Wild Love 2017 has drawn to a close, and we want to thank everyone who participated in it. Wild Love is one of our favorite annual activities, because it focuses on the affection we have for all the animals we help, and also because it reminds us of the incredible generosity of all the people who have become part of the Fabulous Felines Community.
This year, our two winners were Sharon Hall, who won Fanny’s Package, and Karen Sprague, who won Elizabeth’s package. Of course, the real winners were the cats we are helping with your generous donations, and all of you, who have opened your hearts to these beautiful animals.
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Wild Love is our Valentine to all the wonderful cats we have helped at Fabulous Felines, and the power of love to gentle even the wildest, most frightened animal. Just donate $25 or more to Fabulous Felines during the months of January and February, and you will be eligible to receive a Fabulous Valentine’s Celebration Package. To learn more about Wild Love, including the packages we are offering, visit our Wild Love page!
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Please join Fabulous Felines and Dr. Christa Bernhard for the first talk in our 2017 Free Lecture Series. Dr. Bernhard’s talk is entitled From Wheezes to Puffs…Understanding Feline Asthma. She will discuss the clinical signs of feline asthma, and how it is diagnosed. She will also cover the treatment of an acute asthmatic crisis, as well as chronic management for the disease. As always, thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, this talk is Free to the public.
Dr. Bernhard completed a small animal medicine and surgery rotating internship at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Tampa, FL. In 2016, she finished a three-year residency in emergency and critical care at the University of Missouri, where she also earned her Master’s degree in biomedical sciences.
Dr. Bernhard enjoys all aspects of critical care medicine and is dedicated to training veterinary staff and interns. She has a particular interest in respiratory disease, mechanical ventilation and management of shock. Her research experience includes the use of ventilator-acquired pulmonary mechanics and computed tomography in the assessment of respiratory disease.
In her free time, Dr. Bernhard enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, and running with her two dogs, Ajax and Joseph. She is also an avid fan of Xavier basketball.
Date & Time: Sunday, February 26, 2017; 2:00 – 3:00 PM.
Place: VCA Montgomery Conference Room (enter on the west side of the building) (map . . .)
9901 Montgomery Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Cost: Absolutely Free! Also, if you email us at fabulousFelines@comcast.net to let us know in advance that you will be coming, you will be entered in a drawing for a special prize! (you must be present to win).
Don’t forget to download our flyer! We have a special flyer for this event, and you could help us out a lot by downloading it, and posting it at work, community centers, church, or any other public place . . . or just by putting it on your refrigerator as a reminder to join us on 2/26!
We want to thank VCA Montgomery, and VCA West Mesa for making it possible for us to bring these talks to you for free. Please patronize them, and when you do, don’t forget to mention Fabulous Felines!
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Wild Love is our annual Valentine’s Day Celebration, and it honors the power of love to gentle even the most troubled animals who have come to us over the years, and the often surprising expressions of love these animals return to us.
To participate in Wild Love, simply donate $25 or more to Fabulous Felines in either January or February, and we will enter you in our prize drawing at the end of February.
We are happy to say that we have two prize packages, both consisting of a romantic dinner, chocolates, and jewelry, which doubles your chances of winning!
Our Wild Love Sweetheart, Fanny, picked a Valentine’s package that includes:
With two prizes, your chances of winning are doubled, so we are especially grateful to the generous businesses who donated these prizes. We hope you will patronize them, and when you do, be sure to mention Fabulous Felines.
Of course, the best prize of all is helping these remarkable animals that share our city, homes, and lives. So please donate now! Also, watch you email for our next issue of Fabulous Times!
Happy Holidays to all our wonderful supporters and their furry friends from everyone and all the kitties at Fabulous Felines!
The end of the year is a time of celebration and reflection, and we have always honored this by sending our Year End Letter to all our supporters. It is our opportunity to let you, the people who make this possible, know what we have done over the past year. 2016 is a particularly important milestone: it is the tenth anniversary of the founding of Fabluous Felines. Your generosity and the love we get from our feline charges have made this milestone possible, and we find ourselves reflecting on our good fortune, and the opportunities 2017 and the next ten years will bring to continue helping these wonderful animals.
2016 began with an especially rewarding experience. As part of our outreach program, Merry gave a presentation to the Meadowlark Senior Center in January. She was greeted by an audience of seniors interested in kitties and what Fabulous Felines does. Several attendees told stories of their own cats, or cats they have helped in the past.