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Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters

5235 Union Hill Rd.
Cumming, GA 30040

Our Mission

Furkids, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization that operates the largest cage-free, no-kill shelter in the Southeast for rescued cats and Sadie’s Place, a no-kill shelter for dogs. Furkids also operates one of the only facilities in the Southeast dedicated to the care of FIV positive cats. The Furkids mission is to rescue homeless animals, provide them with the best medical care and nurturing environment while working to find them a forever home. Furkids heals the whole animal, physically and emotionally, restoring its health and its spirit.

Furkids has rescued and altered more than 35,000 animals since its founding in 2002. Approximately 1,000 animals are in the Furkids program today, in the Furkids shelters, 12 PetSmart and Petco adoption centers, and more than 400 foster homes in the Atlanta area.

Furkids is the only animal rescue organization in metro Atlanta that allows children of all ages to volunteer. Furkids volunteer programs are designed to restore the health and spirits of injured and homeless animals while providing healing opportunities for volunteers who are strengthened by the bond of love and care between humans and animals.

During the COVID-19 shutdown in Georgia, Furkids is open by appointment only. Please email for cat adoptions and for dog adoptions.

Tax ID 01-0766844

Adoption Policy

Furkids houses over 1.000 rescue cats and dogs in our rescue program. Once you have located the animal you would like to adopt (online or through a PetSmart/Petco adoption center), the first step towards adopting is to fill out an adoption application at

Our volunteers work hard to respond to all adoption applications or inquiries within 24 hours. Here is a link to some of the frequently asked questions regarding our adoption policies and procedures:
If you have any further questions regarding our adoption policies or procedures, please e-mail us at for cats or

  • day hours
    Monday 10-5
    Tuesday 10-5
    Wednesday 10-5
    Thursday 10-6
    Friday 10-6
    Saturday 10-4
    Sunday 10-4
    By appointment only
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