Blog the Change for Animals – Rescue Roundup #BtC4A

1-Blog-the-Change.pngBlog the Change for Animals is something new to me, but I’ve recently learned that it is a quarterly opportunity for bloggers to post about an animal-related cause that is near and dear to that blogger’s heart. I think this is just fantastic!

I immediately started researching more about this campaign and found out that your post can support a favorite cause or shelter, mention a foster or friend doing good, or talk about a cause-related topic in general.

Coincidentally, I had been planning to do a Rescue Roundup of all of the animal rescues that I’ve featured thus far on my blog, intending to Continue reading “Blog the Change for Animals – Rescue Roundup #BtC4A”

Review & Giveaway: Smiling Paws Pets Litter Mat

I’m very excited to be doing my first official product review and giveaway. While I haven’t done any reviews up until this point, I want to be able to provide readers with information so they can make an informed decision on certain products that may be of interest to them. I will also let you know what the company is doing to help cats in need. And when available, you can also enter the giveaway for your chance to try the product as well!

So, let’s do this…let’s talk about litter. More specifically, let’s talk about litter mats! Continue reading “Review & Giveaway: Smiling Paws Pets Litter Mat”

A Fostering Story with Karen Hill

Today we meet Karen Hill, who has been volunteering with Brooke’s Legacy Animal Rescue for nine years, fostering cats for them and occasionally dogs as well. The rescue, located in Naples, Florida, is foster-based and has no physical shelter.

I had a few quick questions for Karen and then she so graciously shared a special fostering story with us.

Brook's Legacy Animal Rescue

What surprised you the most about fostering?
I can’t say I was surprised but certainly have learned Continue reading “A Fostering Story with Karen Hill”

Wings of Rescue: Providing Freedom for 400 Cats and Dogs

kittens in a carrierMany of you may have heard about Wings of Rescue, which is a 501(c)3 group of volunteer pilots who perform life-saving airlifts, transporting high-risk shelter pets from one region to another.

To date, Wings of Rescue has saved 19,882 pets!

Starting tomorrow, Friday, July 8th, Wings of Rescue will be flying over 400 cats and dogs to new locations to save their lives.

Known as “Independence Flights,” Wings of Rescue is transporting the cats and dogs over Continue reading “Wings of Rescue: Providing Freedom for 400 Cats and Dogs”

PEP! The Pet Education Project

Erica Callais Falbaum is the founder and president of PEP! The Pet Education Project, based in Shreveport, Louisiana. From their mission statement, PEP! is an education and outreach program that teaches the core responsibilities of pet ownership. A volunteer-run 501(c)3, they strive to foster humane habits in children and citizens of their community in order to reduce pet overpopulation, abuse, neglect and euthanasia.

A conversation with Erica

What is PEP! all about? 
We are working to educate kids so they understand the core principles of being a responsible pet owner. We teach each student about topics that Continue reading “PEP! The Pet Education Project”