When Grimm (formerly called Gatsby) fell asleep in the hood of Tess’s sweater during one of her volunteer rounds at Furry Friends in April 2016, the small bundle of gray fluff promptly stole her heart. Having adopted a Persian named Jango (renamed Griffin) from us in 2015, she now had a purr-fect pussycat pair to […]
There was just something special about Ginger, the Seifert’s fourth cat. Something about the way she looked in her online photo that Sharon found utterly endearing. And the rest, as they say, is furry friend “her-story.” “She stole our hearts with her sweetness and playfulness,” Sharon admits, “and we ADORE her. She’s loving and lovable, […]
For Felicia and her first furry feline friend, it was love at first sight. “I actually came to adopt a different cat,” says Felicia, “but because that cat wasn’t yet ready for adoption, I walked around the place awhile, and Potato (then named Mila) caught my eye.” Why the change of name? “It was perfect […]
Having lived “cat-free” for four years, the Martin family was ready for a change. Eager to give their teenaged daughters a “bonding experience”, Teresa and her husband welcomed kittens, Rain and Raisen, now called Scarlet and Winter, into their lives last Christmas, and haven’t looked back. In fact, they promptly adopted Blaire, an 8-year-old cat, […]
As a lifelong believer in rescue, Lisa has owned more than twenty rescue cats over the years, and in keeping with tradition, recently added another feline member to the Larson family. “I went to the Halfway House to meet a different kitty,” she explains, “but we just didn’t click. As luck would have it, I […]
Dear Cat Lovers, This is the story of three cats: Bandit, April and Angel. I was fortunate to have adopted all three of my “fur factories” from Furry Friends, despite their being located on the far side of the moon. Why, you might ask? To put it simply: connections. One special someone named Marci, who […]
A long time adopter and adorer of felines, Pam was no stranger to those warm, fuzzy feelings when she “cat sat” her daughter’s kitty for nine loving months. “When she left, I was lonely,” Pam admits. “Then, as I scrolled through the Furry Friends site one day, I came upon a cat named Rhea. She […]
“What can I say about our sweet, sweet Korra, except that she’s the light of our lives!” Faith admits. “She has such an amazing personality.” Originally searching for a “baby-sized kitten”, Faith and her husband found not-so-tiny Korra on our Petfinder page, and meow! A match was made. “I simply can’t explain how much we […]
When MG joined the York family, he was promptly re-christened Cobra Bubbles (after the former CIA agent turned social worker in the animated Disney film, Lilo & Stitch). “All of our fur babies (several cats and one dog) have Disney names,” admits Janelle, “including Rocket, Princess Jasmine, Tinkerbell, Penny, Doc, Captain Jack and Stitch. And […]
If a picture’s worth a thousand words, this one is priceless. A five-year-old boy named Zander and his first ever pet, Gertie, locked together in loving. “This is our family’s first kitten,” explains mom, Robyn. “One glimpse at her photo and we were in love. She looked so sweet and so shy that my husband […]
Having been committed cat owners for over 20 years, the Wilmotts, after the death of one of their two latest cats, knew that lonely 2-year-old Cosito needed a new companion. “We decided to get another cat,” explains Debbie, “but didn’t really want to go through the kitten stage again. We were familiar with Furry Friends […]
Sharon proudly admits that she’s been “privileged to have had many fur babies in my life.” Obviously then, her nibs, Miss Noel was not her first. Sadly for Sharon, however, Noel’s entry into their lives was due to the death of the family’s 17-year-old orange tabby to kidney failure, and the fact that their 6-year-old […]
Meow about a match made in kitty cat heaven! “Abbey Rose fits like an expensive glove,” says Myrna, “settling in from day one. And although she’s not my first kitty (16-year-old Gracie recently passed from complications due to diabetes), she’s right on top with the best of them.” Losing Gracie after so many wonderful and […]
Once upon a time, Olivia wasn’t the happiest puss-in-boots around. But feast your eyes on this fabulous feline now. Her adoring adoptive mom, Janice, has even bestowed oh-so-awesome Olivia with a regal nickname: the Duchess. Talk about your rags-to-riches kitty cat tale. “She’s doing wonderfully,” says Janice, “and the more I play with her each […]
“His adaptation to us and our home was immediate,” says Megan. “No sooner had we brought him inside than he jumped right on the bed and kissed us. ” Nicknamed “Kisstopher” because of his tendency to lick his pet parents’ faces while giving himself a bath, big boy Bossy is as sweet as sugar without […]
To call Gretchen a cat lover would be an understatement. For a woman who has owned in excess of fifty cats throughout her life, she’s most finely and fabulously “fixated on felines.” And Henry (originally named Pandu) is the most recent of her furry, four-legged loves. What’s particularly unique about this pussycat happily-ever-after tale […]
Meow to my furry friends, It was a dark and stormy night. I was wet and cold, hungry and lost. I had to get out of the rain, but I couldn’t find my way home. In desperation, I crawled under a car and jumped up on the wheel. A very kind man heard me crying […]
by Chuck Edmunds When I found myself homeless and without resources in April 2015, my car became “home” to my four cats and me. In desperation, I contacted numerous cat rescue groups, but Jennifer Hart of Furry Friends was the only one who answered me. She promptly agreed to take two of my cats, Hiway […]
By Tess Ewart Griffin is a 2 year old blue Persian rescue cat from Vancouver. He was rescued by Furry Friends Cat rescue and he is out to change everyone’s preconception about cats. His personal motto is “anything dogs can do, I can do better!” In March of 2015 I unexpectedly lost my kitty of […]
We are thrilled to announce that our beloved Peggy Sue has been adopted! Her new mom reports that she is settling into her new home wonderfully.
Congratulations to sweet Cisco, who was recently adopted! We’re so happy that this energetic and affectionate boy has found his forever home.
Our lovable Jack Frost has finally found his forever home! The Furry Friends volunteers will miss him, but we are all so thrilled that he has found a loving home!
Ulysses, has been adopted! Kira, his new mom, wrote: “We adopted Ulysses [last week] and he is settling in fabulously! I don’t think he’s stopped purring since he set foot in our home.”
Way to go, sweetie – we hope that you are super happy in your furever home and that your new guardians give you lots of love!