Furry Friends Fur-Ever Tail: Tallulah and David Hicks

From Kahlulu to Tallulah may not seem so great a change, but for one fabulous feline, having waited oh-so-long for her Prince Charming, it changed her entire cat world. From the shelter of Furry Friends to the sanctuary of a fur-ever home, this kiss-able kitty’s dream had finally come true. “I saw her on Pet […]

Furry Friends Fur-Ever Tail: Theodore and the Duecks

Welcome to the warm and wonderful world of Theodore (formerly Isadore) whose dramatically striped outer beauty is matched only by his dear and darling inner beauty. “We absolutely LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Theodore,” says Russel. “He’s the sweetest and gentlest cat ever, and he’s brought such tremendous joy and comfort to our family. “We’re deeply grateful […]

Furry Friends Fur-Ever Tail: Sir Geoffrey von Bramblepelt and the Flowers

Having always known the love of cats, Mark and Blaine could no more live without one than they could live without air. And so, when they adopted Bentley, whose name they promptly changed to the regal Sir Geoffrey von Bramblepelt, the couple was, quite literally walking on air. “Geoffrey is a wonderful little fluff kid,” […]

Spot Magazine: Recycled Cats are Priceless

Furry Friends will be offering their recycled cats for adoption June 24 & 25, 2017 at the Recycled Arts Festival (RAF) held at Esther Short Park, 301 West 8th Street in Vancouver, WA. It has grown into a huge family event, with more and more participants every year. Come on out and “purruse” the adoptable […]

Spot Magazine: Spotlight on Sandra Bush, Vet Tech extraordinaire

Have you met Sandy Bush? She has been the volunteer Vet Tech for Furry Friends for around four years now. She puts in long hours and the only pay she receives is the purrs from the kitties and the satisfaction of knowing she is making a difference. She is in great need of finding a […]

Cat Adoption and Book Signing April 29th

Woodin’ You Pampered Paws will be hosting a Furry Friends Cat Adoption Event and book signing with author Ramona Marek on Saturday, April 29th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Woodin’ You Pampered Paws, Your Neighborhood Pet Supply Store & More is conveniently located at the Center Square shopping center in Salmon Creek at 13305 […]

Spot Magazine: Furry Friends Receives Emergency Medical Grant

Furry Friends, Vancouver, has received a $1000 Emergency Medical grant from the Petfinder Foundation. The Petfinder Foundation Emergency Medical grant program is used to assist Petfinder members who are caring for a pet that needs special life-saving veterinary care in order to become adoptable. Read More Here

CC Today: Do you love kittens? Then why not become a foster parent.

VANCOUVER — Love cats and kittens but not ready for your own? Maybe your lifestyle doesn’t allow time for you to adopt, then fostering may be a great alternative. Fostering is a great way to help some kittens on your own time, in the comfort of your own home for a few weeks or months. […]

Spot Magazine: Pet Therapy for People

Pet owners know first-hand that dogs and cats love unconditionally; they are there when the person needs a hug or a smile. This love and acceptance make dogs and cats ideal therapeutic visitors for the elderly and disabled in nursing homes and care facilities. Read more here…

Spot Magazine: Beacock Music Pet Food Drive

Beacock Music located  at 1420 SE 163rd Ave, Vancouver, WA 98683 will be hosting a pet food drive to benefit Furry Friends which is a no-kill cat rescue organization in Vancouver, Washington and Tender Care Animal Rescue at their location from Tuesday, January 17, 2017 through Tuesday, February 14,  2017!! Read more here

The Reflector: FF looking for another vet tech

The cats at Furry Friends live for the love they receive from lead veterinary technician Sandra Bush. Her compassion for animals runs deep, and she gets much reward from helping them. Read more here

Clark County Today: Furry Friends Cat Halfway House is coming along

VANCOUVER — Furry Friends is well on its way towards making its members’ dream a reality for the kitties, but the journey’s not yet over. On Sept. 24, the organization moved the entire “cat, kitten and caboodle” from the rental property to a permanent Halfway House, and while the felines are “walking on air,” the […]

