31 2012

June 1 kicks off Smitten Season at Animal Friends! That means “priceless” cat adoptions, $10 neuter surgeries and shopping for cats and their people.Shelters face tough times this time of year…the dreaded “kitten season.” Kitten season is when the weather …

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