Author: A.R.F. Marketing
Give a Little, Save a Life on #GivingTuesday
Despite everything that 2020 has thrown at us, A.R.F. has been able to impact the lives of homeless cats and dogs with the help of our awesome community. Can you help us in 2021?
How to Reduce Separation Anxiety in Your Dog
So you’ve adopted a dog during quarantine, and given them lots of love and attention while working from home. But what happens when you have to go back to the office? To your dog, it might seem like you are disappearing forever. Your dog might be fine being alone for long stretches of the day. […]
Why Do Black Cats Have a Bad Reputation?
Why do black cats have a bad reputation? Are black cats harder to get adopted? Where does the connection between black cats and witches come from? Answers to these questions and more.
Our Newest Family Member – A.R.F. Purchases New Facility in Wheaton
The Wheaton-based A.R.F.-Animal Rescue Foundation operates primarily out of volunteer homes–until now, that is! A.R.F. is moving into their very first brick-and-mortar building, increasing operations with the help of their newly centralized headquarters. The 2,600-sq-ft facility at 531 Roosevelt Road was purchased by A.R.F. in March and move in is complete. They will use the […]
What is Cerebellar Hypoplasia? The Truth About Kittens with CH
Meet 12-week-old kittens Tsar, Tash, and Khiva, and slightly older Lucy–some of the latest fosters at A.R.F.-Animal Rescue Foundation. These adorable adoptable kittens each have cerebellar hypoplasia, also known as “CH,” or “wobbly cat syndrome.” But don’t panic–cerebellar hypoplasia is not as scary as it sounds. Just keep in mind these four essential facts about […]
Biggest “Garage” Sale of the Year Fundraiser on July 17-18
Come out and get your deal on and help raise some money for A.R.F.-Animal Rescue Foundation. This fundraiser features new items donated from a certain big box store, including items such as: housewares, kitchen appliances, furniture, electronics, toys, baby supplies, auto supplies, games, pet supplies for all furry friends, pet costumes, and more!
Pupdate! Malibu: “We Absolutely Adore Her”
Malibu, now Minnie, was adopted in early February by her new forever mom, Ali. Ali shared the following kind words with us: It’s been 4 months since my fiancé and I adopted Malibu, now known as Minnie. I’m happy to report that she is thriving in her new home! We absolutely adore her and feel […]
RIP Our Murphy
When a rescue is adopted, they become a member of the family. And when they pass, it’s hard. But when A.R.F.-Animal Rescue Foundation hears from a family about the passing of a rescue they adopted from us, we get to hear about how much our furry friend was loved, how much they flourished in their […]
8 Years, 300 Adoptions – Cat and Kitten Fostering with Volunteer Susan O.
Susan O. has been an A.R.F. foster volunteer for eight years, shaping our foster programs and helping over 300 cats get adopted. Read more about what she’s learned along the way and how you can help.
Transport Van Donations Needed
Help needed! Illinois Animal Rescue had a van breakdown full of A.R.F. adoptable pets. Can you make a small donation to help them get a new van? Donate through the Facebook post below. A.R.F. rescues cats and dogs from high-kill shelters in the Midwest and brings them up to the Chicago area where there are more homes […]