Thankful Thursday: Pulling Together to Help the Wildfire Victims


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I got an email the other day from my friends at the Dumb Friends League (nice they named it after our humans!) about the awful wildfires, especially in the Colorado area.  They, and others, have dispatched teams to the area to help with the displaced critters.  Can you just imagine how scared the critters must be?   And those poor critters that were already in shelters there waiting for homes, it is just so sad.

I had a couple of emails from some pals wanting to know the best way to help them out, and I remembered the newsletter I got.  First, you can visit the Forest Fire Help page at the Dumb Friends League. There you will see that they recommend the following organizations:

Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (
Larimer Humane Society (
Humane Society of Boulder Valley (
PetAid Disaster Relief Fund (
Dumb Friends League (

So please, if you can, help them out.  And please spread the word to others.  I am so thankful there are organizations with paws on the ground helping out.  Now, perhaps, we can help the helpers.

Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!!!  More Forever Homes More Often!  Purrrrr! Zip! Later!


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38 thoughts on “Thankful Thursday: Pulling Together to Help the Wildfire Victims

  1. mariodacat

    What a handsome dude that is on the cat scratcher, ohhhh, I guess that’s you!! eh he
    Thanks for giving us the link to help the animals caught up in the fire area. We feel so bad for all the humans and animals in the area of where the fires are – so devastating.

  2. Marg

    Brian, you look so thoughtful there on your scratcher and we all need to think about all the poor critters out there in those fires. Thanks for the info on how to help them. We sure will check it out. Hope all of you can stay cool today. Getting hot again, darn it all.

  3. Fur Everywhere

    Brian, thank you for sharing all of this information! I live in Colorado, and I can tell you the fires are horrible. 🙁 I cannot even imagine how hard it must be for those people and fur babies who have lost their homes. It is really sad.

    The Dumb Friends League has done a lot to help displaced animals over the several years I’ve been here. I’m really glad they are helping the animals now, too.

    We pray the fires will be put out very soon and that all the displaced people and animals can either go back to their homes or find a nice new home to live in.

  4. Mollie

    Weee’s live in the UK, soo we don’t alway’s hear what is going on. Thanks Brian for keeping us informed 🙂 We lives soo far away to elps but we will be finking of all the critters and the Humons.
    Huggies Mollie and Alfie x

  5. Whisppy

    Our hearts go out to those in the path of the fires. It is just so scary for everyone, both the humans and animals. Thank you for sharing the information, Brian.

  6. Iris

    It is always so sad for the animals when wildfires hit. I will check out the Dumb Friends Page right now.
    A beautiful picture of you today, Brian.

    Purrs and hugs

  7. Tamago

    We feel so sad to hear about the horrible wildfire. I made a little contribution and hope it can help. Thank you for all your information, Brian.

  8. Cheysuli

    I know the woman reposted the Larimer link because a friend of hers posted it. She lives in Fort Collins, but fortunately so far she is safe but has friends who lost a home.

  9. Layla

    Brian, thanks for this excellent info. Fire damages in many ways. I am forced to stop blogging until get a new computer (freak electrical storm fried my motherboard.)

  10. Emma and Buster

    awful is really the word, being from california we are always in fear of the wildfires. a friend of our humans recently sold the house they owned in colorado springs. a week ago they got a call from the police in colorado springs saying their house was burned down. they’ve had a hard time selling that house and only in march did the sale closed now the new owners had no home, very sad.


    Olá Brian e turminha…
    Passei para dar oi e saber se estão todos bem.
    Comigo tudo legal.
    Ótima tarde amigos queridos e fiquem com o Papai do Céu.
    aus 1000 e beijos 1000 das amigas do Brasil…


  12. prancer pie

    Great info. We’ll link back to this post tonight. Happy Thursday and we’ll be purrin fur all those affected by those awful wildfires.

  13. Abby

    This is a great list, thanks for bringing it to our attention.


  14. Fraidy Cats

    thanks for the info, Brian! we’ll be sure to check out those links to see how we can help out. purrs,

    Pip, SMidgen, Minnie, Hollie

  15. ann dziemianowicz

    Brian, you are lookin’ good! (as always!) I heart tabbies.

    Thank you for sharing this valuable information! It is such a tragedy in CO.

    I shared your post on Careers for Your Cat FB page. Thank you for all the wonderful work you do for our animal friends!

  16. Devoted to Willow

    These are very useful list with groups like the Dumb Friends League and others on the internet we are better able to help those that affected by these tragedies.
    Brian your articles on petango always show new things about adoptions thanks so much for all of this information.

  17. Kwee Cats

    We purring and praying for all those sweet wonderful critters, Mr. Brian. Good things happen when we all work together. Keep up the great work you guys contribute. We sure are proud of you – a hero to us all 🙂

    Have a happy!

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