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Behind the Scenes at a Kitten Bottle Nursery

Walking into the neonatal kitten unit housed in the Davenport building of Austin Pets Alive’s Lady Bird Lake Campus is an experience like no other. At first glance it looks like your typical veteri…


Why 2 Kittens Are Better Than 1

Sure, you could adopt a single kitten, but we encourage you to consider adopting in pairs as people and cats are often happier that way. Healthier, happier cats: Kittens raised in pairs get lots…


about Austin Pets Alive!

Austin Pets Alive!, a nonprofit organization run almost exclusively by dedicated volunteers, is working to make Austin a no-kill city. They are implementing Innovative and progressive programs after studying the best practices of other cities who are no-kill or are in the process of becoming no-kill. Like their Facebook page for updates and cute pet pics!

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