Monthly Archives: October 2017

Children are the future of FOTAS

By Joanna D. Samson, FOTAS Vice President “I believe the children are our future, Teach them well and let them lead the way.” Whitney Houston If FOTAS had a poster child, it would be Noah Jacobs. Noah and his mother, Kathy Jacobs, have been volunteering at the Aiken County Animal Shelter since the new shelter […]

The numbers tell the story

By Joanna Dunn Samson, FOTAS Vice President In the five short years since the new Aiken County Animal Shelter opened its doors, the Shelter has steadily increased the number of animals saved from a meager 29% to a whooping 83% so far in 2017 (despite record high intake during the summer). This remarkable save rate […]

FOTAS fosters and good Samaritans are saving kittens every day

by Bob Gordon, FOTAS Director of Communications Livie and her sibling were tossed out of a moving vehicle like pieces of garbage. A good Samaritan, driving behind the vehicle, witnessed the hideous crime and slammed on his brakes. He and his wife scrambled out of their car to see what they could do to save […]