Please support us and vote!

We sure can use your vote! The race for KING5 Evening’s 2015 The Best of Western Washington is officially on. Our non-profit, FurKidz 911 Connection is a nominee under Favorite Local Charity and we would like to win this year.
Being in this contest gives our new mission visibility. People still don’t know our organization exists. Up until recently, there wasn’t an organization that specifically helped patients with emergency, temporary pet-care. FurKidz 911 Connection has changed its mission to foster pets (for free) when their owners need help the most. We partner with local area hospitals (Swedish Cancer Institute, Harborview, Evergreen, Providence, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Children’s Hospital) and support agencies to assist patients who cannot care for their pets. We also help patients with pet food when finances are challenging during treatment or hospitalization. 
Please support us and make sure you get your vote in by Friday, October 23rd. Every vote counts! If you have already voted for us, thank you so much. Feel free to share this with your friends.
Vote here: http://best.king5.com/furkidz-911-connection/biz/582196
Thanx everyone!
~FurKidz 911 Team

http://www.furkidz911.org

We have bird fosters!

Wings of the World has been spreading the news about our organization and we are getting new bird fosters.  If you know of a patient needing assistance with their bird(s) while in the hospital or seeking medical treatment – send them our information.  We can also help the patient with bird food if they need it.

Also, visit the kind folks at Wings of the World for your bird supply needs.  They have been around for 29 years and help other non-profit organizations in our area.

Have a wonderful Tuesday!

~Maria

This is our bird, Cersei.  She is a 21 year old Double Yellow Head Amazon.
This is our bird, Cersei. She is a 21 year old Double Yellow Head Amazon.

Looking for 1 more foster…

Happy Friday, All!

We have all 3 chihuahuas but do need one more foster for one of the males.  Sonal has both right now and needs help.  We don’t have a specific end date yet since the patient is in ICU.  Please PM me or if you don’t mind, share on your wall. 

Thank you to Amanda Ferrara and Sonal Collins for helping this patient.

On another patient we are helping – she had heart surgery and I was able to visit with her yesterday.  She is so grateful to us for taking in her Shih Tzu boy.  Learning about her 8 heart surgeries and losing her job because of it was very sad.  It was a huge eye opener for me knowing that some of the dogs we had rescued, were in the shelter because the owner had no one to help them.  For me, meeting the patients and hearing their stories validates our new mission.  I also visited the cancer center yesterday and saw so many patients.  I offered our services to the center at Evergreen and they were excited to hear about us.  I can’t imagine not having anyone to take care of my pack when my MS is acting up.  I’m blessed to have the family and support system that I have.

-Maria