Author Archives: Pawmetto Lifeline

“Batter Up!” Pawmetto Lifeline Launches Calendar Competition Featuring Columbia Fireflies Baseball Team

Pawmetto Lifeline is proud to announce the launch of their 2017 Calendar Competition featuring the Columbia Fireflies Baseball Team. Each month the calendar will showcase a Fireflies baseball player and a local pet from the Midlands community with the background of the brand new Spirit Communications Park. The top 12 fundraisers among both the baseball players and the local pets will secure a spot in the 2017 calendar. All proceeds from fundraising and calendar sales will go directly to supporting Pawmetto Lifeline’s mission of saving homeless pets in the Midlands. Continue reading

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Urgent Need For Kitten Cat Fosters, Adoptions – Local Municipal Shelters Overflowing

Pawmetto Lifeline, a local non-profit animal rescue whose mission is to create a no-kill community in the Midlands, saw a brief reprieve from cat and kitten euthanasias within the local municipal shelters over the past few months. Unfortunately, Pawmetto Lifeline’s … Continue reading

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Why Pet Retention is a LARGE Part of the Solution

At Pawmetto Lifeline, pet retention is a critical component to being a no-kill community. Surrendering your pet to the local shelter for various reasons may seem like the right idea at the time, but there are many ways that Pawmetto … Continue reading

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Benefits of Fostering Pets

Right now there are cute and cuddly homeless pets that need foster homes. These wonderful dogs and cats, puppies and kittens are looking for loving, compassionate people like you to help them until they find their forever home! If that … Continue reading

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What is Roller Derby REALLY All About?

Defying Stereotypes: If you’ve never seen a Roller Derby Bout, you may have an idea of what it looks like due to popular movies like “Whip It” (2009). The women typically associated with Derby are rough, tough, and aggressive. While … Continue reading

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Donate to the Food Raiser Today!

  Save animals’ lives by helping keep them at home where they belong. Pawmetto Lifeline is hosting a “Food Raiser” to gather food donations for Pawmetto Lifeline’s Pet Soup Program and Senior Resources’ Meals on Wheels Pet Pals Program. Cuddling … Continue reading

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Protect Your Pets During Columbia’s Famously Hot Summer

Summer is here and with temperatures reaching and exceeding record highs this week it is more important than ever to keep your pets safe and cool. Do not leave your pet in the car. Ever. During the day or at … Continue reading

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The Science Behind Kitten Season

Thousands of cuddly friends are coming to shelters every day but this season can be a dangerous time. What is kitten season? Kitten season is the large increase of kittens being born in the late spring and summer. The kitten … Continue reading

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URGENT: STOP BILL S.687-Third Hearing this Tuesday

URGENT MESSAGE: There has been a THIRD public hearing scheduled for the “Vet Bill”-Senate Bill S. 687 on Tuesday at June 16th at 10am Gressette Bldg Room 308 PLEASE ATTEND!!!!!    You do not have to speak to have your voice … Continue reading

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What does Bill S.687 REALLY mean for Shelters?

As Senate Bill S.687 receives additional media coverage and other sub committee hearings have been set up outside of our recently wrapped up  legislative session this year, we are receiving a lot of questions from animal advocates in reference to … Continue reading

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