Cats

Animal Shelter Volunteering Webinar

Talking Fostering with Bolingbrook Events

We had the honor of being featured on Bolingbrook Events‘ monthly virtual adoption event series on February 27. A.R.F. foster Susan O. talks fostering, volunteering, and other ways you can help homeless pets while six delightful kittens play. Watch the 21 minute webinar replay below. More Information on Animal Shelter Volunteering with ARF-IL Foster with […]

Find Your Furry Valentine

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate the ones you love, but it’s also a great time to open your heart to new love in the form of a rescue dog or cat that is ready to shower you with kisses and cuddles. Not only is adopting a furry friend good for your emotional health, […]

Pinot Cat Rescue Story

Pinot’s Story: from Scaredy Cat to Snuggly Cat

Pinot was surrendered to Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC) on August 10, 2020. Her owner was hospitalized and would not be able to come home and care for her. Can you imagine having a comfortable life, and then all of a sudden being thrown into a completely foreign environment?

Nesby Adopted Kitten Rescued from Animal Control

Nesby’s Story: Spunky Pirate Cat

Nesby was found as a stray four-week old kitten in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago with a terrible eye infection. Learn more about how A.R.F. nursed her back to heath and where she is today.

Adopt a Pet Holiday Gift Guide

A.R.F.’s 2020 Ultimate Pet Gift Guide

Want to show the pets and pet owners in your life some love this holiday season? Check out the A.R.F.-Animal Rescue Foundation’s 2020 Ultimate Pet Gift Guide! This list has been curated by our amazing A.R.F. foster parents, so you know these are products that cats and dogs really love–for any budget! You can even […]

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 […]

12 Days of Catmas - Adopt a Cat

12 Days of Catmas

The holidays are here, and that means those special to us are on our shopping lists. Some of the adoptable cats of A.R.F. would like to remind you of what the 12 days of Catmas means to them. Can you help find them a home for the holidays? Share to help these cats be adopted […]

Your Cat is Talking, are You Listening?

Your teenage cat may not roll her eyes at you, but rest assured she has ways of telling you that you are annoying. Understanding cat talk is crucial to the relationship bond between a cat and a human. Just like humans, cats communicate with vocalization and body language. “Meow” is a broad all-purpose word. It […]