Kitten season is upon us and the Animal Foundation is looking for volunteers who can help by fostering kittens until they are adoptable. These would include kittens with their mom, kittens without their mom who might need bottle feeding, kittens needing a bit more socialization or recovering from illness or an injury..
The Butterfly Habitat has a lot of different butterflies you can observe and learn about, as well as info about their importance to the environment. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. unless weather or a special event intervenes. Admission is $2 for members, $3 for non-members.
The non-profit Foreclosed Upon Pets works to find homes for animals that have been abandoned for economic reasons, such as their owners losing their home or job. They show cats and dogs at Petsmart stores in Las Vegas and Henderson on the weekends. Volunteers needed.
Authors from the Las Vegas Valley will be at the Animal Foundation May 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to raise awareness of and funds for the animal shelter and rescue group Hope for Paws. They will sell and discuss their books and help people with adoptions.
The Community Cat Coalition of Clark County 1s an all-volunteer organization working to save feral and free-roaming cats through a trap, neuter and return program. C5 can use folks to help with the trapping and returning; caring for cats pre and post op, and co-ordinating with members of the community.
Clark County Wetlands Park has guided walks, talks, and programs every month. Some require advance registration. Quite a few are for kids, such as Nature Tales, which includes a story and a craft. Guided walks are for ages 10 and over. Also, art classes for all ages.
Homeward Bound Cat Adoptions is a Las Vegas based non-profit devoted to finding homes for cats. They have cats to adopt on some weekends at area Petcos and PetSmarts and a cage-free adoption facility. They can always use volunteers, especially folks to be foster parents for kittens and cats.
The Animal Foundation in Las Vegas needs sheets, blankets, towels and such to use for bedding for their cats and dogs. Gently used or new items can be dropped at the shelter every day between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. They would also like to connect with housekeeping departments for regular pickups of donated items.
The Vegas Valley Dog Obedience Club will hold registration and orientation for puppy and adult classes on January 10, starting at 7 p.m. Proof of shots required to register. Don't take the dog with you.