You love kittens – you follow The Kitten Lady on Facebook, you watch all the Jackson Galaxy videos you can find on YouTube, and you’re finally ready to adopt a kitten of your very own! But what can you expect over the first few weeks, months, and years with your new furry best friend? Read […]
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 […]
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 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 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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]