Van. Family Mag: Finding a Lifetime Friend through Pet Adoption

Who could resist those fluffy bundles of joy?” asks Diane Stevens of Furry Friends in Vancouver, a nonprofit, no-kill, cat adoption agency. Who indeed? Fluffy kittens are definitely one of the agency’s most popular adopted pets, affirms Stevens. Denise Barr of Humane Society for Southwest Washington echoes the affection, “Expect your heart to never be […]

Spot Magazine: Furry Friends to Host“My Fair Kitty” Dinner and Auction

(Vancouver, WA) Furry Friends is hosting its eighth annual dinner and auction fundraiser on Saturday, September 17th from 5 PM to 9 PM at the Firstenburg Community Center, 700 NE 136th Ave, Vancouver, WA. 98668. Festivities begin at 5 PM with guests having their photos taken and placing bids on the dazzling assortment of silent […]

NW Boomers: Diane Stevens-Volunteer Spotlight

Diane Stevens talks a little about what her role is at Furry Friends. In addition to being the Marketing Director and on several committees, she spends much of her time photographing and educating people on how wonderful our Furry Friends cats are. Read more about it [buttonred link=”https://issuu.com/nwboomerandseniornews/docs/met_web_2016-6/16″]HERE[/buttonred]

Catster Magazine: At FF the Joy outweighs the heartache

Early in her rescue career, Jennifer Hart learned street cats are not always what they seem. The president of Furry Friends, a no-kill shelter in Vancouver, Washington, once trapped a lot of homeless kitties, assuming they were feral. She quickly discovered that many of these cats were not feral at all. Read more about it [buttonred […]

Van. Family Magazine – May Adoption Events at PetSmart Hazel Dell

You can make a difference by adopting a cat … and saving a life. Be prepared for head butts, purrs and unconditional love when you attend a Furry Friends cat adoption event at PetSmart Hazel Dell 316 NE 78th St., Vancouver, WA. There will be a selection of cats to meet and volunteers will be […]

Spot Magazine: Kittens in need of foster parents

Furry Friends has their paws full of kittens right now. All available foster parents already have their houses full of these adorable babies. Learn more about becoming a foster parent. Read more about it [buttonred link=”http://spotmagazine.net/kitty-corner/2016/4/27/kittens-in-need-of-foster-parents”]HERE[/buttonred]

Spot Magazine: Karen Laksamana volunteer spotlight

Have you met Karen? She is the person that does the graphic design on the Furry Friends newsletter and you will see her at the annual auction handling some of the check-out duties. Read more about it [buttonred link=”http://spotmagazine.net/kitty-corner/2016/4/22/paying-it-forward”]HERE[/buttonred]

Spot Magazine: Cats in need of a Vet Tech

The good folks at Furry Friends are in need of a little medical assistance from a qualified veterinary technician. Read more about it [buttonred link=”http://spotmagazine.net/news/2016/4/22/cats-in-need-of-a-vet-tech”]HERE[/buttonred]

The Reflector – 2015 Volunteers Honored

The Furry Friends volunteers are truly angels. If not for them we would not be able to help so many kitties. The Reflector had a story about our volunteers. Read more about it [buttonred link=”http://www.thereflector.com/companion_pets/article_bec6db98-fb87-11e5-b0ee-ab7d0e911852.html”]HERE[/buttonred]

Spot Magazine: Furry Friends seeks new home

Furry Friends is losing its current lease this fall and is in need of a larger facility, the all-volunteer staff is working hard to raise funds for a building to retrofit for the kitties. Read more about it [buttonred link=”http://spotmagazine.net/news/furry-friends-seeks-new-home”]HERE[/buttonred]

Spot Magazine: Cats in need of a Treasurer

You give a cat some money and teach him about budgeting and he throws everything you said out the window. Next thing you know he is on line buying cat toys and snacks. The bottom line is, never trust a cat with money. Read more about it [buttonred link=”http://spotmagazine.net/news/cats-in-need-of-treasurer”]HERE[/buttonred]

Spot Magazine- Story of a failed foster parent

Diane Stevens shares her story of rescuing a kitten with the plans of adopting him out. Well the kitten decided to stay with Diane and her husband Mickey. In the world of cats, a foster parent is a person who cares for a cat or kitten until they are old enough, well enough or socialized […]