Winter 2012 Magazine

Regional Events and News



Benefit the A.C.A.T. Sanctuary Cats: Gift Wrapping at Barnes & Noble
Help raise funds for the A.C.A.T. cats. Participate in their gift wrapping at Barnes & Noble at Coronado Mall. The schedule is as follows:
Sat. 11/26, 9am-9pm, Tues. 11/29, 11am-7pm, Thurs. 12/1, 11am-7pm, Sat. 12/3, 10am-8pm, Tues. 12/6, 11am-7pm, Sun. 12/11, 10am-8pm, Thurs. 12/15, 11am-8pm, Tues. 12/20, 9am-10pm, Thurs. 12/22, 9am-10pm, Sat. 12/24, 9am-6pm.
In order to make this very important fund raiser for the cats a success, we always need wrappers! We need two people per shift, so consider helping the cats and kittens (even if you think you can't wrap), bring a friend, and reach out this Holiday season. Please call 505-323-ACAT (2228) or email

PawBucks Coffee for Sale!
With every purchase of a bag of PawBucks Coffee, 10% will be donated to the cats and the organization that loves them (A.C.A.T.)! Please visit, elect the Campaigns tab, select the Kitty-Up Campaigns, select NM, find A.C.A.T. on the list, then click the link that says "click here and your order will support the Albuquerque Cat Action Team"!

A.C.A.T. and Avon
Stock up on your Avon products online and 25% will be donated to A.C.A.T.! Please visit Cheryl's website, register as a new user, add A.C.A.T. after your first name (ex: Mary A.C.A.T. Miller) and place your order! Thank you Cheryl!

T-Shirts for A.C.A.T.!
LaCroix Tees and Pendants
Another super fun and easy fundraiser is more shopping! La Croix tees has recently changed their focus and now includes raising money for animal rescues! They offer awesome animal rescue t-shirts and paw print pendants. $5 from each shirt purchase and $4 per pendant sold gets donated to A.C.A.T.! Just visit their website and shop away!

Super Thrift Store
Seven days a week, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., 607 Virginia Street SE, Albuquerque
Donation drop-off hours: Monday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
All proceeds benefit the pets at Animal Humane NM and donations are tax deductible. Pickups are available for your large items. Call 505-55-5523, EXT. 101 of 116

Animal Humane's Free Behavioral Hotline: (505) 938-7900 Daily
This free service is available to all pet owners who are experiencing behavior problems with their dogs and cats. Animal Humane's trained behavior coaches are available to answer questions and provide tips on everything from housetraining to living with multiple animals in one home.

Birthday Celebration!
February 12, 2012 - Tulliver's Natural Pet Food, 7900 Carmel Ave. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122
We will announce the winner of our annual photo contest at this event. If you are interested in adopting, please get pre-qualified by contacting us directly at 505-453-9916 or
New Mexico House Rabbit Society is a small collection of dedicated volunteers working to help rabbits who need homes in New Mexico, with a special focus on the Albuquerque area. We also provide education and outreach for bunny families all over the state. Our local events are a great way to get your bunny a free nail trim and have one of our volunteers answer general behavior and health questions. For general information, visit us at

A group supporting those who have lost or anticipate the loss of an animal companion Pre-registration required: each session is $20.
For information, contact Ann Beyke M.A., LPC at or 505-265-3087.
First Monday of the month: 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Best Friends Pet Services, Sunset Memorial Park, 925 Menaul NE, Albuquerque
Second Tuesday of the month: 6:00-7:00 p.m.
VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital and Referral Center, 9901 Montgomery NE, Albuquerque
Third Saturday of the month: 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Animal Humane New Mexico, 615 Virginia St. SE, Albuquerque

Mega Adoption Event
December 16-18, 2011, Friday (12pm - 5pm), Saturday (10am - 5pm), Sunday (10am - 4pm)
PetSmart Parking lot off the Coors Bypass in Albuquerque


Kindred Spirits Annual Christmas Party
Saturday, December 17, 3 pm - 8 pm.
Please join us in celebrating the holiday spirits of friendship and blessings. Kindred Spirits wonderful senior dogs will be hosting the party with refreshments, big smiles, and wagging tails! Detailed information and directions to Kindred Spirits will be available on our website,, or call Kindred Spirits: 505-471-5366

Homes for the Holidays Adoption Drive
November 25 - December 24, Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society, 100 Caja del Rio Road, 983-4309, and at the off-site adoption site, All Fur Friends, 2570 Camino Entrada, 471-6969. All adoptions include gift bags with awesome coupons and gifts from supporting businesses.

Photos with Santa & Dog/Cat Adoptions
December 17, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., PetSmart, 3561 Zafarano Drive, Santa Fe

Free Feral Thursday (and Wednesdays)
Santa Fe Animal Shelter Spay/Neuter & Wellness Clinic, 2570 Camino Entrada, Santa Fe, 474-6422. "Dental Month kicks off in February at the clinic, with great deals on dentals. Owners are sent home with dental care kits.

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