Rescue Spotlight: Foothills Animal Rescue, Plus Make a Donation & Enter to Win a Condo from Modern Cat Designs!

Thu, Oct 7, 2010

Animal Welfare

I would like to introduce a wonderful animal rescue here in Arizona where I have been volunteering. Foothills Animal Rescue recently opened a beautiful new facility in North Scottsdale and it is a great example of how successful a cage-free facility can be. They even invited me to create a special Moderncat room to display some of the items that you’ve seen on the site to help visitors envision owning cats in a modern home.

Foothills Animal Rescue was started in 1995 to rescue and adopt out animals in Maricopa County, Arizona. The organization provides education, referrals, and resources to the public regarding animal welfare. They primarily take rescues from other rescue groups and from the euthanasia lists at Maricopa County Animal Care and Control and the Arizona Humane Society. Every kitty in this facility is being given a second chance!

In the Moderncat room at the Foothills Animal Rescue adoption facility you’ll see the following:

Here are some beautiful kitties enjoying their Scratch’n Slumber Comfort Lounge.

The Wave perches are always occupied, as are the Caboodles and Modern Cat Designs condo. You will always find someone perching on the Baobab cat tree, the Marmalade lounge, and inside the Catty Stacks.

And the beautiful beds from Neko Habitat are popular napping spots.

The kitties aren’t without art on the walls! A big thank you to Kerry Berry, CZM, and AllPopArt.com for donating some artwork for the cats to enjoy while they wait for their forever homes.

But let’s not just focus on the Moderncat room! There are three other cat rooms, including one room dedicated to cats with Feline Leukemia. The facility has a separate health clinic with a full-time Medical Coordinator and an area where sick cats can be nursed back to health. Offices and meet-and-greet rooms are all beautifully renovated and welcoming for visitors. The whole building is filled with natural light and soothing colors.

Plus they have a FABULOUS resale boutique next door — one of the best thrift stores in the Phoenix area — and all the proceeds go directly to the animals.

The new facility is located at 23030 North Pima Road in Scottsdale, AZ. They are open Tuesday through Sunday for potential adopters to come in and bring home a new family member. Currently available cats are listed on the FAR website.

Get involved!

If you live in the Phoenix area, Foothills Animal Rescue can use your help! They are looking for volunteers to help at the new facility (it takes a lot of work to manage this place!). You can help out with animal care or adoption counseling, or work in the front office, cat rooms, animal clinic, or resale boutique. And if you’re interested, they always need people to foster the tiny kittens who need extra care before they can go into the facility (kittens!) and other cats that need special care. Please stop by to see the new facility (and the Moderncat room) and get involved!

MAKE A DONATION AND ENTER TO WIN A SMALL CAT CONDO FROM MODERN CAT DESIGNS!

Modern Cat Designs is offering a small cat condo to one lucky winner. We created a special fundraising page at GiveForward and anyone who makes a donation (no matter what the amount) will be entered into a drawing to win the small cat condo. The winner will get to choose either beige or chocolate. Donations must be made before the end of the fundraiser on October 31, 2010. The winner will be chosen in a random drawing and notified via email.

>> Make a donation now and enter to win!

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5 Responses to “Rescue Spotlight: Foothills Animal Rescue, Plus Make a Donation & Enter to Win a Condo from Modern Cat Designs!”

  1. 1
    jmuhj

    While unable to donate, we LOVE everything about this — it’s a dream come true for sheltered cats, and EVERY cat awaiting his or her loving, forever home deserves such a waystation. Thank you, Kate, and all the entities that have made this possible!

  2. 2
    blanket

    Gosh, what an amazing place!Fantastic reading about all the stuff they do. The kitties look very happy and content surrounded by all the cool stuff too! I can imagine it being a lot of fun volunteering there – a change from more upsetting places.Just wonderful Kate :)

  3. 3
    Babs (formerly Kush's Human)

    That place is so gorgeous and kitty-friendly I would feel guilty taking a cat from this place and bringing hime to my home! It looks like an archive of all of moderncat.net’s coolest feline furniture and graphics!

  4. 4
    Kitti

    What a wonderful place to take in FeLV+ cats. My own cat, also an ex-stray, passed away just a couple of weeks ago after a year-long battle with FeLV. She was only about 4 years old. In her memory, I am making a small donation. She would have wanted that for the other cats suffering from FeLV.


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